Iowa assistant basketball coach Sherman Dillard says he’s taken the 25-win season out for a test drive on the recruiting circuit, and likes the results.
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The top two returning scorers on Iowa’s men’s basketball team will be competing for the same thing next month. Junior forward Aaron White and senior guard Devyn Marble have both been invited to tryouts for the 2013 USA Basketball Men’s World University Games team. USA Basketball will release the entire list of invitees at a [...]
CHICAGO, ILL. – Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery suddenly has an extra scholarship available. The Hawkeyes sent out a release Tuesday, confirming freshman guard Patrick Ingram plans to transfer. “I would say there is nobody we’re looking at right now,” McCaffery said of filling the void. “You never say never on something like that, [...]
It will be Thanksgiving in the Bahamas, not Alaska, for the Iowa men’s basketball team in 2013. The Hawkeyes will play in the Battle for Atlantis instead of the Great Alaska Shootout as originally planned. “It’s a fabulous tournament and a phenomenal field,” coach Fran McCaffery said Thursday. “I’m thrilled we have this opportunity against [...]
MANCHESTER, Ia. – Iowa’s basketball team had just defeated Stony Brook in a second-round NIT game, played in front of a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena crowd. “Everyone was like, ‘Boy, I wish we had one more home game,’ ” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. “I wanted a road game.” McCaffery got his wish, a third-round game [...]
BY ROB DEMOVSKY — Green Bay Press-Gazette At least one other parent of a former University of Wisconsin-Green Bay men’s basketball player has submitted a formal complaint to the school about basketball coach Brian Wardle. Gina Cougill, mother of senior forward Brennan Cougill, said she sent a letter to university chancellor Thomas Harden late last [...]
Former Iowa men’s basketball coach Steve Alford said in a statement released by UCLA today that he “instinctively and mistakenly” came to the defense of Pierre Pierce before he knew all the facts behind Pierce’s involvement in a 2002 sexual assault case against another student-athlete. He also said that his reponse “was inappropriate, insensitive and [...]
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana’s Cody Zeller turned down one chance to play in the NBA. He couldn’t say no twice. The 7-foot sophomore center who returned to school last fall for one more shot at a national championship announced Wednesday he is leaving college early to enter the NBA draft. The reason was simple. [...]
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana junior Victor Oladipo is heading to the NBA. Cody Zeller could be next. Oladipo made his announcement official Tuesday at a news conference inside Assembly Hall. He is the Hoosiers’ first underclassmen to leave school early since Eric Gordon and D.J. White departed after the 2007-08 season. Zeller’s announcement is [...]
BY SCOTT GLEESON — USA TODAY SPORTS The 2012-13 season and the madness that came with the postseason has officially concluded, which means it’s time to put that image of Louisville cutting down the nets into the rear-view mirror and turn our focus to the more pertinent future. Among the top story lines in the [...]