The Hawkeyes had a bit of a slow start in their first game of the 2020-2021 season, but turned up the heat to pull away quickly in the second half for 97-67 win over North Carolina Central, despite reserves playing most of the final ten minutes.
Yesterday, NC Central faced off with the Southern Jaguars, needing overtime to get their first win of the year 85-78 inside Carver-Hawkeye. Now, Southern with try to get things going as they match up with the #5 Hawkeyes. Iowa is again favored big and should be able to get more work for reserves in this one, but as we saw on Wednesday, the Hawkeyes can’t sleepwalk to victory.
As we start the countdown to tipoff, here’s everything you need to know about today’s matchup between Iowa and Southern.
Who: Southern Jaguars (0-1) at #5 Iowa Hawkeyes (1-0)
When: 4:00 pm CT
Where: Carver-Hawkeye Arena - Iowa City, IA
Video Streaming: FoxSportsGo.com
Radio: Hawkeye Radio Network (click to find your local station)
Audio Streaming: TuneIn Radio
Betting Line: Iowa -24.5, O/U 148
You can find our player bios for each of Iowa’s 13 scholarship players plus walk-ons, as well as all our preseason coverage of Iowa hoops in the Franvember Stream here.
Also be sure to check out the full game preview for today’s matchup.
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