Hawkeyes to Face Boilermakers on ESPN2
Feb. 15, 2013
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- THE SETTING
In their last game, the Boilermakers knocked off Wisconsin in Madison, 58-48. KK Houser had a game-high 20 points. Drey Mingo had 12 points and eight rebounds. Purdue limited Wisconsin to just 16-of-47 field goal shooting (34 percent).
Courtney Moses leads the team with 13.5 points per game. She is shooting 92.1 percent from the free throw line. Mingo is next with 11.9 points per game, followed by Houser's 10.7 points per contest. Sam Ostarello has a team-bset 10.1 rebounds per game.
As a a team, Purdue is shooting 43.2 percent from the field, 25.4 percent from 3-point range and 77.7 percent from the free throw line.
IOWA VS. PURDUE NOTES
The Hawkeyes forced 18 Boilermaker turnovers, scoring 17 points off the Purdue miscues. Iowa limited Purdue to a 31.8 field goal percentage (21-of-66), including just 3-of-18 (16.7 percent) from 3-point distance.
HAWKEYES DROP HOME CONTEST TO NO. 8 PENN STATE
The Hawkeyes busted out of a recent shooting slump, finishing 45.6 percent from the field (26-of-57) and 40 percent from 3-point distance (6-of-15). Penn State converted 20 Hawkeye turnovers into 18 points and shot 19-of-25 from the charity stripe to help seal the win.
Morgan Johnson finished with a double-double, collecting 17 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Melissa Dixon came off the bench to score 16 points on 4-of-9 shooting from 3-point distance. Theairra Taylor added 11 points.
DIXON LIGHTING IT UP
Dixon is averaging 11.3 points per game during Big Ten action. In conference games only, Dixon tops the Big Ten in 3-point percentage (45.8 percent) and is second in 3-pointers made per game (2.8).
Over the past five games, Dixon is averaging 14.2 points per contest and is shooting 45 percent from 3-point distance (18-of-40). She netted 11 points at Illinois, 21 vs. Northwestern (6-of-9 3Pt. FG's), 19 vs. Nebraska (5-of-10) and 16 vs. Penn State (4-of-9).
JOHNSON IN TOP-10 IN CAREER DOUBLE-DOUBLES
JOHNSON SETS NEW CAREER STARTS RECORD
Johnson has played in 122 games in her four-year career, which is tied for the seventh-most in school history.
JOHNSON SETS FAMILY BLOCK RECORD
Johnson's mother, Leslie, compiled 265 career blocks from 1981-85 at Midland Lutheran College in Nebraska. Morgan broke her mother's record against Michigan (Jan. 27), collecting her 266th career block, and her career total now stands at 274.
PRINTY A SENIOR CLASS AWARD FINALIST
LOGIC CRASHING THE BOARDS
Logic has four games this season with 10 or more rebounds. Last year as a freshman, Logic tallied six games, including a stretch of four-straight during Big Ten play.
LOGIC'S EYE-POPPING ASSIST FIGURES
Logic is on pace to break the Iowa single season assists record of 191, held by Cara Consuegra (2000-01 season). Logic currently has 174 assists and needs to average 4.5 assists per game in the final four regular season games to break the record.
Logic has recorded seven or more assists in 13 games, including four games with 10 or more. She has had at least five assists in 19 games.
Logic's six games with double digit assists are the second most in Iowa history. Cara Consuegra had nine games in her career with 10 or more assists. The next closest Hawkeyes on the list are Kachine Alexander, Jolette Law and Michelle Edwards, with two career games.
HAWKEYES LIKE TO SHARE
The Hawkeyes broke the school record for team assists last year, collecting 514. This year's team is nearly on pace to break that mark. Iowa had 427 assists through 26 games last year and has 416 through 26 games this year.
Iowa has recorded at least 17 assists in 11 games, including four games with 20 or more.
The Hawkeyes have 416 assists on 642 made field goals this season (1.5 assist/field goal ratio).
PRINTY CLOSE TO B1G FREE THROW RECORDS
Printy is shooting 92.6 percent (112-of-121) for the season. The Iowa single season record is 89.4 percent (101-of-113) by Lindsey Meder in 2000-01. The Big Ten single season record is 92.5 percent (99-of-107) by Indiana's Cyndi Valentin in 2003-04.
PRINTY FREE THROW NOTES
Printy made 22-straight free throws, from Iowa's game vs. Texas (Dec. 28) through the game vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 24). Printy converted 21-consecutive free throws between Iowa's game vs. North Carolina and the road contest at Florida State.
Printy has put together a string of at least 20-consecutive made free throws in each year of her career. She converted 27-straight as a freshman and 32-straight as a sophomore and junior. Iowa's record for consecutive free throws made is 33 by Lindsey Meder.
MOVING UP CAREER CHARTS
Jaime Printy ranks second in career 3-pointers made (246), fourth in career scoring (1,772) and sixth in career assists (387). She needs 16 more 3-pointers to move past Lindsey Meder for first place, 50 points to move past Michelle Edwards for third place and five more assists to move past Johanna Solverson for fourth place.
Samantha Logic ranks 13th in career assists (130). She needs 13 more assists to move past Lisa Anderson into 12th place.
SCHOOL/B1G RECORDS SET THIS SEASON
Jaime Printy tied the school record for 3-pointers made in a single game with seven against San Diego. Kamille Wahlin and Lindsey Meder are the only other Iowa players to hit seven 3's in a single game. Printy was 6-of-7 in the second half, making her final five attempts. Her seven made treys tie as the most by a Big Ten player this season.
Samantha Logic broke Iowa's school record for assists in a single game against Texas, finishing with 14. Her 14 assists tie as the most by a Big Ten player this season. Earlier this year, Logic tied the previous school record with 12 against Middle Tennessee State.
Against West Virginia, Jaime Printy became only the third player in Big Ten history to go 17-of-17 from the free throw line, matching the best single game free throw performance in conference history. Wisconsin's Michele Kozelka (1989) and Keisha Anderson (1996) are the only other players in Big Ten history to accomplish the feat.
Printy's 17 made free throws tied the single game school record and are tied for the second most made free throws in Big Ten history.
Printy's performance against West Virginia marked the ninth time in school history that an Iowa player has been perfect from the free throw line (minimum 10 attempts). Printy now has three of those marks, with one of those performances coming earlier this year against Middle Tennessee (11-of-11). The other came against Indiana (10-of-10) on Feb. 27, 2011.
Morgan Johnson was a perfect 11-of-11 from the free throw line at Wisconsin, marking the 10th time in school history, and the third this season, an Iowa player was perfect in at least 10 attempts.
Melissa Dixon tied the school record for 3-pointers made by an Iowa player in Carver-Hawkeye Arena with six against Northwestern.
As a team, the Hawkeyes set the Big Ten and school record for free throws made (42) and set the school record for free throw attempts (50) in the win over West Virginia.