I heard people discussing Friday night’s Iowa-Iowa State men’s basketball game, which starts at 8:30 p.m. at Hilton Coliseum. Some were saying that this year’s basketball game is bigger than the most recent Iowa State-Iowa football game. Hmmm. It’s the first time since Dec. 19, 1987 that the rivals have met as rated opponents. That […]
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College football fans are getting excited about Phil Steele’s list of which college football team is the most experienced heading into the 2013 season. He computes the percentage of 2012 lettermen returning for the 2013 season – Rice is No. 1 at 85.7 percent, and Louisiana Tech is 126th at 50.8. Where do Iowa and […]
Akrum Wadley, a 5-foot-11, 170-pound running back from Weequahic High School in Newark, N.J., accepted Iowa’s scholarship offer Saturday, according to various recruiting web sites. Wadley rushed for 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns last season. The Hawkeyes also received a verbal commitment from Dallas receiver Anjeus Jones on Sunday. National letter of intent signing day is Wednesday.
There will be change on Kirk Ferentz’s Iowa football coaching staff again. It’s just likely to be a while before Shuffling 2013 becomes official. The latest: D.J. Hernandez, who was a graduate assistant coach at Miami of Florida, is on his way to Iowa City. Hernandez said on his Twitter account (@DJHernandez14) that he would […]
Here’s an All You Need to Know look at Northern Illinois, Iowa’s 2:30 p.m. opponent Saturday at Soldier Field in Chicago. It’s mostly from the perspective of newspapers that cover the Huskies. But first, however, are some quotations from coach Dave Doeren’s Monday press conference. He talks about his team and he talks about reading […]
It was late Saturday afternoon when word spread – even through Texas Tech’s United Spirit Arena basketball arena – that Joe Paterno was nearing death. After Iowa State put the finishing touches on the Red Raiders, the Cyclones’ Penn State transfer, Chris Babb, was told the sobering news that the former Nittany Lions football coach […]
Free-throw shooting was no longer a liability in win against Drake.