NCAA team titles: Iowa has won 26 NCAA national team titles. See also: List of NCAA Division I colleges with the most titles. Big Ten Conference NCAA national team championships: Iowa has won five Big Ten titles, all in men's basketball. See also: List of Big Ten conference champions by school and division.
Iowa has won its last three NCAA tournaments, claiming its first championship since 1998 with a 79-68 win over Syracuse on April 4, 2008. The Hawkeyes received the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region and were drawn against No. 16 Virginia in the first round. It was the first trip to the Final Four for Iowa since 1997 when it lost to Duke University in the national semifinals.
The Iowa program is one of the most successful in college basketball history, having produced eleven All-Americans and four NBA players (Ben McLemore, Roy Edwards, Ike Diogu, and Deron Williams). In addition, Iowa has had eight other players drafted into the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The NCAA tournament success is only part of the story, as Iowa has also appeared in ten Olympic games, winning two gold medals and one silver medal. The Hawkeyes' overall record is 34-10.
With 24 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, Iowa has the second most team titles.
|Number of teams||70 of 76 (2019)|
|Current champions||University of Iowa (24)|
|Most successful team(s)||Oklahoma State (34)|
NCAA team titles: Indiana has won 24 NCAA team national titles. They are the most of any school.
Indiana has also won the National Invitation Tournament (now known as the NIT) a total of six times, most recently in 2019. The other five times were from 1938 to 1942 and from 1946 to 1948.
The last time they didn't win at least one tournament was 1992. Since then, they have either won one or more tournaments every year except for 2003 when they missed the postseason due to a suspension by the NCAA.
Their 24 championships is also the most of any university not in California or Texas. The next most is North Carolina with 9 titles.
Indiana has never lost an NCAA Tournament game. Their record is 0-0-0.
They have made the NCAA Final Four nine times, most recently in 2020. The last time they did not make the Final Four was in 1991.
Indy's average score in their games is 100 points. They have never been defeated by more than 5 points. Their highest margin of victory is 10 points, against Wisconsin in 1939.
Eleven Big Ten titles. Hawkeye football: Iowa has 11 Big Ten championships and has competed in 29 bowl games, including a win in the 2010 Orange Bowl. The last title came in 2015 under Kirk Ferentz when they defeated Ohio State 22-16 in the 2016 Big Ten Championship Game.
They have won their division five times (1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962) and have finished second three times (1973, 1974, 1995). They have also made the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game four times (1954, 1955, 1993, 1994).
Iowa has been ranked No. 1 in the AP Poll six times, most recently in 1978 when they were undefeated and received all first place votes. That team went on to beat Southern California 14-7 in the Orange Bowl. Before that season, no one had ever gone into the season as number one and remained there until at least week five.
In 1957, 1958, and 1959, Iowa was ranked first during the entire regular season. In addition, they were ranked first in the AP Poll every week from October 30, 1973, through January 3, 1974.
Currently, Iowa is owned by an organization called the Iowa Athletic Board which controls the football and basketball programs.
The Hawkeyes have appeared in 27 NCAA Tournaments, eight NIT Tournaments, won eight Big Ten regular-season conference titles, and twice won the Big Ten tournament...
|All-time record||1,673–1,184–1 (.586)|
|Head coach||Fran McCaffery (12th season)|
|Location||Iowa City, Iowa|
Since 1899, the University of Iowa has been a member of the Big Ten Conference. It has varsity teams in 22 different sports. The Hawkeyes have won 26 national titles, with the wrestling team winning 23 of them. They are the most successful collegiate wrestler of all time.
Iowa has had one of the most dominant wrestlers in the history of the sport - George Snyder. He went 809-0 during his career at Iowa and is considered the best pound-for-pound wrestler in college wrestling history. His record was eventually broken by Dan Gable, who went 810-0 during his career at Iowa State.
As far as individual national champions go, Iowa has had 13 men's wrestlers win gold medals at the Olympic Games. Their current leader is Jordan Oliver (217-0), who is headed to London for his third consecutive Olympics this year. If he wins another gold medal this month, he will become only the second man in Olympic history (after George Snyder) to win three straight wrestling events without losing a match.
The University of Iowa has a long tradition of producing great wrestlers. Out of these athletes have come several high-profile coaches including Fred Martin, Jim Zabel, Tom Brands, and Matt Lindland.
There are currently six Iowans on the roster of the United States Wrestling Association (USWA).
The Hawkeyes have participated in 26 NCAA Tournaments, eight NIT Tournaments, eight Big Ten regular-season conference titles, and two Big Ten tournaments. Iowa has appeared in the Final Four three times, reaching the semifinals in 1955 and 1980 and winning the title game in 1956 against the University of San Francisco.
The Hawkeyes' overall record is 56-6.
Iowa has won at least 20 games each year since 1952 except for 1973 when they had a losing record (20-16). In that season, however, they finished first in the Big Ten Conference standings because they had more wins than losses. The other seasons when Iowa failed to win at least 20 games were 1954, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1970, and 1971.
In addition to their three appearances in the Final Four, Iowa has also made the National Semifinals in 1950 and 1951. Their overall record is 190-26 during those years.
The university's intramural sports program has one national championship. The Hawkeye Jumbos captured the 1977 Division III national title by defeating Penn State 3-2 in the final match.
Iowa has had 1,225 players sign with professional teams between 1879 and 2018. Of those, 609 have been men and 616 women.