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