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.

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Iowa seniors tell stories, set records

IOWA CITY — To know Josh Oglesby is to know he’s sincere, self-deprecating and once in a while says something he can never tak ... »

Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery transcript

A question-and-answer session with Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery entering Iowa’s final regular-season game on Saturday against Northweste ... »

NCAA projections: 10 days out

We’re only 10 days from Selection Sunday, when the discussion over brackets and seedings and locations are rendered meaningless. Of c ... »

Four-way tie for third in B1G standings

IOWA CITY — With Michigan State’s 72-66 win against Purdue on Wednesday night, there’s a four-way tie for third place e ... »

Hawkeyes erase last year’s misery with defense

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Following Iowa’s dominating 77-63 win at Indiana, discussion swirled at Assembly Hall about the trajectory ... »

Hawkeyes slam Hoosiers, wins 5th straight

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. ­— Everyone stares at the big picture, but Iowa’s players and coaches see the smallest image.

Peo ... »

Iowa’s Aaron White picks up first B1G award

IOWA CITY — From his high-flying dunk against Illinois to his quick-twitch overtime steal at Penn State, Iowa’s Aaron White ha ... »

Podcast: 'On Iowa' talks basketball streak, football tickets

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman breaks down Iowa's four-game win streak in basketbal ... »

3 Takeaways: Seniors’ night, numbers game, schedule

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Josh Oglesby stood outside his Iowa’s locker room with a left eye so blazing red it made observers wince. ... »

Iowa-Penn State breakdown

RECORDS

Iowa 18-10 (9-6 Big Ten); Penn State 15-13 (3-12 Big Ten)

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Iowa survives Penn State in overtime

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Aaron White doesn’t have to validate his Iowa career for anyone. His statistics are enough to put him in the con ... »

For Penn State, where there’s a will, there’s a D.J.

IOWA CITY — A season that began with promise has faded into a year of malaise for Penn State basketball. But the Nittany Lions (15-13 ... »

Iowa’s White makes statement dunk

 

IOWA CITY — Aaron White made a statement play in a statement game for the Iowa senior.

With 5 minutes, 26 seconds left, Whi ... »

3 Takeaways: Iowa’s confidence, B1G seeding, fan turnout, academics

IOWA CITY — In the moments following his team’s 10-point loss at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in late December, North Florida Coach Ma ... »

White’s career night lifts Hawkeyes past Illini

IOWA CITY — When it mattered most, Aaron White came up with his best performance.

White, an Iowa senior forward, scored 14 cons ... »

Hawkeyes erase last year’s misery with defense

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Following Iowa’s dominating 77-63 win at Indiana, discussion swirled at Assembly Hall about the trajectory ... »

Hawkeyes slam Hoosiers, wins 5th straight

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. ­— Everyone stares at the big picture, but Iowa’s players and coaches see the smallest image.

Peo ... »

3 Takeaways: Seniors’ night, numbers game, schedule

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Josh Oglesby stood outside his Iowa’s locker room with a left eye so blazing red it made observers wince. ... »

Iowa survives Penn State in overtime

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Aaron White doesn’t have to validate his Iowa career for anyone. His statistics are enough to put him in the con ... »

Iowa’s White makes statement dunk

 

IOWA CITY — Aaron White made a statement play in a statement game for the Iowa senior.

With 5 minutes, 26 seconds left, Whi ... »

3 Takeaways: Iowa’s confidence, B1G seeding, fan turnout, academics

IOWA CITY — In the moments following his team’s 10-point loss at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in late December, North Florida Coach Ma ... »

3 Takeaways: Crucial stretch, Nebraska memories, 2016 sked

IOWA CITY — Questions of inconsistency and toughness hover over the Iowa men’s basketball program like fog on a humid summer m ... »

Iowa blasts Rutgers

 

IOWA CITY — Smiles and laughter were plentiful in a club area across from Iowa's locker room Thursday night.

A 81-47 poundi ... »

Iowa-Rutgers breakdown

RECORDS

Iowa 15-10 (6-6 Big Ten); Rutgers 10-16 (2-11 Big Ten)

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Iowa players feel sense of urgency

IOWA CITY — Iowa players understand their position is tenuous as they approach the final third of their Big Ten schedule.

With ... »

3 Takeaways: Consistent inconsistency, Oglesby, officiating

IOWA CITY — If there’s anything consistent about the Iowa men’s basketball team this year, it’s inconsistency. »

Northwestern stuns Iowa in OT

EVANSTON, Ill. — Another tight, competitive Big Ten contest, and another tight, competitive loss for the Iowa men’s basketball ... »

McCaffery doubles down on comments, says “I am who I am”

IOWA CITY — One never has to guess where Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery stands on any issue, let alone if it involves one of his players. ... »

Woodbury a vital piece for Hawkeyes’ puzzle

IOWA CITY — Adam Woodbury once was a top-50 recruit saddled with more expectations than any Iowa men’s basketball player in at ... »

Iowa’s McCaffery defends Woodbury

IOWA CITY — Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery reiterated Monday that junior center Adam Woodbury’s eye-poking incident on Sunday was u ... »

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