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1969-1970 Iowa Basketball Year in Review


<< 1968-1969
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SUMMARY VIDEO


Big Ten ChampionsBig Ten Champions

Summary: The Hawkeyes finished the season 20–5 and won the Big Ten title with a 14-0 conference record. To date, this is the last outright regular season conference title for the Iowa men's basketball team.

After opening the season 3-4, the Hawkeyes won 17 of their final 18 games. Led by a nucleus of players known as the "Six Pack" – John Johnson, Chad Calabria, Fred Brown, Glenn "Stick" Vidnovic, Dick Jensen, and Ben McGilmer – the team averaged 98.7 points per game including a conference-record 102.9 points per game in Big Ten games. They opened NCAA Tournament play with a 104-103 loss to eventual National runner-up Jacksonville. The Hawkeyes regrouped to defeat Notre Dame 121-106 in the Mideast Regional 3rd Place game.

An article about the season can be found at https://hawkeyesports.com/news/2020/3/15/mens-basketball-peace-war-and-basketball-the-story-of-the-1969-70-hawkeyes.aspx

Interesting fact, during the Rainbow Classic, the Hawks lost 85-76 to the Navy Subpac team, but games against service academy teams do not count against their record.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Ralph Miller

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RESULTS

Date

Opponent / Score

Hilites

Full Game

Southern Illinois
12/6/1969

Iowa  @  Southern Illinois  


L     67 - 73



Saint Francis (PA)
12/9/1969

Iowa  vs  Saint Francis (PA)  


W     81 - 68



Duquesne
12/11/1969

Iowa  vs  #7 Duquesne  


W     98 - 87



Cincinnati
12/18/1969

Iowa  @  Cincinnati  


L     105 - 114



Creighton
12/20/1969

Iowa  vs  Creighton  


L     88 - 97



Drake
12/22/1969

Iowa  vs  Drake  


W     101 - 78


St. John's
12/26/1969

Iowa  vs  St. John's  

Rainbow Classic



L     55 - 57



Hawaii
12/30/1969

Iowa  @  Hawaii  

Rainbow Classic



W     111 - 60



Purdue
1/3/1970

Iowa  vs  #17 Purdue  


W     94 - 88 

Michigan
1/6/1970

Iowa  @  Michigan  


W     107 - 99



Wisconsin
1/10/1970

Iowa  @  Wisconsin  


W     92 - 74



Tennessee Tech
1/24/1970

#20 Iowa  vs  Tennessee Tech  


W     96 - 68



Indiana
1/31/1970

#20 Iowa  vs  Indiana  


W     100 - 93


Minnesota
2/3/1970

#20 Iowa  vs  Minnesota  


W     90 - 77


Indiana
2/7/1970

#20 Iowa  @  Indiana  


W     104 - 89



Wisconsin
2/10/1970

#14 Iowa  vs  Wisconsin  


W     119 - 100


Michigan State
2/14/1970

#14 Iowa  vs  Michigan State  


W     103 - 77


Illinois
2/17/1970

#11 Iowa  @  Illinois  


W     83 - 81



Ohio State
2/21/1970

#11 Iowa  @  Ohio State  


W     97 - 89



Northwestern
2/24/1970

#9 Iowa  vs  Northwestern  


W     116 - 97


Purdue
2/28/1970

#9 Iowa  @  Purdue  


W     108 - 107 

Ohio State
3/3/1970

#8 Iowa  vs  Ohio State  


W     113 - 92



Northwestern
3/7/1970

#8 Iowa  @  Northwestern  


W     115 - 101



Jacksonville
3/12/1970

#7 Iowa  vs  #4 Jacksonville  

NCAA Tournament Mideast Region Semifinals



L     103 - 104 



Notre Dame
3/14/1970

#7 Iowa  vs  #9 Notre Dame  

NCAA Tournament Mideast Regional 3rd Place Game



W     121 - 106 




Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %

20

5

0

80.00%

Vist the University of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame


CURRENT ROSTER

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Ben McGilmer

Ben McGilmer

Detroit, Michigan [Northwestern]

Fred Brown

Fred Brown

Milwaukee, Wisconsin [Lincoln]

John Johnson

John Johnson

Milwaukee, Wisconsin [Messmer]

Omar Hazley

Omar Hazley (F)

Kansas City, Missouri [Central]


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