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Remembering Chris Street

Remembered in video, photos and stories

Chris Street’s free-throw record still safe

[ 0 ] January 19, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Sunday marked the 21st anniversary of the death of Iowa junior forward Chris Street. He passed away on Jan. 19, 1993, in an automobile accident in the outskirts of Iowa City. Street had an active streak of 34 made free throws, a school record, when he died. Iowa forward Aaron White […]

Why Northwestern’s coach has special memories of Iowa

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Chris Collins hits the trifecta Thursday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. He first saw the home of Iowa basketball as a recruit in 1991, and nearly decided to play basketball for the Hawkeyes before Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski made a late recruiting pitch. Collins returned to play a game in the arena in […]

Watch: Parents of Chris Street react to getting game ball

[ 0 ] January 21, 2013

The hugs and platitudes flowed inside the Hawkeye locker room Saturday night as Iowa coach Fran McCaffery presented the game ball to Mike and Patty Street following a 70-66 win against Wisconsin. The game was played on the 20th anniversary of the car crash that killed Chris Street on the outskirts of Iowa City. A […]

Bryce Miller’s 3 for 3: Iowa hoops shows two faces; Chris Street; and Earl Weaver

[ 0 ] January 21, 2013

The 3 for 3 blog for the Hawkeyes out in cyberspace … 1: IOWA SHOWS DUAL PERSONALITY — The two faces of Iowa’s basketball team made appearances Saturday during a key, 70-66 win over league-leading Wisconsin. In the first half, the Hawkeyes played the kind of defense coach Fran McCaffery said could enhance the postseason […]

NCAA denied Hawkeyes' special jersey request

[ 0 ] January 20, 2013

Jerseys with “Street” on the back were not approved by the NCAA for Saturday’s game.

Bryce Miller: Street’s spirit inspires big win

[ 0 ] January 19, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — When the family of late Iowa basketball player Chris Street approached Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, emotions began to tangle like a jumbled mess of computer cords. Unraveling all those feelings — wound tightly around the loss of a son and brother 20 years ago that rocked the state — required an […]

Chris Street Award winners together at halftime recognition

[ 0 ] January 19, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Wade Lookingbill won the first Chris Street Award in 1993, months after the Hawkeyes’ standout junior forward died in an automobile accident. Lookingill and the other winners of the award, presented to a “Hawkeye player who best exemplifies the spirit, enthusiasm and intensity of Chris Street,” were recognized at halftime of […]

Photos: Chris Street anniversary game

[ 0 ] January 19, 2013

Twenty years after the death of player Chris Street, Iowa hosted Wisconsin and honored Street and his family before and during the game.

Video: Chris Street’s family before Iowa game

[ 0 ] January 19, 2013

Chris Street’s family spoke to reporters before the game 20 years after his death.

Video: Chris Street memories from Carver-Hawkeye Arena

[ 0 ] January 19, 2013

Wisconsin’s Gary Close, a former Iowa assistant, talks about Chris Street. Chris Street is honored at halftime. The Street family and Street award winners. The Street Award winners are honored. How would Chris Street have reacted to this attention? His family weighs in. Chris Street’s family talks with reporters before Saturday’s game. Former Hawkeye Jess […]