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Latest Articles by Mike Hlas
Iowa Basketball Apr. 25, 2022 4:30 pm
Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced on Monday that he has elevated Courtney Eldridge to assistant coach, replacing the position that opened last week when Iowa assistant Billy Taylor became Elon University’s head coach.
Iowa Football Apr. 23, 2022 5:07 pm
If the offense is competent, Iowa could enjoy another big season. What might lead you to believe Iowa has a chance for its third-straight full season of 10-plus wins is defense.