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Luka Garza’s Sunday announcement time scheduled

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

August 1, 2020

Hawkeye fans can clear their Sunday afternoon schedules. According to a release from the Iowa athletics department, Luka Garza will announce on a video conference at 12:15 p.m. Sunday if he is returning to the Hawkeyes for his senior season. Plan [email protected]_55 will announce his future...

Luka Garza facing NBA decision with much still unknown

Iowa center Luka Garza takes a shot 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

July 30, 2020

Luka Garza has a decision to make. Either the 6-foot-11 center follows up his record-breaking junior season at Iowa by coming back for his senior year, or he turns professional and keeps his name in the 2020 NBA Draft. As first reported by 247 Sports, Garza will announce his decision Sunda...

NBA set to tip-off on season restart in Orlando

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver talks during events at NBA All-Star weekend on Feb. 15, 2020, at the United Center in Chicago. Silver said Wednesday that the NBA protocols are working, as no coronavirus tests on players have returned positive results over the last nine days. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter

July 29, 2020

While Disney World near Orlando, Florida, has long been a popular destination for vacationing families, it has never been a mecca for an entire professional sports league. Beginning today at 5:30 pm., when the Utah Jazz face off against the New Orleans Pelicans, that will change. The NBA a...

School records are in reach for Luka Garza if he returns for senior season

Iowa center Luka Garza goes in for a shot 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. (Nichole Harris/The Daily Iowan)

Robert Read, Sports Editor

July 28, 2020

The Iowa men’s basketball record book could look a lot different if Luka Garza decides to return to the Hawkeyes and play his senior season. That is, if a complete season even takes place. The 6-foot-11 center will announce August 2 if he is returning to Iowa City for another year or keeping his n...

Iowa men’s basketball pauses workouts following two positive COVID-19 tests

Iowa players huddle during a men’s basketball game between Iowa and Rutgers at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Scarlet Knights, 85-80.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

July 28, 2020

The Iowa athletics department announced Tuesday that the men's basketball team has paused workouts for 14 days after two student-athletes tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. According to a release, following the positive test result, protocol established by UI Athletics and medical staff, including contact tra...

Iowa’s Luka Garza reportedly on NBA Combine invitation list

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

July 24, 2020

According to a report by ESPN NBA draft analyst Jonathan Givony, the NBA recently sent teams a list of 105 players who are options to be invited to the 2020 NBA Combine. Iowa's Luka Garza is on the list. The combine, which was originally set to take place May 21-24 before being postponed due t...

Fran McCaffery supporting Luka Garza ahead of upcoming NBA decision

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.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

July 21, 2020

Iowa's star center Luka Garza has a decision coming up that will have a significant impact not only on the 2020-21 Hawkeye men's basketball team, but on college basketball as a whole. First reported by 247 Sports, the reigning Big Ten Player of the Year and consensus All-American will decide Aug. 2, the day before the deadline, whether or not h...

Former Hawkeye Jarrod Uthoff reportedly signing with Washington Wizards

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.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

July 17, 2020

The Athletic's NBA Insider Shams Charania reported Friday that former Iowa forward Jarrod Uthoff will be signing a contract with the Washington Wizards for the remainder of the season. The 6-foot-9 forward played his last season for the Hawkeyes in 2016, and has appeared in the G League in th...

Iowa men’s basketball team announces nonconference game against Oregon State at Sanford Pentagon

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.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

July 16, 2020

The Iowa men’s basketball team announced Thursday that it will return to South Dakota for a nonconference game against Oregon State on Dec. 22. The Hawkeyes and Beavers will meet at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The contest will be Iowa’s second trip to the Pentagon, which...

Iowa guard CJ Fredrick undergoes successful procedure on right foot

Iowa guard CJ Fredrick takes a shot during a men’s basketball game between Iowa and Rutgers at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Scarlet Knights, 85-80.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

July 15, 2020

Iowa redshirt sophomore CJ Fredrick underwent successful surgery on his right foot Tuesday at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The Hawkeye guard is expected to be off the court for the next six weeks. Fredrick had a screw inserted to his fifth metatarsal to fixate a stress fracture. “The timin...

Iowa members of Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition starting to take action

Iowa interim head coach Vicki Brown instructs her players during a volleyball match between Iowa and Washington at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

Will Fineman, Sports Reporter

July 7, 2020

Ten student-athletes, coaches, and staff members from the University of Iowa have been chosen to be members of the Big Ten Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition. The team was announced by Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren in an open letter June 1, and according to Iowa’s members, is being forme...

Iowa guard Joe Toussaint ready to build off impressive freshman season

Iowa guard Joe Toussaint strategizes his next move to keep the ball away from Kennesaw State guard Terrell Burden during a basketball game against Kennesaw State University on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Owls, 93-51.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 30, 2020

Joe Toussaint’s role on the Iowa men’s basketball team changed 11 games into the 2019-20 season. Starting guard Jordan Bohannon opted to shut his season down Dec. 16 so that he could undergo hip surgery, and Toussaint went from getting minutes off the bench to being a starting point guard...