By Ryan Murphy Josh Oglesby’s three-pointer with five seconds left looked dead center. Iowa was going to win on Senior Day, and all but end Northwestern’s hopes for the first NCAA Tournament berth in school history. But the freshman’s shot rimmed out, went out of bounds off Aaron White, and Alex Marcotullio knocked home two free throws to give the Wildcats a 70-66 victory Saturday afternoon at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. It was a heartwrenching ending for Iowa senior guard Matt Gatens. The Iowa City native scored 17 points to lead the Hawkeyes, but his biggest contribution may have been bottling up John … Continued
Iowa football under Kirk Ferentz has always been known for it’s physical, strong, shove-it-down-your-throat mentality on offense and has long possessed the running game to bring that mentality onto the football field. However, over the past few seasons, it hasn’t been as strong as it once was.