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Have the Iowa Hawkeyes ever won the NCAA men's basketball championship?

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April 05, 2005 3:22PM

No. They came close in 1955 (final 4) and 1956 (2nd place) but could not beat Bill Russell, KC Jones and Larry Farmer of U of San Francisco. Iowa had two great players in Carl Cain and Bill Logan, but Russell was just too much off the boards. That was Mike Farmer, not Larry Farmer.