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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

Breakdown of ISU’s 18-0 run on Iowa

IOWA CITY — It took only three minutes and 34 seconds for a six-point deficit to become a 24-point nightmare for Iowa last Friday night against Iowa State.

Like Iowa football’s 51-14 disaster last month at Minnesota, thi [...]

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Podcast: 'On Iowa' talks Cyclone beatdown, Brandon Scherff

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to talk Hawkeye sports.

The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman talk about Iowa basketball's blowout loss in Carver to Iowa State, and reflect on Brandon Scherff's Outland-winning sea [...]

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3 Takeaways: Slumping before and after halftime

IOWA CITY — Sponsored cardboard handouts with the number “3” littered the lower bowl of Carver-Hawkeye Arena in the wake of Iowa’s 90-75 loss to Iowa State on Friday night.

As fans shuffled out of the aren [...]

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ISU crushes Iowa with post-halftime barrage

IOWA CITY — Iowa State forward Georges Niang put an exclamation point on jaw-dropping performance and sealed it with a kiss to the Iowa student section Friday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

The Iowa State junior scored late in [...]

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Iowa-ISU monster breakdown

IOWA CITY — Iowa State forward Georges Niang sat next to his coach, Fred Hoiberg, last December and delivered a salvo that still echoes throughout the state nearly a year later.

“I think the rivalry is back,” Nian [...]

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Olaseni plays best ball through deepest pain

IOWA CITY — In the final seconds of a 70-49 win against Northern Illinois, Iowa center Gabe Olaseni was embraced by teammates as he approached the Hawkeyes’ bench.

The 6-foot-10 senior from London, England learned his f [...]

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Seat upgrades nets minor NCAA violation at Iowa

IOWA CITY — Parents of two Iowa men’s basketball players each were instructed to pay $17 to a charity of their choice or their sons would be withheld from competition as part of a seat upgrade during a game at Carver Hawkeye A [...]

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Iowa players recall bitter defeat to ISU

IOWA CITY — Gut-wrenching defeats were part of Iowa’s basketball resume last season, but the stench from its loss at Iowa State continues to linger nearly a year later.

Iowa State and Iowa met last December in perhaps th [...]

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Iowa shakes Alcorn State

IOWA CITY — Games like these are little more than exhibitions to the Iowa fan base.

While they appear to serve little purpose — 67-44 against Alcorn State last night — they’re vital to basketball programs [...]

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Big Ten formally weds with New York City

IOWA CITY — The Big Ten formally announced Tuesday it will hold its 2018 men’s basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The tournament’s dates are set for Wednesday, Feb. 28 through Sunday, [...]

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