It was Devyn Marble bobblehead night on Monday and his likeness might have made more headlines this evening. Marble had a quiet night when it comes to the box score with just seven points and two assists as Iowa defeated FDU at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Marble talks about the bobblehead and looks ahead...[details]
2012 (Junior): Third team All-Big Ten selection... NIT All-Tournament team... third team all-conference honoree by College Sports Madness... Cancun Challenge All-Tournament Team... earned team's Top Playmaker Award... recognized as College Sports Madness' Big Ten Player of the Week (Dec. 17)... Team co-captain... averaged 20.6 points, 2.4 steals and four rebounds in five NIT games, scoring 21+ points in five of his last six NIT games dating back to 2012... one of only three Big Ten players to average 15+ points and 3+ assists (Trey Burke of Michigan and D.J. Newbill of Penn State)... totaled 20/5/5 in three games, two of which came in NIT games (Oregon in 2012, Indiana State in 2013)... more than doubled his 3-point production from last year... missed Iowa's game vs. Michigan State after suffering a sprained ankle in practice on Jan. 7... led team in scoring in 12 of the last 15 games... averaged 18.1 points the last 15 games... ranked first in team scoring (15.0) and seventh in the Big Ten... led the team in assists (112)... scored game-high 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting against Howard... had 18 points, seven boards and a game-high seven assists against Virginia Tech... poured in a game and season-high 30 points, bolstered by a personal-best 14-19 shooting at the foul line, in victory over UNI... the 19 free-throw attempts vs. UNI ties for the 10th most in a single-game by a Hawkeye... poured in a game-high 27 points, bolstered by a season-high 6-of-8 shooting from 3-point range, in only 22 minutes of action in win over SC State... netted 12 of his 14 points from the free throw line, and grabbed a team and career-best nine rebounds in home game against #5 Indiana... dished out a game-high five assists in home victory over Penn State matching his season high against Big Ten competition... tallied a game-high 21 points and five assists in home win over Northwestern... had a team-high 22 points in road victory at Penn State... shared game-high scoring honors with 15 points in home win over Minnesota... tallied a game-high 18 points at Nebraska... shared game-high scoring honors with 18 points in home victory over Purdue... netted 20 points at #1 Indiana, marking the sixth time this year Marble scored 20 points or more... posted team highs in scoring (21), rebounds (6) and assists (4) in win over Illinois... tallied 19 points and 6 rebounds vs. Northwestern in B1G tourney... poured in 24 points, five rebounds, six assists and four steals in NIT win over Indiana State... scored a game-high 28 points and had five assists in NIT victory over Stony Brook... equaled a game high with 24 points in NIT win at Virginia, finishing 8-of-16 from the field and 7-of-7 from the line; added a game-best five assists, to go along with three steals and three rebounds... posted a game-high 21 points, and matched a game best with nine rebounds, in NIT Semifinals win against Maryland... letterwinner.
2011 (Sophomore): Played in all 35 games, with 27 starts... led the team in steals (53), and ranked second in team scoring (11.5) and assists (126), and fourth in rebounding (3.8)... scored in double figures 23 times, including 15 of the last 18 contests... dished out five assists or more 10 times... collected three steals or more a team-best seven times... had the best game of his career in Iowa's last game of 2012, scoring a personal best 31 points, bolstered by 7-of-8 shooting from 3-point range, and also collected five rebounds and five assists in second round NIT game at Oregon... named Big Ten Player of the Week by the website College Sports Madness on Dec. 26... ranked fourth in Big Ten steals (1.5) and fifth in assist/turnover ratio (1.9)... ranked 69th in the country in assist/turnover ratio... recorded at least one steal in 28-of-35 games, including collecting a personal-best four thefts twice... dished out four assists or more 16 times this year, five or more 10 times, and was credited with a career-high eight vs. #15 Wisconsin... scored a game-high 21 points at Iowa State, making a career-best 10-of-11 from the free throw line, while added five assists.. made first two starts of the season at point guard on the road (Northern Iowa and Iowa State)... scored 11 points, collected four assists, seven rebounds and three steals in victory over Brown... collected six assists in win over Central Arkansas, to go along with a game-high 19 points on 5-of-8 field goals and 9-of-10 free throw attempts... tallied or equaled career highs in rebounds (8) and blocks (3), to go along with 18 points on 5-of-10 field goals and 8-of-10 free throws and three steals in win over Boise State... opened the Big Ten season by dishing out six assists and scoring 17 points in home game vs. Purdue... had 12 points, and collected a team-high eight rebounds and three steals at #6 Michigan State... registered 13 points, six rebounds and four assists in win over #13 Michigan... recorded 18 points, five rebounds and three assists at Purdue... notched 15 points, three assists and two assists in home game against Nebraska, making 9-of-10 FTs... tallied 12 points, two assists and two steals in home win over Minnesota, scoring five crucial points in the last two and a half minutes to lead Iowa to the victory... equaled a career high with eight rebounds in home win over Penn State... played all 40 minutes, a career high, scored 13 points and matched personal best in rebounds (8) at Penn State... posted career high in steals (4), along with scoring 10 points, snagging seven rebounds and dishing out seven assists in home win over #18 Indiana... recorded career high in assists (8), while scoring 11 points in win over #15 Wisconsin... scored 10 points, while dishing out a game-high six assists and matching a career-high four steals at Illinois... recorded 11 points, three rebounds and three assists in road win over Nebraska... registered 13 points, four rebounds and three steals against #8 Michigan State in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal game... letterwinner.
2010 (Freshman): Played in all 31 contests, starting six games, including the last five... averaged 5.7 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 19.1 minutes in 31 contests... averaged 5.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists, as a starter, in six games... posted double figures five times... tallied seven points and grabbed five rebounds in debut vs. South Dakota State... notched nine points and three rebounds in victory against UL-Monroe... scored 11 points against Long Beach State... netted 11 points and snagged five rebounds at Wake Forest... recorded seven points and four rebounds against Iowa State, including sinking both 3-point attempts... scored five crucial points down the stretch in road win at Drake... tallied nine points and a career-high two steals in home game vs. #23 Illinois... notched a career-high 18 points in home win over Indiana, tallying personal bests in both field goals made (eight) and field goals attempted (13)... matched a career high at Penn State with two 3-pointers... registered 12 points at Michigan, equaling a career high with two triples... credited with a career-high four assists in home win over Michigan State... scored 11 points in home game vs. Michigan... notched seven points, four rebounds and two assists at Michigan State... collected a career-high seven rebounds, along with three assists and four points, in home win over #6 Purdue... letterwinner.
Personal: Born 9/21/92... pre-business major... parents are Joi Thrash and Roy Marble... high school coach was Michael Avery... father Roy, is a three-time all-Big Ten performer and Iowa MVP, and the Hawkeyes' all-time leading scorer.
High school honors: Two-time team MVP for Lathrup HS... averaged 24.5 points, eight rebounds, four assists and 2.5 steals his senior year... named to the 2010 Oakland County Dream Team... OAA first team honoree his senior campaign... netted 40 points in a playoff game... competed in the 2010 Michigan All-Star Game... averaged 22 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two steals his junior season... first team all-state and Oakland Red first team selection as a junior... honored with the Most Promising Prospect Award and was named to the MVP All-Star team at the 2008 Five-Star Robert Morris Summer Camp where he averaged a triple-double (28 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists)... averaged 21 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals for his Detroit Family AAU squad.