116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
What: No. 25 Iowa (5-0) vs. TCU (4-1)
When/where: Saturday, 6 p.m. (CT), Raider Arena, Niceville, Fla.
TV: CBS Sports Network
Radio: Hawkeye Radio Network affiliates, including WMT (600), KKRQ-FM (100.7) and KXIC (800).
Series: Iowa leads, 2-1
Last meeting: TCU won 94-92 in overtime in Iowa City in the 2017 NIT
1. Iowa reached the title game by virtue of its 74-71 win over Clemson Friday. Hawkeye forward Patrick McCaffery scored 21 points, matching his career-high. Iowa out-rebounded the Tigers, 46-32.
2. TCU defeated California 59-48 to reach the final. Mike Miles Jr. scored 23 points for the Horned Frogs. He is averaging 21.3 points. He was the Big 12’s Preseason Player of the Year.
3. Tony Perkins returned to Iowa’s lineup after sitting out a game with a lower leg injury. He played 21 minutes and scored 11 points against Clemson.
4. TCU was 21-13 and reached the second round of the NCAA tournament last season.
5. The Hawkeyes beat Clemson despite shooting 38 percent from the field and 21 percent (4-of-19) from 3-point distance. Iowa made 24 free throws to the Tigers’ 11.