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Tag: "Ohio State Buckeyes"

Iowa’s 19th-best football win of the past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 11, 2014

The headline in the Big Peach on Nov. 3, 1991, put the moment in perspective: Iowa’s grief tempered by victory A day after six people died in a horrific shooting on the University of Iowa campus, the eighth-ranked Hawkeyes walked into Ohio Stadium and beat Ohio State 16-9. Iowa had lost on 21 of its […]

Taylor’s scoop shot sends Hawks into Big Ten finals

[ 0 ] March 8, 2014

More than four months ago, Theairra Taylor stood at media day and promised she wasn’t leaving Iowa without some hardware.

Iowa football’s attendance ranked 23rd nationally in 2013

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014

The Iowa football team was one of seven Big Ten Conference schools ranked in the top 25 nationally for home attendance this past season, according to the university’s athletic communications department. The Hawkeyes averaged 67,125 fans per game, good for No. 23. Iowa fell two spots after being ranked 21st from 2009 to 2012. Overall, […]

ESPN’s Mike Tirico criticizes Big Ten coaches’ ‘childish’ antics toward refs after Fran McCaffery’s late outburst

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery’s latest excitable example of displeasure at Big Ten officiating gave ESPN broadcaster Mike Tirico a gift-wrapped segue to a soapbox moment Tuesday night. The veteran announcer chastised the general behavior of the league’s basketball coaches toward referees during the final minute of the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes’ 76-69 loss to Ohio State at […]

Rick Brown: Forget relevance — Iowa men are true contenders

[ 0 ] January 12, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sunday was the biggest victory in coach Fran McCaffery’s four seasons as Iowa’s basketball coach. That is not up for debate. “I think that’s a fair assessment,” McCaffery said after an 84-74 road victory over No. 3 Ohio State. This program hasn’t had a victory this significant since 2006, when the 20th-ranked Hawkeyes […]

Big Ten buzz: Iowa’s three losses are to teams now 23-1

[ 0 ] October 30, 2013

http://bcove.me/50tyoyyg The three teams to defeat Iowa so far this season, Northern Illinois, Michigan State and Ohio State, are a combined 23-1. Iowa’s next Big Ten victory will be the 300th in school history. Ohio State’s 20 consecutive victories are two short of the school’s all-time record established from 1967 to 1969. Michigan holds the […]

Rick Brown: Is there a rift between Kirk Ferentz and Urban Meyer?

[ 0 ] October 18, 2013

http://bcove.me/ao1nfx3l Urban Meyer didn’t waste time ruffling feathers and stepping on toes once he became Ohio State’s football coach in November of 2011. Using the Buckeyes’ brawny football tradition as his soapbox, Meyer challenged league coaches on a Columbus radio station to keep “pushing the envelope to be better.” He later added, “When you see […]

Iowa football: Luck could swing in Hawkeyes’ favor at Horseshoe

[ 0 ] October 18, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A victory Saturday by the Iowa football team would turn the Horseshoe upside down. The Hawkeyes, 17 1/2-point underdogs, are long shots when it comes to snapping fourth-ranked Ohio State’s string of 18 straight wins — the longest active streak in the nation — but with a little luck, this 2:30 p.m. showdown […]

Ohio State QB: Buckeyes would be ‘good matchup’ vs. Alabama

[ 0 ] October 17, 2013

Bye week optimism for the Buckeyes as they head into Iowa game.

This week’s Hawk Central Huddle football show (Oct. 16)

[ 0 ] October 16, 2013

Register reporters Andrew Logue and Rick Brown talk Iowa football heading into the team’s game against No. 4 Ohio State on Saturday in Columbus (2:30 p.m., ABC). The Hawkeyes (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) are coming off a bye week after dropping their last game 26-14 against Michigan State on Oct. 5 at Kinnick Stadium.