By Greg Auman Special to the Register ORLANDO, Fla. – On a day when the Orlando Magic’s two lottery picks combined for nine points and eight turnovers, the team’s rookie standout in Saturday’s NBA Summer League opener was second-round pick Devyn Marble, who scored 13 points in 16 minutes of Orlando’s 83-77 win against the […]
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Aaron White loved LeBron James when he played for his favorite NBA team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. When James pulled up stakes and headed for Miami, Iowa’s forward lost some of that passion. “I’m not going to lie: When he left, I wasn’t a big fan,” said the 6-foot-9 senior from Strongsville, Ohio. “But I respect […]
Iowa’s Devyn Marble spent the last month working out for 15 different NBA franchises. On Thursday, he waited more than four hours to hear his name called during the NBA Draft. It was worth the wait. Marble was selected by Denver with the 56th pick of the second round, but ended up with Orlando because […]
Devyn Marble’s basketball metamorphosis came under the watchful eye of Iowa coach Fran McCaffery. It’s a relationship that started with indecision and blossomed with trust over four years. “He didn’t know me when I got this job,” McCaffery said. “Over the last four years I have really appreciated Devyn in this program, and we’ve been […]
Black No. 4 Iowa basketball jerseys hang on a rack at the Sports Page, an Altoona sporting goods store. NCAA rules don’t allow names on the back of college jerseys that are sold to the public. Not that it’s much of a secret who No. 4 was. Devyn Marble wore that number for four seasons […]
There is no way to sugarcoat or spin what happened to the 2013-14 Iowa men’s basketball team.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]