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Iowa forward Luka Garza returns to the bench during a menÕs basketball game between Iowa and Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. Garza finished with a game-high 34 points.

March Madness in December: No. 1 Gonzaga, No. 3 Iowa meet in potential game of the year

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 17, 2020

Shortly after Iowa's blowout Dec. 13 victory over Northern Illinois, the Hawkeye men’s basketball Twitter account sent out the final score, along with a caption: “And now we set our sights on Gonzaga.” But...

Grand Marshal B.J. Armstrong rides in a Corvette during the 2019 Homecoming Parade on Oct. 18 in Downtown Iowa City.

One-on-one with former Iowa guard B.J. Armstrong

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 17, 2020

The Daily Iowan: I wanted to start by asking you about your time at Iowa. What do you remember? What were some of your favorite moments as a Hawkeye? B.J. Armstrong: I just have fond memories about...

Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery speaks with the assistant coaches during a timeout for the basketball game against Northern Illinois on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Huskies, 106-53.

Hawkeye history: Looking back at the Iowa men’s basketball team’s previous matchups with No. 1 teams

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 17, 2020

Dating back to the 1949-50 season, the Iowa men’s basketball program is 3-20 against teams ranked No. 1 in the AP Poll. Saturday’s matchup against top-ranked Gonzaga is Iowa’s opportunity...

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon moves to block a pass during a basketball game against Northern Illinois on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Huskies, 106-53.

By the Numbers | Hawkeyes, Zags feature two elite offenses

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 17, 2020

The No. 3 Iowa men’s basketball team has played up to its ranking through six games this season, and the numbers back that up. The 6-0 Hawkeyes have scored 93 points or more in every game this...

Iowa guard Joe Wieskamp goes for a layup during a basketball game against Northern Illinois on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Huskies, 106-53.

On the Line: Iowa-Gonzaga men’s basketball edition

DI Staff December 17, 2020

No. 3 Iowa vs. No. 1 Gonzaga Robert Read, Pregame Editor (18-19): Gonzaga — *Ducks* Austin Hanson, Sports Editor (23-13): Iowa — Fran’s face will be red with joy, not rage. Isaac Goffin,...

Iowa running back Tyler Goodson carries the ball during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 26-20.

Goodson, Sargent bring lightning, thunder to Hawkeye backfield

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter December 10, 2020

It’s a relationship of balance. Tyler Goodson and Mekhi Sargent are a productive running back combination for Iowa again this season. Goodson is the shifty speed back, Sargent provides the...

UI quarterback Drew Tate evades Ohio State defensive end Mike Kudla in the second half of the Hawkeye's victory over Ohio State on Oct. 16, 2004. Tate passed for 331 yards with three touchdowns, rushed for 24 yards with one touchdown and completed 26 of 39 passing attempts.

One-on-one with former Iowa quarterback Drew Tate

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 10, 2020

The Daily Iowan: Thinking back to that Iowa-Wisconsin matchup in 2004, do you remember anything leading up to the game, whether it’s in practice or anything that week, knowing what you guys had at...

Head Coach Kirk Ferentz and Offensive Coordinator Brian Ferentz are seen without masks during the Iowa v Northwestern football game at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020.  The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes 21-20. Many Iowa Coaches wore Gaitor face guards, which the CDC has suggested is not as effective against the spread of COVID-19 as a regular mask.

Around the Big Ten Week 8: Where to watch the Iowa-Wisconsin football game.

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 10, 2020

Big Ten Power Rankings: Ohio State The Buckeyes aren’t CFP material. There, I said it. Indiana No Penix, no problem. Northwestern Not my Big Ten West champion. Iowa We...

Iowa defensive back Geno Stone makes a tackle during a game against Wisconsin at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday, November 9, 2019. The Hawkeyes were defeated by the Badgers 24-22.  The Hawkeye defense had a total of 67 tackles.

Week 8 scouting report | Wisconsin

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor December 10, 2020

The Wisconsin Badgers (2-2) have been playing on and off in 2020, literally. Wisconsin’s first game of the season was against Illinois, which it won 45-7, but the Badgers canceled their contests...

Saturday Dec. 5, 2020; Champaign, Illinois, USA; Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras (7) overthrows a pass towards the endzone during the second quarter of the Iowa v. Illinois football game at Memorial Stadium.

On the Line: Week 8 game picks

DI Staff December 10, 2020

No. 16 Iowa vs. Wisconsin Robert Read, Pregame Editor (17-16): Iowa — It’s about time. Austin Hanson, Sports Editor (20-13): Iowa — Time to party like it’s 2015. Isaac Goffin, Assistant...

Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum throws a block during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 26-20.

Once a defensive lineman and now an elite center, players like Tyler Linderbaum are ‘few and far between’

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor December 3, 2020

Tyler Linderbaum has only been Iowa’s starting center for 19 games but is already one of the best players — if not the best — at his position in the nation. The characteristics necessary to attain...

Iowa captains (from left) Bryan Mattison, Mike Humpal, Albert Young and Tom Busch take the field during the coin toss of overtime play against the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007.

One-on-one with former Iowa linebacker Mike Humpal

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter December 3, 2020

The Daily Iowan: What do you remember about that 2007 game? I know Illinois was ranked. And you guys were underdogs, but you came out with the win. Mike Humpal: I remember a few things in general....

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