Well, I guess that does it.
No Big Dance for the Hawkeyes.
"Dead on arrival" is the way a TV guy put it.
No, sir, Iowa's basketball team had no game in a 95-73 loss to Indiana in a Big Ten tournament clunker that was downright shocking In Washington, D.C.
Iowa was supposed to be the team playing its way into the NCAA tournament and Indiana was supposed to be the team on life support.
The Hawkeyes needed to win at least two games in the Big Ten tournament just to be considered for the Big Dance.
What they didn't need was a 22-point loss to a team on the skids like Indiana.
National InvitationTournament here we come.