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Category: Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball

Steve Waite returns to UI a success off the court

[ 0 ] August 14, 2014

As the maker of arguably the greatest 3-point play in the history of the Iowa men’s basketball program, Steve Waite is a source of pride for Hawkeye fans. It’s been that way for more than 34 years, ever since Waite made a basket and a free throw in the closing seconds to defeat Georgetown 81-80 […]

Waite likes idea of Iowa’s new twin towers

[ 0 ] August 14, 2014

This coming basketball season could see the unveiling of Iowa’s latest version of the twin towers. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said he likely would use a lineup at times that includes 7-foot-1 junior center Adam Woodbury playing alongside 6-10 senior Gabe Olaseni. Woodbury and Olaseni mostly rotated at the center position in each of the […]

Two forgettable rematches await Hawkeyes on ESPN’s Super Tuesday

[ 0 ] August 13, 2014

Assuming no large metal beams fall from the ceiling, the Iowa men’s basketball team will play two “Super Tuesday” games on ESPN this coming season. ESPN’s Super Tuesday lineup — which runs for nine weeks, beginning Jan. 6 — includes Iowa at Wisconsin on Jan. 20 (6 p.m. CT), and Iowa at Indiana on March 3 (8 […]

Video: Hawkeye great Steve Waite talks Final Four memories

[ 0 ] August 13, 2014

Tune back in this time tomorrow for a story on Steve Waite’s return to the Iowa City area and working for his Alma mater.

Iowa-North Carolina hoops lands on ESPN

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

Iowa’s return to Tobacco Road will get national attention. Coach Fran McCaffery’s team will visit North Carolina Dec. 3 as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. It was announced today that the game will tip off at 6:30 p.m. (Iowa time) and be televised by ESPN. This will be Iowa’s first trip to Chapel Hill […]

Iowa men get hoops commitment from Ohio forward

[ 0 ] August 10, 2014

The Iowa basketball program has benefited greatly from Fran McCaffery’s decision to recruit forward Aaron White out of Ohio. McCaffery hopes to have the same success with another forward from the Buckeye State. Ahmad Wagner, a 6-foot-7 forward, committed to Iowa on Sunday. The Huber Heights, Ohio, native announced his commitment on Twitter and Instagram. […]

USA East Coast falls to Estonia National Team

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

TALLINN, Estonia — USA East Coast lost its first game of the Four Nations Cup Wednesday night, falling to the Estonia National Team, 77-65. Both Estonia and USA East Coast finished with 2-1 records after round-robin play, but Estonia captured first place due to the point-differential tiebreaker. University of Iowa junior guard Mike Gesell scored […]

Hawkeyes to meet Longhorns in New York

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

Coach Fran McCaffery’s Iowa basketball team will return to Madison Square Garden in New York City for the second time in three years Nov. 20 to face Texas in the first round of the 2K Classic benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. The Hawkeyes-Longhorns game will start at 6 p.m. (Iowa time) and be televised on […]

Gesell, Woodbury Help USA East Coast Improve to 2-0

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014

TALLINN, Estonia — University of Iowa junior guard Mike Gesell took over down the stretch in USA East Coast’s 90-83 victory over the Austrian National Team Tuesday night. With the shot clock running down, Gesell drove the lane for an acrobatic layup giving USA an 81-76 advantage with 1:03 left to play in regulation. South […]

Why college athletes have fuller bellies today

[ 0 ] August 1, 2014

The first of many anticipated changes in the Iowa and Iowa State athletic departments happened Friday. And endless supply of food. From walk-ons to fifth-year scholarship seniors, athletes in all sports are now allowed to have unlimited food, thanks to an NCAA rule enacted recently. Previously, athletes received either three meals a day or a food […]