Buckeyes Women’s Basketball News: No. 2/2 Ohio State Travels to No. 6/6 Iowa for Regular Season Finale

By Danielle Daniels

3 3 2024


Buckeyes and Hawkeyes wrap up the regular season on Today at 1 p.m. ET on FOX.


No. 2/2 Ohio State at No. 6/6 Iowa
Date: Sunday, March 3, 2024
Venue: Carver-Hawkeye Arena (Iowa City, Iowa)

  1. at No. 6/6 Iowa (1 p.m. ET) | Live Stats | FOX

Rosters: Ohio State | Iowa
Notes:Ohio State | Iowa

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 2/2 Ohio State women’s basketball team (25-3, 16-1 B1G) travels to No. 6/6 Iowa (25-4, 14-3 B1G) for the regular season finale on Sunday. The game will be broadcast on FOX and 97.1 FM with tip-off scheduled for 1 p.m. ET. College Gameday will be in attendance.

  • Ohio State captured the outright Big Ten regular season title with a 67-51 win against Michigan on Wednesday. OSU outscored Michigan 45-29 in the second half to claim its first outright title since the 2009-10 season.
  • Jacy Sheldon led all scorers with 22 points, while Cotie McMahon (18) and Celeste Taylor (12) were also in double figures. OSU totaled 19 steals and forced 29 Michigan turnovers.
  • Celeste Taylor was named ESPN Player of the Week and to the Big Ten Weekly Honor Roll on Monday.
  • No. 6/6 Iowa enters the game with a 25-4 overall record and is 14-3 in conference play, second in the league’s standings. The Hawkeyes most recently defeated Minnesota 108-60 on Wednesday.
  • The Hawkeyes’ only losses this season have come to Kansas State, the No. 18 Ohio State, Nebraska and then No. 14 Indiana. Iowa is 3-2 against ranked opponents this season.
  • Caitlin Clark leads the nation in scoring with 32.2 points per game and is also averaging a team-high 7.4 rebounds and 8.7 assists per game this season. Hannah Stuelke (14.1 ppg) and Kate Martin (13.0 ppg) are also averaging double figures.
  • Ohio State leads 39-36 in the all-time series against Iowa but the Hawkeyes lead on their home court 22-11. The most recent win in Iowa City by Ohio State was a 92-88 decision on Jan. 31, 2022.
  • This is the second meeting of the season as the Buckeyes won an overtime matchup by a 100-92 margin in Columbus on Jan. 21. Ohio State set its program record for attendance in that game, welcoming a sold-out crowd of 18,660 to the Schottenstein Center.
  • On Jan. 21, the Buckeyes trailed by as many as 12 points with just under nine minutes to play before fighting back to send the game into overtime tied at 83. In overtime, Ohio State outscored Iowa 17-9, scoring first and never trailing in that extra time.
  • Cotie McMahon led the way with a career-high 33 points and 12 rebounds. Jacy Sheldon (24), Taylor Thierry (11), Rebeka Mikulášiková (10) and Celeste Taylor (10) also scored in double figures.

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