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Gamethread, how to watch Northwestern-Providence: TV, radio, streaming, betting line, preview

An old school Big East-Big Ten showdown awaits in Evanston.

NCAA BASKETBALL: DEC 23 Providence at Boston College Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

After a disappointing showing in last week’s season opener, the Wildcats have a chance to bounce back against a tough Providence Friar team (2-0) as part of the 2019 Gavitt Tipoff Games.

Here is a film review from the Wildcats’ season opener:

Here are some key storylines to watch heading into tonight’s matchup:

And here is how you can follow tonight’s action as Northwestern squares up against one of its toughest non-conference opponents of the season:

Gameday Information

Location: Welsh-Ryan Arena (Evanston, Illinois)

Tipoff: 8:00 p.m. CT


Radio: WGN Radio AM-720, WNUR Sports FM-89.3 (or online via this link)


Betting line: Northwestern +8.5, O/U 130

KenPom Prediction: Providence 69-63 Northwestern, (29 percent chance of NU win)