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    Men's Basketball Game at Iowa to be Broadcast on ESPN

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    January 25, 1999

    EVANSTON, Ill. - ESPN has selected the Northwestern at Iowa men's basketball game as one of its 'wildcard' selections. The game will now take place on Tue., Feb. 23, and will tipoff at 6:30 p.m. CST. ESPN will broadcast the game to a national audience. The contest originally was scheduled for 7 p.m. on February 24.

    The Wildcats are 11-5 overall, 3-3 in Big Ten play. NU is off to its best overall start since the 1982-83 season and have a 3-3 mark in conference play for the first time since 1967-68. Northwestern hosts 14th-ranked Purdue on Wednesday night. Tipoff in Welsh-Ryan Arena is set for 7 p.m. Tickets for that game are still available through the Wildcat ticket office at (847) 491-CATS.