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Purdue at Iowa: GameThread & How to Watch

First Place is on the line in Iowa City

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

Can Purdue crash the Big Ten party early? Getting a road win in Iowa City would certainly be an early wrench int he race, but this is a year where the conference champ could be an excellent team and still lose five games.

Let’s play spoiler.

Iowa Hawkeyes

From: Iowa City, IA

Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Tip Time: 9pm ET

Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Arena: Carver-Hawkeye Arena (Capacity: 15,500)

Television: BTN

Radio: Purdue Radio Network

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

Live Stats:

Odds: Iowa by 6.5

KenPom: 5

NET: 34

2019-20 Record: 20-11, 11-9 Big Ten

2019-20 Record: 6-2, 0-0 Big Ten

Opponent Blog: Black Heart Gold Pants, Go Iowa Awesome

Series with Purdue: Purdue leads 92-76

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

Last Purdue Win: 77-68 at Purdue on 3/3/2020

NCAA Tournament History: 26 appearances, last in 2019. 1956 NCAA Runner-up

Coach: Fran McCaffery (200-144 in 11th season at Iowa, 451-321 overall)