2014-2015 Iowa Hawkeyes Men's Basketball Schedule
In another intense season in the Big 10, one of the very best
athletic conferences in the country, the Hawkeyes have their eyes set on making an amazing move up the standings in a season
in which absolutely anything can happen. Sure, we know the Hawkeyes know their way around the football field, but they also
have a great program that tends to send an exciting roster to the court every single season. The Hawkeyes have another very
strong team that can do a little bit of everything, providing more than enough incentive to head out and see if they have
what it takes to climb all the way to the top of the standings.
Home games at Carver-Hawkeye Stadium are events that
are more than just basketball matchups, as they have the tendency to be affairs that the entire campus and surrounding community
pays attention to. Playing in the Big 10, the Hawkeyes get to go up against other powerhouse programs like Ohio State, Michigan,
Michigan State, Wisconsin and plenty of others, providing one unbelievable matchup after another as the Hawkeyes look to give
their fans yet another memorable season of action. This will also be an extra exciting season thanks to the addition of both
Rutgers and Maryland to the Big 10, and you can count on a steady stream of incredible games to come to Carver-Hawkeye Stadium
once again in 2014-2015.
But you don't want to make the mistake of doing is assuming that home games at Carver-Hawkeye
Arena are the only options to get involved with the Hawkeye action this season. Though home games are a must, it's on the
road that you'll have a chance to see the game from a completely new perspective, making it always a good idea to put down
the remote and head out to see an amazing game featuring some of the very best athletes in the country clash on the hardwood.
Put it all together and the Hawkeyes have another incredible season that will help generate plenty of fanfare around Iowa
City from the opening tip on throughout the year.
Iowa Hawkeyes Men's Basketball Team Info
This is a program
that has been around for a while, as the Hawkeyes hoops team dates all the way back to 1902, making them a complete staple
of the local sports scene around Iowa City. Come game day, fans burst into the stands loaded with passion and energy thanks
to the steady stream of amazing players who come to campus, guaranteeing an exciting brand of basketball as the Hawkeyes look
to make a big dent in the Big 10, a conference known for being one of the very best in the country. This is a team that is
never going to back down from a major challenge, however, as playing the best of the best is just another opportunity for
the Hawkeyes to show that they certainly belong.
The NCAA Basketball Experience
Watching the game at home
on the big screen is fun, but there is absolutely no comparison with the experience you'll have getting immersed in the buzz
of the crowd for a highly anticipated Iowa Hawkeyes' game. Put down the remote and head out for an amazing game loaded with
twists, turns and bench-gripping moments that will have you coming right back to Carver-Hawkeye Arena to join with the rest
of the passionate fans. This is the type of experience that gets taken to a completely different level when you get a chance
to feel the pulse of the crowd for all of the crucial possessions of the big game that fans have been chattering about all
week, and it won't take long to get sucked into the rim-rocking intensity.
Iowa Hawkeyes Men's Basketball History
more than 20 different tournament appearances, the Hawkeyes are always looking to add their next chapter to their impressive
legacy, which is why it's always a good idea to head out and see it all the way it was meant to be seen. Even though the Hawkeyes
haven't made it all the way to the top of the country just yet, they've had their fair share of memorable Tournament runs.
The Hawkeyes have made it to the Elite Eight on four different occasions and the Final Four three different times, providing
plenty of thrills in the process as the Hawkeyes continue to prove that they can do a lot more than just dominate on the gridiron.
They've also had their fair share of big-time talent as well, with guys like Murray Wier, Charles Darling, Sam Williams, Reggie
Evans, Jeff Horner and plenty of other great players starring for the program.
Iowa Hawkeyes Men's Basketball
The Hawkeyes have had two Big 10 Defensive Players of the Year in their history. Can you name the players?
answer is Acie Earl in 1992 and Erek Hansen in 2006. After dominating for the Hawkeyes, Earl would go on to become a first
round pick in the 1993 NBA draft, starting a pro basketball career that lasted for more than a decade. Hansen was also a major
force on the defensive end, leading the Big 10 in blocks in both his junior and his senior seasons while playing for Iowa.
Iowa Hawkeyes Fans
For all the top-tier matchups at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, the Hawkeyes will play in front of
a passionate crowd that has a history of showing up in droves to provide the perfect backbone of home-court advantage. Over
the years, the fans have gotten used to seeing a steady stream of great players come to campus, and that's a tradition that
isn't likely to end any time in the near future. But whether the game is at home or away, you can bank on there being plenty
of black and gold in the stands, making this a team to watch out for whether they're playing at home or on the road. No matter
how many great road games there are, however, it really all comes together when the Hawkeyes are at home, as the fanfare on
game day simply can't be beat because Iowa City springs to life in support of their beloved Hawkeyes.