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Category: Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball

Fran McCaffery says Peter Jok will rejoin men’s hoops team on Tuesday

[ 0 ] August 25, 2014

  Peter Jok will be rejoining the Iowa men’s basketball team Tuesday, coach Fran McCaffery has confirmed. Jok, a sophomore guard and former West Des Moines Valley all-stater, was suspended from all basketball-related activities by McCaffery on July 15, a day after he was charged with driving his moped while his license was revoked. Jok […]

Harty: Hawkeye news coming in bits and pieces

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014

This column goes all over the place, so hang on. Offensive left tackle Brandon Scherff is the most hyped Iowa football player heading into his senior season since whom? You probably have to go all the way back to quarterback Chuck Long’s much-anticipated senior season in 1985 for that answer. Long was widely regarded as […]

Rick Brown’s breakdown of Iowa’s full 2014-15 hoops schedule

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Iowa’s men’s basketball team will start its 2014-15 Big Ten schedule in an unusual place. On the road. The Big Ten released its conference schedule Thursday, and the Hawkeyes get started Dec. 30 at Ohio State. This will be the first time in coach Fran McCaffery’s five seasons that Iowa has kicked off league play […]

Hawkeye basketball great Roy Marble has 3 tumors

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Former University of Iowa basketball star Roy Marble is awaiting biopsy results after three tumors were discovered in his head. Marble, 47, the Hawkeyes’ career scoring leader, had a biopsy done Tuesday at University Hospitals in Iowa City. Marble said tumors have been found behind his right eye, on his temple and on his face. […]

Rick Brown: McCaffery sees key roles for Clemmons, Ellingson, Uhl

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

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 […]

McCaffery defends program: “We have great kids. We don’t have thugs.”

[ 0 ] August 18, 2014

Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery is not worried about the public perception of his program in the wake of several player arrests. “Not at all,” McCaffery told the Register at a charity-golf appearance Monday in Des Moines. “Not in the least. We have great kids. We don’t have thugs.” McCaffery has issued four press-release statements […]

Iowa hoops player Josh Oglesby arrested for public intoxication

[ 0 ] August 16, 2014

University of Iowa senior guard Josh Oglesby, 22, was arrested by campus police  in Iowa City early Saturday on a charge of public intoxication, a spokesperson from the university’s Department of Public Safety confirmed Saturday afternoon. The university’s athletics department released a statement from Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery shortly after 3:20 p.m. on Saturday. […]

Steve Waite returns to UI a success off the court

[ 0 ] August 14, 2014

As the maker of arguably the greatest 3-point play in the history of the Iowa men’s basketball program, Steve Waite is a source of pride for Hawkeye fans. It’s been that way for more than 34 years, ever since Waite made a basket and a free throw in the closing seconds to defeat Georgetown 81-80 […]

Waite likes idea of Iowa’s new twin towers

[ 0 ] August 14, 2014

This coming basketball season could see the unveiling of Iowa’s latest version of the twin towers. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said he likely would use a lineup at times that includes 7-foot-1 junior center Adam Woodbury playing alongside 6-10 senior Gabe Olaseni. Woodbury and Olaseni mostly rotated at the center position in each of the […]

Two forgettable rematches await Hawkeyes on ESPN’s Super Tuesday

[ 0 ] August 13, 2014

Assuming no large metal beams fall from the ceiling, the Iowa men’s basketball team will play two “Super Tuesday” games on ESPN this coming season. ESPN’s Super Tuesday lineup — which runs for nine weeks, beginning Jan. 6 — includes Iowa at Wisconsin on Jan. 20 (6 p.m. CT), and Iowa at Indiana on March 3 (8 […]