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CBB News: Difficult Week for Iowa Ends With Loss to Purdue

The Iowa Hawkeyes finished up a rough week of college basketball with a loss to the Purdue Boilermakers Saturday afternoon. After starting the year 13-5, Iowa came into the week ranked in the top 25. The honeymoon period ended swiftly when Iowa was thoroughly defeated by the Wisconsin Badgers by 32 points. If losing by over 30 wasn’t bad enough, one of the headlining stories surrounding...

Woodbury talks about Dakich, eye incident

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Iowa junior center Adam Woodbury stands by his previous statement that his eye pokes to a pair of Wisconsin players last Tuesday were unintentional.“Without a doubt,” Woodbury said after Io

Iowa's Fran McCaffery backs player Adam Woodbury after criticism

  Iowa coach Fran McCaffery wants ESPN color commentator Dan Dakich to apologize to Hawkeyes center Adam Woodbury for calling him "gutless" and "cowardly" during the broadcast of Tuesday's 82-50 loss to Wisconsin. Dakich called out Woodbury after the center appeared to poke the eyes of Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes and Frank Kaminsky in separate incidents. McCaffery defended his player...
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Dan Dakich Calls Iowa Player Cowardly and Fran McCaffery is Pissed

ESPN college basketball analyst Dan Dakich and Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery are not thrilled with each other. The beef started on during Wisconsin’s blowout victory over the Hawkeyes on Tuesday when Iowa big man Adam Woodbury was seen poking Nigel Hayes and Frank Kaminsky in the eyes: Dakich believed the eye poking was intentional Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Dan Dakich vs The World: The Fran McCaffrey Edition

Soon this website will be nothing but stories about people who hate Dan Dakich. After his cross-country radio feud with WEEI in Boston, and being the subject of an Iowa patrolman’s Facebook rant that has him under investigation, the ESPN college basketball analyst is in the middle of a brouhaha once more.  And again, it’s someone in the Hawkeye State that is angry with Dakich...
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Woodbury responds to Dakich’s critique

MADISON, Wis. — Whether Iowa’s Adam Woodbury inadvertently or intentionally gouged the eyes of two Wisconsin basketball players, the junior’s actions sparked a major incident Tuesday night.Woodbury, a 7-foot-1 ce

Can Iowa Hawkeyes be legit Big Ten basketball title contenders?

Raise your hand if you had the Ohio State Buckeyes sitting in the middle of the Big Ten standings and the Iowa Hawkeyes rising to the top as conference play began? Yet, after the Hawkeyes took care of visiting Ohio State, 76-67, that’s exactly where we stand. Iowa is just one of three teams standing at 4-1 after that win, but are part of a logjam of five teams with one loss. Those...
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Iowa Basketball: Hawkeyes beat Ohio State for second time this season

The Iowa offense came alive for the second straight game, and the Hawkeyes beat Ohio State for the second time this season. The 76-67 win puts Iowa at 13-5 on the season and 4-1 in the Big Ten. The Hawkeyes followed up Tuesday’s road win over Minnesota with another solid shooting performance against the Buckeyes. The team shot 51.1 percent from the field, including 55.6 percent...
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Iowa Basketball: Previewing the Nebraska game

Iowa showed it is ready to be a contender in the Big Ten this year after upsetting Ohio State on the road 71-65 in the conference opener. The Hawkeyes will look to improve to 2-0 in the Big Ten for the first time since the 2002-03 season when they take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Monday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa enters the game with a 10-4 overall record while Nebraska currently...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Basketball: Previewing the Big Ten Schedule

The first part of the college basketball season has come and gone, and it didn’t go quite the way that Iowa hoped it would. An opportunistic non-conference  schedule gave the Hawkeyes a chance to pile on some wins and beat a few quality opponents before the Big Ten season began. Instead they left with an underwhelming 9-4 record and only one quality win against against North...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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