Women's Basketball Breakdown: Iowa vs. Ohio State
Breaking down Thursday's game between Iowa and Ohio State.
Time and place — 7 p.m. (CST), Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City
TV — BTN (Lisa Byington, play-by-play; Brenda VanLengen, analyst)
Radio — Hawkeye Radio Network
Records — Iowa 15-3 (6-1 Big Ten), Ohio State 11-7 (4-3)
Rankings — Iowa is No. 19 in the Associated Press poll and No. 21 in the USA Today/WBCA coaches poll.
RPI — Iowa 6, Ohio State 28
Series — Ohio State leads, 35-33.
Iowa — Monika Czinano (C, 6-3, Soph., 15.9 ppg.), Kathleen Doyle (G, 5-9, Sr., 18.2 ppg.), Makenzie Meyer (G, 5-9, Sr., 15 ppg.), Alexis Sevillian (G, 5-9, Jr., 6.4 ppg.), Amanda Ollinger (G, 6-1, Sr., 6.7 ppg.)
Ohio State — Dorka Juhasz (F, 6-4, Soph., 12.5 ppg.), Aaliyah Patty (F, 6-3, Soph., 7.3 ppg.), Madison Greene (G, 5-8, Fr., 6.9 ppg.), Jacy Sheldon (G, 5-10, Fr., 8.4 ppg.), Braxtin Miller (G, 5-10, Jr., 6.7 ppg.)
What to watch
The Hawkeyes come home for a big weekend and in a tie for first place in the Big Ten.
The Buckeyes, though, aren't a pushover. They're a tall, physical team that could give the Hawkeyes some size issues.
Iowa has a 30-game home winning streak. The Hawkeyes would like to add to that this weekend.