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 […]
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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 […]
Purdue coach Matt Painter had nice things to say about the Hawkeyes Devyn Marble, but wouldn’t say he’s the best player in the league this year.
Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery found it “pretty amazing” that President Barack Obama wanted to watch the Hawkeyes’ game with Michigan State on television Tuesday shortly before delivering his State of the Union address. “I know the president is a huge basketball fan,” McCaffery said today. “It means a lot. Because he’s really in tune […]
Iowa senior Zach McCabe talks about Tuesday’s game versus the Spartans and how far the Hawkeyes have come.
Iowa point guard Mike Gesell talks about Tuesday’s game with Michigan State.
Michigan State star forward Adreian Payne is doubtful for Tuesday’s Big Ten basketball game at Iowa, coach Tom Izzo said today. Payne, who is averaging 16.2 points and 7.7 rebounds, has missed the last four games with a sprained foot. “I don’t know if it’s a couple of weeks, but he’s day-to-day,” Izzo said. “He […]