A season to remember: Top Plays from the 2020-2021 season

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The Iowa Hawkeyes huddle before the start of their game at Welsh Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. on Sunday, January 17, 2021. (Brian Ray/hawkeyesports.com)


The Iowa men’s basketball team came into the 2020-2021 season with title aspirations. They were hungry for a title in the Big Ten and in the National Championship.

While the team fell short of those goals, they had plenty to be proud of during a difficult and ever-changing pandemic season. In fact, it seemed just about every game we saw a new Iowa record take place (see below).

Through the ups and downs, the Iowa Hawkeyes provided valuable entertainment to an entire state and fanbase during a once-in-a-century pandemic. The fact that the Hawkeyes didn’t have any hiccups because of COVID-19 issues on their own end is remarkable and shows just how dedicated they were to the season and the task at hand. That level of focus resulted in quite a show on the court. Below are the best plays of the year:

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