Northern Iowa vs. Illinois State: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch
The Illinois State Redbirds (11-20, 6-14 MVC) hope to stop a seven-game road losing streak when they visit the Northern Iowa Panthers (13-17, 9-11 MVC) on March 2, 2023.
Northern Iowa dropped its previous game to Belmont, 83-75, on Sunday. Landon Wolf was its top scorer with 21 points. On Sunday, in its last game, Illinois State beat Evansville 72-53. With 26 points, Seneca Knight was its top scorer.
When is Northern Iowa vs. Illinois State and when does it start?
This game between the Panthers and Redbirds will begin on Thursday, March 2, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 1:00 PM ET.
Where to Watch Northern Iowa vs. Illinois State
The Panthers and Redbirds will take to the hardwood at Enterprise Center for this matchup on March 2, and if you would like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on ESPN+.
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Northern Iowa Panthers vs. Illinois State Redbirds Game Preview
Northern Iowa Stats, Odds & Insights
Northern Iowa scores 70.1 points per game (214th in college basketball) and allows 70.1 (185th in college basketball) for a -1 scoring differential overall.
The Panthers are averaging 70.1 points, just 0.2 fewer than the 70.3 the Redbirds give up.
Northern Iowa makes 7.4 three-pointers per game (192nd in college basketball) at a 34.2% rate (185th in college basketball), compared to the 9.5 per outing its opponents make while shooting 35.4% from beyond the arc.
The Panthers average 71.8 points per game at home, compared to 66.9 points per game in road games, a difference of 4.9 points per contest.
In its last 10 games, Northern Iowa has been scoring 70.0 points per contest, an average that’s slightly lower than the 70.1 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Illinois State Stats, Odds & Insights
Illinois State is being outscored by 3.7 points per game, with a -115 scoring differential overall. It puts up 66.6 points per game (312th in college basketball), and gives up 70.3 per contest (190th in college basketball).
The Redbirds’ 66.6 points per game are only 3.5 fewer than the Panthers concede.
Illinois State connects on 7.5 three-pointers per game (179th in college basketball) at a 33.1% rate (249th in college basketball), compared to the 7.0 its opponents make, shooting 33.6% from deep.
In 2022-23 the Redbirds are scoring 6.0 more points per game at home (70.3) than away (64.3).
Illinois State has performed better offensively over its past 10 games, averaging 68.9 points per contest, 2.3 more than its season average of 66.6.
Panthers Key Players to Watch
Redbirds Key Players to Watch
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