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Scott Dochterman

I'm originally from Burlington, and I'm a 1997 Western Illinois University graduate. I've worked in Burlington, Muscatine, Fort Dodge and St. Joseph, Mo., before coming to The Gazette in 2006 with my wife, Meredith, and our two children. I enjoy sports, politics and history.At The Gazette, I cover Iowa men's basketball, Iowa's athletics department and assist with Iowa football.

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Jarrod Uthoff named late-season Wooden finalist

IOWA CITY -Iowa senior forward Jarrod Uthoff was named one of 20 late-season finalists for the Wooden Award, which goes to the nation's top college basketball player.

Uthoff, who gradauted from Cedar Rapids Jefferson, ranks third in Big Ten ... »

Iowa, Indiana boast impressive turnarounds after program crashes

IOWA CITY - National championship banners hang on one end of Indiana's Assembly Hall as an intimidating reminder that Big Ten basketball tradition starts here.

Iowa doesn't boast the national titles, but 10 seasons ago the Hawkeyes were amo ... »

Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ debates spring break football, hoops showdown at Indiana

The "On Iowa Podcast" with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman discusses Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh's spring-break venture into Florida and previews Iowa basketball's showdown at Indiana on Thursday. We also answer your Twitter questions, whic ... »

Indiana’s Yogi Ferrell to challenge Iowa in every possible way

IOWA CITY - There are Big Ten point guards, and then there is Indiana senior Yogi Ferrell.

He's a four-year starter with sizzle to his game and the statistics to match. Ferrell boasts rare quickness, ruthless efficiency and can score from any lo ... »

Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ with Illinois postgame audio

The "On Iowa Podcast" with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman has audio from Iowa's 77-65 win at Illinois on Sunday. Interviews include head coach Fran McCaffery, guards Anthony Clemmons and Mike Gesell, forward Jarrod Uthoff, guard Peter Jok and cente ... »

3 Takeaways: Hawkeyes all about priorities, bracket watch, B1G rivalries

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Anthony Clemmons is all about priorities, and the Iowa senior met them all on Sunday at Illinois.

Clemmons, a 6-foot-2 guard, scored 10 points, grabbed six rebounds, swiped four steals and added a pair of assists in the Hawkeye ... »

Iowa rolls Illinois, now alone atop Big Ten

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A narrow stairwell divided Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery from postgame interviews and his State Farm Center locker room.

McCaffery walked the stairs and turned the corner into an Iowa well-wisher, who was thrilled to shake hands wi ... »

Key sequence shows Iowa's grit in win over Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - If Iowa could save one sequence from this men's basketball season and display it for posterity, a key second-half score at Illinois on Sunday might last for eternity.

Armed with a 15-point, second-half lead at a location known ... »

Iowa-Illinois breakdown

RECORDS

Iowa 18-4, 9-1 Big Ten; Illinois 11-12, 3-7 Big Ten

TV/RADIO

12:06 p.m., BTN (Kevin Kugler, Jon Crispin)

600/800 AM (Gary Dolphin, Bobby Hansen ... »

Businesslike approach aids in Hawkeyes' success

IOWA CITY - Minutes following an Iowa basketball game, players shuffle into a media staging area for interviews.

Unlike their 40 minutes on the court, the athletes are reserved with little emotion. There's no hollering or bragging. Outside of a ... »

Indiana’s Yogi Ferrell to challenge Iowa in every possible way
IOWA CITY - There are Big Ten point guards, and then there is Indiana senior Yogi Ferrell. He's a four-year starter with sizzle to his game and the s ... »
3 Takeaways: Hawkeyes all about priorities, bracket watch, B1G rivalries
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Anthony Clemmons is all about priorities, and the Iowa senior met them all on Sunday at Illinois. Clemmons, a 6-foot-2 guard, score ... »
Iowa rolls Illinois, now alone atop Big Ten
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A narrow stairwell divided Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery from postgame interviews and his State Farm Center locker room. McCaffery walk ... »
Key sequence shows Iowa's grit in win over Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - If Iowa could save one sequence from this men's basketball season and display it for posterity, a key second-half score at Illinois ... »
3 Takeaways: Iowa's bench minutes soar, huge year for Iowa sports, previous D-II exhibition losses
IOWA CITY - It took some time for Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery to trust his bench players in key moments, especially when junior-college transfer Dale Jo ... »
Iowa-Penn State breakdown
RECORDS Iowa 17-4, 8-1 Big Ten; Penn State 11-11, 2-7 Big Ten TV 6:01 p.m. ESPNU (Adam Amin and Craig Robinson) LOCATION Carver-Hawkeye Arena (15 ... »
Woodbury ‘relentless’ on the boards, says Uthoff
IOWA CITY - Adam Woodbury tried his 'aw shucks' routine when confronted with his statistics last night. But this time, it didn't work for the Iowa cen ... »
'It's really, really great to be a Hawkeye right now'
IOWA CITY - Jarrod Uthoff saw the image earlier in the day. Adam Woodbury had not. Mike Gesell saw the back of his head. Anthony Clemmons didn't see a ... »
3 Takeaways: Wagner's a force, Big Ten breakdown, assisting others
IOWA CITY - Iowa forward Ahmad Wagner has one charge when he enters a basketball game - give the team energy. There's no doubt the 6-foot-7 freshman ... »
Hawkeyes remain tied for Big Ten lead
IOWA CITY - Iowa's double-barreled offensive attack sometimes just isn't fair for some opponents. In the first half Sunday, Big Ten scoring leader Ja ... »
Adam Woodbury: Iowa's 'ultimate team player'
IOWA CITY - Adam Woodbury stood against a table at a Carver-Hawkeye Arena club room with an aura of accomplishment and a smile across his face. The 7 ... »
Iowa-Maryland ball situation blown out of proportion
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - A line of postgame questioning about Iowa players competing with a different basketball has turned into Big Ten Ballgate. About 2 ... »
Hawkeyes disappointed, not deterred after Maryland defeat
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - As two significant Iowa winning streaks evaporated into the rafters at noisy Xfinity Center Thursday night, disappointment was the ... »
‘Melo’ ... ‘Great Player’
IOWA CITY - Iowa senior guard Anthony Clemmons stood in a corner of the Carver-Hawkeye Arena media room, and one reporter started the round of questio ... »
Battle-tested Hawkeyes playing with poise on the road
IOWA CITY - Two years ago Iowa briefly visited the nation's top 10 but failed to buy property in that high-rent district. Close games doomed Iowa's d ... »
As Iowa moves into the top 5, Uthoff's words live on at Michigan State
IOWA CITY - Iowa forward Jarrod Uthoff is proud of his team and he wants everybody to know it. Uthoff, the Big Ten's leading scorer at 18.9 points a ... »
Iowa surges past Purdue, still unbeaten in B1G
IOWA CITY - Iowa players and coaches know they have something special in senior forward Jarrod Uthoff, and so does the rest of the Big Ten. Uthoff ad ... »
No. 9 Iowa slicing through dated history
IOWA CITY - Iowa's men's basketball team has sliced through dated markings from its past the way companies under investigation try to shred their docu ... »
Well, at least Rutgers has some interesting statistics
IOWA CITY - Rutgers plans to stage a "Black Out" in preparation for its men's basketball game against No. 9 Iowa on Thursday. Based on how the Scarlet ... »
Uhl's versatility a weapon for Iowa
IOWA CITY - Dom Uhl first picked up a basketball when he was 11 years old in Frankfurt, Germany. "I just tried it out one day and I liked it," the Io ... »
Hawkeyes stop Michigan, improve to 5-0 in B1G play
IOWA CITY - Iowa's perceived lack of basketball depth that concerned so many before this season became a mirage after halftime Sunday afternoon. The ... »