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 […]
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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.
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 […]
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 CITY, Ia. – It was an opportunity to take a step up the Big Ten basketball ladder, on a national stage. But No. 15 Iowa came up a step short. Or a missed free throw. Or a rebound. Or a 50-50 ball. “Toughness statistics,” Iowa forward Aaron White said after a 71-69 overtime loss to […]
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.
Iowa coach Fran McCaffery talks about what he’s preparing for when facing Michigan State in Iowa City Tuesday night.
Iowa’ s Aaron White is 0-4 against Spartans and is hoping to change that Tuesday.