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Iowa’s Bluder: From $2,500 salary to hall of fame-caliber career

[ 0 ] March 22, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – It’s the pause that Jan Jensen remembers — one of those moments when time seems suspended, frozen without warning, leaving a person suddenly unprepared for what’s going to happen next. He did … what? The thought raced through the head of Jensen, a first-year assistant coach for the Drake women’s basketball […]

Photos: Iowa men’s basketball vs. Northwestern

[ 0 ] March 13, 2014

Photos: Iowa women’s basketball vs. Illinois

[ 0 ] March 6, 2014

Another wasted trip to Indiana for Iowa men

[ 0 ] February 27, 2014

By JIM JOHNSON Associated Press  BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) The signs held high in the Indiana student section during pregame introductions were appropriate: “You rank `em, we beat `em.” And on the same night Will Sheehey was honored for joining the 1,000-point club, he scored 19 of his career-high 30 to lead the Hoosiers over No. […]

Iowa men prepare for another appearance on national stage

[ 0 ] February 3, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The stage has been set. Again. For the second straight week, Iowa’s basketball team will appear on ESPN’s “Super Tuesday” when it hosts Ohio State at 6 p.m. Tuesday in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes, 17-5 overall and 6-3 in Big Ten play, lost a week ago to Michigan State in […]

Northwestern walk-on gets surprise scholarship

[ 0 ] October 23, 2013

Northwestern University senior James Montgomery was surprised with a basketball scholarship after two years as a walk-on for the Wildcats.

Men’s basketball: Pierre Pierce haunts Hawkeyes in France

[ 0 ] August 19, 2013

Even on a European exhibition tour meant to be part business and part vacation, the Hawkeyes can’t get a break from one of the team’s most notorious former players. Pierre Pierce didn’t just make waves by showing up as a member of Hyeres-Toulon, the professional team Iowa was slated to play on Monday night. He […]

Men’s basketball: Hawkeyes win Friday night tilt in Paris

[ 0 ] August 16, 2013

FROM UNIVERSITY OF IOWA SPORTS INFORMATION DEPARTMENT PARIS, France — The University of Iowa men’s basketball team used a 9-0 run to start the fourth quarter to pull away and defeat the AMW All-Stars, 82-60 on Friday evening to remain unbeaten after three contests on their European trip. Leading by seven points (62-55) after three […]

Steve Alford still not interested in paying $1 million buyout

[ 0 ] April 30, 2013

Steve Alford says he won’t be paying a $1 million buyout to New Mexico. His former employer thinks otherwise. The new UCLA basketball coach, who led Iowa to 152 wins and two Big Ten Tournament titles over eight seasons until he left in 2006, thinks he owes New Mexico $200,000 for bolting. According to an […]

Photos: Iowa loses to Baylor in NIT Championship

[ 0 ] April 4, 2013