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Iowa men’s basketball team will officially host North Carolina in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

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, Pregame Editor October 30, 2020

The Iowa men's basketball team confirmed Friday morning that it will compete against North Carolina on Dec. 8 as part of the 2020 ACC/Big Ten Challenge. “We’re excited to add North Carolina...

Iowa men’s basketball team reportedly adds North Carolina to nonconference schedule

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, Pregame Editor October 29, 2020

The Iowa men's basketball team added another high-profile opponent to its nonconference schedule on Thursday. Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reported that North Carolina will travel to Carver-Hawkeye...

Iowa, Gonzaga men’s basketball teams will officially compete Dec. 19 in Sioux Falls

Iowa center Luka Garza looks to Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery during the men's basketball game against Ohio State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Buckeyes 85-76.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor October 19, 2020

The Iowa men’s basketball team confirmed Monday morning that it will compete against Gonzaga on Dec. 19 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in one of the premier nonconference matchups...

Depth a strength for Iowa basketball

Iowa Head Coach Fran McCaffery laughs at a call 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.
Austin Hanson, Sports Editor October 18, 2020

The Hawkeye men’s basketball team officially started practice on Wednesday, and with it, an unprecedented season for head coach Fran McCaffery. Throughout the offseason, McCaffery and his team...

McCaffery navigates complexities of pandemic

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.
Austin Hanson, Sports Editor October 6, 2020

For the last 38 years, Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery has been coaching collegiate basketball in some form or fashion. Despite all his experience as both an assistant and a head coach with various...

Iowa men’s basketball team will reportedly play Gonzaga at the Sanford Pentagon

Iowa center Luka Garza dunks the ball during a men’s basketball game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Nebraska Huskers at Carver-Hawkeye arena on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Huskers 96-72.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor October 6, 2020

The Iowa men's basketball team has added a potential top-five opponent to its 2020 schedule. Matt Norlander of CBS Sports reported Tuesday that Iowa will compete against Gonzaga in Sioux Falls,...

NCAA sets Nov. 25 as start date for college basketball seasons

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, Pregame Editor September 16, 2020

The NCAA has set Nov. 25 as the start date for the 2020-21 men's and women's college basketball seasons, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. The decision was made on Wednesday following a...

Kriener, Garza named co-winners of Chris Street Award

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.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor September 15, 2020

Luka Garza and Ryan Kriener are the co-winners of the Chris Street Award for the 2019-20 Iowa men's basketball season, the team announced Tuesday. The duo are two of eight players who earned team recognition. The...

Opinion | Another Hawkeye icon gone after Lute Olson’s death

Daily Iowan archive photo, Hayden Fry circa 1998
Robert Read, Pregame Editor August 31, 2020

Legendary former Hawkeye coach Lute Olson died in hospice care at age 85 on Aug. 27. Early the following morning, a news release was in my inbox with the reaction of, among others, one of Olson’s...

Current, former Hawkeyes react to death of legendary coach Lute Olson

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, Pregame Editor August 28, 2020

Former Iowa men's basketball coach Lute Olson, who led the team to the Final Four in 1980, died at the age of 85 Thursday while in hospice care. The Hall of Fame coach led Iowa for nine seasons...

Former Hawkeye coach Lute Olson, who led Iowa men’s basketball team to 1980 Final Four, dies at 85

Lute Olson after accepting the position as Iowa's head men's basketball coach in 1974.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor August 27, 2020

Former Iowa head coach Robert Luther "Lute" Olson, who led the Iowa men's basketball team to the Final Four in 1980, died Thursday at the age of 85 while in hospice care in Tuscon, Ariz. Olson suffered...

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