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Tag: "Big Ten Conference"

Jeff Horner surprised his Hawkeye tweets set off firestorm

[ 0 ] March 14, 2014

A day after hinting that he knew what was wrong with the Iowa men’s basketball team, former Hawkeyes star Jeff Horner declined to shed any light on the issues. Horner, an ex-Iowa guard and the current boys’ basketball coach at West Des Moines Valley, set off a firestorm of interest when he tweeted Thursday night […]

Big Ten tournament: Most to gain, most to lose, and who’s on upset alert

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014

PAST FIVE CHAMPIONS 2013 – Ohio State; 2012 – Michigan State; 2011 – Ohio State; 2010 – Ohio State; 2009 – Purdue. POSSIBLE UPSET No. 12 seed Purdue over No. 5 seed Ohio State. The Boilermakers are in an unaccustomed spot, the Big Ten basement. Purdue was the league co-champion as recently as 2010, losing […]

Devyn Marble brings a lifetime of dedication to game No. 135

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014

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 […]

Spring football: 5 questions heading into the Hawkeyes 2014 season

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014

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 […]

Devyn Marble named to all-Big Ten first team; Aaron White a third-team selection

[ 0 ] March 10, 2014

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 […]

Iowa men draw Northwestern in Big Ten tournament’s first round

[ 0 ] March 9, 2014

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 […]

Hawkeye women oust Purdue with final push in Big Ten quarterfinal

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

No. 23 Iowa overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 12 minutes to earn an 87-80 win over No. 17 Purdue in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Bryce Miller: Fran McCaffery, on-court anger get national attention

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

As America’s college basketball fan base awoke this morning, it caught glimpses of Iowa’s basketball program — on televisions, laptop screens and the sports page of the nation’s largest newspaper. None of what they saw was good. Forget the result of Iowa’s 86-76 loss at Michigan State, one of the toughest places in the country to […]

Video: What Michigan State beat writers are saying after last night’s Iowa game

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

Graham Counch from the Lansing State Journal and Joe Rexrode from the Detroit Free Press break down the Michigan State-Iowa game.

Misery at Michigan State continues for Iowa men

[ 0 ] March 6, 2014

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State’s mastery of Iowa continued Thursday at the Breslin Center. The 22nd-ranked Spartans started the second half on a 9-0 run to reverse momentum, resorted to a more determined and physical style of play on defense, and beat No. 24 Iowa for the 18th consecutive time at home, 86-76. It was […]