Michigan hosts Iowa on Wednesday in a Big Ten basketball game at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, Mich. Find the game time, TV channel, watch online, radio and streaming information for the game below.
This is the second meeting of the season between the teams. The Wolverines opened the new year with a 75-68 win in Iowa City on Jan. 2, their first win at Carver Hawkeye Arena after five straight losses. Iowa has won the last two times the teams have met in Ann Arbor.
The Wolverines (20-7 overall, 9-5 Big Ten) are ranked No. 22 in the AP Top 25 Poll this week. They beat Wisconsin 83-72 on the road last Sunday, while Iowa (12-15, 3-11) has lost three in a row, including 82-64 at No. 8 Ohio State last Saturday. Michigan will host Ohio State on Sunday in its final home game of the season.
Michigan-Iowa game time, details
Michigan and Iowa play at 6:30 p.m. ET on Feb. 14, 2018.
- Time: 6:30 p.m. ET tip-off
- Date: Wednesday, Feb. 14
- Location: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, Mich.
- Records: Michigan (20-7 overall, 9-5 Big Ten); Iowa (12-15, 3-11)
What TV channel will broadcast Michigan-Iowa?
The Michigan-Iowa game will be shown on the Big Ten Network.
How can I watch Michigan-Iowa online ?
The Michigan-Iowa game can be watched online at BTN2Go.
How can I listen to Michigan-Iowa on the radio?
The Michigan Sports Marketing Network, headed by flagship stations WWJ (950 AM) in Detroit and WWWW (102.9 FM) in Ann Arbor, will have the call. Matt Shepard provides the play-by-play and Terry Mills is the analyst. The game can also be heard on Sirius 83, XM 83 and Internet 83.
Michigan has been good this season when it comes to taking care of business against teams it should beat, and Iowa certainly fits into that category. The Hawkeyes are attempting to avoid their first losing record since 2010-11 when they finished 11-20 in coach Fran McCaffery’s first season.
The Wolverines won at Iowa on Jan. 2, 75-68, behind 15 points by Zavier Simpson and 13 points off the bench by Isaiah Livers. Junior Moe Wagner was playing just his second game back from an ankle sprain and scored just 4 points in 16 minutes on the floor. Wagner is healthy this time around and he is coming off consecutive 20-point games at Northwestern and Wisconsin. He’s done most of his scoring inside the 3-point arc; Wagner 15 of 24 from the field in the last two games but only 4 of those made field goals has been from long range.
Wagner leads the team in scoring (14.6 points per game) and rebounding (7.4).
Simpson is needs just one more assist to reach 100 for the season. It would give Michigan its 10th straight season with a player reaching triple digits in assists. The Wolverines are No. 8 in the country and No. 2 in the Big Ten with a 1.58 assist-to-turnover ratio.
Iowa has four players averaging double figures in scoring, led by forward Tyler Cook with 15.4 points per game. Cook also leads Iowa with 6.5 rebounds per game. Guard Jordan Bohannon is averaging 13.6 points and making 44.1 percent of his 3-point attempts. The Hawkeyes average 80.1 points per game as a team — third in the Big Ten — while Michigan leads the conference in scoring defense, allowing 63.7 points per game.
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