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Iowa men’s hoops wins third straight in Cy-Hawk series for first time in three decades

Iowa forward Jack Nunge defends during a men’s basketball game between Iowa and Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cyclones, 105-77.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 11, 2020

Last season, Jordan Bohannon thanked Iowa State for the “Memz” after Iowa won at Hilton Coliseum. Lately, the memories haven’t been very good for the Cyclones in the men’s basketball edition...

Photos: Iowa men’s basketball vs. Iowa State

Iowa guard CJ Fredrick looks to shoot during a men's basketball game between Iowa and Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. Fredrick played for 26:10 in the game.
Shivansh Ahuja, Senior Photojournalist December 11, 2020

No. 3 Iowa's size advantage up front was too much for visiting Iowa State as the Hawkeyes cruised to a 105-77 victory at Carver Hawkeye on Friday. Iowa's fourth consecutive win was headlined by forward...

Luka Garza scores 25 in second half, Iowa blows out Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Iowa guard Joe Wieskamp drives to the rim during a men’s basketball game between Iowa and Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 11, 2020

The No. 3 Iowa men's basketball improved to 5-0 on the season with a 105-77 thrashing of in-state rival Iowa State Friday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Luka Garza drained a 3-pointer on the first...

Bohannon set for return to Cy-Hawk rivalry

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon looks to pass during the Iowa men’s basketball game against the Southern University Jaguars at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Jaguars 103-76 in their first game against them since 2017.
Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 10, 2020

Last season, guard Jordan Bohannon left his shoes on the hardwood at Hilton Coliseum after Iowa’s 84-68 win over Iowa State as a parting gift to the Cyclones. On the right shoe, he wrote, “To ISU:...

Iowa-Gonzaga matchup to be held without fans

Action is underway during a men's basketball game between Iowa and North Carolina at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020.
Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 9, 2020

Fans will not be allowed to attend Iowa men's basketball's matchup with Gonzaga in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Dec. 19 in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the Sanford Pentagon announced...

Hawkeyes find alternative scoring options as Garza struggles early against Tar Heels

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon looks to pass during a men's basketball game between Iowa and North Carolina at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. Bohannon led the team with 24 points.
Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 8, 2020

Senior guard Jordan Bohannon has had a rollercoaster of a career at Iowa over the last five years. Bohannon started as a freshman, and didn’t look back for the next two seasons. Then, in 2019-20,...

Hawkeyes pass their first true test of the season, and they expected to

Players tip-off during a men's basketball game between Iowa and North Carolina at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 8, 2020

The Iowa men’s basketball team’s matchup with North Carolina on Tuesday was its fourth game of the season, but its first test. It was a test the Hawkeyes expected to pass, and did. After overpowering...

Photos: Iowa basketball vs. North Carolina

Iowa forward Luka Garza dribbles during a men's basketball game between Iowa and North Carolina at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020.
Shivansh Ahuja, Senior Photojournalist December 8, 2020

No. 3 Iowa remains undefeated after a visit from No. 16 North Carolina. The Hawkeyes, led by guard Jordan Bohannon's 24 points, defeated the Tar Heels, 93-80.

Iowa men’s basketball team defeats North Carolina in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Iowa guard CJ Fredrick dribbles during a men’s basketball game between Iowa and North Carolina at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. (Shivansh Ahuja/The Daily Iowan)
Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 8, 2020

Only four games into its 2020-21 season, the No. 3 Iowa men's basketball team has a signature victory. Iowa defeated No. 16 North Carolina, 93-80, Tuesday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in the ACC/Big...

No. 3 Hawkeyes set for clash with No. 16 North Carolina at Carver

Head Coach Fran McCaffery sits on the sidelines during the Iowa v. Western Illinois basketball game in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Iowa defeated Western Illinois with a final score of 99-58.
Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 7, 2020

Since the matchup was made official Oct. 30, anticipation has been mounting ahead of Iowa men’s basketball’s game with North Carolina Tuesday. Now, the moment the No. 3 Hawkeyes and their fans...

Jack Nunge excels in return to the court, serves as inspiration for Hawkeyes

Iowa forward Jack Nunge throws the ball to a teammate during the Iowa v. Western Illinois basketball game in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Iowa defeated Western Illinois with a final score of 99-58.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 3, 2020

Jack Nunge’s return to the court Thursday night came at a time when he and his family needed basketball as a diversion. Dr. Mark Nunge, Nunge’s father, died suddenly at the age of 53 on Nov....

Garza garners lofty comparisons after win over Western Illinois

Iowa Center Luka Garza goes in for a basket during the Iowa v. Western Illinois basketball game in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Iowa defeated Western Illinois with a final score of 99-58. Garza scored a total of 35 points.
Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 3, 2020

After dominant performances in each of his first two games of the season, reigning Big Ten Player of the Year Luka Garza put his talents on full display again Thursday evening. The senior center...

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