Graham Counch from the Lansing State Journal and Joe Rexrode from the Detroit Free Press break down the Michigan State-Iowa game.
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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.
By Chris Snider Special to the Register Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery told his players to stop using Twitter after fans got nasty with one of the team’s players via the social network. One player even deleted his account with more than 8,000 followers (or hopefully just changed the username). That’s McCaffery’s choice. He’s the […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Home sweet home? Not exactly. No. 15 Iowa lost at Carver-Hawkeye Arena for the third time in its last four Big Ten basketball games Saturday, following a script that has become painfully repetitive. Stretches of uninspired play on defense, and an inability to score when it mattered most, led to a […]
The makeup date for Iowa’s men’s basketball game at Indiana remains in flux, with several options still on the table. One of those could involve moving the date of a future game to create some scheduling flexibility. “We’ll do what we need to do,” Big Ten senior associate commissioner Mark Rudner said Wednesday. “I’d prefer […]
Bloomington, Ind. – When Iowa’s basketball team arrived at Assembly Hall last season, Indiana was waiting with a deep, experienced team that was ranked No. 1 in the country. But the roles have reversed for Tuesday’s 8 p.m. Big Ten game. The Hawkeyes have the edge in record, national ranking, experience and depth. “It reminds […]