AH-TV: Iowa players talk about revenge game against Illinois


IOWA CITY, Iowa - The Iowa basketball team faces Illinois on Saturday in a game that could have serious postseason ramifications.

That's just part of the story though, about Saturday's game. Iowa is also staging a White Out in honor of former Hawkeye guard Kenny Arnold who was a starter on Iowa's 1980 Final Four team.

Arnold has been battling the effects from having a brain tumor removed over 30 years ago. Fans are being encouraged to purchase and wear Kenny Arnold's number 30 T-shirt with all of the proceeds going directly to Arnold's care.

The 57-year old Arnold currently resides in a nursing home in his hometown of Chicago.

The players are determined to win Saturday's gamr for Arnold and to improve their postseason chances.

Iowa has lost two games in a row and is 14-12 overall and 6-7 in the Big Ten.

Here are several videos from Thursday's press conference of the players talking about Arnold and Saturday's game.