UD Basketball - LIVE on KCRG 9.2

Jan 28, 2014 | J.Crane

DUBUQUE, IOWA - The University of Dubuque Men's and Women's Basketball doubleheader against Simpson College will air LIVE on KCRG 9.2 on Wednesday, January 29th. The games are a part of an ongoing agreement between the Iowa Conference (IIAC) and the Cedar Rapids Television Company (CRTC) to televise IIAC games live. KCRG 9.2 is a digital subchannel of KCRG-TV9, the ABC affiliate in Eastern Iowa which is owned by CRTC. The women's game tips off at 6:00 pm with the men to follow at approximately 8:00 pm.  


Men's Standings   Women's Standings
School  IIAC    ALL     School  IIAC    ALL  
Dubuque (RV)  5-1 16-1   Loras 6-0 11-6
Buena Vista    4-2 9-8   Simpson 5-1 10-7
Central 4-2 11-6   Dubuque 4-2 11-6
Loras 4-2 11-6   Coe 4-2 9-8
Wartburg 3-3 9-8   Wartburg 2-4 8-9
Luther 2-4 10-7       Buena Vista     1-5 7-10
Coe 1-5 9-8   Central 1-5 9-8
Simpson 1-5 3-14   Luther 1-5 7-10


The women's game features the conferences top scoring team in Dubuque and the number two scoring defense team in Simpson. UD and Simpson are also 1-2 in scoring margin with the Spartans first at +10.9 and Simpson second at +9.9. The Spartans and Storm are also 1-2 in field goal defense with UD hold its opposition to an IIAC best 35.7% shooting percentage while Simpson in second at 36.5% and steals with UD at 222 and Simpson at 205. The teams are also tied for first in blocked shots at 85 (5.0 per game). 

The men's game will be full of scoring with UD averaging 81.2 points per game and Simpson averaging 78.5 ppg, good for second and third in the IIAC. The preseason coaches poll favorite Spartans lead the league in scoring margin (+11.1), free throws made (329), three-point field goal defense (27.8%), steals (116), turnover margin (+2.71), and home attendance (5,950). 

"The Iowa Conference is excited to continue our relationship with KCRG," said Chuck Yrigoyen, Iowa Conference Commissioner. "KCRG has been an outstanding partner and we appreciate their interest in enhancing our existing relationship. We are excited to showcase more Iowa Conference competition regionally to an enthusiastic fan base which has a love and respect for Iowa Conference athletics and the Division III experience."

1) - Come to Stoltz and support UD in person!
2) - LIVE on KCRG 9.2
3) - GameCentral Online (with Live Stats) through Stretch Internet at: bit.ly/UD-LIVE
4) - Live Stream Online from KCRG 9.2: http://www.kcrg.com/9point2/live-stream


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