Even on a European exhibition tour meant to be part business and part vacation, the Hawkeyes can’t get a break from one of the team’s most notorious former players. Pierre Pierce didn’t just make waves by showing up as a member of Hyeres-Toulon, the professional team Iowa was slated to play on Monday night. He […]
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The Iowa basketball team will face off against former guard Pierre Pierce at 11 a.m. today in their fifth exhibition game in the south of France. The Hawkeyes, 4-0 so far, meet Hyeres-Toulon. Pierce, who has played for that team in the past, tweeted today that he would be facing the Hawkeyes. Pierce, who turned […]
Steve Alford says he won’t be paying a $1 million buyout to New Mexico. His former employer thinks otherwise. The new UCLA basketball coach, who led Iowa to 152 wins and two Big Ten Tournament titles over eight seasons until he left in 2006, thinks he owes New Mexico $200,000 for bolting. According to an […]
I was reluctant to write a column about former Iowa men’s basketball coach Steve Alford because it might be perceived as piling on. Much has been written about Alford since he was hired this week as the new men’s basketball coach at UCLA, but it’s hardly been a celebratory tone. It’s no secret to those […]
UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford faced his first full-court press from California media this week when introduced as the man picked to guide the program immortalized by John Wooden. Then, Alford dribbled the ball directly off his foot. When asked whether Wooden would have handled the 2002 sexual-assault charge against former Iowa player Pierre Pierce […]
The former Iowa coach said he followed the orders of the Iowa administration when it came to controversial case.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IOWA CITY, Iowa — A lawyer long familiar with the University of Iowa’s handling of sexual assault allegations against athletes says the school should have acted sooner after learning running back Marcus Coker was under investigation. Attorney Roxanne Conlin said Thursday the school had an obligation to take swift action after […]
Penn State President Graham Spanier apparently hasn’t learned from his colleagues’ mistakes.
Matt Gatens was recruited by Steve Alford, survived the short stint of Todd Lickliter, and is thriving under Fran McCaffery