Hawkeyes and Badgers meet Sunday at 2 p.m. (CT) at the Kohl Center
Hawkeyes (8-2 in B1G), Buckeyes (7-3) meet in conference showdown at 7 p.m. (CT)
No. 17 Iowa (8-1 in league play), No. 5 Maryland (9-0) meet at 3 p.m. (CT) on ESPN2
Bluder (Coach of the Year), Doolittle (All-Conference), Logic (All-American, All-Conference) garner preseason honors
Hawkeyes, Buckeyes tip at 6 p.m. (CT) on Thursday on the Big Ten Network
Iowa vs. Notre Dame - AP Photos
Iowa versus Notre Dame Tuesday, March 26, 2013
NCAA Championships Sunday, March 24, 2013
March 23, 2013 Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa vs. Nebraska - AP Photos (3/8/13)
Iowa's all-time leading shot blocker (293 career blocks)... holds school record for career games played and consecutive games played (130) along with career starts (129)... played in every game during her four-year career... finished her career ranked first in blocks at Iowa (293), fourth in career rebounds (886) and ninth in career scoring (1,582)... posted 21 career double-doubles.
2012-13 as a Senior...
Started in all 34 games... second team All-Big Ten selection by coaches and media... Capital One Academic All-District pick... Academic All-Big Ten selection...one of five players named Preseason All-Big Ten... given team's Best Defender and Coaches Award... set school record for blocks by a senior (68)... tied school record for single-game free throw percentage (1.000, 11-of-11 at Wisconsin, Jan. 10)... Preseason WNIT All-Tournament Team and San Diego Surf `N Slam Classic MVP... named Big Ten Player of the Week (Nov. 19) after scoring 20 points and grabbing 11 rebounds against North Carolina... tallied nine double-doubles on the season... ranked inside the top 10 in six different Big Ten statistical categories... ranked second in the Big Ten and 18th in the NCAA with a 52.9 field goal percentage... ranked fourth in the Big Ten and 34th in the NCAA with 2.0 blocks per game... led the team in scoring (14.4) and rebounding (7.5)... scored in double-digits 25 times, including eight 20-point performances.
2011-12 as a Junior...
Started all 31 games... second team All-Big Ten selection by coaches and media... Academic All-Big Ten pick... named team's Most Improved Player... set school record for blocks by a junior (70)... tallied four double-doubles... netted career-high 37 points at Bradley and was named Big Ten Player of the Week for her efforts... led the Big Ten and ranked seventh in the NCAA in field goal percentage (.549)... ranked second in the Big Ten and 26th in the nation in blocks (2.3)... led team in scoring and rebounding 11 times... scored in double-digits 24 times, including the last 10 games of the season.
2010-11 as a Sophomore...
Started 30 of 31 games...... third team Capital One Academic All-District pick... Academic All-Big Ten selection... missed first career start vs. Minnesota due to illness (Feb. 10)... set school record for blocks by a sophomore (76)... KCRG-TV9 Hawkeye Challenge all-tournament team selection... tallied five double-doubles... led team with 76 blocks...scored in double-digits 17 times... 10 or more rebounds in six contest... led team in scoring four times... team's best rebounder in eight games... blocked three or shots 16 times...team best .478 field goal percentage... shot .500 or better from the field in 18 contests.
2009-10 as a Freshman...
Started all 34 games... broke both the school and freshman record for single-season blocks (79)... set school and Carver-Hawkeye Arena records with eight blocks in win over Minnesota (Feb. 18)... led Big Ten freshmen in rebounds, field goal percentage and blocks... led the Big Ten in field goal percentage in league games only (.508)... ranked 23rd in the NCAA in blocks per game... named Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 1)... had three double-doubles... led team with 79 blocks... led team in scoring in three games... top rebounder in 10 contests... scored in double-digits 15 times... grabbed 10 or more rebounds four times.
Miss Show Me Basketball Award winner, given to the top prep senior in the state of Missouri... named the 2009 DiRenna Award winner, which is given to the top prep player in the Kansas City area... named KC Star Scholar Athlete of the Year and Missouri High School Coaches Association Female Athlete of the Year... averaged 19.4 points, 11.5 rebounds, 4.5 blocks, 3.0 steals and 2.0 assists during her prep career... owns the Platte County High School record for career points (1,920), rebounds (1,211) and blocks (421), and single-season scoring (589), blocks (140) and free throws made (107) and single-game scoring (41) and rebounding (26)... owns her high school's top five scoring outputs for points and field goals made in a game... posted three of the top four Platte County High School single-season rebounding totals (293, 319 and 347)... boasts Missouri State Tournament single-game records in scoring (41), rebounding (26) and blocks (14)... all-conference and all-district honoree all four seasons and an all-state honoree as a sophomore and junior... named team MVP all four years... led her team to a four-year 82-31 record and the school's first-ever state and sectional titles... her senior year, led her team to a school-record 29 victories and the school's first-ever class 4A state championship... nominee for the Miss Show-Me award, which is awarded to the best player in the state of Missouri... also played AAU basketball for team Excel... her team won the Denver High in the Sky tournament and advanced to the Sweet 16 of AAU nationals in Orlando, FL... also lettered in volleyball, earning first team all-state laurels her senior campaign and second team all-state accolades her junior year... three-time all-district and two-time team MVP selection playing volleyball... named academic all-state her sophomore and junior seasons.
Parents are Leslie and Doug Johnson... has two brothers, Spencer and Parker and one sister, Taylor... sister is a freshman on the Creighton University women's basketball team... health and human physiology/pre-medicine major.