IOWA CITY, Ia. – Michigan State is the gold standard when it comes to Big Ten basketball. “If you’re going to win a championship in this league, you’ve got to go through Michigan State,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. “That’s the standard Tom (Izzo) has set. We hope to get to that point where we can […]
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Iowa’ s Aaron White is 0-4 against Spartans and is hoping to change that Tuesday.
The Iowa men’s basketball team already has won 16 games this season with the most impressive victory coming on Saturday at Northwestern. That’s right, lowly Northwestern. Saturday’s 76-50 victory at Welsh-Ryan Arena stands above the rest because of the difficult circumstances. The game had letdown written all over it being that it was sandwiched between […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Things got serious in the hours leading up to Iowa’s Big Ten basketball game at Michigan Wednesday. ESPN’s Jay Bilas, one of the most respected voices in college basketball, tweeted that he’d just watched every Iowa game since December. He added, “The Hawkeyes are as good as ANYONE. This is an […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich. –Devyn Marble wants to shorten up his bucket list. Wednesday night’s 6 p.m. Big Ten game against Michigan at Crisler Arena is a good place to start. “I’m trying to knock a couple of teams off the bucket list,” said Marble, a senior and Michigan native who has never experienced the thrill […]
The Iowa men’s basketball team is ranked among the 10 best teams nationally for the first time in 12 seasons. The Hawkeyes were ranked No. 10 in the Associated Press poll released Monday. “I just want to keep winning,” said Devyn Marble, Iowa’s leading scorer. “It’s great for the program and the fans. But for […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Sunday marked the 21st anniversary of the death of Iowa junior forward Chris Street. He passed away on Jan. 19, 1993, in an automobile accident in the outskirts of Iowa City. Street had an active streak of 34 made free throws, a school record, when he died. Iowa forward Aaron White […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Aaron White attempted one shot in the first half Sunday. It was blocked by Minnesota’s 5-foot-9 DeAndre Mathieu, who is 11 inches shorter than Iowa’s junior forward. “I couldn’t believe that happened,” Devyn Marble, White’s teammate, said. “I don’t think he saw him coming.” Marble had just one point at halftime and […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Forty-two players have scored at least 1,000 points in their Iowa basketball careers. Five Hawkeye teams have had three of them on the roster at the same time. But no group has played as instrumental a role in the rebuilding of a program as have Devyn Marble, Melsahn Basabe and Aaron […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Nothing embraces a home-court advantage like college basketball. “On the road, you play for silence,” Iowa forward Aaron White said. “At home, you play for noise.” After years of apathy and a sea of empty seats in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, the 14th-ranked Hawkeyes’ reborn success is reflected in the fact that the […]