NCAA Tournament History for Iowa

+ indicates wins over a higher seeded team.
- indicates losses to a lower seeded team.

Overall Record: 30-28, 0.517

YearConferenceRegionSeed
Results
2019Big TenSouth10
  • +beat S 7 Cincinnati 79-72
  • lost to S 2 Tennessee 77-83, OT
  • 2016Big TenSouth7
  • beat S 10 Temple 72-70, OT
  • lost to S 2 Villanova 68-87
  • 2015Big TenSouth7
  • beat S 10 Davidson 83-52
  • lost to S 2 Gonzaga 68-87
  • 2014Big TenMidwest22
  • lost to M 11 Tennessee 65-78, OT
  • 2006Big TenSouth3
  • -lost to S 14 Northwestern St 63-64
  • 2005Big TenSouth10
  • lost to S 7 Cincinnati 64-76
  • 2001Big TenEast7
  • beat E 10 Creighton 69-59
  • lost to E 2 Kentucky 79-92
  • 1999Big TenWest5
  • beat W 12 UAB 77-64
  • +beat W 4 Arkansas 82-72
  • lost to W 1 Connecticut 68-78
  • 1997Big TenWest8
  • beat W 9 Virginia 73-60
  • lost to W 1 Kentucky 69-75
  • 1996Big TenWest6
  • beat W 11 George Wash 81-79
  • lost to W 3 Arizona 73-87
  • 1993Big TenSoutheast4
  • beat SE 13 UL-Monroe 82-69
  • -lost to SE 5 Wake Forest 78-84
  • 1992Big TenEast9
  • +beat E 8 Texas 98-92
  • lost to E 1 Duke 62-75
  • 1991Big TenMidwest7
  • beat M 10 East Tenn St 76-73
  • lost to M 2 Duke 70-85
  • 1989Big TenEast4
  • beat E 13 Rutgers 87-73
  • -lost to E 5 North Carolina St 96-102, 2 OT
  • 1988Big TenWest5
  • beat W 12 Florida St 102-98
  • +beat W 4 UNLV 104-86
  • lost to W 1 Arizona 79-99
  • 1987Big TenWest2
  • beat W 15 Santa Clara 99-76
  • beat W 7 UTEP 84-82
  • beat W 6 Oklahoma 93-91, OT
  • lost to W 1 UNLV 81-84
  • 1986Big TenMidwest11
  • lost to M 6 North Carolina St 64-66
  • 1985Big TenWest8
  • -lost to W 9 Arkansas 54-63
  • 1983Big TenMidwest7
  • beat M 10 Utah St 64-59
  • +beat M 2 Missouri 77-63
  • lost to M 3 Villanova 54-55
  • 1982Big TenWest6
  • beat W 11 UL-Monroe 70-63
  • lost to W 3 Idaho 67-69, OT
  • 1981Big TenMidwest3
  • -lost to M 6 Wichita St 56-60
  • 1980Big TenEast5
  • beat E 12 VCU 86-72
  • +beat E 4 North Carolina St 77-64
  • +beat E 1 Syracuse 88-77
  • +beat E 3 Georgetown 81-80
  • lost to M 2 Louisville 72-80
  • -lost to ME 6 Purdue 58-75
  • 1979Big TenMideast4
  • -lost to ME 5 Toledo 72-74
  • 1970Big TenMideast
  • lost to Jacksonville 103-104
  • beat Notre Dame 121-106
  • 1956Big TenMideast
  • beat Morehead St 97-83
  • beat Kentucky 89-77
  • beat Temple 83-76
  • lost to San Francisco 71-83
  • 1955Big TenEast
  • beat Penn State 82-53
  • beat Marquette 86-81
  • lost to La Salle 73-76
  • lost to Colorado 54-75