Iowa opens play as the six seed in the Big Ten tournament on Thursday.
Coming in on a four game losing streak, head coach Fran McCaffery knows it’s not ideal, but happens over the course of a season.
McCaffery expects his team to respond in Chicago.
Iowa faces #11 seed Illinois who rallied for a 74-69 overtime victory against #14 seed Northwestern on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament. The Hawkeyes and Fighting Illini tip off at 8:30 pm on Thursday