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Iowa center Payton Sandfort (20) runs a drill during NCAA mens basketball practice, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.

Sandfort ready to make impact for Iowa men’s basketball

Ben Palya, Sports Reporter October 12, 2021

The University of Iowa men’s basketball team’s starting lineup is going to feature at least three new faces this season. The Hawkeyes lost guards Joe Wieskamp and CJ Fredrick and center Luka...

Mar 10, 2020; Sioux Falls, SD, USA;  North Dakota Fighting Hawks forward Filip Rebraca (12) drives against North Dakota State Bison forward Rocky Kreuser (34) in the first half at Denny Sanford Premier Center. Mandatory Credit: Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa men’s basketball transfer Filip Rebrača prepared for valuable role

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter October 11, 2021

Iowa men’s basketball transfer Filip Rebrača spent his summer in Iowa City putting on weight, lifting, and preparing for the physical gauntlet that is a Big Ten basketball season.  The University...

Iowa men’s head basketball coach Fran McCaffery takes a photo with Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren during Big Ten Basketball Media Days at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021.

Penn pals: How Warren, McCaffery, and Collins ended up in the Big Ten Conference

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor October 8, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The 1981-82 University of Pennsylvania men’s basketball team wasn’t particularly noteworthy. The squad isn’t enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, and it wasn't...

Iowa guard Connor McCaffery speaks on live television during Big Ten Basketball Media Days at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. While at a podium, Connor McCaffery addressed his thoughts on this upcoming season. “I think we’ll be good. It’s motivating to know that we’re not supposed to be as good because we lost Luka and Wiesy but honestly we’re not worried about that, we know what to do.”

New-look Hawkeye men’s basketball optimistic ahead of 2021-22 season

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor October 7, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Head coach Fran McCaffery’s University of Iowa men’s basketball team will look a lot different this season than it did last year. The Hawkeyes lost almost 55 percent of their...

Kevin Warren speaks with members of the media at Big Ten Basketball Media Days at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 7th, 2021.

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren hosts basketball media days press conference

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor October 7, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren kicked off the league’s annual basketball media days with a press conference at Gainbridge Fieldhouse Thursday morning. Warren announced...

Iowa Forward Keegan Murray (15) holds the ball under the basket during an Iowa men’s basketball game against Nebraska on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Carver-Hawkeye arena. The Hawks beat the Cornhuskers, 102-64.

Iowa men’s basketball finding new identity ahead of 2021-22 season

Ben Palya, Sports Reporter September 20, 2021

Iowa men’s basketball has been steady the past few seasons, with former Hawkeyes Luka Garza, Joe Wieskamp, and CJ Fredrick anchoring the Hawkeyes through a rise to national prominence last season. But...

Iowa Center Luka Garza celebrates during the Iowa Men’s Basketball game against Michigan State on Feb. 2, 2021 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Garza became the second Hawkeye mens player ever to surpass 2,000 career points during the game. (Casey Stone/The Daily Iowan)

Garza, Clark named finalists for AAU James E. Sullivan Award

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor September 20, 2021

Former Iowa men’s basketball player Luka Garza and current Hawkeye women’s basketball point guard Caitlin Clark are both finalists for the Amateur Athletic Union James E. Sullivan Award, per a...

Jul 22, 2021; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Big 10 commissioner Kevin Warren speaks to the media during Big 10 media days at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Goddin-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten Conference announces formal alliance with Pac-12 and ACC

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor August 24, 2021

Big Ten, Pac-12, and ACC commissioners Kevin Warren, George Kliavkoff, and James Phillips announced a formal alliance between the three conferences Tuesday. The presidents, chancellors, and athletic...

Mar 20, 2021; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes guard Jordan Bohannon (3) brings the ball up court against the Grand Canyon Antelopes during the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Former Iowa State football player charged in May assault of Jordan Bohannon

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor August 3, 2021

Former Iowa State football player Nicholas Kron, who played for the Cyclones from 2010-13, has been charged in connection to an assault of senior Hawkeye men’s basketball player Jordan Bohannon,...

Friday, Jan. 29, 2021; Champaign, Illinois, USA; Iowa’s Joe Wieskamp (10) dribbles past Illinois Guard Ayo Dosunmu (11) during the Iowa v. Illinois basketball game at State Farm Center Friday night. Illinois beat the Hawks, 80-75.

Joe Wieskamp, Luka Garza both selected in second round of NBA Draft

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 29, 2021

Former Iowa men's basketball players Joe Wieskamp and Luka Garza were both selected in the second round of Thursday's 2021 NBA Draft. Wieskamp, a three-year starter for the Hawkeyes, was selected...

Iowa Center Luka Garza (55) holds the ball during a basketball game between Illinois and Iowa at State Farm Center on Friday, Jan. 29. Illinois defeated Iowa 80-75.

Where Joe Wieskamp and Luka Garza are projected to go in the NBA Draft

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 28, 2021

Two former Hawkeyes could hear their names called during Thursday night’s 2021 NBA Draft. Joe Wieskamp and Luka Garza were mainstays in the Iowa men’s basketball team’s lineup during their...

Iowa forward Patrick McCaffery shoots a basket during the Big Ten mens basketball tournament quarterfinals against Wisconsin on Friday, March 12, 2021 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Hawkeyes defeated the Badgers, 62-57. No. 3 Iowa will go on to play No. 2 Illinois tomorrow afternoon in the semifinals.

Iowa men’s basketball team seeks to prove doubters wrong after offseason departures

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 28, 2021

The 2021 Iowa men’s basketball team doesn’t want to be defined by what it doesn’t have. Or, more specifically, who it doesn’t have. Luka Garza, Joe Wieskamp, CJ Fredrick, and Jack Nunge...

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