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Tag: "Mike Gesell"

Oglesby’s return gives Hawkeyes more depth

[ 0 ] December 19, 2013

An already deep Iowa men’s basketball team finally will be at full strength against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday with the return of junior shooting guard Josh Oglesby.

Video: Mike Gesell on clutch free throws, closing games

[ 0 ] December 19, 2013

Iowa’s Mike Gesell talks about making big plays when it counts.

Uthoff’s balanced effort lifts Hawkeyes to 5-0

[ 0 ] November 22, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Jarrod Uthoff didn’t know how long it would take to kick two years of rust off his game. “I’ve been playing basketball every day,” said Uthoff, who redshirted the 2011-12 season at Wisconsin and did the same last season after transferring to Iowa. “But a game is a lot different. A lot […]

Fran McCaffery lands Iowa back on national recruiting map

[ 0 ] September 2, 2013

Fran McCaffery fell in love with point guard Tyler Ulis and his skill set long before it became a national fad. Some questioned Ulis’ height – 5 feet 9 inches. Not McCaffery, who became the first coach to offer him a Division I scholarship after the star guard at Marian Catholic in Chicago Heights, Ill., […]

Could play on European tour determine rotation?

[ 0 ] August 9, 2013

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 […]

Hard to say how Mike Gesell was injured based on one eye-witness account

[ 0 ] July 19, 2013

Prime Time League commissioner Randy Larson has been around the game of basketball for most of his life. He’s seen too many injuries to count, but he didn’t see the injury to Iowa guard Mike Gesell happen based on what Larson witnessed on the court. “It wasn’t a play where you notice anything,” Larson said […]

Iowa’s Mike Gesell to miss 4-6 weeks with injured hand

[ 0 ] July 19, 2013

  Iowa sophomore guard Mike Gesell is expected to miss 4-6 weeks after suffering a broken bone in his left, non-shooting hand, Thursday night during a summer league basketball game. Gesell started 30 of 34 games as a freshman, ranking third on the team in scoring (8.7 ppg), steals (40), and assists (89). The 6-foot-2, […]

How Mike Gesell is getting primed for 2013-14 season

[ 0 ] July 2, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mike Gesell and two of his Iowa basketball teammates, Adam Woodbury and Anthony Clemmons, will go on a little road trip Wednesday. They’re headed for Woodcliff Lakes in Fremont, Neb. Gesell’s parents, Tom and Vicki, own a cabin there. One of Mike goals is to get the 7-foot-1 Woodbury to go […]

Hawkeye men think this aspect of game can be difference maker

[ 0 ] June 28, 2013

=============== 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. […]

Gesell is rested and ready to play

[ 0 ] June 7, 2013

Iowa guard Mike Gesell did something this spring that he’s never done before when it comes to basketball.