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Iowa members of Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition starting to take action

Iowa interim head coach Vicki Brown instructs her players during a volleyball match between Iowa and Washington at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter

July 7, 2020

Ten student-athletes, coaches, and staff members from the University of Iowa have been chosen to be members of the Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition. The team was announced by Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren in an open letter June 1, and according to Iowa’s members, is being forme...

Iowa guard Joe Toussaint ready to build off impressive freshman season

Iowa guard Joe Toussaint strategizes his next move to keep the ball away from Kennesaw State guard Terrell Burden during a basketball game against Kennesaw State University on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Owls, 93-51.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 30, 2020

Joe Toussaint’s role on the Iowa men’s basketball team changed 11 games into the 2019-20 season. Starting guard Jordan Bohannon opted to shut his season down Dec. 16 so that he could undergo hip surgery, and Toussaint went from getting minutes off the bench to being a starting point guard...

Social media changing how fans interact with sports

Spectators watch the action during a football game between Iowa and Middle Tennessee State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Blue Raiders, 48-3.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

June 28, 2020

In 2012, when Chicago Bulls color commentator Stacey King started asking the rhetorical question, “Does anybody know how to post videos to Facebook?” after particularly high-flying dunks, he couldn’t have forecast what the next eight years would bring. Since Facebook’s founding 16 years...

Former Hawkeye Jarrod Uthoff named to All-NBA G League first team

Iowa Hawkeyes forward Jarrod Uthoff (20) shoots a three point shot against Villanova Wildcats guard Josh Hart (3) in the Barclays Center on Sunday, March 20, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. Uthoff ended the game with 6 rebounds, 16 points, and 2 assists. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 87-68. (The Daily Iowan/Joshua Housing)

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 26, 2020

Former Iowa forward Jarrod Uthoff was named to the 2019-20 All-NBA G League first team on Friday. Uthoff played his last season for the Hawkeyes in 2016, and has appeared in the G League in three of the last four seasons. With the Hustle this season, Uthoff averaged 18.4 points and 10.7 rebou...

Luka Garza’s decision coming ‘relatively soon,’ head coach Fran McCaffery says

Iowa center Luka Garza dunks the ball during a men’s basketball game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Nebraska Huskers at Carver-Hawkeye arena on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Huskers 96-72.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 25, 2020

The talk of the offseason surrounding the Iowa men’s basketball team usually comes down to one thing — whether or not Luka Garza is coming back for his senior year. “I think we’ll have an answer relatively soon,” head coach Fran McCaffery said Thursday in a Facebook live session. “I alw...

Big Ten Network announces men’s basketball All-Decade team

Players prepare to rebound the ball during the men's basketball game against Lindsey Wilson College at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Monday, November 4, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Blue Raiders 96-58.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 24, 2020

Over the past three days, the Big Ten Network has unveiled the members of its All-Decade men's basketball team. The voting was done by a 24-person panel, which selected the best players in the conference from 2010-2019. No Iowa players are among the 16 selected by the BTN panel. Below is BTN's full ...

Iowa grads B.J. Armstrong, Melissa Isaacson reflect on ‘The Last Dance’

Grand Marshal J.P. Armstrong rides in a Corvette during the 2019 Homecoming Parade on Oct. 18 in Downtown Iowa City.

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

June 23, 2020

ESPN’s documentary The Last Dance, a 10-part series on Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, took over the sports world for much of April and May. Two University of Iowa graduates with firsthand experience of the Bulls’ dynasty were among the dozens of people interviewed for the project. B....

Iowa men’s basketball faces high expectations going into 2020-21 season

Iowa center Luka Garza attempt to push past Illinois forward Giorgi Bezhanishvili during a men’s basketball game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Illinois Fighting Illini on Sunday, February 2, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 72-65.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 23, 2020

The Iowa men’s basketball team’s 2019-20 season was cut short before postseason play could begin due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hawkeyes have a deep, talented roster returning for the upcoming season. Expectations are high — as they should be. Reigning Big Ten Player of the Year Luka ...

NCAA Division I Council approves plan for men’s and women’s summer basketball activities

Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle attempts a free throw during a women’s basketball game between Iowa and Maryland at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins, 66-61.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 18, 2020

The NCAA Division I Council approved a plan for summer athletics activities for men's and women's basketball on Wednesday. The adopted plan extends the current rule, which allows voluntary workouts and up to eight hours of virtual nonphysical activities through July 19. The Council said it wi...

Hardship waiver approved for Iowa’s Patrick McCaffery

Iowa forward Patrick McCaffery shakes hands after a men's basketball game between Iowa and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. McCaffery finished 2 of 7 from inside the paint and had 4 rebounds on the night.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 29, 2020

Iowa men's basketball forward Patrick McCaffery's hardship waiver petition has been approved by the Big Ten Conference. He has four years of eligibility remaining. McCaffery saw limited action in the first two games of his true freshman season before missing the remainder of the 2019-20 seaso...

Iowa’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to resume activities June 1

Kinnick Stadium is seen fom the north end zone at Iowa Football Media Day on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

May 22, 2020

On Friday, The University of Iowa announced a pilot program that will slowly initiate a return to normalcy on campus. Among those entities allowed to return is Iowa's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Select coaches and staff will return on June 1 with football players to follow on June ...

Bohannon, Nunge have hardship waivers approved

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon looks to the backboard during a menÕs basketball match between Iowa and Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Bohannon finished with 12 points.

Pete Ruden, Pregame Editor

May 12, 2020

Iowa men's basketball's Jordan Bohannon and Jack Nunge will receive an extra year of eligibility after their hardship waiver petitions were approved by the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday. Bohannon played in 10 games last season before undergoing season-ending surgery on his left hip in December. He ha...