The University of Iowa Hawkeyes basketball team is off to a 5-0 and the national ranking of 14 in the NCAA this basketball season.  This Friday, the Hawks host the 22nd ranked Wisconsin Badgers (5-1) at Carver Hawkeye Arena to tip off their 2018-2019 B1G basketball season.

So far, this looks to be an exciting year for the Hawkeyes.  If you can't make it to Carver to see the Hawkeyes play in person and you would like to add a little excitement to your Iowa Hawkeye basketball experience, here is a little drinking game for you to play with your friends.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

THE HOME VERSION

  • A case of Busch Light
  • A bottle of Templeton Rye or a bottle of Hawkeye vodka
  • Iowa Hawkeye basketball game on the TV with sound
  • 2.5 hours of freedom
  • A text thread with about 3 or more of fellow Hawkeye fans who could not make the game either and they want to play the home version too

THE SPORTS BAR VERSION

  • Best Iowa sports bar in your area
  • One or more fellow Hawkeye fans to play along with you
  • Iowa Hawkeye basketball game on the TV with sound
  • A safe ride home
  • Start one tab

RULES:

TAKE A DRINK IF (You can edit this list to limit your alcohol intake)

  • Cook randomly puts his head down and shoots a garbage 13 footer
  • Baer oversteps his role
  • Kreiner shoots a 3 point attempt
  • Bohannon plays with his hair
  • Weiskamp blinks
  • Announcer talks about Luka Garza's cyst
  • Cook pounds his chest
  • Bohannon points to the sky
  • Sherman has to pull Fran back
  • Gary or Bobby talk about Nunge redshirting
  • An Iowa player takes an unnecessary time out
  • Iowa misses the front end of a one and one free throw
  • Going to or coming back from commercial there is a shot of a tractor or a cornfield
  • Token cheerleader camera shot
  • Any announcer reference to Iowa's horrendous defense last year
  • Announcer references to Patrick joins brother and Fran next year
  • *WISCONSIN ONLY Announcer references to Bohannon having tow brothers that played at at Wisconsin.  Take two drinks if they put both brothers on the TV screen

TAKE A SHOT IF

  • Dan Dakich is calling the game
  • The Iowa lineup on the floor is a complete white out
  • Fran has to be held back by Sherman
  • Fran turns purple
  • Fran waves his arms uncontrollably
  • Moss takes a wild out of control drive to the basket
  • Dailey shoots an airball
  • Fran makes an angry line change substitution
  • Kreiner has a double-double

CHUG IF

  • Gary Dolphin has a hot mic

BUY THE BAR A ROUND (SPORTS BAR VERSION) IF

  • Iowa wins the B1G Tournament

After the game (Sports Bar Version only), throw all of your credit cards in the hat.  Have the bartender or server pick a card.  The card picked pays the bill.  

If Iowa wins the game, you won't be mad if your card is picked.  If your card isn't picked, your night is a cream cheese! 

If Iowa loses and your card is picked- who cares, you were angry anyway.  If Iowa loses and your card IS NOT picked, your night is a wash!

GO HAWKS!