IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa men’s basketball team released the details of the 2023-24 schedule on Tuesday. The 20-game Big Ten Conference slate was released live on BTN Today.
2023-24 SCHEDULE NOTES
- Iowa will open the regular season with three of its first four games at home, including two straight to start the year.
- Iowa will open its Big Ten slate at Purdue (Dec. 4) for the second time in three seasons. The Hawkeyes hosted the Boilermakers in 2020-21 and traveled to West Lafayette in 2021-22.
- Iowa will travel to Ames, Iowa, to face Iowa State in the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series matchup on Dec. 7 before hosting Michigan in the second December Big Ten game on Dec. 10.
- The Hawkeyes will play back-to-back conference road games twice during the regular season.
- Iowa will play six weekend home games (three Saturday, three Sunday) — all six against Big Ten foes. The team has home weekend games inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena twice in February and in the regular season finale.
- The Hawkeyes will also play five Friday home games, including two against Big Ten competition – Nebraska (Jan. 12) and Ohio State (Feb. 2).
- Iowa has a stretch of seven home games over a 10-game span from Dec. 10-Jan. 24. That includes a stretch of four of five league home contests in early January, hosting Rutgers (Jan. 6), Nebraska (Jan. 12), Purdue (Jan. 20) and Maryland (Jan. 24).
- The Hawkeyes will play on Super Bowl Sunday for the fifth straight season and seventh time in nine years. The Hawkeyes will host Minnesota in Iowa City on Feb. 11.
- Seven of Iowa’s final 12 Big Ten games will be played on the road.
- The Big Ten Tournament will be held in Minneapolis from March 13-17.
- Iowa will host Quincy in an exhibition on Oct. 30 before opening the season against North Dakota on Nov. 7.
The Hawkeyes return three starters – guard Tony Perkins and forwards Patrick McCaffery and Payton Sandfort — and five letterwinners from a team that went 19-14, finished tied for fifth in the Big Ten Conference and qualified for the NCAA Tournament for a fourth straight year. Iowa also welcomes six newcomers to the roster, including Valparaiso transfer Ben Krikke and Belmont transfer Even Brauns.
Season tickets and Fight for Iowa Mobile passes are available by contacting the Iowa Athletics Ticket Office at hawkeyesports.com/tickets or by calling 1-800-IA-HAWKS.