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Published: Thu, March 16, 2017
Research | By Jennifer Evans

Hawkeyes draw no. 1 seed in NIT

Hawkeyes draw no. 1 seed in NIT

It's the 10th consecutive postseason tournament the Hawkeyes have been in. "You line up a team in front of us, and we always want to win". If we don't win, we're done.

He has coached Iowa in the NIT twice previously and the Hawkeyes appeared to be very motivated both times.

Some of the uglier losses of the season were magnified with the 95-73 loss to IN in the second round of last week's Big Ten Tournament.

Iowa will not be pleased after having their bubble burst on Selection Sunday and now get to feast on a South Dakota team that lost by 27 against a decent Houston team, that in my opinion, the Hawkeyes are better than.

Tip off time will be announced on Tuesday, March 14.

"I just want this team to continue to win and play better, and I want Pete to continue to play well and have more opportunities to show what he's capable of doing, " McCaffery said. The Coyotes won the regular season title and had won seven straight games before the tournament loss.

Iowa, which is one of the youngest Power 5 Conference schools in the nation, is led by senior Peter Jok's 19.8 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. "We want to prove to everyone that we were able to make the NCAA Tournament and we can play at that level".

"Flack is really good, Mooney is really good".

The University of Iowa's men's basketball team has the top seed in the National Invitation Tournament.

The tweak with playing angry now is making sure it's focused on the right thing. Not at any kind of mathematical system. "We're the ones that had control of the outcome of the IN game and we didn't take care of business", Pemsl said. We know at this point of the year, we can't play OK.

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