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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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Iowa forward Keegan Murray is introduced in the starting lineup during a men’s basketball game between No. 5 Iowa and No. 4 Rutgers in the Big Ten Basketball Tournament quarterfinals at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday, March 11, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Scarlet Knights, 84-74. Murrays 26 points pushed him to 750 total points on the season, breaking Luka Garzas previous single-season scoring record of 747 points.

Photos: No. 5 Iowa men’s basketball vs. No. 4 Rutgers

Dimia Burrell, Photojournalist March 11, 2022

The No. 5 Iowa Hawkeyes took on the No. 4 Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday, March 11, 2022. The Hawkeyes...

Iowa guard Tony Perkins celebrates during an 84-74 win over Rutgers in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on March 11, 2022.

Iowa men’s basketball team to face Indiana with trip to Big Ten Tournament title game on the line

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 11, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Illinois head coach Brad Underwood walked off the court after the top-seeded Fighting Illini were upset by No. 9 seed Indiana on Friday afternoon. As he passed the Iowa men’s basketball...

Iowa forward Keegan Murray attempts a shot during a Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals matchup with Rutgers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on March 11, 2022.

Instant recap | Keegan Murray breaks Iowa’s single-season scoring record in Big Ten Tournament win over Rutgers

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 11, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa men's basketball forward Keegan Murray broke the program's single-season scoring record in an 84-74 win over Rutgers in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals on Friday. Keegan...

Iowa mens basketball forward Keegan Murray dunks the ball during a Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals game against Rutgers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on March 11, 2022.

Watch: Keegan Murray throws down monster dunk in Big Ten Tournament game against Rutgers

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 11, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Rutgers just got dunked on. Iowa forward Keegan Murray went coast-to-coast and threw down a dunk with two Rutgers defenders on him. Murray led all scorers with 18 points (7-of-12...

Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon attempts a 3-pointer during a Big Ten Tournament game against Rutgers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on March 11, 2022.

Iowa men’s basketball team rallies from early deficit, leads Rutgers at halftime of Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 11, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — The Iowa men's basketball team scored 46 points in its loss to Rutgers in the regular season. The Hawkeyes scored 41 points against the Scarlet Knights in the first half in the Big...

Iowa guard Tony Perkins shoots a layup during a men’s basketball game between No. 5 Iowa and No. 12 Northwestern in the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Thursday, March 10, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 112-76.

Iowa men’s basketball notebook | Preparing for a rematch with Rutgers

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 10, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — A day after scoring a season-high and Big Ten Tournament record 112 points in a win over Northwestern, the Iowa men’s basketball team will face off against the only team to hold...

Iowa’s bench celebrates a 3-pointer during a men’s basketball game between No. 5 Iowa and No. 12 Northwestern in the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Thursday, March 10, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 112-76. Iowa set a Big Ten tournament record with 19 made 3-pointers. (Dimia Burrell/The Daily Iowan)

Twitter reactions to Iowa’s win over Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 10, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — The Iowa men's basketball team is off to a pretty good start to March Madness. That's putting it lightly. The Hawkeyes set Big Ten Tournament records in their 112-76 win over the...

Northwestern head coach Chris Collins gestures to his team during a men’s basketball game between No. 5 Iowa and No. 12 Northwestern in the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Thursday, March 10, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 112-76.

Watch: Northwestern head coach Chris Collins raves about Iowa, calls Hawkeyes hottest team in Big Ten

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 10, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — The Iowa men's basketball team defeated Northwestern, 112-76, in the second round of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament on Thursday. After the game, Wildcat head coach Chris Collins...

Iowa mens basketball guard Jordan Bohannon dribbles the ball during a 112-76 win over Northwestern in the second round of the Big Ten Mens Basketball Tournament in Indianapolis at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Thursday, March 10.

Jordan Bohannon, Iowa men’s basketball team get Indianapolis revenge in second round of Big Ten Tournament

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 10, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — The Iowa men’s basketball team solemnly walked off the Gainbridge Fieldhouse court last March after a 15-point loss in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament. Point guard Jordan...

Iowa guard Austin Ash celebrates a 3-pointer during a men’s basketball game between No. 5 Iowa and No. 12 Northwestern in the Big Ten Basketball Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Thursday, March 10, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 112-76. Ash scored 5 points. (Dimia Burrell/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa men’s basketball team finds 3-point contributions everywhere in Big Ten Tournament win over Northwestern

Ben Palya, Sports Reporter March 10, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — The No. 24 Iowa men's basketball team opened the Big Ten Tournament with an emphatic 112-76 win over Northwestern and broke several conference tournament records in the process. The...

Iowa  mens basketball point guard Jordan Bohannon attempts a 3-pointer in the first half of a Big Ten Tournament game against Northwestern in Indianapolis on March 10, 2022.

Instant recap | Iowa men’s basketball team blows out Northwestern in record-setting fashion, advances in Big Ten Tournament

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 10, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — The Iowa men's basketball team set Big Ten Tournament records for points scored (112), 3-pointers made (19), margin of victory (36 points), and field goals made (43) in its 112-76...

Iowa mens basketball forward Keegan Murray backs down a Northwestern player during the first half of a Big Ten Tournament game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on March 10, 2022.

Hot-shooting Hawkeyes lead Wildcats by 33 points at halftime in second round of Big Ten Tournament

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 10, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — The fifth-seeded Iowa men's basketball team leads 12th-seeded Northwestern, 64-31, at halftime of their second-round matchup in the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament. Iowa forward...