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Iowa vs. Georgia NCAA women’s basketball game time, TV, live stream, storylines
Hawkeyes and Bulldogs play for a spot in the Sweet 16
The No. 2-seed Iowa Hawkeyes (27-6) host the No. 10-seed Georgia Bulldogs (22-11) in an NCAA women’s basketball tournament second-round game Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Time: 2 p.m. (CT)
Live stream: ESPN3
TV announcers: Dave O’Brien, Christy Winters Scott
Radio: Hawkeye Radio Network
How they got here: Georgia beat a short-handed, seventh-seeded Florida State team 66-54 in the first round Friday afternoon. Iowa followed with a 95-43 victory over No. 15-seed Southeastern Louisiana.
Series: Georgia leads, 3-2. The last meeting was a 67-61 win for No. 8-seed Georgia in the first round of the 2008 NCAA tournament.
Line: Iowa -11.5
1. Georgia head coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson is a Cedar Rapids Washington grad who played for two NCAA tournament teams at Iowa (1988-89 and 1989-90) after starting her college career at Georgia. She and Iowa’s Lisa Bluder are two of eight native Iowans coaching teams in this year’s tournament.
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2. The Hawkeyes are 10-4 all-time as a 2-seed in the NCAA tournament. They were 1-1 last year, falling 64-62 at home to 10-seed Creighton in the second round. The Bluejays, by the way, were upset by 11-seed Mississippi State 81-66 in the first round Friday.
3. All-America guard Caitlin Clark produced her 30th 20-plus point performance of the season Friday with 26 points on 9-for-14 shooting in Iowa’s first-round win. She also had 12 rebounds and seven assists, her nation-leading 17th game of the year with at least 25 points, five boards and five assists.
4. Tickets for both tournament sessions at Carver-Hawkeye Arena sold out in 53 minutes, Iowa sports information said. The arena’s capacity for NCAA games is officially 14,382.
5. Georgia freshman forward Amiya Evans is the daughter of Reggie Evans, the Iowa men’s basketball team’s record-holder for rebounds (416) and double-doubles (22) in a season (2000-01). She’s played in 11 games this season. Leading scorer Diamond Battles (14.3 ppg) led Georgia against Florida State with 21 points.
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