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 […]
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Purdue coach Matt Painter had nice things to say about the Hawkeyes Devyn Marble, but wouldn’t say he’s the best player in the league this year.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s basketball team was preparing for its overseas trip to Europe in August when assistant coach Kirk Speraw challenged Devyn Marble. “He said, ‘You should be practicing as if you want to be an all-Big Ten first-team performer this season,’” Marble recalled. “I thought about what he said. And he was […]
Bloomington, Ind. – When Iowa’s basketball team arrived at Assembly Hall last season, Indiana was waiting with a deep, experienced team that was ranked No. 1 in the country. But the roles have reversed for Tuesday’s 8 p.m. Big Ten game. The Hawkeyes have the edge in record, national ranking, experience and depth. “It reminds […]
Iowa will face Penn State’s potent one-two guard punch for the first time Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Nittany Lions’ starting guard court of Tim Frazier and D.J. Newbill has been a handful for many opponents, averaging 33.3 points a game. The 16th-ranked Hawkeyes will have to keep them in check if they […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – A picture of Iowa’s basketball team was prominently displayed on ESPN’s college basketball website Saturday morning with a headline that read: “Backs Against The Wall.” A little strong, Devyn Marble said, but he understood the message. No. 17 Iowa entered Saturday’s game with No. 10 Michigan on the heels of two […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Luke Recker was in a Las Vegas sportsbook a week ago, watching Iowa’s basketball game with Michigan State. He saw the Hawkeyes’ Devyn Marble make a nifty spin move, get in the lane and take a shot that would have won the game in the final seconds of regulation. “I think […]
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 […]