WBB NCAA R64 Game Notes: 16-Seed Holy Cross

» The 1-Seed Hawkeyes will face 16-Seed Holy Cross in the Round of 64 in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

» Saturday’s contest will air nationally on ABC and the Hawkeye Radio Network.

» Rob Brooks and Tiff Reedy will call the action on the Hawkeye Radio Network.
» Brooks is in his eighth year as the play-by-play announcer for the Iowa women’s basketball team. He has been Iowa football’s sideline reporter since 2004. Brooks has called seven different Iowa sports on radio or television.
» The Hawkeye Radio Network had over 30,000 listeners on YouTube in Iowa’s win over Kansas State in the GC Showcase Championship, which is a station record.
» Reedy is in her first full season providing color for radio with Iowa WBB.
» Reedy was four-year letterwinner from 2002-06 at Iowa and is a native of Dysart, Iowa.

» This is the first meeting between the two teams.

» The Crusaders have won five straight games and seven of their last eight including the 2024 Patriot League Championship, their league-best 13th conference title. Holy Cross defeated UT Martin on Thursday in the First Four matchup in Iowa City.
» Bronagh Power-Cassidy, the Patriot League Scholar Athlete of the Year and All Patriot League First Teamer was voted the MVP of the PL for the second consecutive season.

» Marshall (160) and Martin (158) are eyeing Monika Czinano’s games played record. (162) » Iowa is 8-4 when Clark records 40 or more points.
» Marshall is 16-of-32 from deep in the last four games.
» Clark has 63 career games with 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds. (NCAA Best)
» Over the last 25 seasons, no has recorded more 30+ point games in men’s or women’s college basketball than Clark. (56)
» Martin has recorded 15+ points in 15 games this year which is a careerbest.
» Martin has registered a career-best four double-doubles this season.
» Iowa is 4-0 when Martin records a double-double in 2023-24.
» Clark has 19 games in her career with 35+ points, 5+ assists, 5+ rebounds which is the most in women’s college basketball since 2009-10.
» Clark has registered 25+ points, 5+ assists, and 5+ rebounds in 21 out of the last 26 games.
» Among active players whom didn’t transfer, Marshall (124) and Martin (121) are third and fourth nationally for most active wins in a career.