April 2013

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During Roy's four seasons, the Hawkeyes averaged more than 24 wins a year and played 10 games in four different NCAA tournaments. He scored 177 points in the postseason with 28 coming against Texas-El Paso in the second round of the 1987 tournament, and 24 in his final game as a Hawkeye — a double-overtime loss to North Carolina State in the second round of the 1989 tournament. Roy Devyn was one of two freshmen starters for the Hawkeyes in 2010-11, when, during McCaffery's first season as head coach, they compiled a record of 11-20. They were 18-17 a year ago, and their 24 wins this season are tied for third-most in school history. Iowa has amassed a record of 4-1 in two different NIT appearances with Roy Devyn on the floor. During his last four postseason games, Marble is averaging 26.8 points per game, including a career-high 31 at Oregon in the second round of the 2012 NIT. This season, Marble has scored 24 against Indiana State, 28 against Stony Brook, and 24 at Virginia. "We had a 20-win season, we're playing in the NIT, a lot of people would love to be in the position that we're in," Roy Devyn said. "You have to be thankful in that situation and be grateful." Of course, he still aspires for the NCAA Tournament. Marble said that was a preseason goal for 2012-13, and it will be a goal in 2013-14, when he returns for his senior season. "When we came up short, that really hurt," Marble said. "Getting to the NCAA Tournament is going to be our No. 1 goal next year." Team first is a slogan that motivated Roy, and he passed that along to his son. "Put the team first and play to win," Roy stressed to Roy Devyn. Then it is time to become a complete player. 36

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