Peter Jok: First of all … stay … off … the … moped. Second of all: You’re treading dangerously close to that old baseball phrase, “Three strikes, you’re out.” No matter how good you are as a basketball player, no matter how many 3-pointers you can drain, no matter how many minutes Iowa hopes you’ll […]
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An Iowa basketball player has found himself in more legal trouble. A criminal complaint says sophomore guard Peter Jok was stopped at 11:45 p.m. Monday on his moped at W. Market and Madison streets in Iowa City for improper lights and failure to have a safety flag. Police confirmed that Jok, whose legal name is […]
Aaron White loved LeBron James when he played for his favorite NBA team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. When James pulled up stakes and headed for Miami, Iowa’s forward lost some of that passion. “I’m not going to lie: When he left, I wasn’t a big fan,” said the 6-foot-9 senior from Strongsville, Ohio. “But I respect […]
Iowa’s Devyn Marble spent the last month working out for 15 different NBA franchises. On Thursday, he waited more than four hours to hear his name called during the NBA Draft. It was worth the wait. Marble was selected by Denver with the 56th pick of the second round, but ended up with Orlando because […]
Devyn Marble’s basketball metamorphosis came under the watchful eye of Iowa coach Fran McCaffery. It’s a relationship that started with indecision and blossomed with trust over four years. “He didn’t know me when I got this job,” McCaffery said. “Over the last four years I have really appreciated Devyn in this program, and we’ve been […]
Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery has suffered another near miss in his search for players.
RIVERSIDE, Ia. – As bouncing-off-the-walls exuberant as Dick Vitale was Saturday morning, no one had more reason to boast than Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery. Finally, there was some good news about son Patrick. “No further cancer,” the proud father proclaimed during the second day of the Dick Vitale Golf and Gala at the Riverside Golf […]
Almost two months after being charged with operating while intoxicated, Iowa basketball player Peter Jok still hasn’t been given his athletic consequences. Jok met with reporters before playing in the Prime Time League on Thursday and said he hasn’t discussed with Iowa coach Fran McCaffery what specific discipline he will face. “We’ve talked, but we […]
Howe and Harty chat about Iowa basketball recruiting and the state of the program.
“Give Zach McCabe credit. He’ll never forget his final week at Iowa.” That was the tweet from Quad City Times reporter Steve Batterson on Friday night after McCabe, the recent Hawkeye basketball player, was jailed for allegedly punching a man in the face then allegedly blowing him a kiss as he left an Iowa City […]