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Bryce Miller: Why Wednesday’s Tennessee tempo may not be to Hawkeyes’ liking

[ 0 ] March 16, 2014

The moment Selection Sunday reveals the included and excluded for the NCAA Tournament, it’s an exercise in Mach 1, March reactions. What about this seed? What about that matchup? This team’s a sleeper. That one’s a fraud. So what does that gray matter spilling out between the Mississippi and Missouri rivers signal about the fast-approaching […]

Know Iowa’s foe: Tennessee scouting report

[ 0 ] March 16, 2014

SCOUTING THE TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS RECORD: 21-12, 11-7 in SEC (fourth); 44th in NCAA RPI, 11th in schedule strength (per ESPN) Iowa men selected to first NCAA Tournament since 2006, but there’s a catch QUICK STATS: Tennessee is in the middle of the Southeastern Conference in scoring, ranking seventh in the 14-team league at 71.3 points per game. […]

Tennessee opinion: Cuonzo Martin’s job at stake

[ 0 ] March 16, 2014

By David Climer Nashville Tennesseean columnist NASHVILLE –  For the record, the NCAA insists this is a first-round game, not a play-in game. With that in mind, it’s official: In a bracket-or-bust season, Cuonzo Martin coached his Tennessee Vols into the NCAA Tournament. But is that good enough for Martin to keep his job? I’ll […]

Iowa men selected to first NCAA Tournament since 2006, but there’s a catch

[ 0 ] March 16, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – When Fran McCaffery worked as an assistant basketball coach at Notre Dame, football coach Lou Holtz gave him some advice. “He said, ‘You can talk about your problems if you want to, but just remember that 50 percent of the people don’t care about your problems, and 50 percent are glad you’ve […]

Jeff Horner surprised his Hawkeye tweets set off firestorm

[ 0 ] March 14, 2014

A day after hinting that he knew what was wrong with the Iowa men’s basketball team, former Hawkeyes star Jeff Horner declined to shed any light on the issues. Horner, an ex-Iowa guard and the current boys’ basketball coach at West Des Moines Valley, set off a firestorm of interest when he tweeted Thursday night […]

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 […]

Spring football: 5 questions heading into the Hawkeyes 2014 season

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014

5 QUESTIONS WITH ANDREW LOGUE 1. Are the Hawkeyes hitting the road this spring? Coach Kirk Ferentz has said he wants to hold another spring practice at Valley High School in West Des Moines, similar to last year’s open workout. It’s tentatively scheduled for the second week in April, but details are still being worked […]

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 […]

Video: What Iowa men can do to right the ship

[ 0 ] March 11, 2014

In this week’s HawkCentral Hoops installment, Register reporter Rick Brown talks about the critical e-mail he’s gotten from fans about the Hawkeyes’ recent slide. What can Iowa do to recover?