MADISON, WI – Iowa dropped a Big Ten Conference road game to Wisconsin tonight, 87-78.
The nation’s leading scorer and reigning Big Ten Player of the Week, Keegan Murray, posted team bests in points (27) and blocked shots (3). Murray has tallied 20+ points 11 times, including five straight, and 25+ points an NCAA-best eight times this season.
Jordan Bohannon became the NCAA all-time leader in career games played. Tonight was game No. 158 for the sixth year senior. He had 12 points, all in the second half, and three assists tonight.
Tonight was the only regular season meeting between the two teams.
Tonight was Iowa’s third game against a ranked opponent this season, all coming on the road (No. 2 Purdue; No. 17 Iowa State; No. 23 Wisconsin).
Iowa returns to action on Thursday, Jan. 13 versus Indiana. Tipoff for the only regular season meeting between the two teams is scheduled for 8:07 p.m. (CT) on Mediacom Court at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City.