Where things stand with eight regular season games remaining

Where things stand with eight regular season games remaining

Iowa basketball has 8 game titles remaining on its regular period program. The Hawkeyes will glimpse to close out the 12 months in hopes of creating it again to the NCAA Tournament. Iowa has received 7 of its past 9 video games, and that has seemed to set it easily in the NCAA Event conversation as there was a level in which factors were not searching so warm.

Nevertheless, the Hawkeyes have been able to transform the tide a little bit, and it’s hunting upward. Now, the actual game titles commence as Iowa needs to shut out the 2022-23 year powerful heading into March as it seems to be to lock in an additional NCAA Tournament berth.

Iowa has a massive option to get a key acquire on its resume this 7 days as the Hawkeyes will face No. 1 Purdue in West Lafayette on Thursday, Feb. 9.

“You have to make guaranteed that you defend each individual possession, don’t convert it over and get a fantastic shot option,” Fran McCaffery mentioned of Purdue. “You are unable to let them dominate the offensive glass and get second pictures. They are actually superior at that. Not just him he is No. 1 in the region. But [Caleb] Furst and [Mason] Gillis and all those other men, [Ethan] Morton and people guys are winning players. They’re likely to go just after it on the glass.”

“You give them more than a single or two shot chances, you are heading to have a hard time beating them.”

“I think at this stage, anyone that performs Purdue has large regard for that group and Mentor Painter and the players they have. All people knows who they have. Tough place to perform all people appreciates that, as well. We are just striving to get all set.”

Devoid of more ado, let’s search at Iowa’s present NCAA resume.


Document: 15-8, 7-5 Huge Ten

Net position: 34

KenPom rating: 32

Quad 1 history: 7-5

Bracket Matrix projection: 7 seed (second seventh seed)

Substantial seed: No. 5 (CBB Bracketology, Crashing the Dance)

Very low seed: No. 9 (Cox, Sharp Shot Pick)

Normal seed: 7.02

Remaining Games: Feb. 9 at Purdue (Quad 1), Feb. 12 at Minnesota (Quad 3), Feb. 16 vs. Ohio State (Quad 2), Feb. 19 at Northwestern (Quad 1), Feb. 22 at Wisconsin (Quad 2), Feb. 25 vs. Michigan Point out (Quad 2), Feb. 28 at Indiana (Quad 1), March 5 vs. Nebraska (Quad 3)

Finest Wins (KenPom rank): Iowa Condition, Indiana, Rutgers (two times), Illinois, Maryland

Undesirable Losses (KenPom Rank): Jap Illinois

Many others groups on the 6, seven, and 8 strains in purchase (Bracket Matrix): Miami (FL), Illinois, Duke, San Diego Condition, Providence, IOWA, Auburn, Creighton, NC Point out, Maryland, Missouri, and Michigan State.

Other projected Big Ten groups in the discipline (Bracket Matrix): Purdue (No. 1 general seed), Indiana (5-seed), Rutgers (5-seed), Illinois (6-seed), Iowa (7-seed), Maryland (8-seed), Michigan State (8-seed), Northwestern (11-seed)

Major 10 teams on the bubble: Wisconsin and Penn Point out

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