FRIDAY’S DUAL MEET What: Iowa at Illinois Mat Matters: The second-ranked Hawkeyes (16-1, 6-0 Big Ten) can clinch a share of their fifth Big Ten dual title in six years Friday night with a victory at No. 8 Illinois (6-4, 2-4). Iowa is coming off a 22-16 victory against then-No. 1 Penn State. The Nittany [...]
Big Ten contenders looking out of it early RALPH D. RUSSO,AP College Football Writer Fall is still more than a week away and the Big Ten is already down to one team with a realistic chance of playing for the national championship. No pressure Michigan State. The conference is coming off a 6-6 weekend that [...]
Devyn Marble talks about the Hawkeyes’ first-round victory over Illinois.
Melsahn Basabe talks about the second-half push that led to victory over Illinois.
Photos from Iowa’s first-round win at the Big Ten Tournament on March 8, 2012.
The Hawkeyes advance to play No. 1 seed Michigan State at 11 a.m. Friday in the quarterfinals.
When Devyn Marble looked at his cell phone Sunday, and saw he had a voicemail from Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery, he got a few butterflies. “It kind of makes you think about what you’ve done the past 24 hours,” Iowa’s sophomore guard said. Marble felt better after listening to the message. “At least [...]
Matt Gatens becomes the first Hawkeye since Jake Kelly to win player of the week.
Illinois beat Iowa 65-54 on Sunday at Assembly Hall in Champaign, Ill.