Iowa Men's Basketball

Iowa vs. Michigan men's basketball at a glance: Time, TV, essential data

The whole 94 feet

What: No. 5 Michigan (9-1 Big Ten, 20-1 overall) at No. 25 Iowa (5-5, 16-5)

When/where: 6:01 p.m., Carver-Hawkeye Arena

TV: FS1 (Tim Brando, Donny Marshall)

Live stream: Fox Sports Go

Radio: WMT-AM (600), KXIC-AM (800), KWAY-FM (99.3)

Satellite radio: Sirius 134, XM 195

Twitter: Follow @Hlas during the game

Series: Michigan leads, 94-63

Wolverines data: John Beilein is tied with Johnny Orr for most Big Ten regular-season wins as Michigan’s coach, with 120. … This is Beilein’s 41st season as a head coach, 11th at Michigan. His 819-462 career record also covers stints at Erie Community College, Nazareth, Le Moyne, Canisius, Richmond and West Virginia. … The Wolverines are second in the nation in scoring defense, with 56.1 points allowed per game. … Guard Zavier Simpson became the sixth Michigan player and first since 2015 to record a triple-double when he had 11 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in his team’s 65-49 win over Ohio State Tuesday. Simpson is first in the Big Ten in assist-to-turnover ratio and second in assists (5.9 per game). … Forward Ignas Brazdeikis leads Michigan in scoring with 15.1 points per game. He has been the Big Ten’s Freshman of the Week four times. … Since the start of the 2011-12 season, the Wolverines are 90-46 in the Big Ten.

Michigan swept three games from Iowa last season after losing its previous five games against the Hawkeyes. … Jon Teske, a 7-foot-1 junior center, has made 11 of 24 3-pointers (45.8 percent) in Big Ten games. In a more logical stat, Teske leads the Big Ten in blocked shots with 2.2 per game. … Michigan’s last two opponents, Indiana and Ohio State, combined to shoot just 31.8 percent from the field and 19.5 percent from 3-point distance. … The Wolverines were 18th in the USA TODAY coaches’ preseason poll. ... Michigan has no starters from Michigan.

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Hawkeyes data: Iowa pushed Michigan to overtime in the Big Ten tournament last season before losing, 77-71. The Wolverines proceeded to win their next three games in that tourney by 19, 11 and nine points, then won five straight NCAA Tournament games before falling to Villanova in the championship. … The Hawkeyes have five players averaging over 10 points per game in Tyler Cook (16.6), Luka Garza (14.8), Joe Wieskamp (11.2), Jordan Bohannon (10.4) and Isaiah Moss (10.2). The last time Iowa finished a season with five players averaging double-figures was 1994-95. … Cook averaged 17 points and 7.3 rebounds against Michigan last season. … Garza is the first Hawkeye to score 20-plus points in four straight games since Aaron White in 2015. He made three 3-pointers at Minnesota Sunday, the first time he has done so this season.

Moss leads the Big Ten in 3-point shooting with 46.2 percent. He has made 15 of his last 22. … In Big Ten games, Iowa is first in scoring offense (78.0) and last in scoring defense (78.4). … In Big Ten games, Connor McCaffery is second and Bohannon fourth in assist-to-turnover ratio. … Fran McCaffery is one win from tying Lute Olson for second on Iowa’s wins list. … The Hawkeyes have been ranked in the coaches’ poll for the last 12 weeks.

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