A day after hinting that he knew what was wrong with the Iowa men’s basketball team, former Hawkeyes star Jeff Horner declined to shed any light on the issues. Horner, an ex-Iowa guard and the current boys’ basketball coach at West Des Moines Valley, set off a firestorm of interest when he tweeted Thursday night […]
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Pete Lisicky and B.J. Elder share a common bond. Both made last-second shots to deny Iowa’s basketball team a trip to the Big Apple. Lisicky, a Penn State freshman, made a 3-pointer to beat Iowa in a 1995 NIT quarterfinal game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, 67-64. “They hit one more shot than we did,” recalled Kenyon […]
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 […]
Coach Jeff Horner and senior Peter Jok of the West Des Moines Valley boys’ basketball team will be the guests during the Des Moines Register’s weekly High School Insider live chat on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Horner is a former Hawkeye and Jok is a future Hawkeye. Chatting high school sports with the Register
Chris Street’s spirit lives in an upstairs bedroom of his parents’ rural Milo home. His black-and-gold basketball shoes are there. So is the stool that once sat in front of his Carver-Hawkeye Arena locker. There are plaques, portraits, his personalized HAWK 40 vanity license plate. The room radiates with photographs of Street flashing his trademark […]
NORTH LIBERTY, Ia. – As a kid growing up in Sioux City, two of Adam Woodbury’s favorite Iowa basketball players were Greg Brunner and Jeff Horner. “I loved watching those guys play,” said Woodbury, Iowa’s heralded 7-foot recruit. Brunner, a forward from Charles City who now plays professionally in Italy after a 1,000-point Hawkeye career, […]