Twitter: How would you fix Iowa before NCAA tourney?

Iowa’s struggles continued vs. Northwestern on Thursday night in the opening round of the Big Ten tourney, as the Hawkeyes lost for the sixth time in their last seven games. What’s wrong with Iowa? What do they need to fix or change before the NCAA tourney? I asked Iowa fans on Twitter for their answers, and they were quite entertaining.

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Kevin Schmidt on 3/14/2014 @ 1:50am EST Said:

Did lack of team chemistry begin with twittergate ? Seems to be a team divided ever since. Have them look up Heart and Pride then demand they play with both for 40 minutes. #remeberthetitans

Lila Bradley on 3/14/2014 @ 9:44am EST Said:

Try a coach that knows how to inspire and defend. All of these games were lost by a few pts which tells me they are not able to defend against the opponent. How come other coaches can make adjustments against their opponents but Iowa keeps doing the same things over and over and expecting a different result. All that talent, what a waste!!!

terry on 3/14/2014 @ 11:40am EST Said:

DEFENSE DEFENSE………………..sorry to say iowa can’t play man to man defense. u look at all the 6 losses and u will watch time and time again, teams scoring at will in the PAINT. when ur not hitting 3 pointers anymore, u have to find something that works on defense………..man to man didn’t! we got too many guys dribbling the ball in or near the paint and lose the ball 75% of the time. we have two guards that hold their own on driving/dribbling to the paint. other than that, just pull up and shoot the ball. take those 10/15 foot shots. chances are u will lose the ball trying to get any closer. u odds are better if u pull up and shoooooooooooooooooooooooot . we are being out muscled around the paint for rebounds at this time. Heres hoping u guys get to the ncaa, have some fun use those muscles, u have all summer to heal and think about IF ONLY I HAD DONE THIS AND THAT!
GO HAWKS!!!

Husker hank on 3/14/2014 @ 12:08pm EST Said:

How are they even in tournament discussions any more? Would be a disgrace to reward them with an NCAA tournament selection.

James Hedeman on 3/14/2014 @ 5:57pm EST Said:

Hard to believe that the hawks will even make the selection. It appears that the team doesn’t even like each other.
Very excited about the lady hawks. Maybe the men need to practice with coach Bluder? She seems to be able to motivate her team!