IOWA CITY, Ia. – Glenn “The Stick” Vidnovic sits across the aisle from me at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. He started for Coach Ralph Miller’s 1969-70 Big Ten championship team that lost a 104-103 heartbreaker to Jacksonville in a first-round NCAA game. Back then they had consolation games, and the Hawkeyes ended the season with a 121-106 […]
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Iowa guard Devyn Marble was a one-man wrecking crew for a spat, scoring 13 in row versus Notre Dame Tuesday night.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa entered Tuesday’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge game averaging 89 points a game. Notre Dame was close behind, at 83.7. And then both teams went out and padded their averages. The 23rd-ranked Hawkeyes had a little more in the tank, leaving sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena with a 98-93 victory. “Neither one of us could […]
Just what kind of men’s basketball team does Iowa have? I’m curious to find out. The Hawkeyes have started the season with five victories. But all were against teams that stand 202nd or worse in the Pomeroy Basketball Rankings, an analytical breakdown of 351 Division I teams that provides a more detailed read on team […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Jarrod Uthoff didn’t know how long it would take to kick two years of rust off his game. “I’ve been playing basketball every day,” said Uthoff, who redshirted the 2011-12 season at Wisconsin and did the same last season after transferring to Iowa. “But a game is a lot different. A lot […]
ROSEMONT, Ill. – It’s about time for the rubber to meet the hardwood. Time to find out if Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery can really make an 11-man rotation work this season. A lot of people are interested to see if it will work. Including people wearing Iowa uniforms. “I’m curious,” Hawkeyes forward Aaron White […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Devyn Marble, signed, sealed and delivered, started to waver. “What kid wouldn’t?” Marble asked. A high school senior from Southfield, Mich., Marble signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Iowa in November of 2009. But the following spring the coach who recruited him, Todd Lickliter, was fired after the […]
The schedule for Iowa’s highly anticipated 2013-14 men’s basketball season was released today. The Hawkeyes, hoping to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006, open and close the Big Ten season at home. Here are 10 pivotal games to watch as Coach Fran McCaffery’s fourth team tries to take that big step […]
FOS-SUR-MER, France – The Iowa men’s basketball team had four players reach double figures as the Hawkeyes erased a narrow halftime deficit Tuesday and scurried to a 92-78 victory over Fos-Ouest Basket to close the team’s European trip. Peter Jok led all scorers with 17 points. Melsahn Basabe registered a double-double with 13 points and […]