One of the Best

Jan. 24, 2005

The University of Iowa men’s basketball program has been selected as No. 40 among the top 100 college basketball programs of all time. The recognition comes from Street and Smith’s Specialty Publications in its latest publication, “Greatest College Basketball Programs of All-Time.”

The Hawkeye program is one of eight Big Ten Conference programs to be recognized. Indiana (No. 6), Ohio State (12), Michigan State (25), Michigan (26), Illinois (27), Purdue (30) and Wisconsin (55) are also featured in the publication.

The top 100 programs were selected from 309 programs eligible for consideration.

The 160-page commemorative keepsake is available on newsstands nationwide beginning Tuesday, Jan. 25, for $6.99. Fans can purchase the magazine online by clicking HERE or by calling (800) 380-7404.

Coach Steve Alford’s nationally ranked 2004-05 Iowa squad returns to action Wednesday when it travels to Northwestern. Game time in Evanston, Ill., is set for 7 p.m. (Iowa time)