Iowa

Record: 16-15, 8-10

Games: Thursday vs. Illinois at Big Ten tourney, Indianapolis (10:30 a.m., BTN)

By the way: The Hawkeyes are playing in the 8-9 game at the Big Ten tourney for the third time in the past five years and the fifth time overall. … Iowa has gone 0-5 in the Big Ten tourney since winning the event in 2006. … Opening-round opponent Illinois is the only team Iowa has never played in the tourney.

Illinois

Record: 17-14, 6-12

Games: Thursday vs. Iowa at Big Ten tourney, Indianapolis (10:30 a.m., BTN)

By the way: The Fighting Illini’s No. 9 seed is the program’s lowest since being seeded 10th in 2008. … The No. 9 seed is 6-14 all-time in the Big Ten tourney, winning just once in the last nine years. … This is the fourth time in the 15-year tourney history that Illinois has played on the first day of the event.

Iowa State

Record: 22-9, 12-6

Games: Thursday vs. Texas at Big 12 tourney, Kansas City, Mo. (8:30 p.m., WQAD 8.3, Mediacom 16)

By the way: Royce White is the fifth Cyclone to earn Big 12 newcomer of the year honors, the first since Jamaal Tinsley in 2000. … Iowa State has hit a school-record 279 3-pointers this season, topping the old mark of 275 set a year ago. … Saturday’s win over Baylor gives Iowa State two wins at Hilton Coliseum over a top-10 opponent in a single season for the first time since 1992.

Northern Iowa

Record: 19-13, 9-9

Games: Idle

By the way: The Panthers await their postseason fate after being ousted in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley tourney for the second straight year. … UNI’s 25.5 percent shooting in its loss to Illinois State was the worst of the season. … Northern Iowa is 7-4 all-time in the Valley tourney under Ben Jacobson.

St. Ambrose

Record: 25-8, 16-2

Games: Wednesday vs. Marian at NAIA Division II national tourney, Point Lookout, Mo. (4 p.m.)

By the way: Mike Kennedy enters national play with 2,246 career points, 40 points behind Josh Miller for second in the St. Ambrose record books. … St. Ambrose is playing in the national tourney for the 13th time and the first since 2005. … The Fighting Bees are 11-12 all-time at the NAIA national tourney, advancing as far as the semifinals in 2004.

Black Hawk

Record: 9-21, 3-9

Games: Season complete

By the way: A loss to South Suburban ended the Braves’ season in the quarterfinals of the NJCAA Region IV playoffs on Thursday. ... Jamere Dismukes and Keelan Prince led Black Hawk with 21 and 19 points, respectively, in their only game of the week.

WOMEN

Iowa

Record: 19-11, 11-5

Games: Idle

By the way: Iowa learns its postseason fate next Monday when the 2012 NCAA women’s field is announced. … Following a quarterfinal loss to Nebraska, the Hawkeyes are 16-16 all-time in the Big Ten tourney. … Senior Kamille Wahlin equaled an Iowa record when she played in her 126th game Friday against the Cornhuskers. Her 108 starts ranks fifth in Hawkeye history.

Illinois

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Record: 11-19, 5-11

Games: Season complete

By the way: Jolette Law, fired Friday after five seasons at Illinois, ends with a 7-5 record in Big Ten tourney play. … Karisma Penn had her ninth double-double of the season in the Illini’s opening round loss to Michigan in the Big Ten tourney. She concludes her junior year with 199 career blocks.

Iowa State

Record: 18-11, 9-9

Games: Thursday vs. Kansas at Big 12 tourney, Kansas City, Mo. (11 a.m., Comcast Sports Net)

By the way: How committed was Iowa State to shooting the 3 in Saturday’s game vs. No. 1 Baylor? The Cyclones did not attempt a two-point basket in the game’s first 12 minutes. … Iowa State finished .500 or better in Big 12 play for the fifth time in the past six seasons. … The Cyclones hit 10 3-point baskets vs. the Bears, the fourth time they have reached double digits behind the arc.

Northern Iowa

Record: 16-13, 9-9

Games: Friday vs. Creighton at Missouri Valley tourney, St. Charles, Mo. (2:30 p.m.)

By the way: Losses at Missouri State and Wichita State last week dropped UNI into a three-way tie for fifth with Indiana State and Drake in the Missouri Valley. … The Panthers are the fifth seed for the upcoming Missouri Valley tourney. … KK Armstrong moved into 10th on UNI’s career scoring list with nine points at Wichita State. She has 1,186 in her career.

Black Hawk

Record: 16-14, 5-7

Games: Season complete

By the way: The Braves split a pair of tourney games last week, beating Highland 91-75 before falling 61-50 in the NJCAA Region IV semifinals to top-seeded Kishwaukee. … Sophomore Christa Oldham averaged 16.5 points and freshman Jamie Johnson averaged 13 points for the Braves in postseason play.