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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 men's 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...

Iowa wrestling head coach Tom Brands watches a during Iowa's dual meet against Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.

Iowa athletics announces contract extensions for nine coaches

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 26, 2021

Iowa athletics extended nine Hawkeye head coaches, the department announced Monday. A number of assistant coaches in several sports also received contract extensions. “It is with great pleasure...

University of Illinois head football coach Bret Bielema speaks during Day 1 of the 2021 Big Ten Media Days at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on July 22, 2021.

Former Hawkeye Bret Bielema ready for next chapter of Big Ten career with Illinois

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor July 22, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — At first glance, newly-hired University of Illinois head football coach Brett Bielema’s left leg looks quite ordinary. Upon further examination, however, the presence of a black,...

Iowa center Luka Garza looks to pass during a men's 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.

Former Hawkeye men’s basketball center Luka Garza wins 2020-21 Big Ten Male Athlete of the Year

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 21, 2021

Former Hawkeye center Luka Garza has been named the 2020-21 Jesse Owens Big Ten Male Athlete of the Year, the conference announced Wednesday afternoon. Garza was the Hawkeye men’s basketball program’s...

Iowa center Riley Mulvey speaks to reporters during a Hawkeyes men's basketball summer media availability, Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.

Iowa men’s basketball freshman Riley Mulvey adjusts to life in Big Ten

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 20, 2021

Riley Mulvey’s decision to pick the Hawkeyes was easy. Choosing to forego his senior year of high school on the east coast to enter the Iowa men’s basketball program a year earlier was a far tougher...

Iowa guard Joe Toussaint attempts to score during the Big Ten men's 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.

‘This is your team now:’ Joe Toussaint taking over as Iowa’s starting point guard

Robert Read, Summer Editor July 15, 2021

Joe Toussaint’s confusion upon hearing the news that his teammate Jordan Bohannon was returning to the Hawkeyes for a sixth year was quickly replaced with a sense of relief. The Iowa men’s basketball...

Iowa forward Luka Garza drives forward during a men's basketball game between Iowa and Rutgers at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Scarlet Knights, 79-66.

Luka Garza receives ESPY nomination for Best Male College Athlete

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter July 7, 2021

After a season that saw him as the best men’s basketball player in the nation, former Hawkeye star Luka Garza is among the nominees for Best Male College Athlete at the ESPYs. Alabama wide receiver...

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 sophomore Keegan Murray takes on versatile role

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 6, 2021

Keegan Murray thought he was being pushed around on the court last season. The 2020-21 men’s basketball freshman measured in at 6-foot-8 and 205 pounds. Now, as summer workouts roll on, Murray...

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.

Name, Image, Likeness: a new era for college athletes

Chloe Peterson, Sports Editor July 6, 2021

Jordan Bohannon has been advocating for name, image, and likeness rights for college athletes since 2019. At the NCAA Tournament that season, the now-sixth-year men’s basketball senior stole an...

Mar 20, 2021; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Grand Canyon Antelopes forward Oscar Frayer (4) defends against Iowa Hawkeyes guard Joe Wieskamp (10) during the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament at Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa men’s basketball guard Joe Wieskamp keeping name in NBA Draft

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 2, 2021

Iowa men’s basketball guard Joe Wieskamp officially announced Friday he’ll be keeping his name in the 2021 NBA Draft, ending his three-year career as a Hawkeye. Wieskamp entered the NBA Draft...

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