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#25 Iowa at Purdue: GameThread & How to Watch

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Purdue goes for its second top 25 win of the year.

NCAA Basketball: Purdue at Iowa Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten play returns tonight and it is a pretty important one for Purdue to get at home. The Boilers could use another top 25 win for their NCAA Tournament profile. The Hawkeyes enter at 11-2, but lost both of their December Big Ten games.

From: Iowa City, Iowa

Date: Thursday, January 3, 2019

Tip Time: 7pm

Location: West Lafayette, Indiana

Arena: Mackey Arena (14,804)

Television: BTN

Online: BTN2Go

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

SiriusXM Satellite: XM (Ch. 381); Internet (Ch. 968)

Live Stats: bit.ly/PurdueLiveStats

Odds: Purdue by 8

KenPom: 42

RPI: 56

2017-18 Record: 14-19, 4-14 Big Ten

2018-19 Record: 11-2, 0-2 Big Ten

Opponent Blog: Black Heart Gold Pants

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 89-76

Last Iowa Win: 83-78 at Iowa on 1/12/2017

Last Purdue Win: 87-64 at Purdue on 1/20/2018

NCAA Tournament History: 25 appearances, 1956 NCAA Runner-up

Coach: Fran McCaffery (163-122 in 9th season at Iowa. 414-299 overall)