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Men's Basketball

Iowa Hawkeyes

Saturday: vs. Illinois, 1 p.m.

Outlook: The Hawkeyes have dropped their last two games and will look to turn things around against Illinois on Saturday.The Illini are 14-12, led by Malcolm Hill with 16.8 points per game. Illinois beat Iowa 76-64 on Jan. 25.

Iowa State Cyclones

Wednesday: at Kansas State, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

Saturday: vs. TCU, 5 p.m. (ESPNews)

Outlook: Coming off a convincing win over Oklahoma, the Cyclones (15-9) await Kansas State and TCU this week. Kansas State is 16-9 on the year with four players averaging double figures in scoring. Wesley Iwundu and Kamau Stokes lead the way with 12.3 and 12.2 points per game, respectively. The Cyclones fell to TCU 84-77 on Jan. 14. The Horned Frogs are 17-8 this season.

Northern Iowa Panthers

Wednesday: vs. Bradley, 7 p.m.

Saturday: at Wichita State, 11 a.m.

Outlook: The Panthers fell to 9-18 Bradley on Jan. 11. The Braves have won just one of their last nine games. Markis McDuffle leads the Shockers with 11.8 points per game.

Drake Bulldogs

Tuesday: at Evansville, 7 p.m.

Saturday: vs. Missouri State, 7 p.m.

Outlook: The Bulldogs (7-19) travel to Evansville on Tuesday. The Purple Aces have won three straight games, after snapping a nine-game losing streak. Alize Johnson leads the Bears with 14.5 points per game.

Women's Basketball

Iowa Hawkeyes

Thursday: vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m.

Sunday: at Purdue, 11 a.m.

Outlook: Northwestern is 17-7 on the season, and Nia Coffey leads the Wildcats with 18.5 points per game.This will be the first meeting of the year between Iowa and 15-11 Purdue. Ashley Morrissette paces the Boilermakers with 15.5 points per game.

Iowa State Cyclones

Wednesday: vs. Texas Tech, 7 p.m.

Saturday: vs. West Virginia, 12 p.m.

Outlook: Iowa State (13-11) faces 11-13 Texas Tech to kick off the week. Recee Caldwell is the lone Red Raider to average double figures in scoring at 12.2 points per game. West Virginia (17-8) is led by Tynice Martin with 18.1 points per game.

Northern Iowa Panthers

Friday: at Loyola, 7 p.m.

Sunday: at Indiana State, 11 a.m.

Outlook: The Panthers face a struggling Loyola team on Friday. UNI beat Loyola by 38 points on Jan. 22. Northern Iowa beat Indiana State 59-47 on Jan. 20. Ashley Taia leads the Sycamores with 12.4 points per game.

Drake Bulldogs

Friday: at Indiana State, 6 p.m.

Sunday: at Loyola, 1 p.m.

Outlook: Drake beat Indiana State 76-62 on Jan. 22. Ashley Taia paces the Sycamores with 12.4 points per game. Drake beat Loyola by 43 points on Jan. 20 at the Knapp Center.

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