INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Devyn Marble has always had a thing for fresh kicks. “I don’t know why,” Iowa’s 6-foot-6 senior guard said. “I just love shoes.” As a youngster growing up in Southfield, Mich., Devyn would badger his mom about buying him the newest brand of basketball shoes. “I told him, ‘Make sure your grades […]
Iowa’s men’s basketball team will return to Madison Square Garden in New York City in November.
Life can render sports emotionally irrelevant and, in moments like Tuesday night, almost misguided. When the news was revealed that the nearly 14-year-old son of Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery will have a mass removed from his thyroid, it made the streak of five losses in six games vanish in the wake of what […]
5 QUESTIONS WITH ANDREW LOGUE 1. Are the Hawkeyes hitting the road this spring? Coach Kirk Ferentz has said he wants to hold another spring practice at Valley High School in West Des Moines, similar to last year’s open workout. It’s tentatively scheduled for the second week in April, but details are still being worked […]
LUKE MEREDITH, Associated Press RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of 13 University of Iowa football players who were hospitalized after a high-intensity workout three years ago says his injuries were preventable but caused lasting harm, outlining his claims in the first lawsuit to stem from the incident. Former Hawkeyes […]
Media Release IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa football senior linebacker James Morris has been awarded a $7,500 postgraduate scholarship by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The announcement was made Friday by the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Committee. Morris, a native of Solon, Iowa, will earn his degree in May. He carries a 3.87 grade […]
MADISON, Wis. – A stream of blood shot across Ed Ruth’s left hand Sunday afternoon while beads of sweat trickled down his face moments after pulling Penn State across the victory line in a two-day tug-of-war for the Big Ten title. Iowa couldn’t yank the conference crown away from the Nittany Lions, but the Hawkeyes made […]
MADISON, Wis. — On the night before his final college visit, Dan Gable called Michigan State coach Grady Peninger and cancelled. The first undefeated wrestler in Iowa prep history took trips to three of his home-state schools and turned down Oklahoma State and Wisconsin before either program could make a recruiting pitch. But the Spartans had […]
MADISON, Wis. – There are better places to guess the score of a wrestling match than trying to read it on Derek St. John’s face. Whether he’s winning in the NCAA finals or in the middle of a Big Ten semifinal scrap with all but one section of the Kohl Center rooting against him, the flat-line […]
Iowa’s four-game, four-day run to the Big Ten Tournament title game likely earned the Hawkeyes an upgraded seed in the NCAA tournament.
The Hawkeyes’ best performance of the week came in Sunday’s title tilt with Nebraska.
In this week’s HawkCentral Hoops installment, Register reporter Rick Brown talks about the critical e-mail he’s gotten from fans about the Hawkeyes’ recent slide. What can Iowa do to recover?
IOWA CITY, Ia. – After Iowa’s 2012-13 basketball season had ended in the championship game of the NIT at Madison Square Garden in New York City, this is what I wrote looking ahead to this year: “Anything less than the program’s first NCAA Tournament bid since 2006 will be considered an underachieving season.” Now, 31 […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Devyn Marble has officially escaped his father’s basketball footprint. “I feel like he is no longer in my shadow,” Roy Marble said of his son, who was named to the all-Big Ten first team by both the coaches and media today. That is something Roy never accomplished despite scoring a career-record […]
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Iowa fans were reminded Tuesday afternoon that losing five out of six basketball games isn’t that serious in the big scheme of things.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Wins and losses became a footnote Tuesday. Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery revealed that his 13-year-old son, Patrick, has a tumor on his thyroid. Patrick continues to have tests and is scheduled to have surgery March 19 at University Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to remove the mass. Additional testing will determine […]
College basketball’s championship week is upon us and with Selection Sunday less than one week away, there’s much at stake for teams fighting for a trip to the NCAA tournament. Yet there’s also much on the line for teams trying to rekindle their swagger. Here’s a look at five teams looking to get back on […]
The sixth-seeded Iowa men will play No. 11 Northwestern in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday in Indianapolis, Ind. Tip will be approximately 8 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Thursday’s winner will play No. 3 seed Michigan State in the quarterfinals. That game will […]