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Thud again; Iowa falls big to Villanova

Iowa's Mike Gesell watches as Villanova's Jalen Brunson runs out a fast break. The Wildcats beat the Hawkeyes 87-68 on March 20 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York (Daily Iowan/Josh House)

March 20, 2016

By Kyle Mann [email protected] BROOKLYN, New York — Iowa’s basketball season came to a, perhaps mercilessly, merciful end on March 20, as the Hawkeyes fell, 87-68, to Villanova in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Iowa kept it close early, tying the game at 13 on a Dom Uhl 3 roughly...

Breaking down Iowa vs. Villanova

Breaking down Iowa vs. Villanova

March 19, 2016

Villanova is efficient on both ends but admits that Iowa has some advantages. By Kyle Mann [email protected] BROOKLYN, New York — After downing Temple in dramatic fashion on March 18, the No. 7 seed Hawkeyes have their hands full with No. 2 Villanova. Despite disappointing finishes in March, J...

Hawkeyes stagger into second round

Hawkeyes stagger into second round

March 18, 2016

Iowa won an NCAA Tournament game for the second year in a row, but all is not well. By Kyle Mann [email protected] Let’s just get this out of the way. Iowa won its matchup with Temple in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Brooklyn on March 18 and is now headed to the second round fo...

Iowa (barely) escapes upset in tourney

Iowa (barely) escapes upset in tourney

March 18, 2016

By Kyle Mann [email protected] BROOKLYN, New York — The No. 7-seeded Hawkeyes did everything they could to be upset by No. 10 Temple on March 18 but were ultimately unable to give the game away, somehow escaping with a 72-70 victory on a last-second tip-in by Adam Woodbury. https://vine.co...

Hensley: Yield to Hield

Hensley: Yield to Hield

Adam Hensley, [email protected]

March 1, 2016

March Madness is right around the corner. No, I’m not referring to the national tournament. This insanity pertains with deciding the best player in college hoops. The best player in college basketball, the Wooden Award recipient, should put up great statistics, lead one of the top teams in the country,...