Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball Predictions // Wins and Losses Pt. 3


Big Ten play begins tonight for the Hawks, as they play their final game in 2013 against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at home in Carver Hawkeye Arena. That brings us to Part 3 of our 4 piece season long Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball Predictions.

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We thought we could squeeze it into 3 but we decided to bring you a four bagger instead. As of right now, surprise surprise, Adam is ahead of Nick in picking the Hawks season. Only by one game, but c’mon man a wins a win. Especially over your brother.

Nothing has been won yet, besides 11 games by the University of Iowa men’s basketball team. Nick’s record resembles that as he picked 11 of those games correctly – having no faith in the Hawks playing in the Big 10 vs ACC Tournament Challenge.Screen Shot 2013-12-31 at 3.43.17 PM

And while 11 wins entering Big Ten play is far from a disappointment, it is really tough to forget how close those 2 losses were and coulda been, shoulda been wins. Plus to Iowa State?! Like kissing your sister. Good thing we don’t have one.

But moving right along. This is where things get good. The heart of the season. It’s time to put up or shut up. And while the Oh’s Knows predicting the final season record for the Hawkeyes, they most certainly didn’t see eye to eye in the Big Ten.

WinsLossesPt3One of us clearly feels differently about Wisconsin and Illinois than the other. But both brothers agree that playing Ohio State and Michigan State is going to be trouble.

You never know, especially with these Hawks this season. College basketball can get crazy. Half court shots, buzzer beaters, triple overtime games – we could go undefeated!

Well we aren’t that crazy. But here’s to hoping that the first half of Big Ten play goes better than Adam thinks it might..

On Iowa – Go Hawks!

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LISTEN: Oh’s Knows #21 // Year in Review (12-30-13)


IMG_5504There’s no mention of Jerry Jones this week. We look back at some of our favorite sports memories of the year, including a few we attended – mainly the ones we didn’t attend. As well as recall the ACL Music Festival and talk about some of our favorite blog posts we made since our start back in September – like the “The Greatest Roast of All-Time” that still makes us laugh to this day! Hope everyone has a happy, happy, happy new year!

Adam’s favorite sports memory of 2013 was Auburn’s win in the Iron Bowl. Also, was 50 years late but had a blast watching the original Batman with Adam West – crowning it the greatest movie of all time.

Nick’s favorite sports memory of 2013 was Ray Allen’s 3 pointer that send the Heat to overtime to beat the Spurs in the NBA Finals. Also, thoroughly enjoyed seeing Noah and The Whale at the ACL Music Festival.

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BBB: Results // As of 11/25/13


Six games in the books and it’s not looking pretty for little Nicky. But you know what the best part about Bowl Season is? We are just getting started! There are 29 games left! And if you are into comedy like us, you know that there are 2 dozen teams playing bowl games in January, and playing in January just doesn’t mean the same as it use to.. according to Iowa State Athletics twitter account – wait, what? The Cyclones have never played a Bowl Game in January! How would they know if it’s the same as it use to be?! = COMEDY!


NICK’S PICKS = CAPS   Adam’s Picks = Bold

Gildan New Mexico Bowl:

  • WASHINGTON ST v. Colorado St // Adam 

Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl:

  • USC v. FRESNO ST // Adam

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl:

  • San Diego St v. BUFFALO // Adam

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl:

  • TULANE v. LA Lafayette // Adam

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl:


Sheraton Hawaii Bowl:

  • Oregon St v. BOISE ST // Adam

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NFL Power Rankings After Week 16

The AFC has one open spot, yet only one seed is determined.  Meanwhile, they NFC has three spots open, and no seeding determined.  It is going to be a great week for some football.  Here’s how things are looking going into the finals week:

  1. BroncosDenver Broncos (12-3) LW (2) – As if it wasn’t already decided, Peyton pretty much locked up the best regular season QB of all time. All he needs is a little over 200 yards and he’ll the most yards AND touchdown’s in a season.  Now let’s just see him do it in the playoffs… without the team’s best defensive player.  Good luck.
  2. NinersSan Francisco 49ers (11-4) LW (4) – Winners of 5 straight, they still have a chance for a first round bye, with a win over the Cardinals.   They also have a chance to end up with the #6 seed with a loss.  The wild card teams this year are going to be good.
  3. SeahawksSeattle Seahawks (12-3) LW (1) – In the beginning of the year, a win over the Rams would have been a given.  Now not so much.  A win still gives them home field advantage throughout the playoffs, while a loss could result in a #5 seed and a 3-3 division record on the year. Wow is the NFC West stacked.
  4. PanthersCarolina Panthers (11-4) LW (7) – A win over the lowly Falcons and they have a first round bye.  A Seahawks loss to the Rams + a 49ers win over the Cardinals and they have home field advantage.  Let that soak in.  Riverboat Ron has done wonders this year.  Let’s just see if he can continue that success in the post season.
  5. PatriotsNew England Patriots (11-4) LW (5) – This week was the first time they’ve looked good in the second half of the season.  It’s a perfect time for them because if they lose this week, they could end up with the #4 seed. Let’s go Bills!!
  6. BengalsCincinnati Bengals (10-5) LW (8) – With the game clearly out of hand, Marvin Lewis wanted to make a statement going into the final week, continuing to let Andy Dalton torch the Vikings.  Now, they need to avenge their week 10 loss to the Ravens to give them the #3 seed at worst.
  7. CardinalsArizona Cardinals (10-5) LW (9) – So the Cardinals could win and still not make the playoffs?  That just doesn’t seem fair.  The West has 3 teams clearly better than anyone in the NFC North or East, but if the Saints win this week, then we could see an 11-5 or 10-6 Cardinals team watching the playoffs from home.
  8. ColtsIndianapolis Colts (10-5) LW (10) – And they’re back?  Looking for their first marquee win since Broncos in week 7, they were able to knock off their potential first round matchup in the playoffs, the KC Chiefs.  Potential is the key word, as they could still end up with a first round bye or the #3 seed.  They just need the Bengals and/or Patriots to lose this week.
  9. CheifsKansas City Chiefs (11-4) LW (3) – That bye week has been the worst thing in the world for this team.  They’re 2-4 since then and are now firmly locked in the #5 seed so I suppose they shouldn’t even try against Rivers and Co. this week.  They’re still a scary matchup in the first round of the playoffs… As long as they give the ball to Charles.
  10. SaintsNew Orleans Saints (10-5) LW (6) Never has a team been more dependent on home field advantage.  They are 7-0 at home, while boasting a 3-5 record on the road. Lucky for them, the #2 seed is still a possibility for them as long as Panthers lose this week.

LISTEN: Oh’s Knows #20 // Cushiest Gigs Ever ft. Jamie White (12-22-13)


Gruden_MNFJoined by very special guest Jamie White, the gang talks about referees and the NFL rulebook, the all-time cushiest gigs in all of sports as well as a day in the life watching football with the guys reminiscing about the good ole days! All of this taking place while Jamie is in a heated Fantasy Football championship battle and realizes his favorite NFL team still has a chance to make the playoffs – but they need a lot of help! Wrapping things up the guys talk about the sanctity of their league and how they can take it to new heights in the future. This podcast dedicated to.. (enter name here) Enjoy!

Adam’s Dallas Cowboys won, barely – but a win is a win right! Also, believes that Mack Brown has the all-time cushiest gig right now, getting paid to not coach.Alex Smith, Andrew Luck

Nick’s Indianapolis Colts had an impressive showing against the Chiefs winning easily. Also, believes that Jon Gruden pretty much has the cushiest gig around right now.

Jamie’s Steelers won, as you can tell if you’ve already listened to this episode – boy was it heart wrenching!

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Brother’s Bowl Bonanza


NICK’S PICKS = CAPS   Adam’s Picks = Bold

Gildan New Mexico Bowl:

  • WASHINGTON ST v. Colorado St

Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl:


Famous Idaho Potato Bowl:

  • San Diego St v. BUFFALO

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl:

  • TULANE v. LA Lafayette

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl:


Sheraton Hawaii Bowl:

  • Oregon St v. BOISE ST

Little Caesars Bowl:

  • BOWLING GREEN v. Pittsburgh

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsetta Bowl:

  • Northern Illinois v. UTAH ST

Military Bowl:

  • MARSHALL v. Maryland

Texas Bowl:

  • MINNESOTA v. Syracuse

Fight Hunger Bowl:

  • Washington v. BYU

New Era Pinstripe Bowl:

  • NOTRE DAME v. Rutgers

Belk Bowl:

  • North Carolina v. CINCINNATI

Russell Athletic Bowl:

  • Louisville v. MIAMI FL

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl:

  • Kansas St v. MICHIGAN

Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl:

  • NAVY v. Middle Tennessee

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl:

  • Ole Miss v. GEORGIA TECH

Valero Alamo Bowl:

  • Oregon v. TEXAS

National University Holiday Bowl:

  • ARIZONA ST v. Texas Tech

AdvoCare V100 Bowl:

  • Arizona v. BOSTON COLLEGE

Hyundai Sun Bowl:

  • UCLA v. Virginia Tech

AutoZone Liberty Bowl:

  • Mississippi St v. RICE

Chick-fil-A Bowl:

  • Texas A&M v. DUKE Gator Bowl:

  • GEORGIA v. Nebraska

Heart of Dallas Bowl:


Capital One Bowl:

  • South Carolina v. WISCONSIN

Outback Bowl:

  • LSU v. Iowa (can’t choose against the Hawks)

Rose Bowl Game Presented by VIZIO:

  • STANFORD v. Michigan St

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl:


Allstate Sugar Bowl:

  • ALABAMA v. Oklahoma

AT&T Cotton Bowl:

  • Missouri v. OKLAHOMA ST

Discover Orange Bowl:

  • Ohio St v. CLEMSON

BBVA Compass Bowl:

  • Vanderbilt v. HOUSTON

Godaddy Bowl:

  • BALL ST v. Arkansas St

VIZIO BCS National Championship:

  • Florida St v. AUBURN

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LISTEN: Oh’s Knows #19 // Brother’s Bowl Bonanza! (12-18-13)


A good ole fashion sibling rivalry! Like most families, it’s all about competing. And the Oh’s Knows Brothers are no different. Because there’s a bar tab on the line, these guys needed a way to make the greatest time of the year just a little more interesting. Listen to the guys pick their locks, upsets and sure wins of this College Football Bowl Season. One by one. Adam vs. Nick. May the best man win!

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