Pete Lisicky and B.J. Elder share a common bond. Both made last-second shots to deny Iowa’s basketball team a trip to the Big Apple. Lisicky, a Penn State freshman, made a 3-pointer to beat Iowa in a 1995 NIT quarterfinal game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, 67-64. “They hit one more shot than we did,” recalled Kenyon [...]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – Fran McCaffery’s team erased a record held by a former Fran McCaffery team on Tuesday. Iowa blocked a school-record 13 shots in a 63-55 victory over Illinois at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The old record, 12, had been done three times. One of the three came in the Hawkeyes’ 83-58 over North Carolina-Greensboro [...]
NORTH LIBERTY, Ia. – As a kid growing up in Sioux City, two of Adam Woodbury’s favorite Iowa basketball players were Greg Brunner and Jeff Horner. “I loved watching those guys play,” said Woodbury, Iowa’s heralded 7-foot recruit. Brunner, a forward from Charles City who now plays professionally in Italy after a 1,000-point Hawkeye career, [...]
Charles City native and former Iowa Hawkeye Greg Brunner has been playing professionally in Belgium and Italy for the past five seasons. Here, he shares his thoughts on his chosen life via e-mail with The Register’s Mark Emmert. ME: How did you wind up playing professionally in Europe? GB: After college, I participated in a [...]