Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery likes his team to push the pace on offense. McCaffery also likes to push the pace in his recruitment of Cordell Pemsl, offering the 6-foot-7 all-state sophomore from Dubuque Wahlert a scholarship last week. “I was a little bit caught by surprise,” Pemsl said Sunday night of how quickly the […]
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 […]
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 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 University senior James Montgomery was surprised with a basketball scholarship after two years as a walk-on for the Wildcats.
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 […]