IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mike Gesell’s right foot reminds him that he’s not 100 percent. “It’s almost like a stabbing feeling,” Gesell said, describing the pain associated with his injury. “A real sharp pain in that one spot. Different movements will set it off.” The injury, diagnosed as a stress reaction, has kept Iowa’s freshman point [...]
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The Iowa men’s basketball team should be at full strength for Thursday’s game against Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament.
Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said this morning on the Big Ten teleconference that he thinks freshman point guard Mike Gesell will play in the Big Ten Tournament this week. Iowa will face Northwestern in the first round Thursday at the United Center in Chicago. “I think he’ll be able to play,” McCaffery said of Gesell, [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Fran McCaffery’s team erased a record held by a former Fran McCaffery team on Tuesday. Iowa blocked a school-record 13 shots in a 63-55 victory over Illinois at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The old record, 12, had been done three times. One of the three came in the Hawkeyes’ 83-58 over North Carolina-Greensboro [...]
Iowa’s basketball team has another date with history Saturday, facing No.1 Indiana in a 6:30 p.m. Big Ten game at Assembly Hall.
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. – Iowa freshman guard Mike Gesell will miss his first college basketball game of the season today when Iowa hosts Purdue at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Gesell was not in uniform and had a boot on his right ankle Wednesday, an hour before Iowa’s 7:30 p.m. game with the Boilermakers. Gesell, the Hawkeyes’ third-leading [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – No one has questioned Adam Woodbury’s toughness on a basketball court. “My brother (Aaron) used to kick my butt every day,” Woodbury said. “He got it in my mind just to be tough out there. If you’re intimidated on the court, you’re in a lot of trouble.” Woodbury’s freshman season at [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa freshman point guard Mike Gesell injured his left ankle early in the second half of Saturday’s game at Nebraska, which may have played a factor in the Hawkeyes’ 64-60 loss. “It’s bothering him a little bit,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said Monday. Gesell played 16 second-half minutes Saturday in his [...]
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Bob Devaney Sports Center won’t feel like a Big Ten road venue to Mike Gesell. “I’m used to the rims already,” Iowa’s freshman point guard said. “I’ve played there many times. Nothing new.” The Hawkeyes come to town for a 1 p.m. game with Nebraska on Saturday. Gesell played nine State [...]