Classic Hawkeye Victory Will Air Feb. 24

Feb. 23, 2009

IOWA CITY – Iowa’s thrilling 1987 Sweet 16 victory against Oklahoma will make its Big Ten Network debut at 7 PM CT on Tuesday, Feb. 24. In a match-up between two of college basketball’s fastest-paced teams, head coach Dr. Tom Davis, B.J. Armstrong, Roy Marble and the Hawkeyes emerged victorious, 93-91, in overtime, against coach Billy Tubbs, Stacey King and the Oklahoma Sooners. Kevin Gamble of Iowa swished a three-pointer with one second remaining in overtime, leaving OU without a chance to inbound the ball and earning the Hawkeyes a place in the 1987 Elite Eight.