Iowa Men's Basketball

Iowa-Northwestern men's basketball at a glance: Time, TV, data

Welcome to renovated Welsh-Ryan Arena

What: No. 25 Iowa (12-3, 1-3) at Northwestern (10-5, 1-3)

When/Where: 8:12 p.m., Welsh-Ryan Arena, Evanston, Ill.

TV: BTN (Kevin Kugler, Jon Crispin)

Live streaming: BTN2Go

Satellite radio: Sirius 81, XM 81

Series: Iowa leads, 116-60.

Hawkeyes data: Iowa’s last visit to Welsh-Ryan Arena marked its worst loss in this 176-game series, 89-54. … This is the first season these two teams will play each other twice during the regular season since 2014-15. … The Hawkeyes remain the nation’s leaders in free throws made per game with 22.1, but have slipped to second behind South Florida in free throw attempts with 29.1. USF has 29.4. They are shooting 79 percent from the line in Big Ten games. … Hawkeye junior Isaiah Moss is coming off his first career double-double (12 points, career-high 10 rebounds).

Only two of Iowa’s 15 games have been decided by five points or less. ... The Hawkeyes have allowed an average of 85.7 points in their last 11 Big Ten road games, 10 of them losses. … Both Iowa and Northwestern had five players score in double figures in their wins Sunday. … Jordan Bohannon needs 13 points to reach 1,000 for his career. Bohannon and Connor McCaffery are tied for the team’s assists lead with 44. Tyler Cook has 41. … Nicholas Baer has 21 steals and 21 blocked shots, both team bests.

Wildcats data: Welsh-Ryan Arena’s seating capacity was reduced from 8,117 to 7,039 with its renovation. Five of the Wildcats’ 10 home games this season have been sellouts. “I have to believe this is one of the very best venues in college basketball,” Northwestern Athletics Director Jim Phillips said last fall. … Visiting teams to Northwestern have shot an icy 22.6 percent from 3-point distance. Illinois was 0 of 11 on 3s Sunday in its 68-66 loss at Welsh-Ryan. … The Wildcats are 7-15 in the Big Ten since their 2017 NCAA Tournament appearance, the only one in the program’s history.

Northwestern senior forward Vic Law (17.6 ppg) is expected to make his 98th career start. He has five games of 21-plus points this season. … Another senior forward, Dererk Pardon, has scored in double figures every game this season, and had 18 rebounds in a November game against American. … Wildcat freshman Pete Nance is the son of 13-year NBA player Larry Nance and the brother of current Cleveland Cavalier Larry Nance Jr. … Guard Ryan Taylor is a graduate transfer from Evansville. He was first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference last season when he averaged 21.1 points. … BTN’s Jon Crispin has Iowa 11th in his Big Ten power rankings and Northwestern 12th.

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