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Tag: "Big Ten Conference Tournament"

Is Big Ten hoops tourney heading to East Coast?

[ 0 ] May 5, 2014

The Big Ten Conference’s next move to enhance its East Coast presence is coming Tuesday. The league has called a noon press conference at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., where it is expected to announce that the 2017 men’s Big Ten Basketball Tournament will be played in that 20-000-seat facility. The 2015 tournament is […]

Basketball: Hawkeye women grab No. 5 tourney seed

[ 0 ] March 2, 2014

No. 25-ranked Iowa picked up the fifth seed in the Big Ten Conference women’s basketball tournament. The Hawkeyes (23-7) will open play Thursday vs. No. 12 seed Illinois in a first-round game at about 1:30 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Iowa beat Illinois 81-56 Sunday. Theairra Taylor scored a team-best 17 points, her […]

Tweets, live scoring from tonight’s NIT championship game

[ 0 ] April 4, 2013

Rick Brown of The Des Moines Register will be at Madison Square Garden in New York City tonight to cover the NIT title game between Iowa and Baylor. Click here for live scoring Tweets by @RickBrownDMR

You vote: Who will win — Hawkeyes or Spartans?

[ 0 ] March 15, 2013

The Iowa men’s basketball team has an opportunity to shove its way into the NCAA Tournament discussion tonight. But eighth-ranked Michigan State stands in the way in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Conference Tournament in Chicago. The game begins at 8 p.m. Rick Brown of The Des Moines Register and Pat Harty of the […]

Replay chat: Iowa men’s basketball with Rick Brown (March 14)

[ 0 ] March 14, 2013

The Iowa men’s basketball team is preparing for its Big Ten Conference game against Northwestern that will be played tonight. Chat with Rick about the Hawkeyes, the tournament and March Madness. Iowa men’s basketball with Rick Brown

Hawkeyes defeat Northwestern in league tournament

[ 0 ] March 7, 2013

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — In getting its 20th win of the season Thursday, the Iowa women are set for a steeper challenge to get No. 21. A 60-55 victory against Northwestern in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament sent the Hawkeyes (20-11) into today’s quarterfinals and a matchup with second-seeded Nebraska (22-7). Iowa, […]

Iowa advances past Illinois at Big Ten Tournament

[ 5 ] March 8, 2012

The Hawkeyes advance to play No. 1 seed Michigan State at 11 a.m. Friday in the quarterfinals.

Matt Gatens described as ‘the epitome of character and class’

[ 2 ] March 7, 2012

It was not a pleasant meeting, the sharp edge of a metal bleacher and the head of a never-stops 5-year-old. But meet they did, and Matt Gatens knew something was wrong. “My friend was staring up at my head,” Gatens said. “I said, ‘Is it bleeding?’ He was speechless.” A Marshalltown police officer, working at […]

Coach’s advice to Devyn Marble rings of encouragement

[ 0 ] March 6, 2012

When Devyn Marble looked at his cell phone Sunday, and saw he had a voicemail from Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery, he got a few butterflies. “It kind of makes you think about what you’ve done the past 24 hours,” Iowa’s sophomore guard said. Marble felt better after listening to the message. “At least […]

Big Ten tourney: Jarryd Cole’s Iowa career winds down

[ 2 ] March 9, 2011

Indianapolis, Ind. — Jarryd Cole could have felt sorry for himself. He could have sulked and complained with each knee surgery. Each coaching change. Each loss. He could have. But he didn’t. “I’m a survivor — that’s the best way to put it,” said Cole, the Iowa basketball team’s senior center. “It’s been rough, been […]