Technically a home game for the Northwestern Wildcats at Wrigley Field today, fans of the Iowa Hawkeyes outnumbered the people in purple perhaps 10-1, or even 15, or maybe 20-1 today. And honestly, the attendance is really the only place that we'll see large numbers, of any sort, in this Friendly Confines college football game. In the box score, all the numbers are tiny. … [Read more...] about Syncing Cubs Stats with Iowa Hawkeyes v. Northwestern at Wrigley
The story of Iowa Hawkeyes football power couple Matt and Laura Vandeberg is a very familiar one. Football player at a glamor/ skill position dates cheerleader. Then comes a marriage proposal on the field right after a game. Cheerleader then breaks into broadcasting, working as a host. You know these types of tales, and this specific one received extensive national media … [Read more...] about Matt and Laura Vandeberg Starting Iowa Football Marriage Trend
When Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller switched positions, many media members portrayed the decision as a selfless act by an individual placing team needs above his own. That's a half-truth. Miller has no NFL future as a QB. He does have a lot of pro potential as a wide receiver though. So the situation is actually a win-win for Braxton Miller, for both his individual, and … [Read more...] about Braxton Miller could have Antwaan Randle El type NFL career
Derrell Johnson-Koulianos is arguably the greatest wide receiver in Iowa Hawkeyes history. He's first on the UI all-time list in receptions and 2nd in receiving yards. He also once had high NFL Draft potential. Then came all the arrest, and six drug charges. DJK now alleges he was defamed by Iowa Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz and plans to write a book about his experience at the … [Read more...] about Johnson-Koulianos to expose Iowa Hawkeyes in book, UI responds
Can't leave Big Ten football alone the game needs me. Notorious B.I.G. once said that he raps about the ghetto because that's what he knows. And..."if I worked at McDonald's, I'd be rapping about Big Macs and fries." You write and talk what you know and live. And I know Big Ten football. We're still a ways away from Big Ten football media days. Well, less than two weeks now. … [Read more...] about 2013 Big Ten Football Power Rankings: Hip Hop MCs Edition
As you are likely unaware, the Iowa Hawkeyes advanced to the NIT semifinals for the first time in school history with wins over Indiana State, Stony Brook and Virginia. The Iowa Hawkeyes will meet Maryland and their NBA lottery pick Alex Len in the semifinals on Tuesday, April 2 at approximately 8:30 p.m. (CDT). The Iowa Hawkeyes have the prime time game, following BYU vs. … [Read more...] about NO ONE CARES, but Iowa Hawkeyes in NIT Final Four!
The Big Ten did not get 8 teams into the NCAA Tournament? The Iowa Hawkeyes didn't have any great signature wins, but they did have something the Gophers and Illini didn't possess- a .500 Big Ten record. However, the Iowa Hawkeyes have a RPI of 77 and a SoS of 98. Not exactly stellar there. And now Iowa's National Invitation Tournament (NIT) quest commences. The Hawkeyes, … [Read more...] about Iowa Hawkeyes bubble burst: NIT versus ISU next
Let's forget we ever watched this one. The Illinois Fighting Illini and Iowa Hawkeyes set the game back a few decades. We'll wash our eyeballs of a 63-55 contest won by Iowa that was Restoril or Ambien in college basketball form. The Hawks finish 15-2 at home, in a contest where "points in the paint" didn't seem to apply. I was like one end had Dikembe Mutombo and the other had … [Read more...] about Fighting Illini lose to Iowa Hawkeyes; let’s forget we ever watched this