Like every other week, it’s time to check out where various Iowa analytics sites rank

The Hawkeyes are currently 13-5 total and in the Big Ten game 7-4 Iowa has lost three of its last four games in the final round of the Big Ten game

Iowa’s offense was electrifying and fully shown this year Iowa’s worst offensive performance that year was against Indiana when it scored 0101 points per possession.The Hawkeyes had their second worst defensive performance of the season against Ohio State on Thursday night when the Buckeyes scored 127 Points Per Possession Iowa has not won a game this year if it allowed more than 1.5 points per possession

In the Ohio state loss, the Hawkeyes allowed the Buckeyes to hit 14 threes. Ohio state came in 34 percent from a distance and was 14 out of 32 against Iowa on Thursday night

“There are too many mistakes that we keep making,” said Joe Wieskamp after his 17 points and 10 rebounds. “We talk about it in the film, but it has to be better transferred to the games. I think we have to do better Hook up on the scouting report and identify your guys who are good shooters / drivers or whatever it is. We have to take this game plan into account and keep it running for the full 40 minutes and not extend over the entire game “

The statistic that has often been brought up with Iowa is that no team has reached the Final Four with a sub-top 50 defense on KenPom since 2012, the last being VCU

According to KenPom, this Iowa team is well on its way to being the third worst defensive team in the Fran McCaffery era. Iowa defense ranked 205th in 2012 Place and in 2018 the 242 The best defense Iowa had under McCaffery was 2013 (24th place))

“I also think it’s easier for them to hold each other accountable because I think that’s important too,” McCaffery said earlier when asked by his veteran team, “So that’s not me only one who gives them information. You have to hold each other accountable not only after the game but also during the game as the game progresses and someone doesn’t run back to the defense, or someone fails to see the intricacies of the scouting report and makes a mistake or two because we all know one mistake can’t turn into three or four “

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