There will be talking among Iowa State and Iowa men’s basketball players Friday night. You get that many Michiganders and a ball in one room together, even when that room just happens to be 14,384-seat Hilton Coliseum in Ames, and trash will be talked. And especially be watching if Iowa State’s Monte Morris and Iowa’s […]
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MELVIN EJIM — Iowa State Melvin Ejim doesn’t toss and turn about it. He’s not losing sleep because the 17th-ranked Iowa State basketball team on which he stars hasn’t beaten Northern Iowa during his career. He’ll certainly use it as motivation, though, when the teams meet at 5 p.m. Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena. “You […]
Northern Iowa’s basketball program was king in the spring of 2010. The Panthers had just put the wraps on a 30-5 season, a victory over top-seeded Kansas and an appearance in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Iowa and Iowa State went a combined 25-38. It was the fourth straight losing season for the […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Glenn “The Stick” Vidnovic sits across the aisle from me at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. He started for Coach Ralph Miller’s 1969-70 Big Ten championship team that lost a 104-103 heartbreaker to Jacksonville in a first-round NCAA game. Back then they had consolation games, and the Hawkeyes ended the season with a 121-106 […]
Recruiting never stops at the major college level, or rarely even slows down for that matter
Iowa lost to Villanova in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Nov. 30 in the Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas.
Just what kind of men’s basketball team does Iowa have? I’m curious to find out. The Hawkeyes have started the season with five victories. But all were against teams that stand 202nd or worse in the Pomeroy Basketball Rankings, an analytical breakdown of 351 Division I teams that provides a more detailed read on team […]