Uthoff has been critical to Iowa’s resurgence. The Hawkeyes are 15-3 with road losses to Iowa State and Wisconsin and a neutral court loss to Villanova, none by more than four points.
The Spartans continue through a tough stretch of games without Adreian Payne. “We’ve just got to move on,” Izzo said Monday.
The Big Ten has suspended Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery for one game and fined Iowa $10,000 for his outburst during Sunday’s loss at Wisconsin.