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What Eric May really meant to the Iowa men's basketball program

[ 0 ] April 5, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Eric May’s Iowa basketball career ended when he fouled out with 2 minutes 41 seconds to play in Thursday’s 74-54 loss to Baylor in the championship game of the NIT. The hundreds of Hawkeye fans in attendance at Madison Square Garden came to their feet and applauded May as he walked […]

Photos: Iowa loses to Baylor in NIT Championship

[ 0 ] April 4, 2013

Iowa's season ends with blowout loss in NIT final

[ 0 ] April 4, 2013

NEW YORK As the Iowa basketball team started to take some warm-up shots Thursday evening, the proceedings came to a grinding halt. The net at the Hawkeyes’ end of the floor had to be repaired, prompting a 10-minute delay. It was a sign of things to come. Iowa never would find its shooting touch in […]

Rick Brown: Gary Barta hit home run with hiring of Fran McCaffery

[ 0 ] April 4, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The pressure was squarely on the shoulders of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta when he set out to hire a new men’s basketball coach in March of 2010. kidney disease treatment He had just divorced himself of Todd Lickliter, his hire, three years into a disastrous marriage. The Hawkeyes’ once-proud program […]

Game preview: It's Hawkeyes and Baylor for the NIT title

[ 0 ] April 3, 2013

treatment for kidney disease NEW YORK, N.Y. – Iowa will end the season by playing a school-record 38th basketball game Thursday. And this one carries some extra weight. “You have a chance to hang a banner,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said Wednesday. “ A chance to wear a ring for the rest of your life. […]

Photos: Iowa defeats Maryland in NIT Semifinal

[ 0 ] April 2, 2013

Iowa men keep Maryland at bay, advance to NIT championship game

[ 0 ] April 2, 2013

NEW YORK — Iowa’s basketball season lives on in the city that never sleeps. The Hawkeyes took the lead early and never relinquished it, advancing to Thursday’s NIT championship with a 71-60 victory against Maryland on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden. Iowa used an early 11-0 run to take the lead after the Terrapins had […]

Baylor awaits Iowa in NIT final

[ 0 ] April 2, 2013

NEW YORK – Pierre Jackson had 24 points and 10 assists to lift Baylor back into the National Invitation Tournament title game for the second time in five years with a 76-70 win over BYU on Tuesday night. Baylor’s Cory Jefferson scored 21 points and Isaiah Austin had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the […]

Barta pumps up a New York state of Hawkeye Huddle

[ 0 ] April 2, 2013

how to cure sciatica NEW YORK, N.Y. – Iowa athletic director Gary Barta stood in a crowded room of Hawkeye fans at the New Yorker Hotel and asked for a show of hands. “How many of you are from the New York area?” Barta asked. Dozens of hands went into the air. That included the […]

Photos: Hawkeyes’ shootaround at Madison Square Garden

[ 0 ] April 2, 2013

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Iowa’s basketball team got their first look at Madison Square Garden this afternoon with a shootaround. The Hawkeyes meet Maryland at 8:30 p.m. today in the semifinals of the NIT. Baylor and BYU meet in the first game. All four teams didn’t have access to the Garden on Monday because of […]