Iowa’s basketball program is in a much better place than it was when coach Fran McCaffery took over in the spring of 2010. But now, after the first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2006, comes a different challenge. Is this a program that reloads or rebuilds? The Big Ten’s top programs keep rolling season […]
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Peter Jok: First of all … stay … off … the … moped. Second of all: You’re treading dangerously close to that old baseball phrase, “Three strikes, you’re out.” No matter how good you are as a basketball player, no matter how many 3-pointers you can drain, no matter how many minutes Iowa hopes you’ll […]
An Iowa basketball player has found himself in more legal trouble. A criminal complaint says sophomore guard Peter Jok was stopped at 11:45 p.m. Monday on his moped at W. Market and Madison streets in Iowa City for improper lights and failure to have a safety flag. Police confirmed that Jok, whose legal name is […]
Almost two months after being charged with operating while intoxicated, Iowa basketball player Peter Jok still hasn’t been given his athletic consequences. Jok met with reporters before playing in the Prime Time League on Thursday and said he hasn’t discussed with Iowa coach Fran McCaffery what specific discipline he will face. “We’ve talked, but we […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa basketball player Peter Jok was arrested early Saturday and charged with OWI. How that affects his standing on the team will be determined at a later date, coach Fran McCaffery said. Jok, 20, a former all-stater at West Des Moines Valley, was stopped at 2:43 a.m. by Iowa City police […]
NEWTON, Ia. – Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery was in Nashville, Tenn., at a speaking engagement Thursday when he got the news that Connors State forward Willie Atwood had picked Arizona State over the Hawkeyes. “I got a call from his coach,” McCaffery said. McCaffery declined to discuss Atwood’s decision in detail. Instead, he looked […]
There is no way to sugarcoat or spin what happened to the 2013-14 Iowa men’s basketball team.
You name it and the Iowa men’s basketball team probably has an abundance of it.
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 […]