PSU Lady Lions vs. No. 23/20 Iowa
Tipoff: 3 p.m. at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City
Records: Penn State (3-8, 0-0 Big Ten) Iowa (9-2, 0-0 Big Ten)
Coaches: Coquese Washington is 145-89 in her eighth season at Penn State. Lisa Bluder is 287-168 in her 15th season with the Hawkeyes, and 643-310 in 31 years overall.
Radio: WRSC 1390
Probable starters: Penn State – C Candace Agee, 6-6 Jr. (11.2), G Sierra Moore, 5-11 RS-So. (12.6), G Lindsey Spann, 5-6 RS-Fr. (15.6), G Kaliyah Mitchell, 6-2 So. (8.7), F Tori Waldner, 6-5 Sr. (4.5). Iowa – G Samantha Logic, 5-9 Sr. (11.4), G Melissa Dixon, 5-8 Sr. (14.6), F Ally Disterhoft, 6-0 So. (15.5), G Whitney Jennings, 5-5 Fr. (10.5), C Bethany Doolittle, 6-4 Sr. (10.9).
Notes: The Lady Lions will enter Big Ten play after coming off a 90-87 overtime loss to USF. The second half against the Bulls had 16 ties and lead changes. Lindsay Spann earned a career-high 28 points and Candace Agee and Sierra Moore each had a double-double. Agee had 21 points and 11 rebounds while Moore netted 17 points with 10 reboundsThe Hawkeyes are coming off a close 100-98 win over Drake in which Melissa Dixon made 10 3-pointersPenn State is 26-18 all-time against the Hawkeyes, but the Lions are only 9-11 when playing in Iowa City. Iowa won the last matchup between the teams in a 73-70 decision on Feb. 6.
Mirror prediction: Iowa 85, Penn State 62
Mirror prediction record: 9-2