Texas Longhorn Hoops Preview vs. Iowa Hawkeyes

Posted by Barking Carnival on November-23-2009 Add Comments

We’ll be playing Big 10 lesser-light Iowa tonight at 9:00 central in a game that should be a cakewalk, therefore I’m not going to preview it on a micro-level. My apologies for not caring too much about an opponent who gets rolled by Duquesne and UTSA.

Iowa sucks. Flat out. You know, from an athletic and basketball skills standpoint. I’m more interested in some of the things the Horns will be doing tonight to get ready for the quality on the schedule and the Hawkeyes' style offers an interesting canvas for that.

The Hawkeyes are going to surround 6'7", 250 pound junior Jaryd Cole with four perimeter players. They’re going to slow tempo, run a patient motion offense, probably zone on defense for much of the game, and ...

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