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 […]
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Iowa entered Wednesday’s top-25 Big Ten men’s basketball duel in unfamiliar territory. The Hawkeyes were ranked 10th, their first trip inside the top10 in 12 seasons. It was not a winning return to the national spotlight. Too many turnovers, not enough perimeter shooting and too much Nik Stauskas added up to […]
JAMES JAHNKE — Detroit Free Press Could Michigan lose a third sophomore to the NBA draft this offseason? Maybe. Both Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary figured to be two-and-dones after they almost declared for the draft after their freshman seasons last year. (Of course, McGary’s back surgery might scuttle his plans.) But the third […]
Junior forward Melsahn Basabe is expected to be back on the floor Sunday when Iowa’s basketball team plays at No. 2 and undefeated Michigan. Basabe rolled an ankle in the first half of Monday’s 69-65 loss to No. 5 Indiana. He didn’t play in the second half. “He’ll play, he’s fine,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery […]