Iowa basketball coach Todd Lickliter says he understands if they are the odd team out on Tuesday night. At the same time the Hawkeye football team is playing Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl the basketball team will be playing at Illinois.
Lickliter says the football program has earned the attention of the fans. He says there isn’t any question that what the team has done gives you a lot to be proud of. Lickliter says it’s too bad that you have to choose.
Lickliter says Hawk fans will be pulling for them even if they are not watching it. He says there are fans that love all their sports and will pull for them whether they are watching or not. Lickliter says they’re trying to get to the point where they have the same kind of support as the football team. He says maybe fan will record the game.
Iowa is 0-2 in the Big Ten and 5-9 overall.