EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State’s mastery of Iowa continued Thursday at the Breslin Center. The 22nd-ranked Spartans started the second half on a 9-0 run to reverse momentum, resorted to a more determined and physical style of play on defense, and beat No. 24 Iowa for the 18th consecutive time at home, 86-76. It was […]
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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 CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s basketball team was preparing for its overseas trip to Europe in August when assistant coach Kirk Speraw challenged Devyn Marble. “He said, ‘You should be practicing as if you want to be an all-Big Ten first-team performer this season,’” Marble recalled. “I thought about what he said. And he was […]
Iowa’s men’s basketball game at Indiana has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb.27, at 8 p.m. at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind., the schools and the Big Ten Conference said today.The game will be carried on ESPN. In addition, Iowa’s March 1 game against Purdue at Carver-Hawkeye Arena has been moved back a day to Sunday, […]
Bloomington, Ind. – When Iowa’s basketball team arrived at Assembly Hall last season, Indiana was waiting with a deep, experienced team that was ranked No. 1 in the country. But the roles have reversed for Tuesday’s 8 p.m. Big Ten game. The Hawkeyes have the edge in record, national ranking, experience and depth. “It reminds […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – A picture of Iowa’s basketball team was prominently displayed on ESPN’s college basketball website Saturday morning with a headline that read: “Backs Against The Wall.” A little strong, Devyn Marble said, but he understood the message. No. 17 Iowa entered Saturday’s game with No. 10 Michigan on the heels of two […]
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 […]
Iowa’ s Aaron White is 0-4 against Spartans and is hoping to change that Tuesday.
The Iowa men’s basketball team already has won 16 games this season with the most impressive victory coming on Saturday at Northwestern. That’s right, lowly Northwestern. Saturday’s 76-50 victory at Welsh-Ryan Arena stands above the rest because of the difficult circumstances. The game had letdown written all over it being that it was sandwiched between […]