Iowa’s nonconference men’s basketball schedule is complete with Thursday’s announcement that North Dakota State and Hampton will visit Iowa City in November for 2K Classic regional games. Iowa will meet Hampton on Nov. 14. North Dakota State, 26-7 last season and an NCAA Tournament team, comes to Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Nov. 17. Times and television […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Everyone loves it when a local kid makes good. If you’re an Iowa football fan, you may be infatuated with linebacker Bo Bower. If you’re rooting for Ball State, quarterback Ozzie Mann is your guy. Neither was a sure starter when summer workouts began, yet both will have a starring role […]
The Iowa State and Drake men’s basketball teams will tip off the third annual Hy-Vee Big Four Classic on Dec. 20 at Wells Fargo Arena. The Cyclones-Bulldogs contest starts at 4 p.m., and it will be followed by the 6:30 game between Iowa and Northern Iowa. Starting times were announced Thursday. Tickets range in price […]
Three Big Ten teams will be the center of the college football world in the second week of the season.The league will hope it’s not the last time that’s the case in 2014.This could be the week the Big Ten establishes its College Football Playoff credentials and national perception, one way or another.Michigan State has a chance to continue its status as the Big Ten’s...
Most of the Big 12 went about its business in Week 1. All of the title contenders, with the exception of Texas Tech, won easily and looked good doing it. Unfortunately for Texas, however, their victory was far more costly than the rest of the Big 12 as the Longhorns lost two key offensive weapons. Now, as most of the league looks to win easy (and possibly boring) games against...
During a pregame discussion with Fran McCaffery at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn., a few years back, I asked the Iowa basketball coach if he could handle having his son play for him some day. “Oh, yeah,” McCaffery said, without hesitation. “No problem.” That conversation came to mind Saturday evening when McCaffery’s 16-year-old son, Connor, […]
BIG TEN BUZZ – Thirteen different players caught passes delivered by Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock in its season-opening win against Northern Iowa. That was just the fourth time since 2000 that a Big Ten team had at least 13 different players catch passes. – With his 232 rushing yards against Florida Atlantic last week, Ameer […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Kirk Ferentz calls them good stories — players who defy the odds to have success as a Hawkeye. Greg Mabin has a chance to become one of them. One game doesn’t make a story, but there is a plot unfolding in the Iowa football program as Mabin continues his ascent as a […]