NORTH LIBERTY — Three years into his Iowa basketball career, point guard Mike Gesell wore a cap and gown. The academic All-American received his diploma and walked off the stage to a world of opportunities. Gesell earned a Bachelor
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
July 02, 2015
The spotlight in the state of Iowa may have temporarily shifted to the football team for National Signing Day, but it will be back on the Hawkeye basketball team Thursday as they being an important stretch of the season. Iowa is currently on a three game losing streak and hasn’t tasted victory in over two and a half weeks. They’ll try to get back on track at Michigan on Thursday...
If there is one thing that Iowa has been able to count on this year, it has been their defense. That was not the case tonight in a 90-75 loss to Iowa State that dropped their overall record to 8-3. Going into the game, the Hawkeyes had held their opponents to 33.7% shooting and 25.7% from beyond the arc. That didn’t seem to bother the Cyclones as they were able to impose their...
Mike Gesell hit a driving layup through contact for the go-ahead three-point play with 1:16 left, helping Iowa upset No. 12 North Carolina 60-55 on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Gesell finished with 16 points for the Hawkeyes (6-2), who outfought the Tar Heels (5-2) on a night when both teams struggled to shoot straight. Gesell's basket was the team's first after...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014 | Discuss
The 20th ranked Iowa basketball team currently holds a 12-3 record. Unfortunately, that record could and probably should have an additional three tallies in the win column, and subsequently a zero on the loss side. There is no shame in losing three games against the current 4th, 8th, and 9th ranked teams in the country. Especially when those losses took place twice on the road (at...
Tomorrow night will mark an event that hasn’t occurred in 27 years. A match-up that has had an entire state buzzing with anticipation for weeks. A game that has gone beyond local and regional coverage and drawn the attention of the national media. On Friday December 13th at 8:30 PM central time, the Iowa basketball team will venture into the hostile confines of Hilton Coliseum...
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