Almost since the day he could walk, Matt Gatens has treated basketball like his co-pilot.
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After staying home to play college basketball at the University of Iowa, Matt Gatens is now seeing the world as a professional. Gatens will play professionally in Ukraine next season after spending this past season playing as a rookie in Spain. The former City High standout will play for Khimik, which competes in Eurocup Basketball. […]
Former Hawkeye and Little Hawk Matt Gatens is on the 2013 Orlando Magic Summer League Roster. Matt Gatens is part of an 18-player roster for Orlando that will play in the 2013 Orlando Pro Summer League from July 7 to 12. “They called my agent about a month ago, we took it, and here we […]
=============== Kent McCausland knows the importance of a successful 3-point shot. “Good shooters start runs a lot of times,” said McCausland, Iowa’s career 3-point percentage leader at .453. “You hit a couple of 3s and all of a sudden the crowd is energized, the guys are energized, and you get a steal, or a layup. […]
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Eric May’s Iowa basketball career ended when he fouled out with 2 minutes 41 seconds to play in Thursday’s 74-54 loss to Baylor in the championship game of the NIT. The hundreds of Hawkeye fans in attendance at Madison Square Garden came to their feet and applauded May as he walked […]
It’s led to some late nights, but former Iowa guard Matt Gatens hasn’t let his new career as professional basketball player in Spain stop him from keeping tabs on his former team. Gatens has watched as many Iowa men’s basketball games as his schedule would allow him to this winter despite the six-hour time difference […]
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Twenty-three wins on the season. Great at home, so-so on the road. An unselfish brand of basketball on offense. Solid defense. One of the last teams left out of the NCAA Tournament. That sums up Virginia…and Iowa. Two teams that mirror each other square off at 6 p.m. Wednesday in an NIT […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Josh Oglesby is a shooter without a shooter’s mentality. Instead of taking the “can’t make a shot I don’t take” approach, early misses leave Oglesby reluctant to pull the trigger. “I feel like I do get a little cautious after misses,” Iowa’s sophomore guard said. “I feel like I’m aiming my […]
By JORDAN WINNETT — Special to the Des Moines Register MURCIA, Spain — Former Iowa captain Matt Gatens is still playing basketball, but he’s exchanged his winter coat and gloves for swim trunks and flip flops. Gatens followed his impressive senior season at Iowa by signing a one-year deal with UCAM Murcia in the Asociación […]
Former Iowa Hawkeye Matt Gatens is featured on video No. 6