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Jeff Horner takes director of basketball operations job at North Dakota

[ 0 ] June 19, 2014

Jeff Horner is staying a step behind Dean Oliver yet again. Not on the basketball court this time, but literally staying in Oliver’s basement as he transitions from high school to college coaching. Horner, who resigned as West Des Moines Valley boys’ basketball coach on May 7, confirmed Thursday he will become the director of […]

Dubuque Wahlert’s Cordell Pemsl commits to Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] May 1, 2014

Cordell Pemsl has a long list of titles at a young age. After Thursday’s unofficial visit to Iowa City, he can add one more. “Now I’ll be known as ‘sophomore, Iowa commit,’” the Dubuque Wahlert star forward said. A 6-7, 220-pound all-state post for the Class 3-A state champions gave Hawkeye men’s basketball coach Fran […]

Hawkeye football recruit breaks foot in basketball practice

[ 0 ] November 23, 2013

Indianola’s top returning scorer and rebounder Keegan Render, an Iowa football recruit, will miss a “significant amount of time” with a broken bone in his foot, according to Indians basketball coach Adam Graham. The 6-foot 5-inch, 310-pound center was one of two returning starters for Indianola and averaged 12.5 points and 6.1 rebounds per game […]

Buckeye coach: Iowa ‘beat the s(tuff) out of us’

[ 0 ] October 21, 2013

Mike Vrabel was known as a versatile tough guy when he won three Super Bowls playing linebacker for the New England Patriots. In his third season coaching at Ohio State, his alma mater, that hasn’t seemed to change. At a press conference on Monday, the former all-American defensive end was asked about his defensive line’s […]

Ricky Stanzi waived by Jacksonville Jaguars

[ 0 ] September 28, 2013

Former Iowa quarterback Ricky Stanzi’s stay at his second NFL stop has been cut short.Stanzi was waived on Saturday by the Jacksonville Jaguars a month after he claimed off waivers from the Kansas City Chiefs. The three-year starter for the Hawkeyes was backing up Chad Henne for the last two weeks after an injury to […]

Stanzi inches closer to NFL playing time

[ 0 ] September 9, 2013

Bad news after a rough season opener for the Jacksonville Jaguars means good news for Ricky Stanzi. The former Hawkeye quarterback was named Jacksonville’s backup on Monday after starter Blaine Gabbert needed 15 stitches for a “laceration sustained to his throwing hand” during Sunday’s 28-2 loss to Kansas City. With Gabbert out for at least […]

Men’s basketball: Pierre Pierce haunts Hawkeyes in France

[ 0 ] August 19, 2013

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 […]

Ex-Hawkeye Evans enjoys career year in NBA

[ 0 ] April 20, 2013

Reggie Evans has fashioned his NBA career in the physical, hustle-and-muscle mold he fit when he led coach Steve Alford’s Hawkeyes in 2001-02. The Pensacola, Fla., native went undrafted after his productive yet raw stretch at Iowa, catching on for his rebounding prowess. In his 11th season, the 6-foot 8-inch power forward has never rebounded […]

Update: Trevon Young, Hawkeye recruit, charged with criminal trespass

[ 0 ] December 19, 2012

Des Moines Lincoln senior Trevon Young was charged with criminal trespass with 11 other individuals early Sunday morning, prior to athletic director Phil Chia’s Tuesday confirmation that the Iowa football recruit was off the Railsplitter basketball team. Young, 17, was among seven minors that were detained after 2 a.m. Sunday at a previously vacated home. […]

D.M. Lincoln’s Trevon Young, an Iowa football recruit, no longer on boys’ basketball team

[ 0 ] December 18, 2012

Des Moines Lincoln athletic director Phil Chia confirmed Tuesday that senior Trevon Young is no longer on the school’s boys’ basketball team. “He’s no longer part of the team,” Chia said, providing no other details and citing student confidentiality. Young was leading the Rails with 15.3 points and 12.2 rebounds per game. An Iowa football […]