BYU finishes off its trip to the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic with a tough matchup against Northern Iowa in the tournament's fifth place game.
The Panther started off the tournament with a loss to Hawaii, but defeated Washington State on Tuesday to get to the matchup with the Cougars. Northern Iowa already has an impressive resume this season with wins over North Carolina and Iowa State. The Panthers are led by senior guard Wes Washpun, who averages 15.9 points, 6.2 assists, 4.4 blocks, and 1.3 steals per game. The Panthers also have three other players averaging double figures in scoring.
For a full breakdown of this matchup check out our "What you need to know about BYU basketball and the Diamond Head Classic" preview.
Here are the details you need to watch or listen to the game:
- Friday, Dec. 25, 1:30 p.m. MT
- Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, HI
- Northern Iowa (none available)
TV Broadcast team:
- Kanoa Leahey - play-by-play
- Cory Alexander - analyst
- WatchESPN.com (participating TV provider required)
- There are currently no plans to rebroadcast the BYU vs. Northern Iowa game.