The Iowa Hawkeyes open with Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten Conference Tournament today and find themselves as 2.5 point underdogs according to Vegasinsider.
The last time these two teams played on February 26, the Illini defeated Iowa 65-54 in Champaign. If the Hawkeyes want to make the NCAA Tournament then they are going to win this game and every other one in Indianapolis.
Not many people are giving the Hawkeyes much of a shot to win the Big Ten Tournament as they have a very slim chance of winning it all. According to teamrankings.com, the Hawkeyes have 0.10% chance of winning their conference tournament. Here is a look at the all the teams in the Big Ten and their chances of winning the Big Ten Tournament.
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