Iowa’s men’s basketball team was ranked 23rd in the Associated Press poll released today. It’s the first time the Hawkeyes have appeared in an AP poll since they were 15th in the final poll of the 2006 season. “I’m just happy for the players,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said today. “I guess in some ways […]
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Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery said on Thursday that junior guard Josh Oglesby, who broke his foot in practice Nov. 6 and had surgery to insert a pin two days later, is recovering as expected. He will be sidelined for six weeks. “We would think about redshirting him only if he came back and […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Fran McCaffery still remembers the words to the Penn fight song. “I’m not going to sing it, though,” McCaffery said. Iowa’s basketball coach goes against his alma mater Friday when Penn visits Carver-Hawkeye Arena for a 6 p.m. game. McCaffery, who grew up in Philadelphia, Pa., and earned the nickname “White […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Dau Jok, then a high school senior, scored 14 points and his brother, freshman Peter Jok, added 10. But that was not enough to keep Des Moines Roosevelt’s 2009-10 basketball season alive. The Roughriders lost at Hoover in a substate semifinal, 51-44. Peter’s prep career was just starting to blossom. Dau’s […]
Jeff Horner is 30 years old now, and started his fourth season as the head boys’ basketball coach at West Des Moines Valley when practice opened Monday. Thirty? Hard to believe. Almost as hard to believe is the fact that Iowa’s basketball team was ranked in a major poll Monday for the first time since Horner […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Injured Iowa shooting guard Josh Oglesby didn’t play in Friday’s 82-39 victory over North Carolina-Wilmington, but he still registered an assist in the season opener. The beneficiary of his assist was freshman Peter Jok, who is being counted on to help fill the void left by Oglesby’s foot injury. “He talked […]
Iowa’s basketball depth took a hit on the eve of the 2013-14 season opener. Iowa spokesman Matt Weitzel confirmed Thursday that junior guard Josh Oglesby will have foot surgery and be sidelined four to six weeks. Oglesby was injured in practice Wednesday. Iowa opens the season against North Carolina-Wilmington at 8:30 Friday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Oglesby, […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Jarrod Uthoff has spent the past two seasons glued to the bench. And it has nothing to do with his ability on the basketball floor. “It’s not easy sitting on the sidelines,” Uthoff said. “But you get used to it.” Iowa’s Mr. Basketball in 2011 as a senior at Cedar Rapids […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Aaron White and Gabe Olaseni were roommates at the Hillcrest dormitory as freshmen. Two shy, quiet teenagers, trying to get acclimated to college life. But once practice started, Olaseni saw White come out of his shell. “Even as a skinny freshman he was a vocal guy, going back-and-forth with guys like […]
The Big Ten Conference held it’s men’s basketball media day on Thursday in Chicago.