Northwestern faces off against Iowa in the second round of the Big 10 tournament in Indianapolis Indiana on Thursday for a tip off time of 2 PM Eastern. This game will be available on the Big Ten networks. Northwestern comes into this game with a record on the season of 15–15, and we are victorious over Nebraska in the first round by the score of 71–69. Northwestern a raced a 15 point second half deficit as Boo Buie lead the way with 14 points in the second half.
Iowa comes into this game with a record on the season of 22–9, and have one for up there last five games coming against Nebraska, Northwestern, Michigan, and most recently against Michigan State by the score of 86–60. The only defeat for Iowa came on the road against Illinois by the score of 74–72. This will be Iowa's first game of the tournament.
Pete Nance is leading Northwestern University in points per game averaging 14.7 on the season with a field goal percentage of 49.4%, and a free-throw percentage of 77.9%. Nance is also the Northwestern team leader in rebounds per game averaging 6.6.
Keegan Murray is the team leader for Iowa averaging 23.3 points per game with a field goal percentage on the year of 55.4%, and a free throw percentage of 72.5%. Keegan Murray is also the team leader for Iowa and rebounds per game from the forward position averaging 8.6 on the year. Joe Toussaint is the team leader for Iowa in minutes per game averaging 18.2.