Purdue will entertain archrival Indiana on Wednesday in what is also Senior Night at Mackey Arena. A win over IU on Wednesday will give Purdue its first two-game regular-season sweep of the Hoosiers since 1996-97 and also make the Class of 2010 the winningest in program history.
After Ohio State clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular season title on Tuesday, the Boilermakers will be vying for a piece of the crown along with Michigan State. Purdue is among the five conference teams to have clinched a bye into the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
Both teams are coming off losses, with Iowa dropping a 73-57 contest at Iowa while the Boilers suffered a 53-44 decision to Michigan State on Sunday.
Series History: Purdue leads, 109-84
Wisconsin will look to close out its home slate when it plays host to Iowa from inside the Kohl Center on Wednesday night for the team's only regular-season meeting. Tipoff is schedules for 8:30 p.m. ET on the Big Ten Network.
The Badgers have already clinched a first-round bye in the 2010 Big Ten Tournament, but will by vying for a No. 3 seed in the postseason event. UW's senior duo of Jason Bohannon and Trevon Hughes will take its final curtain call at the Kohl Center as the Badger faithful honor their veteran leaders on senior night. With a win, the Badgers would tie the all-time series against the Hawkeyes at 75-all.
Iowa is coming off a 73-57 victorty over Indiana in its final home game of the regular season on Sunday. The Hawkeyes led start-to-finish as sophomore Matt Gatens poured in a game and career-high 25 points to lead his squad in the win.
Series History: Iowa leads, 76-75
Chicago State at NORTHWESTERN | 8 p.m. | BigTenNetwork.com
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Northwestern plays its final home game of the 2009-10 regular season Wednesday as it takes on nonconference foe Chicago State. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at Welsh-Ryan Arena. BigTenNetwork.com is video streaming the contest.
Jeremy Nash and Matt Steger will be honored in pregame ceremonies on Senior Night. The duo enters the contest one win shy of tying the 2005 class for the school record for most career wins (57). NU has already established a mark for most victories in consecutive campaigns with 35 and a win Wednesday would establish a new single-season record (19).
Series History: Northwestern leads, 8-0