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Pat Harty: Nothing came easy for this year’s Hawkeye men

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

There is no way to sugarcoat or spin what happened to the 2013-14 Iowa men’s basketball team.

Iowa revival is just Fran McCaffery’s latest fixer-upper

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Fran McCaffery was just 26 years old when he got the head coaching job at Lehigh in 1985. The youngest Division I head coach at the time, McCaffery took over a team that had been 12-19 the previous season. McCaffery vividly remembers conducting a practice that first season when there was […]

Pat Harty: Remember all the Hawkeyes who didn’t get this far

[ 0 ] March 16, 2014

Regardless if some fans aren’t willing to admit it, the Iowa men’s basketball team is part of March Madness for the first time in seven years.

Hawkeyes’ fall continues with first-round loss to Northwestern

[ 0 ] March 13, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Another serving of the Northwestern Wildcats didn’t sit well with the slumping Iowa men’s basketball team. Losers by 26 points in both regular-season games against Iowa, the Wildcats reversed the trend by eking out 67-62 victory in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Northwestern made […]

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 […]

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 among 5 teams with something to prove in March

[ 0 ] March 10, 2014

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 […]

Rick Brown: Why McCaffery’s Hawkeyes are in a tailspin

[ 0 ] March 9, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Asked Saturday night if he thought his team was safely in the NCAA Tournament, Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery’s answer was barely audible. “I don’t know,” McCaffery said, head down. “I’m not Joe Lunardi.” Lunardi, ESPN’s noted bracketologist, still has Iowa in the NCAA field. But after a 66-63 loss to […]

Illinois stuns No. 24 Iowa men in home finale with last-second shot

[ 0 ] March 8, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Jon Ekey’s last-second flick of the wrist was the ultimate slap in the face for Iowa’s basketball team “One has never actually fallen for me at the end of a game before,” the senior said after his 3-pointer from the left wing, over Aaron White’s outstretched arm, swished with less than a […]

Video: Watch the Iowa Hawkeyes’ Senior Night ceremony

[ 0 ] March 8, 2014

Videos from the Iowa Men Basketball team’s senior night.