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50 Photos: Best of Iowa men’s basketball

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014

Harty: Uthoff shouldn’t be considered a disappointment

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014

Nearing the end of his first season playing for the Iowa men’s basketball team, Jarrod Uthoff is perhaps best described as an extremely gifted work in progress. Soft-spoken and humble, Uthoff is content for now just blending in with his teammates and playing a support role away from the spotlight. It’s maybe not what some […]

Big Ten tournament: Most to gain, most to lose, and who’s on upset alert

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014

PAST FIVE CHAMPIONS 2013 – Ohio State; 2012 – Michigan State; 2011 – Ohio State; 2010 – Ohio State; 2009 – Purdue. POSSIBLE UPSET No. 12 seed Purdue over No. 5 seed Ohio State. The Boilermakers are in an unaccustomed spot, the Big Ten basement. Purdue was the league co-champion as recently as 2010, losing […]

Devyn Marble brings a lifetime of dedication to game No. 135

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Devyn Marble has always had a thing for fresh kicks. “I don’t know why,” Iowa’s 6-foot-6 senior guard said. “I just love shoes.” As a youngster growing up in Southfield, Mich., Devyn would badger his mom about buying him the newest brand of basketball shoes. “I told him, ‘Make sure your grades […]

Bryce Miller: Now is the time to truly cheer for McCaffery

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014

Life can render sports emotionally irrelevant and, in moments like Tuesday night, almost misguided. When the news was revealed that the nearly 14-year-old son of Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery will have a mass removed from his thyroid, it made the streak of five losses in six games vanish in the wake of what […]

Iowa among 5 teams with something to prove in March

[ 0 ] March 10, 2014

College basketball’s championship week is upon us and with Selection Sunday less than one week away, there’s much at stake for teams fighting for a trip to the NCAA tournament. Yet there’s also much on the line for teams trying to rekindle their swagger. Here’s a look at five teams looking to get back on […]

Bryce Miller: Fran McCaffery, on-court anger get national attention

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

As America’s college basketball fan base awoke this morning, it caught glimpses of Iowa’s basketball program — on televisions, laptop screens and the sports page of the nation’s largest newspaper. None of what they saw was good. Forget the result of Iowa’s 86-76 loss at Michigan State, one of the toughest places in the country to […]

Video: What Michigan State beat writers are saying after last night’s Iowa game

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

Graham Counch from the Lansing State Journal and Joe Rexrode from the Detroit Free Press break down the Michigan State-Iowa game.

Misery at Michigan State continues for Iowa men

[ 0 ] March 6, 2014

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State’s mastery of Iowa continued Thursday at the Breslin Center. The 22nd-ranked Spartans started the second half on a 9-0 run to reverse momentum, resorted to a more determined and physical style of play on defense, and beat No. 24 Iowa for the 18th consecutive time at home, 86-76. It was […]

Did the Hawkeyes get too caught up in Final Four talk?

[ 0 ] March 3, 2014

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 […]