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Why Matt Painter doesn’t think Devyn Marble is Big Ten player of the year

[ 0 ] March 3, 2014

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.

Rick Brown: Put Devyn Marble in Big Ten player of year discussion

[ 0 ] March 2, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s basketball team was preparing for its overseas trip to Europe in August when assistant coach Kirk Speraw challenged Devyn Marble. “He said, ‘You should be practicing as if you want to be an all-Big Ten first-team performer this season,’” Marble recalled. “I thought about what he said. And he was […]

Iowa 58, Purdue 48: Defense does it

[ 0 ] February 27, 2013

The Iowa men’s basketball team has shot poorly from the field for most of this season, with Wednesday’s game against Purdue no exception. This time it didn’t matter, though, because the Hawkeyes, who only made 16-of-51 field-goal attempts, made up for it at the free-throw line and on defense. Iowa made 21-of-29 free-throw attempts and […]

Hawkeyes look for more improvement vs. Nebraska

[ 1 ] January 25, 2012

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The Iowa men’s basketball program has shown signs of progress in Fran McCaffery’s second season as coach. The Hawkeyes won a total of 21 games over the previous two seasons, including eight Big Ten victories and just two of them on the road. There was just one victory over a Top […]