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Hardship waiver approved for Iowa’s Patrick McCaffery

Iowa forward Patrick McCaffery shakes hands after a men's basketball game between Iowa and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. McCaffery finished 2 of 7 from inside the paint and had 4 rebounds on the night.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 29, 2020

Iowa men's basketball forward Patrick McCaffery's hardship waiver petition has been approved by the Big Ten Conference. He has four years of eligibility remaining. McCaffery saw limited action in the first two games of his true freshman season before missing the remainder of the 2019-20 seaso...

Iowa’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics to resume activities June 1

Kinnick Stadium is seen fom the north end zone at Iowa Football Media Day on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

May 22, 2020

On Friday, The University of Iowa announced a pilot program that will slowly initiate a return to normalcy on campus. Among those entities allowed to return is Iowa's Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Select coaches and staff will return on June 1 with football players to follow on June ...

Bohannon, Nunge have hardship waivers approved

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon looks to the backboard during a menÕs basketball match between Iowa and Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Bohannon finished with 12 points.

Pete Ruden, Pregame Editor

May 12, 2020

Iowa men's basketball's Jordan Bohannon and Jack Nunge will receive an extra year of eligibility after their hardship waiver petitions were approved by the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday. Bohannon played in 10 games last season before undergoing season-ending surgery on his left hip in December. He ha...

Iowa men’s basketball set to return depth to lineup

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon #3 during a basketball game against Michigan State on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. The Spartans defeated the Hawkeyes 82-67.

Pete Ruden, Pregame Editor

May 4, 2020

The Iowa men’s basketball team will add some coveted firepower into its lineup next season whether Luka Garza decides to return or not. After Jordan Bohannon, Jack Nunge, and Patrick McCaffery missed significant time last season with injury or recovering from injury, all three will return to he...

McCaffery impressed by Iowa basketball captains’ leadership

Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery draws up plays during a timeout 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.

Pete Ruden, Pregame Editor

April 30, 2020

There are only so many things student-athletes can do when they're left by themselves without a season. Options include going to a virtual class, working out, and playing video games. If the student-athlete is an Iowa basketball player, there's an emphasis on all three. Iowa men's basketball head ...

Lineup breakdown: Iowa men’s basketball

Iowa center Luka Garza celebrates after crossing the 20-point threshold for his fourteenth straight game 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.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

April 28, 2020

The Iowa men’s basketball team surprised many by being among the top teams in the Big Ten last season. Next season, the Hawkeyes won’t be sneaking up on anybody. Iowa finished the 2019-20 season with a 20-11 record before the Big Ten and NCAA men’s basketball tournaments were canceled amid ...

Jarrod Uthoff’s G League journey halted by COVID-19

Iowa Hawkeyes forward Jarrod Uthoff (20) shoots a three point shot against Villanova Wildcats guard Josh Hart (3) in the Barclays Center on Sunday, March 20, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. Uthoff ended the game with 6 rebounds, 16 points, and 2 assists. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 87-68.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 28, 2020

Former Hawkeye men's basketball player Jarrod Uthoff has traveled a unique road in professional basketball since departing from Iowa in 2016. Uthoff has played for seven professional basketball teams in four years. At the conclusion of the 2016 NBA Draft, Uthoff had not been selected. The Toron...

Joe Wieskamp to return to Iowa for junior season, bypass 2020 NBA Draft process

Iowa guard Joe Wieskamp drives the ball past Penn State guard Jamari Wheeler 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.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

April 25, 2020

Iowa's Joe Wieskamp will forgo the 2020 NBA Draft process and return to Iowa for his junior season, according to a statement released on the Iowa men's basketball Twitter account on Saturday. "I have decided not to put my name in the NBA Draft this year due to the all the unknowns in regards to te...

Cordell Pemsl to transfer to Virginia Tech

Iowa forward Cordell Pemsl dribbles during a men’s basketball match between Iowa and Cincinnati at the United Center in Chicago on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

April 19, 2020

Former Iowa forward Cordell Pemsl announced on his Instagram page Sunday that he has committed to Virginia Tech to close out his college basketball career. This decision comes after Pemsl put his name in the transfer portal on April 3. Pemsl has played for the Hawkeyes the last four seasons. Durin...

Riley Till to finish college career at Cal Poly

Iowa forward Riley Till takes a shot during a men's basketball game between Iowa and Maryland at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. Till played for 3:31.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

April 17, 2020

After his Hawkeye career came to an abrupt end earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Riley Till announced on social media Friday that he will continue his college basketball career at Cal Poly while also working toward his master's. Till, who has spent the last four years as a forwa...

Multi-sport athlete Connor McCaffery waiting to get back to work

Iowa guard Connor McCaffery holds the ball on the sidelines o the court in the final 1.6 seconds of a game on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. The Hawkeyes lost to the Fighting Illini, 76-78.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

April 16, 2020

As a multi-sport athlete who can be seen in the outfield for the Iowa baseball team after he finishes his season as a starter for the Hawkeye men’s basketball team, Connor McCaffery doesn't typically have much of an offseason. Typically. Now, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he’s at home and l...

Kriener looking toward future after season cancellation

Iowa forward Ryan Kriener and Iowa guard Luka Garza fight for the rebound 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.

Pete Ruden, Pregame Editor

April 14, 2020

If anyone would have looked at Wikipedia shortly after the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament was canceled, they would have seen Iowa listed as the national champions. Hawkeye fans have Ryan Kriener to thank for that. After the Big Ten Tournament was canceled and before the NCAA Tournament got s...