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Iowa assistant coach Kirk Speraw practices with players before a basketball game between Iowa and Southeastern Louisiana at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Lions 93-62.

Iowa men’s basketball assistant coach Kirk Speraw to retire

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor May 11, 2022

Longtime Iowa men’s basketball assistant coach Kirk Speraw is retiring, head coach Fran McCaffery announced Wednesday via release. Speraw’s last official day with the Hawkeyes is June 30. Speraw...

Teams huddle during a timeout during a mens basketball game between Iowa and Wisconsin at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, March 7, 2021. The Hawkeyes, celebrating senior day, defeated the Badgers, 77-73.

Iowa men’s basketball’s Courtney Eldridge promoted to assistant coach

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor April 25, 2022

Iowa men’s basketball announced Monday that director of recruiting and player development Courtney Eldridge has been promoted to assistant coach. Eldridge will fill the position vacated by Billy...

Iowa Mens Basketball Director of Operations and Travel Coordinator Billy Taylor cheers from the side of the court during a game against the University of Illinois on Sunday, March 8, 2020, at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. The Hawkeyes lost to the Fighting Illini, 76-78.

Iowa men’s basketball assistant Billy Taylor leaving Hawkeyes to accept head coaching job at Elon

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 15, 2022

Billy Taylor, an assistant coach on the Iowa men's basketball team, is leaving Iowa City to accept the head coaching job at Elon, a North Carolina-based Division I school, The Daily Iowan confirmed...

Iowa forward Kris Murray attempts to block a shot during a men’s basketball game between Iowa and Penn State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. The Hawkeyes deflected five shots. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions, 68-51.

Iowa forward Kris Murray declares for NBA Draft, maintains college eligibility

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 14, 2022

Iowa men's basketball forward Kris Murray has declared for the 2022 NBA Draft but has not hired an agent, maintaining his college eligibility, he announced via Twitter on Thursday. Murray, who just...

Iowa forward Keegan Murray shoots the ball during the first round of the NCAA Mens Championship between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Richmond Spiders at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Murray earned nine rebounds. The Spiders beat the Hawkeyes, 67-63.

Keegan Murray wins Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor April 2, 2022

Iowa men's basketball sophomore forward Keegan Murray won the Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced Saturday in New Orleans. The Karl Malone...

Iowa forward Josh Ogundele looks to shoot 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. Ogundele scored 4 points.

Iowa men’s basketball center Josh Ogundele enters NCAA Transfer Portal

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 30, 2022

Iowa men’s basketball center Josh Ogundele has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal, becoming the second Hawkeye in as many days to enter the portal. Ogundele, who just finished his sophomore season...

Iowa guard Joe Toussaint speaks on the phone after the 2022 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Championship between No. 5 Iowa and No. 3 Purdue at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Sunday, March 13, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Boilermakers, 75-66.

Iowa men’s basketball guard Joe Toussaint enters NCAA Transfer Portal

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 29, 2022

Iowa men’s basketball guard Joe Toussaint has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal, he announced on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon. “After much consideration and thought, I have decided to pursue...

Iowa forward Keegan Murray attempts a fadeaway during a men’s basketball game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena between No. 25 Iowa and Michigan State on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022. Murray led Iowa in scoring with 28 points. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans, 86-60.

Iowa men’s basketball forward Keegan Murray declares for 2022 NBA Draft

Chloe Peterson and Austin Hanson March 29, 2022

Iowa men’s basketball sophomore Keegan Murray is declaring for the 2022 NBA Draft, he announced Monday on Twitter. Murray, the men’s basketball program’s fourth first-team consensus All-American,...

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.

Opinion | Previewing what the Iowa men’s basketball lineup could look like in 2022-23

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 27, 2022

Well, time for the Iowa men’s basketball team to replace another first-team All-American. Head coach Fran McCaffery’s squad entered the 2021-22 season with the daunting task of having to field...

Iowa forward Keegan Murray shoots the ball during the first round of the NCAA Mens Championship between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Richmond Spiders at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Murray earned 21 points. The Richmond Spiders beat the Iowa Hawkeyes 67-63.

Opinion | Season in review: Final thoughts on the 2021-22 Iowa men’s basketball season

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 20, 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The headline for my men’s basketball season in review column from last year reads, “Was Iowa’s season successful despite the tournament loss?” Well, here we go again. This...

Iowa guard Nick Sherod claps after Richmond regained possession of the ball during the first round of the NCAA Mens Championship between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Richmond Spiders at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, March 17, 2022. The Spiders beat the Hawkeyes, 67-63.

Twitter reactions to the Iowa men’s basketball team’s loss to Richmond in the NCAA Tournament

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 17, 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Iowa men's basketball team's season is over. No. 5 seed Iowa lost, 67-63, to No. 12 seed Richmond in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. Four days after the...

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon drives the ball down the court during the first round of the NCAA Mens Championship between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Richmond Spiders at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Bohannon earned two rebounds. The Spiders beat the Hawkeyes, 67-63.

Jordan Bohannon’s record-breaking Hawkeye career comes to an end with NCAA Tournament loss

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 17, 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Tears rolled down Jordan Bohannon’s cheeks as he sat at a press conference minutes after Iowa's loss to Richmond in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. The sixth-year point...

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