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Tag: "men.s basketball"

Rick Brown: Iowa didn’t have the will to beat Michigan State

[ 0 ] January 29, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Tuesday afternoon, ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla posted a piece on why he thought Iowa’s basketball team was a darkhorse candidate to reach the Final Four. On Twitter, former Indiana player and coach turned ESPN commentator Dan Dakich was asked if he agreed. Dakich responded: “Talent? Yes. Depth? Yes. Skill? Yes. Tough enough/culture […]

Why Mike Gesell is much more than a basketball player

[ 0 ] January 30, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mike Gesell has left the halls of South Sioux City High School, but is hardly forgotten. The student body at his alma mater, located on the Nebraska side of the Missouri River, made T-shirts to honor the freshman guard on Iowa’s basketball team. The shirts read, “Nebraskans for Iowa Basketball,” and […]