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Tuesday, February 27th, 2024

CAITLIN CLARK AND NO. 6 IOWA VISIT MINNESOTA TOMORROW AT 9 P.M. ET, HEADLINING BIG TEN BASKETBALL ON PEACOCK THIS WEEK

Clark, Women’s NCAA All-Time Scoring Leader, Needs 33 Points to Surpass Lynette Woodard and 51 Points to Surpass Pete Maravich’s NCAA Division I College Basketball Scoring Record

Tim Layden Writes on Clark and Maravich Meeting Across Generations of Basketball History

Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tonight on Peacock: B1G College Countdown Pregame Coverage Begins at 6:30 p.m. ET Followed by Indiana Hosting Wisconsin at 7 p.m. ET

Big Ten Women’s Basketball Doubleheader on Peacock Tomorrow: Michigan at No. 2 Ohio State (7 p.m. ET) and No. 6 Iowa at Minnesota (9 p.m. ET)

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STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 27, 2024 – Caitlin Clark, the NCAA women’s all-time scoring leader, and No. 6 Iowa visit Minnesota tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 9 p.m. ET, headlining this week’s Big Ten basketball coverage exclusively on Peacock.

Tonight’s Big Ten men’s basketball action on Peacock begins with the B1G College Countdown pregame show at 6:30 p.m. ET, featuring host Ahmed Fareed and analysts Jordan Cornette and Josh Pastner, leading into Indiana hosting Wisconsin at 7 p.m. ET.

Tomorrow, Big Ten women’s basketball continues on Peacock with a doubleheader as No. 2 Ohio State hosts Michigan at 7 p.m. ET and No. 6 Iowa visits Minnesota at 9 p.m. ET. Tomorrow’s B1G College Countdown pregame show begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on Peacock, featuring host Carolyn Manno alongside analysts Aliyah Boston and Aja Ellison.

Click here to read Tim Layden’s article on Caitlin Clark and Basketball Hall of Famer Pete Maravich, who holds the NCAA Division I all-time scoring record with 3,667 career points (1967-70), 50 ahead of Clark (3,617).

February 15’s Iowa-Michigan game exclusively on Peacock — featuring Caitlin Clark becoming the NCAA women’s all-time scoring leader — was NBCUniversal’s most-streamed college basketball game ever.

Peacock’s exclusive slate of Big Ten men’s and women’s basketball  features 50+ games streaming live this season.

Tonight at 7 p.m. ET, Big Ten Men’s Basketball: Wisconsin at Indiana

Wisconsin (18-9) defeated Maryland, 74-70, last week as forward Tyler Wahl (18 points) and guard Max Klesmit (16 points) led the Badgers to the home win.

Indiana (14-13) lost to Penn State, 83-74, on Saturday. Sophomore forward Malik Reneau scored 27 points and had six rebounds against the Nittany Lions, marking his seventh 20-point performance of the season.

Noah Eagle (play-by-play) and Robbie Hummel (analyst), a three-time First-Team All-Big Ten honoree at Purdue from 2007-12, will call the action live from Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind.

Tonight’s coverage begins on Peacock with the B1G College Countdown pregame show at 6:30 p.m. ET, featuring host Ahmed Fareed and analysts Jordan Cornette and Josh Pastner.

Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. ET, Big Ten Women’s Basketball: Michigan at No. 2 Ohio State

Michigan (17-11) snapped a two-game losing streak with a 74-60 victory over Northwestern on Saturday, led by forward Laila Phelia’s 16-point, 10-rebound double-double.

No. 2 Ohio State (24-3), who are in first place in the Big Ten with a 15-1 conference record, won their 14th consecutive game on Sunday with a 79-66 victory over Maryland. All five Buckeyes starters scored in double digits in the win as guard Celeste Taylor led the team with 20 points. With Sunday’s win, Ohio State clinched at least a share of the Big Ten title and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament.

Calling tomorrow’s game from The Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio, are Zora Stephenson (play-by-play) and Meghan McKeown (analyst).

Tomorrow’s coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. ET with the B1G College Countdown pregame show featuring host Carolyn Manno alongside analysts Aliyah Boston and Aja Ellison.

Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 9 p.m. ET, Big Ten Women’s Basketball: No. 6 Iowa at Minnesota

No. 6 Iowa (24-4) defeated Illinois, 101-85, on Sunday as guard Caitlin Clark notched her 16th career triple-double with 24 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists, and forward Hannah Stuelke scored 20 points.

Clark, who recently became the NCAA women’s all-time scoring leader, has 3,617 career points and needs 33 points to surpass Lynette Woodard (3,649 at Kansas from 1977-81). Clark is 50 points behind Pete Maravich’s NCAA Division I record of 3,667 career points.

Minnesota (15-12) fell to Nebraska, 70-51, on Saturday as forward Mallory Heyer led the Golden Gophers with a double-double (15 points, 10 rebounds).

Calling tomorrow’s game from Williams Center in Minneapolis, Minn., are Cindy Brunson (play-by-play) and Julianne Viani (analyst).

Sunday, March 3, at 3 p.m. ET, Big Ten Women’s Basketball: Maryland at Indiana

Maryland (16-11) lost to No. 2 Ohio State, 79-66, on Sunday. No. 14 Indiana (22-4), who are third in the Big Ten, defeated then-No. 4 Iowa, 86-69, last Thursday.

Sunday’s coverage begins at 2:30 p.m. ET with the B1G College Countdown pregame show on Peacock, featuring host Carolyn Manno with analyst Aliyah Boston.

Sloan Martin and Aja Ellison will call the game live from Assembly Hall on Sunday.

Big Ten Basketball Exclusively on Peacock this Week:

Date Time (ET) Game Commentators
Tues., Feb. 27 6:30 p.m. B1G College Countdown Ahmed Fareed, Jordan Cornette, Josh Pastner
7 p.m. Wisconsin at Indiana (men’s) Noah Eagle, Robbie Hummel
Wed., Feb. 28 6:30 p.m. B1G College Countdown Carolyn Manno, Aliyah Boston, Aja Ellison
7 p.m. Michigan at Ohio State (women’s) Zora Stephenson, Meghan McKeown
9 p.m. Iowa at Minnesota (women’s) Cindy Brunson, Julianne Viani
 
Sun., March 3 2:30 p.m. B1G College Countdown Carolyn Manno, Aliyah Boston
3 p.m. Maryland at Indiana (women’s) Sloan Marin, Aja Ellison

 

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PEACOCK’S REMAINING EXCLUSIVE SCHEDULE FOR THE 2023-24 BIG TEN MEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON:

Date Time (ET) Matchup
Tues., Feb. 27 7 p.m. Wisconsin vs. Indiana
Tues., Mar. 5 7 p.m. Purdue vs. Illinois
Wed., Mar. 13 6:30 p.m. Big Ten Tournament
Wed., Mar. 13 9 p.m. Big Ten Tournament

 

PEACOCK’S EXCLUSIVE SCHEDULE FOR THE 2023-24 BIG TEN WOMEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON:

Date Time (ET) Matchup
Wed., Feb. 28 7 p.m. Michigan at Ohio State
Wed., Feb. 28 9 p.m. Iowa at Minnesota
Sun., Mar. 3 3 p.m. Maryland at Indiana
Wed., Mar. 6 6:30 p.m. Big Ten Tournament
Wed., Mar. 6 9 p.m. Big Ten Tournament

 

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