Iowa plays Oral Roberts
Oral Roberts (1-2) vs. Iowa (1-1)
Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Oral Roberts and Iowa look to bounce back from losses. Both teams are coming off of losses in their last game. Iowa lost 93-78 at home to DePaul on Monday, while Oral Roberts came up short in a 74-67 game at Tulsa on Tuesday.
TEAM LEADERS: The rugged Luka Garza has averaged a double-double (17 points and 10 rebounds) to lead the charge for the Hawkeyes. Complementing Garza is Ryan Kriener, who is producing 11 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. The Golden Eagles have been led by Deondre Burns, who is averaging 16.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and four assists.
KEY CONTRIBUTIONS: Burns has directly created 40 percent of all Oral Roberts field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has 20 field goals and 12 assists in those games.
DID YOU KNOW: Iowa has attempted the fifth-most free throws in all of Division I. The Hawkeyes have averaged 32 free throws per game.