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Iowa will face Penn State’s potent one-two guard punch for the first time Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Nittany Lions’ starting guard court of Tim Frazier and D.J. Newbill has been a handful for many opponents, averaging 33.3 points a game. The 16th-ranked Hawkeyes will have to keep them in check if they […]
Four-point-four seconds doesn’t leave a lot of time for indecision.
Iowa point guard Mike Gesell talks about Tuesday’s game with Michigan State.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Michigan State is the gold standard when it comes to Big Ten basketball. “If you’re going to win a championship in this league, you’ve got to go through Michigan State,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. “That’s the standard Tom (Izzo) has set. We hope to get to that point where we can […]
An already deep Iowa men’s basketball team finally will be at full strength against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday with the return of junior shooting guard Josh Oglesby.
Iowa’s Mike Gesell talks about making big plays when it counts.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Jarrod Uthoff didn’t know how long it would take to kick two years of rust off his game. “I’ve been playing basketball every day,” said Uthoff, who redshirted the 2011-12 season at Wisconsin and did the same last season after transferring to Iowa. “But a game is a lot different. A lot […]
Fran McCaffery fell in love with point guard Tyler Ulis and his skill set long before it became a national fad. Some questioned Ulis’ height – 5 feet 9 inches. Not McCaffery, who became the first coach to offer him a Division I scholarship after the star guard at Marian Catholic in Chicago Heights, Ill., […]