The Iowa Hawkeyes first round match up in the Big 10 Men's basketball tournament will be against the Northwestern Wildcats this Thursday.

Tip off is set for 25 minutes after the conclusion of the Minnesota / Penn State game, which begins at 5:30pm CST.

The Hawks finished the regular season with a record of 20-11 and a conference record of 9-9, which earned them the #6 seed in the tournament.

Iowa defeated Northwestern both times they faced each other during the regular season.

Here is the complete Big 10 tournament bracket: Big 10 tournament bracket