One of the fallouts from Iowa’s 4-8 football record in 2012 was getting no night games the following season. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz used that lack of primetime respect as a motivating point with his team. “It’s simple, it’s a level playing field,” Ferentz told his team last spring about no night games on the […]
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A day after hinting that he knew what was wrong with the Iowa men’s basketball team, former Hawkeyes star Jeff Horner declined to shed any light on the issues. Horner, an ex-Iowa guard and the current boys’ basketball coach at West Des Moines Valley, set off a firestorm of interest when he tweeted Thursday night […]
PAST FIVE CHAMPIONS 2013 – Ohio State; 2012 – Michigan State; 2011 – Ohio State; 2010 – Ohio State; 2009 – Purdue. POSSIBLE UPSET No. 12 seed Purdue over No. 5 seed Ohio State. The Boilermakers are in an unaccustomed spot, the Big Ten basement. Purdue was the league co-champion as recently as 2010, losing […]
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Devyn Marble has always had a thing for fresh kicks. “I don’t know why,” Iowa’s 6-foot-6 senior guard said. “I just love shoes.” As a youngster growing up in Southfield, Mich., Devyn would badger his mom about buying him the newest brand of basketball shoes. “I told him, ‘Make sure your grades […]
5 QUESTIONS WITH ANDREW LOGUE 1. Are the Hawkeyes hitting the road this spring? Coach Kirk Ferentz has said he wants to hold another spring practice at Valley High School in West Des Moines, similar to last year’s open workout. It’s tentatively scheduled for the second week in April, but details are still being worked […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Devyn Marble has officially escaped his father’s basketball footprint. “I feel like he is no longer in my shadow,” Roy Marble said of his son, who was named to the all-Big Ten first team by both the coaches and media today. That is something Roy never accomplished despite scoring a career-record […]
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 […]
No. 23 Iowa overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 12 minutes to earn an 87-80 win over No. 17 Purdue in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
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 […]
Graham Counch from the Lansing State Journal and Joe Rexrode from the Detroit Free Press break down the Michigan State-Iowa game.