Game Times, TV Assignments Announced For Hawkeyes

By JOHN BOHNENKAMP

A minimum of 28 of Iowa’s 31 regular-season men’s basketball games will be televised this season.

The entire schedule with game times and television assignments was released on Thursday.

Games against North Carolina A&T on November 11 and Eastern Illinois on December 21 will be streaming only on BTN-Plus. If the Hawkeyes would play in the third-place game of the Emerald Coast Classic tournament on November 26, that game would be on a streaming service.

Iowa opens the season on November 7 with a home game against Bethune-Cookman that will be televised on ESPNU.

Among the networks showing games:

— The Hawkeyes appear on the ESPN networks eight times this season.

— The November 25 game against Clemson in the Emerald Coast Classic will be on CBS Sports Network. If the Hawkeyes make it to the championship game, that game would be on CBSSN as well.

— Two games — January 21 at Ohio State and February 4 at home against Illinois — will be on FOX.

— Five games will be on FS1 — November 16 at Seton Hall, December 8 vs. Iowa State, January 5 vs. Indiana, January 26 at Michigan State and February 12 at Minnesota.

— The remaining 12 games will be on BTN.

The schedule:

October 31 — Truman State (exhibition), 7 p.m. (BTN+)

November 7 — Bethune-Cookman, 6 p.m. (ESPNU)

November 11 — North Carolina A&T, 7 p.m. (BTN+)

November 16 — at Seton Hall, 6:30 p.m. (FS1)

November 21 — Omaha, 7 p.m. (BTN)

November 25 — vs. Clemson ^, 6 p.m. (CBSSN)

November 26 — vs. California or TCU ^ (TBD)

November 29 — Georgia Tech %, TBD (TBD)

December 6 — vs. Duke ~ 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)

December 8 — Iowa State, 7 p.m. (FS1)

December 11 — Wisconsin, 5:30 p.m. (BTN)

December 17 — Southeast Missouri State, 7:30 p.m. (BTN)

December 21 — Eastern Illinois, 7 p.m. (BTN+)

December 29 — at Nebraska, 6 p.m. (BTN)

January 1 — at Penn State, 4:30 p.m. (BTN)

January 5 — Indiana, 8 p.m. (FS1)

January 8 — at Rutgers, 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. (FS1)

January 12 — Michigan, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

January 15 — Maryland, 1:15 or 3 p.m. (BTN)

January 18 — Northwestern, 8 p.m. (BTN)

January 21 — at Ohio State, 1 p.m. or 7 p.m. (FOX)

January 26 — at Michigan State, 6 p.m. (FS1)

January 29 — Rutgers, 1 p.m. (BTN)

February 4 — Illinois, 1:30 p.m. (FOX)

February 9 — at Purdue, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

February 12 — at Minnesota, noon (FS1)

February 16 — Ohio State, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

February 19 — at Northwestern, 5:30 p.m. (BTN)

February 22 — at Wisconsin, 8 p.m. (BTN)

February 25 — Michigan State, 11 a.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)

February 28 — at Indiana, 6 p.m. (ESPN or ESPN2)

March 5 — Nebraska, 1 p.m. (BTN)

% — ACC/Big Ten Men’s Basketball Challenge

~ — Jimmy V Classic

+ — Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series

^ — Emerald Coast Classic

Photo: Iowa forward Filip Rebraca celebrates after last season’s win against Virginia. Rebraca is one of 11 returning players from last season’s team that won the Big Ten Tournament. (Brian Ray/hawkeyesports.com)

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