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No. 4 Iowa at Nebraska: Preview links, videos, predictions, how to watch

Iowa Hawkeyes wide receiver Tevaun Smith (4) evades the tackle of Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive back Nate Gerry (25) af
Iowa Hawkeyes wide receiver Tevaun Smith (4) evades the tackle of Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive back Nate Gerry (25) after a catch during the 3rd quarter of a Big Ten football game at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Friday, November 28, 2014. (Adam Wesley/The Gazette)

Iowa moved into the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings for the first time this week, and looks to stay there with a win over Nebraska that would cap a perfect regular season.

Meanwhile, the Cornhuskers seek to assure themselves of a bowl game by retaining the Heroes Trophy.

ESSENTIALS

Matchup: No. 4 Iowa (11-0, 7-0) @ Nebraska (5-6, 3-4)

Time: 2:30 p.m. (Friday)

Radio: WMT-AM (600), KXIC-AM (800), KKRQ (100.7)

TV: ABC

Online: ESPN3 (Subscription required)

Forecast: Mostly Cloudy, 28 degrees, Wind: N, 16mph

Line: Iowa by 2

Last Year: Nebraska 37, Iowa 34 (OT)


PREGAME READING

2-Minute Drill: Marc Morehouse breaks down Hawkeyes-Cornhuskers

Hlas: Hawkeyes' 12th hurdle could be their highest

Features: Black Friday results will frame the Hawkeyes' year
Nebraska native Cole Fisher, engineering major and Iowa linebacker

The Opponent: Huskers focus on border foe and less on storylines

Fun Facts: Iowa-Nebraska, Git-R-Done Edition


VIDEO INTERVIEWS

 

 


PREDICTIONS

Marc Morehouse — Have you been 12-0 in anything ever? Pretty sure I am in thumb wrestling. Iowa 27, Nebraska 24

Mike Hlas — I told you right here on Sept. 12 that Iowa would go 12-0. I didn’t say it would be easy. Iowa 37, Nebraska 34

Scott Dochterman — Iowa had the turkey and stuffing on Thursday. A win Friday would be the gravy and dessert. Iowa 37, Nebraska 31

Scott Saville — This could be a real shootout. The Hawks will win the turnover margin. Iowa 38, Nebraska 35

Beth Malicki — Peanut butter balls are better than turkey on Thanksgiving. It’s a fact. Look it up. Iowa 24, Nebraska 20

Bob Brooks — The Hawks are champions of the West, but they want more and they should get it. Nebraska fouls and fumbles a lot. Iowa 30, Nebraska 10

 

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