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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 […]

Gesell eager to get back on court after 0-for-10 shooting effort

[ 0 ] March 18, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio — Mike Gesell won’t change his approach to Wednesday’s game with Tennessee. He’s just hoping for better results. “I’m not going to change anything I do,” Gesell said. “I’m going to stay aggressive. I’m definitely hungry to go out and play again.” Iowa’s sophomore point guard missed all 10 field-goal attempts, and scored […]

McCaffery has good memories of Dayton Arena

[ 0 ] March 18, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio – When he walked into Dayton Arena Tuesday, Iowa coach Fran McCaffery was flooded with pleasant memories. McCaffery’s ninth-seeded Siena team beat No. 8 Ohio State in a first-round NCAA game at Dayton Arena in 2009, 74-72 in double overtime. “We’re in the locker room (this season) right next to the locker room […]

Hard to believe, but some Iowa ‘fans’ don’t want an NCAA bid

[ 0 ] March 15, 2014

As publisher of Hawkeye Report, a Rivals.com website dedicated to Iowa sports, Tom Kakert has witnessed plenty of angst and celebration from the fan base he serves. But Thursday night was, in a word, amazing. As Kakert sat in the media room at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind., and checked out reaction to Iowa’s […]

Photos: Iowa men’s basketball vs. Northwestern

[ 0 ] March 13, 2014

Fran McCaffery’s son, 13, learns of tumor

[ 0 ] March 11, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Wins and losses became a footnote Tuesday. Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery revealed that his 13-year-old son, Patrick, has a tumor on his thyroid. Patrick continues to have tests and is scheduled to have surgery March 19 at University Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to remove the mass. Additional testing will determine […]

Photos: Iowa women’s basketball vs. Illinois

[ 0 ] March 6, 2014

Basketball: Hawkeye women grab No. 5 tourney seed

[ 0 ] March 2, 2014

No. 25-ranked Iowa picked up the fifth seed in the Big Ten Conference women’s basketball tournament. The Hawkeyes (23-7) will open play Thursday vs. No. 12 seed Illinois in a first-round game at about 1:30 p.m. at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Iowa beat Illinois 81-56 Sunday. Theairra Taylor scored a team-best 17 points, her […]

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. […]

Hawkeyes fall in latest Associated Press poll

[ 0 ] January 27, 2014

After a 75-67 loss to Michigan last week, the Iowa Hawkeyes dropped to No. 15 in the latest AP men’s basketball rankings. The Hawks were previously ranked No. 10. Iowa State, which knocked off Kansas State 81-75 to snap a three-game losing streak, held the No. 16 position. Arizona and Syracuse are 1-2 in The […]