Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said Wednesday it’s doubtful that junior guard Josh Oglesby will make his season debut Friday at Iowa State. Oglesby broke a bone in his right foot in practice Nov. 6 and had surgery to insert a pin two days later. Oglesby said the thought of sitting out this season as a […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – After making major waves as a freshman, Melsahn Basabe’s Iowa basketball career has spun in neutral for the past three seasons. The 6-foot-7 senior forward has shown flashes since making the Big Ten all-freshman team in 2010-11. But consistency has been missing. “It’s been frustrating, because I haven’t played up to my […]
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 […]
Iowa lost to Villanova in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Nov. 30 in the Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas.
Iowa’s basketball team made it back safely from the Bahamas to Iowa City on Sunday, nearly 9 hours later than expected. The Hawkeyes, who lost in overtime to Villanova in the championship game of the Battle for Atlantis in Nassau, Bahamas, left their hotel at approximately 12:30 a.m. Central time Sunday morning to take a […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – The second annual Coaches vs. Cancer event, hosted last week by Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery and his wife, Margaret, raised over $82,000. All proceeds from the event, held at Carver-Hawkeye Arena Oct.29, went to Hope Lodge and to researchers at Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. A specially designed Iowa basketball […]
Expectations for the 2013-14 Iowa men’s basketball team continued to build Wednesday. A group of 24 media members who cover the Big Ten Conference projected the Hawkeyes to finish fifth out of 12 teams this year — ahead of Indiana, Purdue, Illinois, Minnesota, Northwestern, Penn State and Nebraska. The buzz has been building for a […]
You’ve heard by now that Iowa basketball carries raised expectations this season, but it looks like Fran McCaffery and the Hawkeyes have a little more work to do to gain national respect. That acknowledgement is trickling in, though, to the tune of 86 points in the USA TODAY Preseason Top 25 released Thursday and the […]