The Iowa Hawkeyes will be at home to take on Prairie View A&M. The Hawkeyes are 2-5 after a loss to Virginia Tech in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge but the Hawks played well for much of that game.
Iowa coach Todd Lickliter says they have guys who will have to understand the level and intensity that it takes to play the 40 minute game at this level. He says the attitude of the players remains positive. Lickliter says this group takes coaching very well and that gives them the chance to be a good team.
Sophomore guard Anthony Tucker tied a career high with 24 points in the loss to the Hokies. Tucker says they are getting better every day and they are excited about that, even though they’ve had some disappointing losses.
Prairie View A@M is 3-3 on the season.