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 […]
Iowa freshman point guard Mike Gesell has the kind of foot injury where it appears rest is the best path to recovery.
Iowa’s basketball team has another date with history Saturday, facing No.1 Indiana in a 6:30 p.m. Big Ten game at Assembly Hall.
IOWA CITY, Ia. –On senior night, with the future of the season hanging in the balance, junior guard Melissa Dixon came off the bench and led Iowa to a 75-70 come-from-behind win over Indiana on Thursday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Indiana (11-17, 2-13) used incredible 3-point shooting to build up an 18-point lead in the first […]
Iowa City, Ia. – It was a slugfest more than a beauty contest. If anything, No. 5 Indiana’s 69-65 victory over Iowa at sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Monday’s Big Ten basketball opener was a story of survival. “Truly one of those 15-round fight games that the Big Ten is full of,” Indiana coach Tom Crean […]
Bloomington, Ind. – It was relentless and brutal. Indiana defensive tackles Adam Repologle and Larry Black were disrupting the Iowa offense, pushing around on sophomore guard Austin Blythe and junior guard Nolan MacMillan. Repologle had two tackles for loss and seven tackles, and Black had a sack and two tackles for loss. “It was a […]
Bloomington, Ind. — Indiana might be dreaming about playing in the Rose Bowl yet this season. The future for Iowa isn’t quite as lofty. “Right now I think we’re still starting a two wins,” Iowa senior James Ferentz said. “We need two more to get bowl eligible.” The Hoosiers beat the Hawkeyes 24-21 on a […]
Bloomington, Ind. – Three years ago, I defended Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz when he chose not to try to score near midfield against Ohio State late in the fourth quarter. The Big Ten title was on the line back then and it seemed too risky for Ferentz to gamble, especially with the game tied and […]