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 […]
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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 […]
From UI Athletic Communications: University of Iowa head basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced today that junior Josh Oglesby broke a bone in his right foot during Wednesday night’s practice. The shooting guard is scheduled to have surgery today and is expected to miss approximately six weeks. Oglesby (6-foot-5, 208 pounds) played in 37 contests, including […]
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. Josh Oglesby knows his shooting touch is a subject of conversation for all the wrong reasons. “People talk,” Iowa’s shooting guard said. “I obviously didn’t have the greatest year last year. So hopefully I have a good year this year, and people don’t say that about me anymore.” The Hawkeyes depart Sunday for […]
It was just one game in a summer league, but Josh Oglesby found something in Thursday’s Prime Time League playoff victory that was missing for most of last season as a member of the Iowa basketball team — his shooting touch.
=============== Kent McCausland knows the importance of a successful 3-point shot. “Good shooters start runs a lot of times,” said McCausland, Iowa’s career 3-point percentage leader at .453. “You hit a couple of 3s and all of a sudden the crowd is energized, the guys are energized, and you get a steal, or a layup. […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Something about second-round NIT basketball games agrees with Devyn Marble. And this time, his reward is another game. Iowa’s junior guard scored 28 points and led Iowa to a 75-63 victory over Stony Brook on Friday before a sold-out crowd of 15,400 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Marble scored a career-high 31 points […]
The Iowa men’s basketball team has shot poorly from the field for most of this season, with Wednesday’s game against Purdue no exception. This time it didn’t matter, though, because the Hawkeyes, who only made 16-of-51 field-goal attempts, made up for it at the free-throw line and on defense. Iowa made 21-of-29 free-throw attempts and […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Josh Oglesby had been fighting through a slump from 3-point range, but it was a different shooting stat that was yielding friendly reminders from coach Fran McCaffery. Through 10 games in Big Ten conference play: No free throw attempts. “Coach keeps saying I need to go to the line more,” Oglesby […]