The sixth-seeded Iowa men will play No. 11 Northwestern in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday in Indianapolis, Ind. Tip will be approximately 8 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Thursday’s winner will play No. 3 seed Michigan State in the quarterfinals. That game will […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – One of the oldest records in Iowa basketball history was in jeopardy Thursday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Aaron White made all 10 of his free-throw attempts in the first half of a 93-67 Big Ten Conference win over Northwestern before a crowd of 14,016 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The single-game record, 13-for-13, was […]
Kirk Ferentz talks about last season’s 28-17 loss to Northwestern.
Kain Colter and Venric Mark combined to rush for 328 yards in Northwestern’s 28-17 victory against Iowa last season. But it looks like half of that dynamic duo will be missing when the Wildcats come to Kinnick Stadium Saturday. Colter is listed as Northwestern’s starting quarterback. But Mark, a running back, was not on the […]
By Steve Berkowitz USA TODAY Sports Having joined the ranks of perennial college football bowl participants, Northwestern University also now has joined the ranks of schools at which a coach has the highest annual compensation. Pat Fitzgerald was credited with more than $2.2 million in compensation during the 2011 calendar year, according to the university’s […]
It wasn’t a total loss for the Iowa football team on Saturday thanks to high school junior offensive lineman Jake Newborg. He committed to Iowa on Saturday, shortly after his future team had lost to Northern Illinois 30-27 in the season opener at Kinnick Stadium. The 6-foot-4, 270-pound Newborg, who is a junior at West […]
AROUND THE BIG TEN CONFERENCE Ohio State enters the season with the nation’s longest active winning streak at 12 games. It’s the longest winning streak for a Big Ten team since Iowa won 13 straight over the 2008 and 2009 seasons. The Buckeyes’ junior quarterback, Braxton Miller, has a chance to become the second player […]
Last season, no Big Ten offense ranked among the top 25 nationally in yards per game. And none cracked the top 20 when it came to scoring. But that figures to change with talented playmakers returning than the league has seen in awhile. We picked one player from each team that could provide the most […]