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Tag: "Tom Davis"

Without Chris Street, Hawkeyes rallied for emotional win

[ 0 ] January 13, 2013

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 […]

Tom Davis’ legacy continues to grow

[ 1 ] May 24, 2012

There’s a growing number of former Iowa players now coaching — a Tom Davis coaching tree.

Davis, Gamble reunited at Central Michigan

[ 0 ] April 18, 2012

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 […]

Hansen: Iowa made a mistake letting Davis walk

[ 14 ] February 4, 2012

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 […]

Bruce Pearl discusses his past, present and future [with video]

[ 0 ] February 4, 2012

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Bruce Pearl has a new profession. “I’ve crossed over to the dark side,” said Pearl, a former Iowa assistant basketball coach to Tom Davis, who returned for the 1986-87 team’s 25th reunion this weekend. Pearl has joined the media. He’s doing part-time work for Sirius XM radio, in addition to his […]

Iowa’s run to No. 1: The 1986-87 team reunites 25 years later

[ 1 ] February 3, 2012

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The VHS tape sits in a box in his basement. “I’ve never watched it,” Brad Lohaus said. The tape is a cruel reminder of the final game of Lohaus’ Iowa basketball career, which ended on the doorstep of the 1987 Final Four: No. 1 Nevada-Las Vegas 84, Iowa 81. The sting […]

Iowa’s run to No. 1: Remembering the ’86-87 Hawkeyes (third and final in a series)

[ 0 ] February 3, 2012

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s Fabulous Five basketball team of 1955-56 spent five weeks rated in the Top 10, won 20 games and finished as the national runner-up. Bucky O’Connor’s legendary squad took a school-record 17-game winning streak into the NCAA championship game against San Francisco in Evanston, Ill. Bill Russell and the Dons snapped […]

Iowa’s run to No. 1: Tom Davis talks about the ’86-’87 Hawkeyes (videos)

[ 1 ] February 3, 2012

The Iowa men’s basketball team started the 1986-87 season 18-0, the longest winning streak in school history, under the direction of coach Tom Davis. And that team became the first – and only – Iowa team to reach No. 1 in the Associated Press poll. Rick Brown of The Des Moines Register spoke with Davis […]

Hawkeyes prepare to host Minnesota on Wednesday

[ 1 ] January 31, 2012

IOWACITY, Ia. – Fran McCaffery came to Iowa as an offense-first coach. With a season-and-a-half of Big Ten basketball under his belt, he sees no reason to change. “I don’t mind being in a 103-89 game,” said McCaffery, whose team hosts Minnesota at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. “I just don’t want to have […]

Hawkeyes struggles painful for Tom Davis

[ 3 ] January 30, 2012

Tom Davis called Carver-Hawkeye Arena home for 13 seasons as Iowa’s head coach. Twenty-win seasons and NCAA bids were commonplace during his reign. It all changed before the 1998-99 season, when athletic director Bob Bowlsby decided not to renew Dr. Tom’s contract. After a lame-duck season — and trip to the NCAA Sweet 16 — […]