The Iowa Hawkeyes are a Top 25 All Time program according to new rankings released by the Associated Press today:
23 IOWA (343 Points)
Total appearances:29.78% of all polls
First appearance:Jan. 1, 1952
Best full decade:1980s, appeared in 68.67% of polls.
Worst full decade:1970s, appeared in 8.33% of polls.
Poll point:The Hawkeyes have been ranked No. 1 only once. That came in the Jan. 20, 1987, poll during the first season with Tom Davis as head coach. He would lead the team to 51 consecutive poll appearances over his first three seasons, the longest poll streak in school history.