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Women’s College Basketball: Iowa faces Minnesota Wednesday night

MINNEAPOLIS - The #6 Iowa Hawkeyes will hit the road for the final time in the regular season at Minnesota on Feb. 28. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Williams Arena. The contest will air on Peacock (subscription required) and the Hawkeye Radio Network.

MINNEAPOLIS – The #6 Iowa Hawkeyes will hit the road for the final time in the regular season at Minnesota on Feb. 28. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. (CT) inside a sold-out Williams Arena. The contest will air on Peacock (subscription required) and the Hawkeye Radio Network.

Iowa’s Caitlin Clark is seven 3-point field goals from breaking the NCAA’s all-time record in a single season.  She owns a streak of 85 consecutive games making a 3-point basket. (NCAA best)  She is three 3FGs and 25 FTs from the career B1G crowns in both categories.

THE SERIES
» This will be the 85th meeting between the two programs.
» Iowa leads the all-time series, 57-27.
» The Hawkeyes are 9-1 against Minnesota in the last 10 meetings.
» Iowa has scored 80+ points in seven straight matchups with the Gophers. (7-0)
» The first ever meeting between Minnesota and Iowa was played in Iowa City on Dec.
6, 1974, with the Hawkeyes capturing a 55-33 victory.

SCOUTING THE GOLDEN GOPHERS
» Minnesota fell to 15-12 overall and 5-11 in the Big Ten, after falling to Nebraska, 70- 51, in Lincoln on Feb. 24.
» Minnesota’s game with Iowa will be the 25th time in program history, and second time this season, that over 10,000 fans have watched a game at Williams Arena.
» The Gophers are 13-5 inside The Barn this season.
» The Maroon and Gold went from 13th in the Big Ten in scoring defense last season
(73.6) to fourth in the conference this season at 63.7 points per contest.
» As a team this season Golden Gophers have an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.1, which
is 46th in the NCAA.
» The Golden Gophers are 0-4 against AP Top 25 opponents this season.
» Last season the Gophers were ranked 291st in the NCAA and 13th in the Big Ten in
turnovers per game (17.7) per game but through 27 games this season are ranked 58th in the country at 13.8.

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