Iowa Basketball: Season ends with loss to Gonzaga

After an exciting season that included the program’s first NCAA tournament win since 2001, the Iowa Hawkeyes are headed home following a 87-68 loss to the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the Round of 32. Iowa never really came close to pulling the upset as Gonzaga’s offense was just too much handle. The Bulldogs shot 62 percent in the game and made 10 of 16 three-point attempts, just two...
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Takeways: Unselfish at center, Gesell’s growth, Marble-Bardo and the 80s

IOWA CITY — Adam Woodbury’s streak of 101 consecutive starts ended Saturday, not with a blowup or an injury, but with a hug.The junior center had opened every game of his Iowa career but Coach Fran McCaffery asked him t
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
March 08, 2015

Iowa Basketball: Big Ten tournament seeding possbilities

As we move to the final week of the regular season, there are just two games remaining for all of the teams in the Big Ten. Iowa is currently in a three way tie for fourth place with Ohio State and Michigan State at 10-6. If the season ended today, tiebreaking procedures would give the Hawkeyes the five seed in the Big Ten tournament. The worst they can do is a seven seed if they...
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska Students Wearing Protective Goggles To Mock Notorious Iowa Eye Poker Adam Woodbury

Don’t even think about poking the Nebraska men’s basketball student section in the eye today, Adam Woodbury. The Huskers have come prepared.  In an obvious attempt to mock the Iowa big man, a notorious eye gouger, three Nebraska students are sporting protective eye goggles for the Huskers’ game against the Hawkeyes this afternoon.  Check it out:  Students in the @HuskerRedZone...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa clinches victory over Minnesota with late free throws

  Maurice Walker sank two free throws with 11 seconds left to help Minnesota beat Iowa 64-59 on Thursday night. Walker finished with seven points on 1-of-5 shooting, but went 5 of 6 from the line. Andre Hollins led Minnesota (16-9, 5-7 Big Ten) with 20 points, making 7 of 14 from the field. Iowa (15-9, 6-5) came within two points with 20 seconds left after Jarrod Uthoff sank two...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Basketball: Hoping to keep momentum going

After an up-and-down first half of the Big Ten season, the Iowa Hawkeyes may have finally found their groove. They have now won back-to-back games with dominating performances against both Michigan and Maryland, and they have a good chance to keep that going with their upcoming schedule. Iowa’s next three opponents are Minnesota, Northwesten, and Rutgers who are currently among...
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Woodbury a vital piece for Hawkeyes’ puzzle

IOWA CITY — Adam Woodbury once was a top-50 recruit saddled with more expectations than any Iowa men’s basketball player in at least a decade.Standing 7-foot-1 with a cabinet full of scholarship offers, the Sioux City n
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February 11, 2015

Video: Michael Wilbon Suggests Iowa’s Opponents Put A Football Player On The Floor To Take Out Adam Woodbury

Iowa center Adam Woodbury has become college basketball’s biggest villain over the past couple of weeks, as the 7-foot big man has poked three different opposing players in the eye.  Woodbury has yet to be punished by the Big Ten for his antics, deemed unintentional by his coach, Fran McCaffrey, who refused to answer a question on the topic following the Hawkeyes’ game against...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa’s McCaffery defends Woodbury

IOWA CITY — Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery reiterated Monday morning that junior center Adam Woodbury’s eye-poking incident on Sunday was inadvertent and he remains “100 percent behind” Woodbury.With about 5 mi
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
February 09, 2015

Why does Adam Woodbury keep poking players in the eye? (Video)

Iowa Hawkeyes center Adam Woodbury poked Maryland Terrapins guard Melo Trimble in the eye during Sunday's game in Iowa City. Woodbury was called for a flagrant foul on the play. This is normally something we would write off as an accident, except for the fact that it follows a game against Wisconsin on January 20 where Woodbury poked two players in the eye.Woodbury's actions do...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

When will the Big Ten finally suspend Adam Woodbury for his eye pokes? (VIDEOS)

Vine Iowa’s Adam Woodbury has made the eye poke his thing, I guess.  He did it again Sunday to Maryland’s Melo Trimble.  It’s a dirty move and one that referees surely think is accidental, if they notice it at all.  Here is the play from Sunday. And those of you who might think I’m being too tough on the 7’1″ junior center don’t know the whole story. Sunday’s...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Adam Woodbury Is Poking People In The Eye Again

Iowa's Adam Woodbury poked another player in the eye, bringing his season total to at least three.
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Hlas: Hawkeyes poke, plaster Maryland

IOWA CITY — There was Twitterverse tumult over another Adam Woodbury eye-poke Sunday, but the big story inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena was the mugging the Iowa men’s basketball team gave Maryland.This could sound like an overreac
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
February 08, 2015

Iowa delivers No. 17 Maryland another loss

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Aaron White scored 17 points, Adam Woodbury matched a career high with 16 and Iowa throttled 17th-ranked Maryland 71-55 on Sunday. Peter Jok also matched a career high with 15 points for the Hawkeyes (15-8, 6-4 Big Ten). They opened the game on a 22-3 run and handed the Terrapins their third straight road loss - all by double digits. The Terrapins (19-5, 7-4...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa throttles No. 17 Maryland 71-55

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Aaron White scored 17 points, Adam Woodbury matched a career high with 16 and Iowa throttled 17th-ranked Maryland 71-55 on Sunday. Peter Jok also matched a career high with 15 points for the Hawkeyes (15-8, 6-4 Big Ten). They opened the game on a 22-3 run and handed the Terrapins their third straight road loss - all by double digits. The Terrapins (19-5, 7-4...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Adam Woodbury Gouges Melo Trimble’s Eye

It was a rough first half for Melo Trimble and the Maryland Terrapins on Sunday at Iowa. First, the Terrapins fell behind 22-3 early in the game. Then Trimble tumbled into a cameraman with the camera falling on his face. Then moments after being attended to and re-entering the game, Trimble took a shot in the eye from Iowa guard Adam Woodbury. Immediately, Trimble fell to the floor...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Videos: Iowa’s Adam Woodbury Has Become College Basketball’s Eye Poker

Something needs to be done about Adam Woodbury, Big Ten.  During the first half of Iowa’s game against Maryland Sunday afternoon, the Hawkeyes’ big man poked Terrapins’ freshman guard Melo Trimble in the eye. Trimble collapsed to the floor and had to leave the game for several minutes as his eye swelled up. No foul was called during the action, but the referees charged Woodbury...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Woodbury involved in another eye incident

IOWA CITY — Iowa junior center Adam Woodbury was involved in another eye-poking incident on Sunday against Maryland.With the Hawkeyes leading 28-12, Woodbury touched the eye of Maryland guard Melo Trimble, who fell to the grou
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
February 08, 2015

Game 23: Iowa at Michigan Preview

Basics Who: Iowa (13-8, 4-4 B1G) at Michigan (13-9, 6-4 B1G) Where: Crisler Center, Ann Arbor, MI When: 7:00 p.m., February 5th, 2015 TV: ESPN Radio: 950 AM, 1050AM Michigan hosts Iowa this evening in hopes of keeping its slim NCAA tournament hopes alive. The Hawkeyes have lost three games in a row, but would still be the highest rated team that Michigan has beaten all season...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Basketball: Hawkeyes fall to Wisconsin for third straight loss

The Iowa Hawkeyes couldn’t find a way to pull through as they fell to the Wisconsin Badgers for a second time this season, 74-63. Iowa, now 13-8, has lost three straight games after starting 4-1 in the Big Ten. Aaron White led the Hawkeyes with 15 points after being questionable to play after sustaining a shoulder injury last week against Purdue. Jarrod Uthoff had another quiet...
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Wisconsin ever play better or Iowa ever play worse than last week?

IOWA CITY — Rhetoric surrounding the Iowa men’s basketball program lately has swirled around poked eyes, swollen necks and photographed ankles.Center Adam Woodbury might get a little more scrutiny from officials after h
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
January 30, 2015

Dan Dakich will get extra security in Iowa on Saturday

No announcer has had a wilder month than ESPN college basketball analyst Dan Dakich.  First there was his radio feud with WEEI in Boston that raged during AFC Championship Week.  Then came a brief dust-up with Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery after Dakich called out Hawkeye center Adam Woodbury as “gutless” for poking the eye of two Wisconsin players.  On, and in between...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Will Provide Extra Security For ESPN Commentator Dan Dakich At Saturday’s Game Against Wisconsin

Twitter/Dakich ESPN college basketball color commentator Dan Dakich is not a popular person among Iowa Hawkeye fans. Earlier this month, an Iowa State Patrol member joked on Facebook that he wanted a sniper to shoot Dakich in the head during an Iowa-Ohio State broadcast. Then, just days later, Dakich called Hawkeyes junior center Adam Woodbury “cowardly” and “gutless” after...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Takeaways: White plans, Marble jersey, NCAA projections

IOWA CITY — Adam Woodbury stood outside Iowa’s locker room at Mackey Arena and offered a declaration about teammate Aaron White’s status for this week’s game against Wisconsin. “If I know Whitey, I
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
January 26, 2015

Big Ten Power Rankings: January 26th, 2015

Welcome to our Big Ten Power Rankings where we examine the conference on a weekly basis and attempt to rank the conference and provide some insight about each team. 1. Wisconsin (6-1) Wisconsin escaped Michigan with an overtime win, but also obliterated Iowa on Tuesday. Even without Traevon Jackson and with the shock defeat at Rutgers, Wisconsin is the class of the conference by...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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