What: Iowa State (7-1) at No. 19 Iowa (6-2) in men’s basketball
When/where: 7:01 p.m., Carver-Hawkeye Arena
TV: FS1 (Brandon Gaudin, Andy Katz)
Live stream: Fox Sports Go
Series: Iowa leads, 44-27.
Cyclones data: Iowa State has won seven of the last nine games in this series. … This is the Cyclones’ first true road game. … Lindell Wigginton, then a freshman, had 24 points for the Cyclones in their 84-78 win over Iowa in Ames a year ago. … Iowa State has played its last 138 minutes and 10 seconds without trailing. … ISU forward Michael Jacobson had 13 rebounds against Iowa on Jan. 5, 2017, when he played for Nebraska.
Steve Prohm’s career coaching record is 171-71. … The Cyclones lead the Big 12 in rebounding margin (+7.4), steals (8.5 per game) and free throw percentage (.744). … ISU’s Nick Weiler-Babb and Tyrese Haliburton are the Big 12’s two top players in assists-to-turnovers ratio. … Cyclones forward Marial Shayok has scored 19 or more points in his last seven games. He has made his last 15 free throw tries. … Iowa State has held five opponents under 60 points. It did so four times all last season.
Hawkeyes data: Like Iowa State, this is the last game against a Power Five conference team that Iowa will play until 2019. … The Hawkeyes are shooting 36.0 percent (63-of-175) over their last three games. Their opponents have shot 49.1 percent (84-of-171) in that time. … Iowa is first in the nation in free throw attempts per game (32.4).
The Hawkeyes outrebounded Iowa State in last year’s game, 53-31, and had 20 offensive boards. … Iowa leads the Big Ten in free throw percentage (.761). … Iowa 2019 signee Patrick McCaffery of Iowa City West topped the 1,000-point career mark last Saturday. … The Hawkeyes are 6-0 with Gary Dolphin doing radio play-by-play. He will be back on the job Thursday after serving a two-game suspension. ... Due to a sold out performance of “Les Miserables” Thursday at Hancher, the Cambus Hancher complimentary shuttle will not be in service.
Iowa announced this week that it will play Cincinnati next Dec. 21 as part of a doubleheader at the United Center in Chicago. Dayton will face Colorado in the other contest.
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“We are excited to return to the United Center and play in front of our tremendous alumni base in Chicago,” said Iowa Coach McCaffery. “We look forward to playing Cincinnati, one of the premiere teams in the country.
“If you look at our schedule in 2019-20, we will play 20 Big Ten games, two Challenge contests (ACC/Big Ten Challenge, Gavitt Games), Iowa State, Cincinnati, and an MTE (multi-team event). It will be a challenge, but that’s what you sign up for when you come to play at The University of Iowa.”