IOWA CITY, IA. — A 13-point halftime lead had turned into a four-point deficit, with just over 9 minutes to play. Iowa’s mojo was missing, shots weren’t falling, defense was missing and heads were down. Carver-Hawkeye Arena was quiet as fans watched a disaster unfolding before their very eyes. A fourth straight loss, this one to […]
Let’s play a little word association. When I mention a football team from the Big Ten Conference, what comes to mind? The league schedule is beginning to ramp up this weekend, and we’re still looking for trends and traits. Ohio State remains the frontrunner. Purdue continues to be a punching bag. But everything in between […]
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 […]