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Tag: "Big Ten basketball"

Video: Tom Izzo in tears over young fan’s death

[ 0 ] April 11, 2014

Michigan State men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo spoke to a large gathering on students on campus Wednesday night after Lacey Holsworth, an 8-year-old superfan, died after a long fight with cancer. Lacey captured the attention of fans around the country after her story of battling cancer and befriend Michigan State forward Adreian Payne spread during […]

Bryce Miller: Fran McCaffery, on-court anger get national attention

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

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 […]

No Fran, no problem: Hawkeye men race past Northwestern

[ 0 ] January 9, 2014

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 […]

Penn State’s size too much for Iowa women in Big Ten opener

[ 0 ] January 5, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Lisa Bluder said last week her team’s matchup with No. 15 Penn State would present a big challenge. Bluder’s comments turned out to be true in more than one way. Penn State used a decided size advantage to muscle its way past No. 22 Iowa 87-71 in front of more than […]

Aaron White shows off the Hawkeyes' new jerseys

[ 0 ] October 9, 2013

Junior forward Aaron White is a fan of Iowa's new basketball uniforms. The 6-foot-8 junior forward who averaged 12.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game last season likes the lighter feel and the Hawkeye logo on the back. He talked to the Register's Rick Brown at Wednesday's media day about the new duds: How To […]

Top Iowa recruit Tyler Ulis makes his college choice

[ 0 ] September 13, 2013

Tyler Ulis, a 5-foot-9 senior point guard from Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Ill., announced Friday that he will play his college basketball at Kentucky next season. Iowa and Michigan State were his other two finalists. research paper topics Ulis, whose announcement was broadcast live on the Chicago Sun-Times’ high school sports website, […]

‘Dickie V’ says Hawkeyes will make 2014 NCAA tourney

[ 0 ] June 21, 2013

Hall of Fame sportscaster Dick Vitale was  in Riverside on Friday night for a cancer research fundraiser. He’s been pretty active on Twitter throughout the event, posting photo after photo. In one he took of himself standing alongside Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery and wife Margaret McCaffery, Vitale even snuck in a prediction for […]

Guard leaves Iowa women’s basketball team

[ 0 ] June 19, 2013

Junior guard Kathy Thomas left the Iowa women’s basketball team Tuesday afternoon in search of greener pastures.

What McCaffery thinks of possible Big Ten changes

[ 0 ] April 30, 2013

BOONE, Ia. – Iowa coach Fran McCaffery  doesn’t think the Big Ten will go to a division format for basketball. “I’m not emotional about it one way or another, but I don’t think it’s going to happen,”  said McCaffery, the featured speaker Tuesday at the Boone-Story County I-Club spring banquet. The league announced realignment for […]

Hawkeyes earn NIT trip to New York City

[ 0 ] March 27, 2013

IOWA 75, VIRGINIA 64: The Hawkeyes advance to the NIT semifinals.