This is your Iowa Stats, News, Rumors, and Commentary Roundup for the Evening of July 21, 2021.
Now onto the News, Rumors, and Commentary…
“The players will meet with the media from 1:45 to 2:45 PM ET on Friday as well. Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz and players Zach VanValkenburg, Tyler Linderbaum, and Tyrone Tracy are scheduled to talk with the media on Friday. Michigan, Nebraska, Illinois, Minnesota, Maryland, Penn State, and Northwestern coaches and players will talk with the media on Thursday while Rutgers, Michigan State, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Purdue, and Ohio State will have coaches and players meeting with the media on Friday. Big Ten Media Days are a sign that college football is on the horizon.”
“Garza is the first Hawkeye menâs basketball player to earn the Big Ten Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year award, which was introduced in 1992. Garza is the only menâs basketball player in Big Ten history to accumulate 2,250 points and 900 rebounds. Iowaâs first two-time unanimous consensus first-team All-American led the nationally-ranked Hawkeyes to 22 victories and a third place Big Ten finish in 2021. — University of Iowa menâs basketball center Luka Garza has been named the 2020-21 Big Ten Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year, the conference announced on Wednesday.”