Iowa Hawkeyes football team has played their home games at the Kinnick Stadium since 1929 when the venue first opened after only seven months of construction.
The stadium can accommodate just over 70000 spectators, making it one of the 20 largest university stadiums in the nation. There should be no shortcomings in obtaining Iowa Hawkeyes tickets for home games with such big capacity at the only college stadium named after a Heisman trophy winner.
Carver- Hawkeye arena is the basketball center for the Iowa university. The venue, opened in 1983 and renovated between 2009-2011 can welcome over 15000 fans and it used for many purposes including hosting the events of WWE.
Iowa Hawkeye’s football program arrived to the university in 1889 and ten years later the program finished its first undefeated season which eventually led them to join Western Conference now known as the Big Ten.
Basketball came to life in 1902 when the university finished its first season 10-2.
The Hawkeyes are members of the Big Ten Conference, NCAA Division I, West. Their colours are black and gold and their main rivals include Iowa State Cyclones, Nebraska Cornhuskers and Wisconsin Badgers.
Hawkeyes won one national title and there are four more that the university decided not to claim. Their all- time record stands 625-543-39 and the college can enjoy 13 conference titles and one division titles. The Hawkeyes took part in 29 Bowl games resulting in combined record of 14-14-1.
The university also produced one Heisman Trophy winner in Neil Kinnock, a quarterback after whom the Hawkeyes stadium is named after. He was drafted by Brooklyn Dodgers in 1940 but never played a game in pro league as he went onto serving in military on USS Lexington and died during a training flight.
Iowa has had at least one of its players drafted in NFL draft every year since 1978. Some of them went onto reaching Pro Football Hall of Fame, including players such as Andre Tippett, a linebacker who spent 12 seasons playing for the Patriots, which earned him five Pro Bowl nods, Co- NEA NFL defensive player of the year in 1985 and two nominations to First Team All- Pro and 2nd Team All- Pro.
As far as basketball is concerned the Hawkeyes enjoyed some successes through the years including 8 conference regular season championships and two conference tournament titles. The university has gone to 25 NCAA tournaments and their best achievement had been reaching the Final Four 3 times, the last one occurring in 1980.
There have been quite few athletes that made a good transition into NBA ranks and these include B. J. Armstrong and Ronnie Lester, both of them tasted the the highest step in the NBA, claiming championship titles with their teams.
Armstrong, spent 11 seasons in NBA, most of them playing for Chicago Bulls where he won NBA title three times, as well as being called to NBA All- Star Game once.
Lester, played six seasons in NBA, most of which fell to time spent with Chicago Bulls but his lone NBA title came when he relocated to Los Angeles where he played two years for the Lakers, winning NBA title with them.
As it usually goes, where there is team success going around, there’ll be also some individual accomplishments to be achieved and Iowa University is a great example of such scenario.