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1986-1987 Iowa Basketball Year in Review


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SUMMARY VIDEO


Summary: The team was led by first-year head coach Tom Davis, who took over a talented roster left by George Raveling. They finished the season 30–5 overall and 14–4 in Big Ten play to finish in third place. The Hawkeyes won their first 18 games and ascended to the first #1 ranking in school history in late January. The 30 overall wins and 14 conference wins remain single-season school records. Iowa received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament as #2 seed in the West Region. After defeating Santa Clara in the first round, UTEP in the second round, and Oklahoma in a thrilling Sweet Sixteen matchup, they lost to #1 UNLV in the West Regional Final, 84–81.

Conference: Big Ten

Head Coach: Tom Davis

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RESULTS

Date

Opponent / Score

Hilites

Full Game

Alaska-Anchorage
11/28/1986

#10 Iowa  @  Alaska-Anchorage  


W     91 - 81



North Carolina State
11/29/1986

#10 Iowa  vs  #17 North Carolina State  


W     90 - 89 OT  


Northeastern
11/30/1986

#10 Iowa  vs  Northeastern  


W     103 - 80  



Missouri-St Louis
12/3/1986

#5 Iowa  vs  Missouri-St Louis  


W     89 - 64



Delaware
12/5/1986

#5 Iowa  vs  Delaware  


W     95 - 47



Loyola Marymount
12/6/1986

#5 Iowa  vs  Loyola Marymount  


W     103 - 80



Brigham Young
12/9/1986

#5 Iowa  vs  Brigham Young  


W     86 - 75



Drake
12/13/1986

#4 Iowa  @  Drake  


W     69 - 62



Iowa State
12/20/1986

#4 Iowa  vs  Iowa State  


W     89 - 64



Rider
12/22/1986

#3 Iowa  vs  Rider  


W     104 - 71



Portland
12/28/1986

#3 Iowa  vs  Portland  


W     84 - 65



UC-Irvine
12/29/1986

#3 Iowa  vs  UC-Irvine  


W     105 - 103



Northwestern
1/3/1987

#3 Iowa  vs  Northwestern  


W     80 - 44



Wisconsin
1/5/1987

#3 Iowa  vs  Wisconsin  


W     78 - 63



Minnesota
1/10/1987

#2 Iowa  @  Minnesota  


W     78 - 57



Illinois
1/14/1987

#2 Iowa  @  #8 Illinois  


W     91 - 88 OT  

Purdue
1/19/1987

#2 Iowa  @  #6 Purdue  


W     70 - 67  


Indiana
1/22/1987

#1 Iowa  vs  #3 Indiana  


W     101 - 88  


Ohio State
1/24/1987

#1 Iowa  vs  Ohio State  


L     76 - 80



Michigan State
1/29/1987

#2 Iowa  @  Michigan State  


W     89 - 75



Michigan
1/31/1987

#2 Iowa  @  Michigan  


L     92 - 100



Minnesota
2/4/1987

#4 Iowa  vs  Minnesota  


W     78 - 47



Arizona
2/7/1987

#4 Iowa  @  Arizona  


W     89 - 80

Purdue
2/12/1987

#4 Iowa  vs  #7 Purdue  


L     73 - 80  


Illinois
2/14/1987

#4 Iowa  vs  #11 Illinois  


W     66 - 61  


Ohio State
2/18/1987

#7 Iowa  @  Ohio State  


W     82 - 80  


Indiana
2/21/1987

#7 Iowa  @  #2 Indiana  


L     75 - 84



Michigan State
2/26/1987

#7 Iowa  vs  Michigan State  


W     93 - 64



Michigan
2/28/1987

#7 Iowa  vs  Michigan  


W     95 - 85



Northwestern
3/5/1987

#6 Iowa  @  Northwestern  


W     103 - 76



Wisconsin
3/8/1987

#6 Iowa  @  Wisconsin  


W     81 - 71



Santa Clara
3/13/1987

#6 Iowa  vs  Santa Clara  


W     99 - 76


Texas-El Paso
3/15/1987

#6 Iowa  vs  Texas-El Paso  


W     84 - 82  


Oklahoma
3/20/1987

#6 Iowa  vs  Oklahoma  


W     93 - 91 OT  

Nevada-Las Vegas
3/22/1987

#6 Iowa  vs  #1 Nevada-Las Vegas  


L     81 - 84  


Total Wins

Total Losses

Total Ties

Win %

30

5

0

85.71%


CURRENT ROSTER

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B.J. Armstrong

B.J. Armstrong (G)

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan [Brother Rice]

Kevin Gamble

Kevin Gamble (F)

Springfield, Illinois [Lanphier]

Kent Hill

Kent Hill (F)

Wichita, Kansas [West]

Ed Horton

Ed Horton (F)

Springfield, Illinois [Lanphier]

Les Jepsen

Les Jepsen (C)

Bowbells, North Dakota [High]

Brad Lohaus

Brad Lohaus

Phoenix, Arizona [Greenway]

Al Lorenzen

Al Lorenzen

Cedar Rapids, Iowa [Kennedy]

Roy Marble

Roy Marble

Flint, Michigan [Beecher]

Jeff Moe

Jeff Moe

Indianapolis, Indiana [Brebeuf Jesuit]

Michael Reaves

Michael Reaves

Milledgeville, Georgia [Baldwin County]

Gerry Wright

Gerry Wright (F)

San Bernadino, California [San Gorgonio]


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