Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz settles road dispute with neighbors

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz and his neighbors settled a bitter legal dispute over the private road they share just hours before trial was set to begin Tuesday, attorneys for both sides confirmed. The deal settles a years-long case in which the nation’s longest-tenured college football coach and his wife faced claims that their extensive efforts to guard their privacy...
February 05, 2018

Iowa’s 2018 recruiting class

IOWA CITY — Iowa has put out its official list of signees for the 2018 football recruiting class. So, recruiting 2018 is officially over. How did Iowa do? Rivals has Iowa 38th nationally and seventh in the Big Ten. That’s enough. More stars the better, obviously, but whatever happens today is step one for everybody. Some thoughts: — Between walk-ons and scholarship players, Iowa...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
February 07, 2018

Tyler Cook shines for struggling Iowa hoops team

Many thought Iowa would reach the NCAA Tournament this season. A 6-foot-9 sophomore forward out of St. Louis, Cook has emerged as one of the best young post players in the Big Ten. Cook, along with fellow sophomore Jordan Bohannon, has emerged as a leader for a program plodding through an unexpectedly poor season.
Via AP on Yahoo
February 08, 2018

MatCast: Iowa Edition

Clay Sauertieg and Garrett Carr break down Saturday’s dual against Iowa Tom and Terry Brands bring their personal brand of lunacy to the BJC on Saturday night as their Iowa Hawkeyes take on top-ranked Penn State in the final Big Ten dual of the season. Myself and Garrett Carr take to this week’s episode of the MatCast to discuss the following talking points: How will Carson Kuhn...
Via Black Shoe Diaries
February 10, 2018

Preview and Prediction: Michigan Basketball vs. Iowa

The No. 22 Michigan Wolverines (20-7, 9-5 Big Ten) are hosting the Iowa Hawkeyes (12-15, 3-11) on Wednesday night. The Wolverines are coming off a hot shooting game in Madison and are ready to take Crisler by a storm in their second to last home game of the season. The Hawkeyes are coming in with a three game losing streak and facing their third ranked opponent in a row. It’s all...
February 13, 2018  |  Discuss

Hawkeyes maintain attendance; Cyclones climb

Iowa and Iowa State were top 30 college football teams . . . in attendance. The Hawkeyes and Cyclones finished 8-5 last season. In the three seasons before 2018, which included a Liberty Bowl victory over Memphis, Iowa State finished 2-10, 3-9 and 3-9. During this successful run, Cyclone fans bought in. Iowa State averaged 57,931 fans at Jack Trice Stadium in 2017, No. 28 in the...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
February 13, 2018

Robinson scores 18 as Wolverines beat Hawkeyes 74-59

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Duncan Robinson scored 18 points and No. 22 Michigan beat Iowa 74-59 on Wednesday night. The Wolverines (21-7, 10-5 Big Ten) won for the second straight game and the fourth time in five games. Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored 16 points for the Wolverines and Moritz Wagner added 14 points. Charles Matthews scored 10 points and pulled down eight rebounds for...
February 14, 2018

Michigan Basketball holds steady in bracketology after Iowa win

After beating Iowa for its 21st win of the season and 10th in Big Ten play, Michigan basketball remained a six seed in ESPN’s latest bracket projection. The Michigan basketball team was never going to get much credit for beating the Iowa Hawkeyes Wednesday at Crisler Arena. But the win, which was the second in […] Michigan Basketball holds steady in bracketology after Iowa win -...
Via GBMWolverine
February 15, 2018

INDIANA @ IOWA: Game preview, odds, how-to-watch, and more

LET THE GOOD IOWA BOY TELL YOU BOUT SOME BASKETBALL Who? Indiana Hoosiers (13-12, #74 KenPom) @ Iowa Hawkeyes (12-16, #97 KenPom) When? Saturday, February 17 at 2 p.m. EST – ESPN Where? Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City, Iowa Vegas? TBD Pomeroy? Iowa 77-76, 47% chance of Indiana victory Hello, it me, that Iowa boy. Indiana is coming off of their second win streak in the Big...
Via Crimson Quarry
February 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Bohannon passes up Iowa's free-throw record

Jordan Bohannon scored 25 points with seven 3s and Iowa held off Northwestern 77-70 in its home finale on Sunday night, snapping a six-game losing streak.
23 days ago

Jordan Bohannon's imperfection at line perfect way to honor late Iowa legend Chris Street

Jordan Bohannon's intentional miss in a close game tells you what you need to know about the regard in which Chris Street is held in Iowa City.
Via Sporting News
23 days ago

Iowa player intentionally misses a free throw to keep late Hawkeye in record book

Jordan Bohannon made sure the late Chris Street still holds the school record for consecutive free-throws
22 days ago

Illinois basketball vs. Iowa: Preview and prediction

The Big Ten Conference tournament is upon us. Albeit one week early this season, but is sure to have some great matchups. For the Illinois basketball team, the plan is to win or go home. This season has been one to forget for the Fighting Illini, as they enter the tournament as the 13-seed with a record of 14-17 and 4-14 in the Big Ten. Illinois is set to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Illinois Basketball: 3 easy fixes for the Illini against Iowa

The Illinois basketball team tips off the Big Ten Tournament today against the Iowa Hawkeyes. This is the first time the conference tournament has been held in New York City, and the Illini are looking to make a run to the title. They first have to go through a floundering Hawkeyes team to get there. […] Illinois Basketball: 3 easy fixes for the Illini against Iowa - Writing Illini...
Via Writing Illini
20 days ago

Big Ten Tournament: Iowa vs. Michigan Preview

John Beilein has never lost his first game of the Big Ten Tournament and that streak began with three consecutive wins over Iowa. The Wolverines and Hawkeyes haven’t met in the conference tournament since, but Michigan will be looking for its third win over Iowa this season. The Wolverines won in Iowa City back in January and followed that up with a routine 15-point home victory...
Via UM Hoops
20 days ago

Iowa cruises past Illinois in Big Ten Tournament opener

When his putback fell through the net after he was fouled, Tyler Cook gave a fist-pump in a mix of relief and ecstasy. The free throw gave Iowa a double-digit lead over Illinois with just over eight minutes to go, more than enough for the Hawkeyes to cruise past Illinois the rest of the way....
Via New York Post
20 days ago

Illinois Basketball: 5 takeaways from the Illini loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes

The Illinois basketball team ended their season on Wednesday night when they fell to the Iowa Hawkeyes. This was the second time this season the Illini went up against the Hawkeyes. The first game went to overtime and Iowa prevailed. On Wednesday night, Illinois couldn’t get that close to Iowa to send it to extra […] Illinois Basketball: 5 takeaways from the Illini loss to the Iowa...
Via Writing Illini
19 days ago

Breaking down Iowa’s defensive options against Michigan

Michigan is set to face Iowa for the third time just two weeks after beating the Hawkeyes in Ann Arbor. Fran McCaffery broke out his big adjustment for the Wolverines in that game, going to a zone to start the game for what the announcers said was the first time in his 17-year career. That was just over a week after Northwestern stifled Michigan’s offense in Rosemont with an extended...
Via UM Hoops
19 days ago

Michigan battles with Iowa, hangs on in overtime to advance

In a game full of errors and missed opportunities, the Wolverines were able to hang on in overtime and walk away with another chance to play tomorrow. One of March Madness’ most famous statements is “survive and advance”. The Wolverines did just that, as the No. 12 seed Iowa Hawkeyes took No. 5 U-M to overtime before they were able to secure a 77-71 win on Thursday afternoon in...
Via Maize n Brew
19 days ago

NFL Draft Profile: Josey Jewell could be a perfect pick for the Steelers

Now that the 2018 NFL Combine has come and gone, let us look past all the hand-wringing and over-reacting to focus on potential Steelers draft pick Josey Jewell. The 2018 NFL Combine has come to an end. Like always, it was a spectacle to behold! A field full of young men running, lifting, and jumping to the best of their abilities, trying to impress upon the 32 NFL teams’ representatives...
Via Behind the Steel Curtain
12 days ago

NFL Draft prospect to know: Josey Jewell, LB, Iowa Hawkeyes

Could Jewell be on the Cowboys’ radar for day two of the NFL Draft? Blogging The Boys will take a look at some of the NFL Draft prospects that will be in the 2018 NFL Draft class. Some weeks, we will look at potential targets that will be within the Cowboys’ expected draft range. Others, we will highlight some of the elite members of the class. The Combine is done and over with...
Via Blogging The Boys
10 days ago

Sam’s Film Room: Akrum Wadley is the RB that the Seahawks desperately need

Akrum Wadley is one of my favorite players in the 2018 NFL Draft. He’s a dynamic runner when he has the ball in his hands and he’s one of the most scheme versatile running backs in the class. I actually still remember the first game I watched him play live. It was the Iowa game against Michigan when the Hawkeyes pulled off the upset beating the undefeated Wolverines. That game was...
Via Field Gulls
4 days ago

Renewed Motivation: Ekakitie ready for year two

Faith Ekakitie slips off his Iowa leather jacket, pulls off his toque, and drops into a chair in the Winnipeg Blue Bombers football operations department. Over the course of the next 30 minutes, the big defensive tackle – selected first overall by the Bombers less than a year ago – smiles easily and often. His mood undoubtedly speaks of his comfort level – he and his wife Mikaela...
3 days ago
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