The Wisconsin Badgers lost to the Iowa Hawkeyes for the 2nd time this season, 67-66 in Iowa City.
Game notes: (courtesy UW Athletics)
- No. 16 Wisconsin fell to 20-8 overall, 9-6 in Big Ten play.
- UW moved to 8-4 away from the Kohl Center this season, 6-4 in true road games. The Badgers are also 5-3 on the road in Big Ten play.
- Bo Ryan is now 262-99 (.726) at Wisconsin, including a mark of 129-54 (.705) in the Big Ten.
- The Badgers allowed 43 points in the first half, the most points Wisconsin has surrendered in a half this season, surpassing the previous high of 41 Iowa scored in the first meeting this season.
- Wisconsin turned the ball over 11 times in the first half, but just twice in the second half. The 13 total turnovers were the Badgers' most in Big Ten play and equaled the season high set against Mississippi Valley State on Dec. 23.
- UW shot 50.9% from the field, while Iowa made 48.0%, marking the Badgers' first loss when posting a higher field goal percentage than its opponent since a 73-69 overtime loss at Iowa on Jan. 21, 2009 - snapping a streak of 54 consecutive wins when out-shooting an opponent.
- This marks the 9th time the Badgers shot 50% or better from the field and the 3rd time in Big Ten play this season.
- The Badgers out-rebounded Iowa, 31-29, the 17th time UW has pulled in more boards than its opponent.
- Matt Gatens scored 33 points, the most scored by a Wisconsin opponent since Davidson's Stephen Curry tallied 33 points in the 2008 NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 on March 28, 2008.
- The Wisconsin bench accounted for 21 points, its highest single-game output in Big Ten play.