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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...

Best returning players for Iowa: Desmond King

Iowa cornerback Desmond King is a great player who is expected to lead the Hawkeye defense. Over the next couple of weeks, I will write about who I think the most important returning players are for the Iowa football team. The Iowa Hawkeyes aren’t going to be a very talented team, but they do have a couple standouts. This week: Desmond King Just like the Iowa football team, there...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

McCaffery steamed at ESPN's Dan Dakich

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) 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 an 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 Tuesday. McCaffery...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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

Aaron White laid foundation for Hawkeyes' turnaround

IOWA CITY, Iowa – There’s a story from early in senior power forward Aaron White’s college career here that’s come to define his stint as a Hawkeye, an era that’s spanned Iowa’s turnaround from a Big Ten also-ran to a top-25 team that’s 4-1 in the conference leading into Tuesday’s matchup at sixth-ranked Wisconsin. It was the summer after White’s freshman season...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Talking 10
7 days ago  |  Discuss

MBB Pregame Glance: Iowa Hawkeyes (Again)

The last time these teams met, December 30th , Ohio State was ranked in top 20. Now, no. Since the loss to Iowa, Ohio State  (14-4, 3-2) has gone 3-1, with a recent demolishing of Michigan 71-52. The Hawkeyes (12-5, 3-1) have gone 2-1, recently edging Minnesota 77-75. Here is the previous matchup preview and here is that game’s recap. Stats compliments of statsheet.com Iowa Hawkeyes...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Head Coach Kirk Ferentz Gets Laid Out By One Of His Players During TaxSlayer Bowl

The TaxSlayer Bowl was kind of rough on Iowa. How rough? It was so rough that even Iowa's head coach, Kirk Ferentz, got laid out during the game. Yeah, you would think that a guy that has spent a lifetime on the sideline would know when to move, but he probably thought he had a pretty good reason to believe he didn't need to.  Surely his own player (defensive back Desmond King...
Via FatManWriting
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Taxslayer Bowl Preview: Iowa Vs. Tennessee

Next up in our B1G Bowl preview series is the Taxslayer Bowl, featuring Iowa and Tennessee. This could be the most interesting matchup of the bowl season, as you have two of the more inconsistent and unpredictable teams in college football facing off. Let’s see how our writers have it playing out. Princess Sparkle — Tennessee is just not a team I have seen at all this season...
Via Know It All Football
23 days ago  |  Discuss

tBBC Bowl Preview: Taxslayer Bowl- Iowa vs. Tennessee

Sure, you’ve still got a New Year’s/Sugar Bowl hangover by the time this game kicks off, but you’ve got to watch! It’s one of your New Year’s Resolutions! Fun facts- If you say TaxSlayer really fast, it sounds like someone who has a very strange relational preferences. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. How To Avoid Your Family And Watch:  The game is on ESPN...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Uthoff, White lead Iowa top upset win over No. 20 Ohio St.

  As fresh starts go, it was something to celebrate. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery knows it was just the first step of many. Jarrod Uthoff and Aaron White each scored 18 points to lift the Hawkeyes past No. 20 Ohio State 71-65 Tuesday in the Big Ten opener for both teams. ''You can take a lot (out of it),'' McCaffery said. ''We beat a ranked team, on the road and kind of led wire to...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

tBBC LiveBlog: Iowa Hawkeyes

The B1G season is here and the Buckeyes open up the conference season against the pesky Iowa Hawkeyes this afternoon. The Buckeyes are 56-42 overall in Big Ten conference openers, 67-30 in home league openers overall, and are 8-2 in league openers during Thad Matta’s tenure at Ohio State. Over the last several years, Ohio State has owned Iowa at home. Thad Matta’s crew is 7...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa lands fourth ’15 pledge, Isaiah Moss

The Iowa Hawkeyes are now one of only a handful of high-major programs that have four recruits verbally committed at this stage in the 2015 recruiting cycle, as they earned a verbal commitment from 6′-5″ wing Isaiah Moss of Simeon (IL) on Sunday. Moss joins a fellow Chicago-native in Brandon Hutton, as well as outside sharpshooter Andrew Fleming ...
Via Hoopniks
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Iowa Will Honor The Military With A Camouflage Tigerhawk Logo On Its Helmets Today

Iowa football has honored the United States military with special helmets in the past. The Hawkeyes have worn their regular helmets with red, white and blue Tigerhawk logos, along camouflage helmets. Today, Iowa has busted out a new helmet to honor the military during its game against Northwestern. The squad is wearing its usual black helmets with a yellow stripe down the center...
Via College Spun
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Called For Phantom Roughing Penalty

The Iowa Hawkeyes were on the receiving end of a phantom roughing the passer penalty against Pitt.
Via Gamedayr
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Incoming sophomore Connor McCaffrey picks Iowa

Though he has just one season of high school basketball at Iowa City West (IA) under his belt, incoming sophomore Connor McCaffrey has already made his college decision. His grassroots team, the Iowa Barnstormers, announced McCaffrey committed to his father Fran McCaffrey, the head coach of the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday night. According to TheGazette.com, Connor McCaffrey ...
Via Hoopniks
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 11: Iowa Hawkeyes

Oh, Kirk Ferentz, where do I even begin? After three years of steady regression the Hawkeyes bounced back to an 8-5 record in 2013 (and Hawkeye fans celebrated like they won the dang national title; apparently expectations are low in Iowa City), bouncing back from a 4-8 mark the year before. More importantly, Iowa survived [&hellip (Visited 100 times, 100 visits today) The post...
Via No Coast Bias
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa pops third ’15 pledge, Ahmad Wagner

The Iowa Hawkeyes 2015 recruiting class jumped to three members on Sunday, as Ahmad Wagner announced via his Instagram account that he has verbally committed to Iowa. A 6′-7″ power forward from Wayne (OH), Wagner joins wing forward Brandon Hutton and shooting guard Andrew Fleming as expected signees for Iowa during the early signing period. Wagner reportedly averaged 14 ...
Via Hoopniks
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes season ticket giveaway may just put you through college

Five lucky students will receive a year of tuition when they buy season tickets for Iowa’s 2014 season (Credit: University of Iowa) The last few years for the Iowa Hawkeyes have not been too kind. While the team did go 8-5 last year, they lost in the Outback Bowl to LSU. The 2012 season saw the team end their year at 4-8, while in 2011 the Hawkeyes finished 7-6 with a loss in the...
Via Down and Distance
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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