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Hawkeye History: February 08, 1961

Four out of five starters on the men’s basketball team were ruled academically ineligible, leaving only team captain Don Nelson–who would later go on to play and coach in the NBA. At the time, the Hawkeyes were ranked ninth in the country with a 12-3 record.

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- After drastic lineup changes, the squad ended the season much better than…

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