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Jordan Bohannon brings swagger to No. 3 Iowa men’s basketball team

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon #3 pushes the ball up court during a basketball game against Michigan State on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. The Spartans defeated the Hawkeyes 82-67.
The senior point guard sees the Hawkeyes as the best team in the nation and expects to see that portrayed in the rankings soon enough.
December 2, 2020

Jordan Bohannon never hides his confidence, whether that’s hoisting up deep 3’s on the court or speaking honestly off of it. That was no different Wednesday on an Iowa men's basketball Zoom conference. Monday’s...

Sandfort reflects on commitment to Iowa basketball

Iowa basketball commit Payton Sandfort prepares to shoot a 3-pointer in his home gym in Waukee.
The Waukee, Iowa, native signed a National Letter of Intent to play college basketball at Iowa Nov. 11.
December 1, 2020

Payton Sandfort always knew he wanted to play basketball — and if he was going to play, he would play to win. From childhood to his recent signing of a National Letter of Intent to play men’s...

Garza, Wieskamp named to Wooden Award Top 50 Watch List

Iowa's Luka Garza pats Joe Wieskamp on the back during the Iowa/UNI men's basketball game at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. The Hawkeyes defeated the Panthers, 77-54.
Garza and Wieskamp have been Iowa's top scorers through two games this season.
December 1, 2020

Iowa hoops' Luka Garza has been named to the 2021 John R. Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 Watch List, per a release. Counting this most recent achievement, Garza's name has now been added to every major...

Luka Garza named Big Ten Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

Iowa center Luka Garza dunks the ball during the second half of the first Iowa men’s basketball game of the season against the North Carolina Central Eagles at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated Eagles 97-67. (Jenna Galligan/The Daily Iowan)
Garza averaged 33.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, and three blocks per game in Iowa's first two wins of the season.
November 30, 2020

Iowa men’s basketball player Luka Garza has been named the first Big Ten Player of the Week of the 2020-21 season following the Hawkeyes’ two victories last week. The announcement came Monday...

Iowa men’s basketball team up to No. 3 in AP Poll

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon passes to guard Joe Wieskamp during the Iowa men’s basketball game against the Southern University Jaguars at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Bohannon dealt with hip issues during previous seasons and is back this year after two hip surgeries. The Hawkeyes defeated the Jaguars 103-76 in their first game against them since 2017.
The ranking matches the best in the 11-year tenure of head coach Fran McCaffery.
November 30, 2020

The Iowa men's basketball team is ranked No. 3 in the nation in the Associated Press poll released Monday, a two-spot jump from the team's preseason ranking. The No. 3 ranking matches the highest...

Luka Garza dominates as Iowa men’s basketball beats Southern University

Iowa center Luka Garza makes a shot during the Iowa men’s basketball game against the Southern University Jaguars at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Jaguars 103-76 in their first game against them since 2017. (Jenna Galligan/The Daily Iowan)
Senior center Luka Garza had 41 points in Iowa’s 103-76 win on Friday.
November 27, 2020

Luka Garza showed the nation why he is the Preseason National Player of the Year on Friday. The No. 5 ranked Iowa men’s basketball team celebrated Black Friday by beating Southern University,...

Patrick McCaffery, Keegan Murray provide spark off the bench in Iowa’s season-opening victory

Patrick McCaffery, Keegan Murray provide spark off the bench in Iowa's season-opening victory
Both players entered the game midway through the first half and provided the Hawkeyes with the energy needed to put their opponent away.
November 25, 2020

The Iowa men’s basketball team won its first game since March on Wednesday. The long wait for the 2020-21 season to tip off ended at 3 p.m., but the effects of the pandemic were still very apparent...

No. 5 Iowa men’s basketball team defeats N.C. Central in season opener

Iowa center Luka Garza dunks the ball during the second half of the first Iowa men’s basketball game of the season against the North Carolina Central Eagles at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated Eagles 97-67. (Jenna Galligan/The Daily Iowan)
The Hawkeyes move to 1-0 after their 97-67 victory.
November 25, 2020

The No. 5 Iowa men's basketball team has its first win of the 2020-21 season. The Hawkeyes defeated N.C. Central 97-67 on Wednesday in their season opener at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Jordan Bohannon,...

Garza named to Naismith Trophy Watch List

Iowa center Luka Garza celebrates during a men's basketball game between Iowa and Penn State on Saturday, Feb. 29 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Nittany Lions 77-68.
The Atlanta Tipoff Club added 50 names to the 2021 Naismith Trophy Watch List Thursday morning – one of which was Garza's.
November 19, 2020

Iowa basketball's Luka Garza has been named to the 2021 Naismith Trophy Watch List, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced Thursday morning. Garza was a Naismith Trophy finalist in 2020, narrowly losing...

Murray twins excited to compete together at college level

Members of the Iowa men’s basketball team react to the game 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.
Keegan and Kris Murray are following their father's footsteps, playing college basketball at Iowa.
November 18, 2020

When Iowa freshman men’s basketball player Kris Murray walks into the locker room, he sees a tribute to the man he was named after. Murray is named after former Iowa men’s basketball player...

Iowa 2020-21 men’s basketball schedule released

Iowa forward Luka Garza is introduced during a men's basketball game between Iowa and Maryland at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.
The Hawkeyes tip their season off on Nov. 25 against North Carolina Central.
November 18, 2020

One week before the 2020-21 men's college basketball season tips off, the Hawkeyes finally have their schedule. The Big Ten Conferenced released its full men's basketball schedule for this season...

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