IOWA CITY, Ia. – Something about second-round NIT basketball games agrees with Devyn Marble. And this time, his reward is another game. Iowa’s junior guard scored 28 points and led Iowa to a 75-63 victory over Stony Brook on Friday before a sold-out crowd of 15,400 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Marble scored a career-high 31 points [...]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – The first time I talked to Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery about Gabe Olaseni was in April 2011. Olaseni, then a center a Sunrise Christian Academy in Kansas, had signed a letter of intent with the Hawkeyes that day, and McCaffery was making an appearance at the Boone-Story County I-Club. “I [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Fran McCaffery’s team erased a record held by a former Fran McCaffery team on Tuesday. Iowa blocked a school-record 13 shots in a 63-55 victory over Illinois at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The old record, 12, had been done three times. One of the three came in the Hawkeyes’ 83-58 over North Carolina-Greensboro [...]
Kyle Lindsted thought seriously about attending the Iowa men’s basketball team’s game against Illinois on Tuesday before finally deciding against it. He even considered taking two days off work and paying $500 for a flight from his home in Wichita, Kan., in order to attend the game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Lindsted now wishes he had [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Upon further review, it was a record-setting Tuesday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. A video analysis of Iowa’s 63-55 Big Ten victory over Illinois discovered that the Hawkeyes actually set a school record with 13 blocked shots, not the 12 they were credited for in the box score. Gabe Olaseni’s block of [...]
The Iowa men’s basketball team has shot poorly from the field for most of this season, with Wednesday’s game against Purdue no exception. This time it didn’t matter, though, because the Hawkeyes, who only made 16-of-51 field-goal attempts, made up for it at the free-throw line and on defense. Iowa made 21-of-29 free-throw attempts and [...]
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – This basketball team is one of the deepest in the Big Ten. They just had a two-game winning streak snapped by a ranked team on the road. In their two victories – one at home, the other on the road – they led by at least 20 points in both. And [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s 11-2 basketball team opens Big Ten play by hosting No. 5 Indiana Monday in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Big Ten, considered the nation’s No. 1 basketball conference this season, will put Coach Fran McCaffery’s rebuilding efforts to the test. Here are 12 looming questions heading into conference play. Who will [...]
Backup center has 16 blocks heading into Saturday’s game against Coppin State.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s basketball team is far from being a finished product. Coach Fran McCaffery would be the first one to tell you that. “I think our team is going to continue to be a work in progress,” said viagra soft McCaffery, whose Hawkeyes host Texas A. and M.-Corpus Christi at noon Saturday [...]