What: No. 22 Wisconsin (6-1) at No. 15 Iowa (6-0) in men’s basketball
Where/When: Carver-Hawkeye Arena, 7:06 p.m.
Live stream: BTN2Go
Series: Wisconsin leads, 83-81.
Badgers data: This is Wisconsin’s fifth-straight game against a Power Five conference team. It won three of the first four, beating Stanford, Oklahoma and North Carolina State, and losing to No. 4 Virginia. … Last season, when the Badgers were 7-11 in the Big Ten, was the first time they didn’t finish fourth or higher in the league since 2001. … Through Wednesday, senior Badger Ethan Happ led the nation in double-doubles with seven, and was second in rebounding with 12.3 per game. … Like Iowa, the Badgers rallied from a second-half deficit Tuesday night to win their ACC/Big Ten Challenge game. They trailed N.C. State 41-29 early in the second half before winning, 79-75. … Badgers guard Brad Davison drew five charging fouls in that game. ... This will be the first season in which these two teams play each other twice since 2014-15. Their meetings this season are 97 days apart. … Through Wednesday, the Badgers were eighth nationally in 3-point shooting percentage at .438. … Wisconsin assistant coach Dean Oliver is a former Iowa player. He is in his second season at UW and is in his eighth as a Division I assistant, having worked previously at North Dakota State and Illinois State.
Hawkeyes data: The Hawkeyes are seeking their first 7-0 start since the 2013-14 season. … Iowa has attempted 210 free throws to its opponents’ 88. … The Hawkeyes’ average home crowd is 11,003. … Tyler Cook drew 12 Pittsburgh fouls in Iowa’s 69-68 win over the Panthers Tuesday night. ... Jordan Bohannon (37) and Joe Wieskamp (33) played season-highs in minutes in the Pitt game. ... Cordell Pemsl and Jack Nunge, both redshirting this season, each averaged 5.7 points last season. ... Former Hawkeye and Badger Jarrod Uthoff is playing for Zenit Sankt Petersburg in Russia. He is averaging 6.1 points in 15 games with the team.