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Date  Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 | 1:06 p.m. (CT)
Location  Iowa City, Iowa | Carver-Hawkeye Arena (15,400)
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Iowa (13-10, 5-5) returns home on Sunday to host Nebraska (10-12, 4-6). Tipoff is slated for 1:06 p.m. (CT) on Mediacom Court at Carver-Hawkeye Arena (15,400). Tickets are available for sale through the Iowa Athletic Ticket Office for $33 for adults, and $20 for youth/UI students. The first 1,000 UI students will receive a Foam noodle.
    The Hawkeyes enter Sunday’s contest tied with Indiana for sixth place in the Big Ten standings.

Radio: Iowa games are broadcast on the Hawkeye Radio Network. Gary Dolphin handles the play-by-play, while Bob Hansen provides expert analysis. The network includes more than 40 stations that blanket the state of Iowa and portions of Illinois, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin. The Hawkeye Radio Network coverage includes a 60-minute pregame show.
TV: Kevin Kugler and Shon Morris will call the action on BTN (BTN2GO).

Due to an event at Hancher on Sunday, parking will not be available at the Hancher Lot for basketball fans attending the game against Nebraska.
    The service will pick-up from the Cambus stop on the south side of the Pentacrest in downtown Iowa City (on Washington Street, south of Clinton Street) and drop off fans outside Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Elliott Drive. The postgame pick-up location will be outside the East entrance of Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Newton Road, as it is for all basketball games. The shuttle service will begin at 11:30 a.m. and run until 1 p.m., then again for 60 minutes following the end of the game.

•    Iowa, winners of two straight, will be gunning for its first three-game win streak in conference play this season against Nebraska on Sunday.
•    Redshirt sophomore Nicholas Baer is the only Division I men’s basketball player to amass 30+ blocked shots, 30+ steals, and make 20+ 3-pointers this season.
•    Jordan Bohannon is one of two freshmen nationally this season with 50 3-pointers and 100 assists (UCLA’s Lonzo Ball). Also, he is three triples from setting the Iowa freshman record (52 by Matt Gatens in 2009).
•    Ahmad Wagner has started eight games this season, including Iowa’s last two games against Ohio State and Rutgers. The Hawkeyes are 7-1 record in games in which he has started.
•    Iowa played its last two games without its leading scorer, Peter Jok (21.0 ppg), and won both contests: vs. Ohio State (85-72) and at Rutgers (83-63).
•    Iowa is 7-0 when allowing 70 points or fewer and 5-0 when committing 12 turnovers or less.
•    The Hawkeyes posted season bests in steals (15) and 3-point percentage (.611, 11-of-18) in their last outing Tuesday at Rutgers.
•    After scoring in double figures once in 27 games last year, Brady Ellingson has netted double digits five times this season, including netting a team-best 17 points in Iowa’s win over Ohio State last Saturday night.
•    Three of Iowa’s top four scorers this season are true freshmen. Tyler Cook is second (11.8), followed by Cordell Pemsl (9.2), and Jordan Bohannon (9.2).
•    Iowa’s freshmen averaged 53 points the last two games — wins over Ohio State and Rutgers. Five freshmen totaled 51 points versus Ohio State and six rookies amassed 55 points at Rutgers.
•    Peter Jok has scored 25+ points eight times this year, a total that ties for the 11th most nationally. Jok ranks 18th in country — third among players from Power 5 conferences — in scoring per game (21.0). He also ranks 10th nationally in free throw accuracy (.915) and 43rd in 3-pointers made (2.9).
•    Peter Jok, the Big Ten’s leading scorer, is currently averaging 21.0 points per game, including 18.4 per contest in conference play. The last Big Ten player to average at least 21 points per game was Minnesota’s Kris Humphries (21.7) in the 2003-04 campaign.
•    Peter Jok is the first Big Ten player with four 30-point games before the month of February since Michigan’s Louis Bullock in 1998-99. Additionally, Jok is the first Hawkeye with four 30-point games in a season since Adam Haluska had five in 2006-07.

Iowa led start-to-finish, leading by as many as 28 points in an 83-63 triumph over Rutgers Tuesday evening at The RAC in Piscataway, New Jersey. Tuesday marked Iowa’s first conference road victory of the season.
•    Iowa played its second contest without Big Ten-leading scorer Peter Jok (21.0 ppg) due to injury (back).
•    Iowa assisted on 24 of its 30 field goals (80% percent).
•    Iowa made 11 3-pointers (11-of-18, .611), its most since making 11 against Michigan in its Big Ten home opener on Jan. 1. The 61 percent shooting is a season best from 3-point range and second best by a Hawkeye squad under Fran McCaffery (since 2010).
•    Iowa was credited with a season-best 15 steals, converting those Scarlet Knight miscues into 20 points. The 15 steals are the third most in a game by a Hawkeye team under Fran McCaffery (since 2010).
•    Four Hawkeyes scored double figures: Jordan Bohannon (17), Cordell Pemsl (15), Isaiah Moss (11), and Tyler Cook (10). Bohannon’s team-best 17 points was bolstered by 5-of-7 shooting from 3-point range. Bohannon has made a combined nine triples the last two contests (Ohio State, Rutgers).
•    Brady Ellingson has posted career highs in assists in each of the last two games: three versus Ohio State (Jan. 28) and five at Rutgers (Jan. 31).
•    Iowa improved to 5-0 in the all-time series against Rutgers.
•    Starting forward Deshawn Freeman paced the Scarlet Knights with his ninth double-double of the season (17 points, 13 rebounds). Mike Williams contributed 16 points, nine boards, four assists, and four steals off the bench.

•    Seven of Nebraska’s ten conference games have been decoded by six points or fewer (4-3), including a 93-90 double overtime win over the Hawkeyes on Jan. 5, in Lincoln.
•    Nebraska (RPI – 78) is 2-5 in true road games. After winning their first two road games to start Big Ten play at Indiana (87-83) and at Maryland (67-65), the Cornhuskers have lost their last three contests away from Lincoln: Michigan (91-85), Rutgers (65-64), and Northwestern (73-61).
•    Three Huskers average double figures: Tai Webster (18.1), Glynn Watson, Jr. (14.4), and Ed Morrow (10.1).
•    Nebraska lost its last outing, 72-61, at home to Michigan State on Thursday. The Huskers outscored the Spartans 17-3 at the free throw line, however Michigan State shot a blistering 64.7 percent (11-of-17) from 3-point range compared to 25 percent (4-of-16) for the Huskers.
•    Nebraska ranks 26th in the country in offensive rebounds per game (13.2) and 66th in blocked shots per contest (4.5). Individually, Tai Webster ranks 51st nationally in minutes played (35.2) and 54th in steals per contest (1.9).
•    Sophomore Ed Morrow, who has missed the last six games due to injury, was a classmate of Iowa rookie Isaiah Moss on Simeon High School in Chicago.
•    Junior guard Anton Gill will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a ruptured patella tendon in his right knee in December.
•    Tim Miles is in his 22nd season as a head coach and his fifth season at Nebraska. Miles guided the Huskers to the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
•    University of Iowa deputy athletics director Gene Taylor hired Tim Miles as head coach at North Dakota State in 2001 when Taylor was the AD in Fargo.

Iowa holds a, 18-10 advantage in the series that began with a 27-17 Husker win in 1907. The Hawkeyes have won six of the nine meetings since Nebraska joined the Big Ten in 2011, including five of the last six. 
    The Hawkeyes have won 14 of the last 20 and nine of the last 12 in the series.
    Iowa is 12-3 in games played between the two schools in Iowa City. Sunday will be Nebraska’s sixth-ever game played in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes have won nine of the last 10 contests in the series played in Iowa City, dating back to 1943.

Nebraska snapped a five-game losing skid to Iowa with a 93-90 double overtime victory on Jan. 5, at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska.
•    The 183 points are the most scored in an Iowa-Nebraska contest and was the first overtime contest in the 28-game series history.
•    Four Hawkeyes scored in double figures: Peter Jok (34), Isaiah Moss (17), Tyler Cook (14), and Cordell Pemsl (10). 
•    Nicholas Baer equaled a career high with six blocks to go along with five points and a team-best 11 rebounds. Baer has snagged 10 or more boards three times in his career.
•    Nebraska was 19-of-35 (.543) from the foul line, while Iowa was 13-of-17 (.765). The Huskers attempted 16 free throws to Iowa’s two in the two overtime sessions. 
•    Nebraska guard Glynn Watson, Jr. led Nebraska with 34 points, bolstered by 7-of-8 (.875) shooting from 3-point territory.

After having two veteran point guards graduate last spring (Mike Gesell and Anthony Clemmons), Jordan Bohannon has done a fantastic job directing the Hawkeye offense as a freshman. Bohannon ranks first on the team in assists (4.65), second in minutes played (28.0), free throw accuracy (.893) and 3-pointers made (50), and fourth in scoring (9.2). He has netted 17 or more points in five games, including Iowa’s win at Rutgers Tuesday night, and led the squad in assists a team-best 16 times. 
    Bohannon netted 12 of his 17 points in the second half and overtime in Iowa’s triumph over Michigan on New Year’s Day. He also had six assists and no turnovers. Tuesday night at Piscataway, Bohannon scored 15 of his 17 points via the 3-ball, making 5-of-7 from long distance. The native of Marion, Iowa, nearly had his first double-double versus No. 17/19 Purdue on Jan. 12, with 12 points and a personal-best nine assists.

Peter Jok is one of ten finalists for the 2017 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award. The annual honor recognizes the top shooting guards in Division I men’s college basketball. A national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 20 candidates in October, which has now been narrowed to just 10.
    Jok is the Big Ten leading scorer, averaging 21 points per game. He has scored 25 points or more eight times this season, including a career-best 42 against Memphis on Nov. 26. In addition to leading the Big Ten in scoring, he is first in free throw accuracy (.915) and second in 3-pointers made per game (2.9).
    In March, five finalists will be presented to Mr. West and the Hall of Fame’s selection committee for the 2017 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award.  The winner of the 2017 Jerry West Award will be presented at the ESPN College Basketball Awards Show in Los Angeles on April 7.

A number of recent Iowa basketball graduates are playing professionally: Melsahn Basabe (Greece), Anthony Clemmons (Austria), Mike Gesell (Denmark), Jarryd Cole (France), Matt Gatens (NBA D-League: Iowa Energy — injured), Devyn Marble (Italy), Gabriel Olaseni (Italy), Darius Stokes (Australia), Jarrod Uthoff (NBA D-League: Fort Wayne Mad Ants), Aaron White (Russia), and Adam Woodbury (NBA D-League: Fort Wayne Mad Ants).

Sophomore Nicholas Baer ranks first on the squad in blocks (1.4), steals (1.4) and rebounding (6.2), and is third in assists (1.95). Baer is the only Division I player to amass 30+ steals, 30+ blocked shots, and 20+ 3-pointers made. 
    The forward was in the starting lineup in Iowa’s last two contests against Ohio State and Rutgers. In Iowa’s last game at Rutgers, Baer posted game highs in steals (4), assists (5), and blocked shots (2), while also snagging five rebounds and scoring three points.
    Baer’s 32 blocked shots currently ties Greg Brunner for fourth best in a single-season by an Iowa sophomore.
    Baer is tied for sixth in the Big Ten in steals (1.4) and eighth in blocked shots (1.4). The native of Bettendorf, Iowa, has led the team in steals seven times this year, being credited with three steals or more in a game a team-best six times.    
    Baer posted his first career double-double in Iowa’s win over Northern Iowa on Dec. 17, with 11 points and a game-high 11 rebounds. He has pulled down 10 or more rebounds in two of his last six games (11 at Nebraska and 10 versus No. 17/19 Purdue).

Freshman Cordell Pemsl has had a great start to his collegiate career. The native of Dubuque, Iowa, has started 14 games, while coming off the bench nine times. In 23 total games, Pemsl has scored in double digits 11 times and is averaging 9.2 points and five rebounds, while shooting a Big Ten-best and 22nd-best nationally 63.2 percent (84-of-133) from the field. He has scored in double figures in eight of the 14 starts. 

After averaging 7.0 points per game as a sophomore, Peter Jok averaged 16.1 points last year as a junior (+9.1), and is averaging a Big Ten-best 21 points this season as a senior (+4.9). The +9.1 improvement last year was tops among Big Ten players.
    Jok did not play in Iowa’s last two games versus Ohio State and Rutgers (back). The Hawkeye senior is day-to-day and will be a gameday decision as to whether or not he plays on Sunday.
    Jok was named to the preseason All-Big Ten first team, while also being named to the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, Naismith Trophy and John Wooden Award watch lists, and a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award. Jok scorched the nets for 42 points against Memphis and 33 against Omaha on Dec. 3. Jok nearly had a triple-double against Stetson (15 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists) and a double-double against No. 25/25 Iowa State (23 points and nine rebounds).
    Jok, who has led the Hawkeyes in scoring each of the last six games, has been recognized as the Big Ten Player of the Week twice this season (Nov. 21 and Dec. 12). He averaged 28.5 points, six rebounds, two steals, and two assists against Seton Hall and UTRGV for the Nov. 21 award. Jok averaged a team-best 19 points, 8.5 rebounds, and five assists in contests versus Stetson and No. 25 Iowa State for the Dec. 12 distinction.
    Jok, who scored career point No. 1,000 against Memphis, made his first 24 free throw attempts this season before misfiring on his first attempt at Notre Dame. Jok has had free throw streaks of 27 and 26 the last two seasons. The school record for consecutive free throws made is 34 set by Chris Street (Jan. 2-Jan. 16, 1993).
    Jok ranks 18th nationally in points per game (21.0), 10th in free throw accuracy (.915), and 43rd in 3-pointers per contest (2.9). His 21.0 scoring average is fourth among players from Power 5 conferences. Jok has scored 25 points or more eight times this year, which ties for 11th nationally.
    Jok has made 193 career 3-pointers, which are the seventh most in program history. He is only one triple from surpassing Brody Boyd (2001-04) for sixth place with 193.

Iowa got six crucial points against nationally-ranked Purdue (Jan. 12), from freshman reserve Ryan Kriener. The skilled big man followed up that performance with a career night at Northwestern, posting personal bests in scoring (14), minutes (22), and 3-pointers made (1). He had six rebounds, four points, one assist, and one steal vs. Maryland and tied a personal high with 14 points and grabbed a season-best seven boards in Iowa’s win over Ohio State. 
    In his first ten games played, Kriener averaged 6.8 minutes per game, but has averaged 14 minutes per contest over a span of the last seven games. Kriener is shooting a robust 58.5 percent (31-of-53) from the floor this season.

With Big Ten-leading scorer Peter Jok out of the lineup the last two games, Iowa needed other players to fill the void on the perimeter. One of those players has been sophomore Brady Ellingson. The 6-foot-4, 193-pound reserve tallied 17 points, bolstered by a career-high five 3-pointers (5-of-7) against Ohio State. Ellingson also posted personal bests in minutes played (25), rebounds (4), assists (3), and steals (1). On Tuesday at Rutgers, the native of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, had a career high in assists (5), to go along with six points and two rebounds.
    For the year, the sharp-shooter is shooting a team-best 54.5 percent from 3-point territory (24-of-44) and 1.000% at the free throw line (18-of-18).

•    Nine of the 14 Big Ten teams have five or more losses in conference play entering this weekend’s competition.
•    Ryan Kriener became the 10th different Hawkeye to have reached double figures in a game this season after netting 14 at Northwestern on Jan. 15.
•    Iowa is 60-11 when scoring 80 points or more, the last seven seasons. The Hawkeyes are 64-2 when holding opponents to fewer than 61 points, the last seven years.
•    Iowa has scored 90 points or more six times this season.
•    Iowa has amassed 29 Big Ten wins the last three seasons, a total that ties Indiana for fifth most in the conference: Wisconsin (36), Maryland (34), Purdue (31), and Michigan State (31).
•    After scoring in double figures once in 27 games last year, Brady Ellingson has netted double digits five times this season.
•    Peter Jok totaled 29 points, six rebounds, and a career-best eight assists vs. No. 17/19 Purdue on Jan. 12. Jok became just the third Big Ten player with at least 29 points, six rebounds, and eight assists in a game versus a ranked foe in the last 20 years (Minnesota’s Nate Mason in 2017 and Denzel Valentine of Michigan State in 2016). Additionally, he is the first Hawkeye to post those numbers in any game since Adam Haluska had 31 points, nine assists, and nine rebounds vs. Coppin State in 2006.
•    Peter Jok poured in 42 points against Memphis on Nov. 26. The 42 points are the most by a Hawkeye in 40 years and tie for the fourth most in a single-game in program history, tying Bruce King’s 42 points against Pittsburgh in 1976.
•    Jordan Bohannon was 7-of-15 from long distance at Notre Dame on Nov. 29; the 15 attempts tied Justin Jackson for the second most 3-point attempts in a single-game in Iowa history.
•    Peter Jok tied a Carver-Hawkeye Arena record against Omaha, making all 12 free throw attempts. The perfect 12-of-12 mark tied Luke Recker (2001 vs. Kansas State), Val Barnes (1992 vs. Ohio State), and Roy Marble (1988 vs. Northern Iowa).
•    Iowa played in back-to-back overtime games (Michigan and Nebraska) for the first time since Dec. 25 and Dec. 27, 1984.
•    Iowa surpassed the century mark for the 97th time in program history with a 116-84 win over Savannah State on Nov. 13. The 116 points equal the seventh most points in a game in school history and are the most points by a Big Ten team this season.
•    Iowa posted school records in 3-pointers made (18) and attempted (43) in its victory over Savannah State on Nov. 13.
•    Iowa made all 13 of its free throw attempts at No. 15 Purdue on Dec. 28. The last time a Hawkeye team made all of its free throws (min. 10 attempts) was at Virginia (15-of-15) in the NIT quarterfinals on March 27, 2013.
•    Isaiah Moss was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Dec. 12. It marked the first time a rookie Hawkeye was honored by the conference office since Nicholas Baer on Dec. 21, 2015.
•    Peter Jok joined Reggie Evans (twice) and Aaron Fuller as the only Hawkeyes to post 30+ points and 10+ rebounds in a single game the last 20 years. Jok totaled 30 points and 11 rebounds against Seton Hall (Nov. 17). His efforts earned the team captain Big Ten Player of the Week honors on Nov. 21.
•    Peter Jok scored 27 points in Iowa’s opener vs. Kennesaw State. The 27 points are the most by a Hawkeye in a season opener since Adam Haluska poured in 29 against The Citadel in 2006. 
•    Freshman Tyler Cook (10) joined Aaron White as the only two players to grab 10 or more rebounds in their first game as a Hawkeye in the past 20 years.
•    The 183 points in the Iowa-Nebraska double overtime game on Jan. 5 are the most points scored in the 28-game series history.
•    Iowa athletic teams swept Iowa State in four competitions Dec. 7-10 (women’s basketball, men’s basketball, women’s swimming, and wrestling). The Hawkeyes lead the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series, 14-7. With only three athletic events remaining, Iowa has clinched the series for 2016-17.
•    Iowa has won 44 of its last 47 nonconference home games, dating back to 2012.
•    The Hawkeyes won 22 games, tied for third in the Big Ten, and won an NCAA Tournament game each of the last two seasons.
•    Iowa has competed in postseason play the last five years (NCAA 2014-16; NIT 2012-13).
•    Iowa has won 20 or more games in four consecutive seasons — its longest streak in 15 years.

•    For the first time in program history, Iowa has had four freshmen score at least 20 points in a game: Tyler Cook (24 vs. Seton Hall); Jordan Bohannon (23 at Notre Dame); Isaiah Moss (21 versus Stetson); Cordell Pemsl (21 versus Stetson). 
•    For the first time in school history, Iowa has had five freshmen reach double figures in scoring in a game: Tyler Cook, Jordan Bohannon, Cordell Pemsl, Ryan Kriener, and Isaiah Moss.
•    Iowa freshmen have accumulated 63 combined starts this season, which ranks second most in program history behind Iowa’s 2013 freshmen class (81 starts).

Nicholas Baer averaged 8.5 points, 8.3 rebounds, and two steals in four games (3-1) overseas on the USA East Coast All-Star Team.
    This marked the sixth consecutive year that a Hawkeye traveled overseas with the USA East Coast basketball team. In 2011, Matt Gatens and Bryce Cartwright traveled overseas; Zach McCabe went in 2012; Jarrod Uthoff was on the roster in 2013; Mike Gesell and Adam Woodbury competed in 2014; while Dom Uhl traveled with the team in 2015.

Iowa’s Fran McCaffery is one of 48 collegiate coaches taking part in the annual Coaches Charity Challenge. Fan participation determines the ultimate winner over an eight-week period. The tournament is divided into four rounds. 
    Thanks to your votes, coach McCaffery was one of 24 coaches to advance to the next round. The coaches with the most votes will advance to the quarterfinals and earn more money for their charity. Visit Iowa’s social media sites @IowaHoops on Twitter and /hawkeyehoops on Facebook for more information on how to vote for McCaffery and Coaches vs. Cancer.

Senior Peter Jok and redshirt freshman Isaiah Moss were named Big Ten Player of the Week and Freshman of the Week, respectively, on Dec. 12. It marked the first time Iowa swept the weekly men’s basketball accolades (weekly freshman honors began in 2010).
    Jok (6-6, 205 pounds) collected the third Big Ten weekly honor of his career and second this season. Jok helped lead the Hawkeyes to a pair of victories over Stetson (95-68) and No. 25 Iowa State (78-64). He averaged a team-best 19 points, 8.5 rebounds, and five assists in the two contests. 
    In Iowa’s upset over 25th-ranked Iowa State on Dec. 8, Jok lead all scorers and rebounders with 23 points and nine rebounds. Against Stetson, the team captain flirted with a triple-double recording 15 points, eight rebounds, and dishing out a career-high seven assists without committing a turnover.
    Moss (6-5, 205 pounds) earned his first conference weekly recognition after averaging 17.5 points and five rebounds in Iowa’s two victories. The native of Chicago scored nine of his 14 points in the second half to help Iowa upend the 25th-ranked Cyclones. 
    Moss tallied personal bests in scoring (21), steals (2), and rebounds (6) in the Hawkeyes’ triumph over Stetson on Dec. 5. The shooting guard shot at a 50 percent clip from 3-point range in the two games (6-of-12), including going 5-of-8 (62.5 percent) from long distance against the Hatters.

The Iowa Athletic Department upgraded Carver-Hawkeye Arena’s video boards, sound system, lighting, digital scorestable displays, and playing surface this past summer. 
    A new four-sided centerhung video system is the centerpiece of the installation. The two main centerhung displays measure approximately 14.5 feet high by 26 feet wide and the other two centerhung displays measure 9.5 feet high by 16.5 feet wide. The project also upgraded the auxiliary displays located near the ceiling at each side of the arena.

Nicholas Baer is a nominee for the 2017 Allstate NABC Good Works Team. 
    This prestigious community service award recognizes a distinguished group of student-athletes who have demonstrated a commitment to enriching the lives of others and contributing to the greater good in their communities.
    College sports information directors and basketball coaches across the country nominated players who exhibit exceptional leadership skills and an unwavering commitment to volunteerism.

Iowa has played 2,729 games since beginning basketball in 1902. Iowa’s overall record is 1,606-1,123 (.588). Iowa’s 1,606 wins are 39th most among Division I programs. That includes a 1,026-358 (.741) record in home games, a 576-762 (.430) record in contests away from Iowa City, a 757-762 (.498) mark in Big Ten games and a 431-132 (.765) record in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

All-session tickets for the 2017 Big Ten Basketball Tournament are on sale. The Big Ten Basketball Tournament will take place at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C., March 8-12. 
    Lower level tickets may be purchased through the UI Ticket Office. General public tickets may be purchased at Ticketmaster outlets,, or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
    All-session tickets for the lower level at the Verizon Center are available for $400 through the Big Ten university ticket offices only. All-session tickets general public tickets are available for $200 or $250 (depending on seat location) through Ticketmaster or the Verizon Center box office only. Orders will be limited to eight all-session tickets. 
    The tournament features a discounted student ticket program. Students of Big Ten universities are able to purchase tickets for $20, good for only the session or sessions featuring their school. All students must have a valid student ID for entry. Student section seating are available in balcony sections.