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Jul 7, 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Portland Trail Blazers center Luka Garza (40) shoots between Detroit Pistons center Isaiah Stewart (28) and Detroit Pistons forward Braxton Key (8) during an NBA Summer League game at T&M. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Former Iowa men’s basketball players Luka Garza, Joe Wieskamp sign new NBA contracts

Chloe Peterson, Sports Editor August 23, 2022

Former Hawkeye men's basketball center Luka Garza signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday. Garza is on his third team going into his second year in the league. After playing for the Hawkeyes...

Iowa forward Kris Murray laughs with members of the media during an Iowa men’s basketball media availability at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Kris’ photo appeared on the big screen when his brother, Keegan Murray, got announced for his pick. “I guess they just picked the better looking twin.”

Iowa men’s basketball forward Kris Murray seeking his Hawkeye legacy

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter July 24, 2022

As Sacramento Kings forward Keegan Murray was playing his way to an NBA Summer League MVP honor earlier in July, his twin brother had a chance to see him compete in Las Vegas. Iowa men’s basketball...

Iowa guard Dasonte Bowen dribbles down the court during an Iowa men’s basketball practice at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Bowen shot 52.7 percent from the field, 47.4 percent from the 3-point line, and 90 percent from the foul line the summer of 2021 playing for the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League.

Iowa men’s basketball freshmen Josh Dix, Dasonte Bowen detail progression

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter July 21, 2022

Iowa men’s basketball freshmen guards Josh Dix and Dasonte Bowen are progressing ahead of their first seasons. Dix, who’s from Council Bluffs, broke his right leg’s tibia and fibula while...

Jul 5, 2022; San Francisco, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Keegan Murray (13) dribbles against Los Angeles Lakers forward Vitto Brown (48) during the third quarter at the California Summer League at Chase Center.

Former Hawkeye Keegan Murray wins NBA Summer League MVP

Chris Werner, Summer Sports Editor July 18, 2022

Former Iowa men's basketball player Keegan Murray was named the MVP of the 2022 NBA Summer League on Monday. Murray, who was drafted by the Sacramento Kings with the fourth pick in the 2022 NBA...

Jul 13, 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Keegan Murray (13) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder guard Vit Krejci (27) during an NBA Summer League game at Thomas & Mack Center.

Former Hawkeyes seizing NBA Summer League opportunities

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter July 14, 2022

Three former Hawkeyes are currently listed on NBA Summer League rosters, rookie Keegan Murray, Luka Garza, and Joe Wieskamp. Weiskamp and Garza began action for the San Antonio Spurs and Portland Trail...

Jul 5, 2022; San Francisco, CA, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Keegan Murray (13) dribbles against Los Angeles Lakers forward Vitto Brown (48) during the third quarter at the California Summer League at Chase Center.

Former Iowa men’s basketball player Keegan Murray impressing in NBA Summer League

Grant Hall, Sports Reporter July 7, 2022

Former Iowa men’s basketball player Keegan Murray has surprised critics and fans alike since he was picked No. 4 overall by the Sacramento Kings in the NBA Draft on June 23. After he was picked,...

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.

Tristan Spurlock hired as new Iowa men’s basketball director of player development

Chris Werner, Summer Sports Editor July 5, 2022

Tristan Spurlock has been added to the Iowa men's basketball coaching staff as the director of player development, head coach Fran McCaffery announced Tuesday. Spurlock concluded a nine-year professional...

Iowa center Riley Mulvey speaks with assistant coach Courtney Eldridge during an Iowa men’s basketball practice at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.

Iowa men’s basketball center Riley Mulvey changing how he prepares

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter June 28, 2022

When Iowa men’s basketball center Riley Mulvey met with coaches after the 2021-22 season, Mulvey admitted his actions during freshman season didn’t live up to his expectations. Mulvey said he...

Jun 23, 2022; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Keegan Murray (Iowa) shakes hands with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number four overall pick by the Sacramento Kings in the first round of the 2022 NBA Draft at Barclays Center.

Former Iowa basketball player Keegan Murray discusses journey to NBA

Chris Werner, Summer Sports Editor June 26, 2022

Two days after the Sacramento Kings took former Iowa men’s basketball star Keegan Murray with the fourth pick in the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday, the Kings held Murray’s introductory press conference...

Iowa forward Keegan Murray dunks a ball 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. Murray finished with 26 points, becoming Iowa’s record holder for single-season scoring.

Kings General Manager Monte McNair speaks on drafting Keegan Murray

Chris Werner, Summer Sports Editor June 24, 2022

Roughly four hours after the Sacramento Kings took former Iowa men’s basketball star Keegan Murray with the fourth overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft Thursday night, Kings General Manager Monte McNair...

Iowa forward Keegan Murray dunks a ball during 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. Murray led the team in scoring with 19 points, getting awarded the Big Ten Tournament Most Valuable Player. The Hawkeyes defeated the Boilermakers, 75-66.

Former Iowa men’s basketball player Keegan Murray picked No. 4 overall by Sacramento Kings in 2022 NBA Draft

Chris Werner, Summer Sports Editor June 23, 2022

Former Iowa men’s basketball player Keegan Murray became Iowa’s highest NBA Draft pick in the modern era Thursday night. He was selected No. 4 overall by the Sacramento Kings.  Murray, who...

Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery yells during 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 coach Fran McCaffery wins Daily Iowan Coach of the Year

Chris Werner, Summer Sports Editor June 23, 2022

Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery is The Daily Iowan’s pick for Coach of the Year. In his 12th season at the helm, McCaffery led a squad many believed to be an NCAA Tournament bubble...

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