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Tag: "Peter Jok"

Pat Harty: Nothing came easy for this year’s Hawkeye men

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

There is no way to sugarcoat or spin what happened to the 2013-14 Iowa men’s basketball team.

Pat Harty: 3-point shooting dooms Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

You name it and the Iowa men’s basketball team probably has an abundance of it.

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 […]

Friday’s opponent has added meaning for Fran McCaffery

[ 0 ] November 21, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Fran McCaffery still remembers the words to the Penn fight song. “I’m not going to sing it, though,” McCaffery said. Iowa’s basketball coach goes against his alma mater Friday when Penn visits Carver-Hawkeye Arena for a 6 p.m. game. McCaffery, who grew up in Philadelphia, Pa., and earned the nickname “White […]

How to contribute to Dau Jok’s foundation in his father’s honor

[ 0 ] November 21, 2013

Iowans who want to contribute to the Dut Jok Youth Foundation, which honors the late father of Iowa basketball player Peter Jok and Penn basketball player Dau Jok, can do so by contacting University of Iowa student Ryan Frost (ryan-frost@uiowa.edu). The Joks, teammates at Des Moines Roosevelt, play against each other Friday at 6 p.m. […]

Jok brothers’ unique journey makes stop in Iowa City on Friday

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Dau Jok, then a high school senior, scored 14 points and his brother, freshman Peter Jok, added 10. But that was not enough to keep Des Moines Roosevelt’s 2009-10 basketball season alive. The Roughriders lost at Hoover in a substate semifinal, 51-44. Peter’s prep career was just starting to blossom. Dau’s […]

Preview: Hawkeye men host Nebraska-Omaha on Sunday

[ 0 ] November 9, 2013

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 […]

Rick Brown: Can McCaffery make 11-man rotation work in Big Ten?

[ 0 ] October 31, 2013

ROSEMONT, Ill. – It’s about time for the rubber to meet the hardwood. Time to find out if Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery can really make an 11-man rotation work this season. A lot of people are interested to see if it will work. Including people wearing Iowa uniforms. “I’m curious,” Hawkeyes forward Aaron White […]

Peter Jok at media day: ‘I’m a shooter’

[ 0 ] October 10, 2013

Men’s hoops finishes European trip with convincing win

[ 0 ] August 20, 2013

FOS-SUR-MER, France – The Iowa men’s basketball team had four players reach double figures as the Hawkeyes erased a narrow halftime deficit Tuesday and scurried to a 92-78 victory over Fos-Ouest Basket to close the team’s European trip. Peter Jok led all scorers with 17 points. Melsahn Basabe registered a double-double with 13 points and […]