What: No. 21 Iowa (5-4 Big Ten, 16-4 overall) at Minnesota (14-5, 4-4)
When/where: 4:05 p.m., Williams Arena, Minneapolis
TV: FS1 (Rich Waltz, Bob Wenzel)
Live stream: Fox Sports Go
Radio: WMT-AM (600), KXIC-AM (800), WHO-AM (1040), KOTK-AM (1420)
Satellite radio: Sirius 99, XM 195
Series: Minnesota leads, 105-95
Line: Pick ‘em
Twitter during the game: @Hlas
Hawkeyes data: Iowa is coming off its first loss in six games and 21 days, an 82-67 home defeat to No. 5 Michigan State. ... Luka Garza has scored 20-plus points in each of his last three games. ... Five of the last six Iowa-Minnesota games in Minneapolis were decided by six points or less.
Hawkeye junior guard Isaiah Moss averaged 22.3 points in his three games against the Gophers. He had 32 at Minnesota last year. Jordan Bohannon averages 8.0 assists against Minnesota. ... Iowa seeks to win a Big Ten road game for the third-straight time. It hasn’t done that since it won six straight, three at the end of the 2014-15 season and the first three of the 2015-16 campaign. ... Thirteen of the 200 Iowa-Minnesota games have gone to overtime, three to triple-overtime. ... The Hawkeyes were 8-2 before Dec. 22, the day the U.S. government shutdown began, 8-2 after.
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Gophers data: Minnesota has gone win-lose-win-lose-win-lose in 2019. … The Gophers’ last game was a 59-57 loss at No. 6 Michigan Tuesday. Charles Matthews hit a buzzer-beater for the Wolverines. … Senior forward Jordan Murphy was second in the nation in rebounding through Friday with 12.1 per game, trailing only Colorado State’s Nico Corvacho (12.3). Murphy was one of 15 players included on the midseason watch list for Naismith Defensive Player of the Year. He averages 8.4 free throw attempts per game. He had 31 points, 27 rebounds and 7 steals over two games against Iowa last season.
Amir Coffey, a 6-foot-8 junior, leads Minnesota in scoring with 15.4 points per game. He is the son of former Gopher power forward Richard Coffey. Richard played 52 games for the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves in 1990-91. … Five of the Gophers’ top 10 players are Minnesotans, including Coffey. … Minnesota has won one NCAA tournament game in the last 20 years.