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How to watch Northwestern vs. Indiana: Game time, TV channel, live online streaming, radio, betting line, preview

The injury-plagued Hoosiers come to town as the Wildcats surge.

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Fresh off the news that star guard James Blackmon, Jr. will be out indefinitely with a leg injury, the Indiana Hoosiers (14-7, 4-4 Big Ten) come to Evanston to take on the Northwestern Wildcats (17-4, 6-2 Big Ten) in an absolutely crucial conference matchup for the hosts.

The Hoosiers aren’t missing just Blackmon Jr., but also OG Anunoby, who suffered a season-ending injury a week and a half ago. Still, the visitors have plenty of talent with big man Thomas Bryant, guard Robert Johnson and forward Juwan Morgan. The Hoosiers annihilated Northwestern 89-57 last year in Bloomington, but none of the players who scored in double figures for Indiana that game will be playing this time around: Yogi Ferrell and Max Bielfeldt have graduated and Collin Hartman is injured.

This is a much different Northwestern team, too, led by athletic wings Vic Law Jr. and Scottie Lindsey. Additionally, the Wildcats feature a much-improved Dererk Pardon — who is coming off a 19-point, 22-rebound performance against Nebraska — on the inside. His matchup with Bryant will be a fun one to watch.

Here’s how you can watch the matchup:

Broadcast Information

Game time: 5:30 p.m. CT

TV Channel: BTN

Online streaming: BTN2Go

Mobile: BTN2Go app

Radio: WGN 720, WNUR 89.3, Sirius 145, XM 195

Betting line: Northwestern -6.5