ASSOCIATED PRESS SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame won’t play a Big Ten opponent in 2015, the first time that’s happened in more than 100 years, but the Fighting Irish will play a home game against Boston College at Fenway Park. Athletic director Jack Swarbrick released schedules for the next three seasons on Friday, saying […]
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Iowa guard Devyn Marble was a one-man wrecking crew for a spat, scoring 13 in row versus Notre Dame Tuesday night.
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Iowa entered Tuesday’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge game averaging 89 points a game. Notre Dame was close behind, at 83.7. And then both teams went out and padded their averages. The 23rd-ranked Hawkeyes had a little more in the tank, leaving sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena with a 98-93 victory. “Neither one of us could […]
Iowa’s Dec. 3 game against Notre Dame in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge will tip off at 8:15 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Here are the other matchups (with ESPN preseason rankings included; Central times on starts): Date Time Game Network Tue, Dec 3 6:15 — No. 20 Indiana at No. 9 Syracuse […]
Matt Nelson was almost certain that he wanted to play football for the University of Iowa before taking a recent recruiting visit to Stanford. His trip last week to northern California made him certain that he wanted to be a Hawkeye. “I had an idea before I went out to Stanford, but it really sealed […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Be honest: Who outside of Iowa coach Lisa Bluder’s locker room thought the Hawkeyes could stall No. 2 Notre Dame? Who thought the Hawkeyes could topple the region’s top seed, whose only loss in 33 women’s basketball games this season came against national No. 1 Baylor? The Irish are a monster […]
The script was reversed Sunday with the Little People on the court for UT-Martin while the Fighting Irish, minus the leprechaun, had all the big people. Skyhawk mighty mite Heather Butler, generously listed at 5-foot-5, was nearly impossible to defend, but the Irish had too many easy inside baskets and pulled away to a 97-64 victory in an NCAA opening round game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
IOWA CITY, Ia. — A Carver-Hawkeye Arena crowd of 6,836 was waiting to erupt Sunday night. Thanks to Samantha Logic and Melissa Dixon, the fans were finally able to let loose as the Iowa women’s basketball team rallied past Miami of Florida 69-53 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. “To be able to play […]
With Maryland now on board and Rutgers reportedly set to follow on Tuesday, the Big Ten Conference is getting bigger, but not necessarily better. The obvious answer for why Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany went after those two East Coast schools is the potential money generated by the lucrative television markets from which they exist, […]