#23 Iowa and #15 Nebraska to face-off on Sunday at noon (CT) on ESPN
Iowa and Ohio State to meet Saturday at 2:30 p.m. (CT) on Big Ten Network
Tip set for 1:30 p.m. (CT) on Big Ten Network
No. 23 Iowa faces Illinois in first round on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. (CT) on BTN
Hawkeyes, Illini tip at 3 p.m. (CT) on Sunday on BTN
Named a tri-captain this year? transferred to the University of Iowa from the University of Illinois after her freshman season.
2002-03 as a Junior?
Started all 33 games? an all-Big Ten third team selection by both the media and coaches? an Academic All-Big Ten selection... broke the Iowa school record for free throws made (145) in a season? ranked 14th in the country in free throw percentage (87.9%)? converted 13 free throws in Iowa?s win over Missouri marked the most free throws made by an Iowa player in Carver-Hawkeye Arena? finished the season with 539 points, which tied for sixth on Iowa's single season scoring chart? ranked first on the team in scoring (16.3 ppg) free throw percentage (145-165, .879), minutes played (33.0) and three-pointers made (52) and attempted (156), second in assists (90) and third in rebounding (4.0 rpg)? ranked fourth in the Big Ten in scoring (16.3 ppg) and second in free throw percentage (145-165, .879)? ranked fourth in the Big Ten in scoring (18.1) in conference games only? named Big Ten co-Player of the Week on Dec. 30? scored in double figures in 29 games? scored 20 points or more in 11 games? recorded 11 points, two assists and two rebounds in Iowa?s WNIT Quarterfinals loss to Creighton? scored 19 points, including a perfect 7-7 from the free throw line, and collected six rebounds and five assists in WNIT Second Round win over Marquette? collected 14 points, four rebounds and four assists in WNIT First Round win over Saint Louis? averaged 18.7 ppg and 4.7 rpg, including scoring 20 points or more in back-to-back contests (Northwestern and Minnesota), in three Big Ten Tournament games? registered eight points and grabbed four rebounds in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament vs. Purdue? scored a team-high 21 points and dished out three assists in Iowa?s quarterfinal win over Minnesota in the Big Ten Tournament? tallied a game-high 27 points and collected nine rebounds, three assists and two steals and tied a career high playing 40 minutes in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament vs. Northwestern ? collected 15 points and five assists vs. Purdue? scored a team-high 14 points, collected five rebounds, two steals and three assists in a career-high 40 minutes of action vs. Michigan State? matched career bests in points (29), three-pointers made (5), field goals made (9) and blocked shots (1) and also collected four rebounds, two assists and two steals in win at Wisconsin? registered 20 points and grabbed two rebounds vs. Minnesota? scored a game-high 27 points (7-11 FG, 12-14 FT), collected five rebounds and three assists in win over Penn State? collected three rebounds, three assists and scored seven of her 15 points from the free throw line in a career-high 39 minutes of action at Indiana? tallied a team-high 18 points, collected five rebounds and dished out two assists in eight-point win at Michigan? scored 13 points and corralled four rebounds vs. Illinois? registered a career-high 29 points (8-13 FG, 11-13 FT), collected four rebounds, four assists and two steals vs. Indiana? tallied 10 points and collected three rebounds at Ohio State? scored 27 points (9-17 FG, 4-4 FT), bolstered by 5-9 shooting from three-point range, and also grabbed six rebounds at Purdue? collected 20 points, tied a career-high with eight rebounds and dished out a game-high six assists vs. Wisconsin? registered 14 points, dished out three assists and swiped two steals vs. Northwestern? tallied 18 points and grabbed three rebounds at Penn State? recorded a team-high 20 points and grabbed three rebounds at Kansas State? scored 25 points, grabbed eight rebounds, set career-highs in free throws made (13) and attempted (14) and tied career highs in assists (10) and steals (3) en route to recording her second career double-double vs. Missouri? scored 12 points and collected three assists at Drake? registered a career-high 20 points and seven field goals made and also collected five rebounds vs. Denver? scored 16 points and five rebounds at Creighton? scored 12 points and grabbed four rebounds vs. South Alabama? registered seven points and collected three rebounds vs. NC State? tallied 16 points on 5-10 shooting from the field and 6-6 from the free throw line vs. Northern Iowa? scored 12 points and collected four rebounds vs. IUPUI.
2001-02 as a Sophomore?
Started all 29 games at point guard? an Academic All-Big Ten selection? ranked fifth on the team in scoring (8.1 ppg) and first in assists (3.3 apg)? ranked third on the team in three-pointers made with 29? dished out a career-high 10 assists and committed no turnovers against Gonzaga in the championship game of the Great Alaska Shootout? scored a career-best 17 points against SMS? scored in double figures eight times? ranked fourth on the team in free throw percentage (35-of-48, 72.9 percent)? ranked sixth on the team in steals with 13? scored 12 points and grabbed six rebounds at then-No. 5 Iowa State? posted 11 points against then-No. 9 Purdue? tallied 14 points and grabbed four rebounds at Wisconsin? collected a career-high six rebounds in two games this year (at Iowa State and at Ohio State)? scored seven points and grabbed three rebounds against Indiana in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
2000-01 as a Freshman?
Did not compete due to transfer.
University of Illinois?
The Fighting Illini?s first guard off the bench, playing either at the point or shooting guard position... played in 32 games, averaging 5.1 points and 15.2 minutes per contest... named the Big Ten Player of the Week after scoring 19 points and hitting the game-winning shot on a running jumper with two seconds left against Kansas (Dec. 18)... scored in double figures five times, including 11 against Michigan State in the Big Ten Tournament... shot 100 percent against Western Michigan (Nov. 15), making 2-2 three-pointers, going 3-3 from the field and 2-2 at the free-throw line... played a career high 29 minutes against CS-Northridge.
An All-State selection by the IBCA, the Associated Press and the Champaign News-Gazette twice and was also selected to the All-State Tournament Team in 1999... was a two-time All-Area first team selection by the Daily Herald, Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune... finished her prep career scoring a school and DuPage County record 2,417 points, which more than doubled the previous record... as a senior, she averaged 24.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists... Faulkner?s team was a combined 56-13 during her final two seasons, which include a third-place finish at state her senior year... scored over 30 points eight times as a senior, including a career-high 38 points in a sectional win over Benet Academy.
Parents - Todd and Sonja Faulkner
Sister - Lisa
Major - Elementary Education
Points: 29, twice, last at Wisconsin, 2/23/03
Rebounds: 8, twice, last vs. Wisconsin, 1/21/03
FGM: 9, twice, last at Wisconsin, 2/23/03
FGA: 20, vs. Illinois, 2/2/03
FTM: 13, vs. Missouri, 12/29/02
FTA: 14, vs. Missouri, 12/29/02
Assists: 10, twice, last vs. Missouri, 12/29/02
Steals: 3, twice, last vs. Missouri, 12/29/02
Blocks: 1, three times, last at Wisconsin, 2/23/03
Minutes: 40, twice, last vs. Northwestern, 3/6/03