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Scott Dochterman
I'm originally from Burlington, and I'm a 1997 Western Illinois University graduate. I've worked in Burlington, Muscatine, Fort Dodge and St. Joseph, Mo., before coming to The Gazette in 2006 with my wife, Meredith, and our two children. I enjoy sports, politics and history.At The Gazette, I cover Iowa men's basketball, Iowa's athletics department and assist with Iowa football.

Blog Posts

2-Minute Drill — Nebraska Cornhuskers

Iowa rush offense vs. Nebraska rush defense

With a traditional 4-3 defense and little variation, the Cornhuskers are built to stop the run, yet the results belie their philosophy. The Cornhuskers ra [...]

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Iowa notes: Scherff tabbed Outland finalist

IOWA CITY — Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz has coached a Pro Football Hall of Famer in Jonathan Ogden and a guard considered the NFL’s best lineman in Marshal Yanda. Ferentz also has coached first-round draft picks in Robert Gallery, [...]

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Three takeaways: Gesell, shooting slumps, smaller bench

IOWA CITY — Iowa point guard Mike Gesell needed a reminder of his best offensive attributes Monday night, and his coach provided it in clear fashion.

On Pepperdine’s first possession of the second half, Gesell secured a [...]

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Podcast: 'On Iowa' reviews Wisconsin loss

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to break down Iowa's 26-24 loss to Wisconsin last Saturday. The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman discuss Iowa's slow start, its failed comeback attempt, and more. They also look ahead to t [...]

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The Franscript: Iowa coach after beating Pepperdine

Here is the question-and-answer session with Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery after Monday’s 72-61 victory against Pepperdine.

Q. What disappointed you the most about the game tonight?

COACH MCC [...]

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Iowa rebounds, tops Pepperdine

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s offense was stuck in neutral for most of last night’s game against Pepperdine. For a change, the Hawkeyes needed its defense to pop the scoring clutch in gear.

The Hawkeyes (3-2) forced 19 Peppe [...]

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B1G Rewind: An Axe to grind

November has shaped up like an Olympic round-robin in the Big Ten’s West Division, and now we’re on to the medal round.

Minnesota and Wisconsin, the most-played rivalry in major-college football, meet for the West Divisi [...]

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Pepperdine poised to challenge Iowa

IOWA CITY — If Iowa’s men’s basketball team was looking for a layup after two tough losses in New York City, its next opponent won’t necessarily provide it.

The Hawkeyes (2-2) return to Carver-Hawkeye Arena [...]

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Bowl projections: Country or Western for Iowa?

Iowa’s 26-24 loss to Wisconsin on Saturday locks the Hawkeyes into the Big Ten’s middle tier of bowl agreements. Four league schools clearly are ahead of Iowa in the pecking order, and the Hawkeyes could fall to sixth or seven [...]

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Play of the Game: Gordon’s third-down catch

DOWN AND DISTANCE: Wisconsin faced third-and-13 at its 32 yard line

SCORE/TIME AT THE SNAP: Wisconsin led 19-17, 8:59 left in the game

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