NEW YORK, N.Y. – The pressure was squarely on the shoulders of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta when he set out to hire a new men’s basketball coach in March of 2010. He had just divorced himself of Todd Lickliter, his hire, three years into a disastrous marriage. The Hawkeyes’ once-proud program had lost its [...]
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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 [...]
So just what has John Streif meant to the University of Iowa’s athletic department? “I don’t even know where you begin,” said Tom Davis, who spent 13 seasons as the Hawkeyes’ head men’s basketball coach. “He did everything.” Streif, an Iowa graduate who spent more than four decades serving the athletic department with dedication and [...]
Chris Collins didn’t know about the letter. A passionate, emotional letter his father, Doug, sent to Iowa assistant basketball coach Gary Close on Jan. 20, 1993, the day after Hawkeye standout Chris Street died in an automobile accident. “Words cannot describe the feeling that I have today regarding the tragic death of Chris Street,” Collins, [...]
Davis talks with reporters on Wednesday prior to the 20th anniversary of Chris Street’s death.
how can i get my ex wife back Chris Street’s spirit lives in an upstairs bedroom of his parents’ rural Milo home. His black-and-gold basketball shoes are there. So is the stool that once sat in front of his Carver-Hawkeye Arena locker. There are plaques, portraits, his personalized HAWK 40 vanity license plate. The room [...]
can i get my ex back Tom Izzo’s coaching resume is top-heavy with success. But it’s a loss that sticks with Michigan State’s basketball coach, 20 years after it happened. “If it’s possible to have a rewarding loss, that one might be the ultimate,” Izzo said. “Because it was way bigger than the game.” Izzo [...]
There’s a growing number of former Iowa players now coaching — a Tom Davis coaching tree.
Central Michigan coach Keno Davis (right) Back in February, former Iowa and NBA guard Kevin Gamble was playing the waiting game. He’d given up his head coaching job at Illinois-Springfield in the spring of 2010, after eight seasons, to join the staff of Keno Davis at Providence. But after the 2010-11 season, Gamble’s first on [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — We were spoiled. That’s the only way to put it. The fans were spoiled. The media were spoiled. The university was spoiled. And if you’re the type who still gets a warm feeling whenever somebody mentions Lute Olson or Ralph Miller, that probably means you, too. Back in 1999, a lot [...]