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Steve Alford at Iowa

[ 0 ] March 18, 2014

Pat Harty: Would a matchup with UCLA light a fire under Hawks?

[ 0 ] March 15, 2014

Memo to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Selection Committee:

Iowa assistant, former Hawkeye player, coach on sexiest list

[ 0 ] February 14, 2014

According to CollegeInsider.com, Fred Hoiberg of Iowa State and Ben Jacobson of Northern Iowa are among “The Top 100 Sexiest in College Basketball.” The list also includes Iowa assistant Andrew Francis, former Hawkeye guard Dean Oliver — a Mason City native who is on the staff at North Dakota – and former Iowa coach Steve […]

Rick Brown: Sons of former Iowa coaches and advice for Hawkeye fans

[ 0 ] February 6, 2014

The cover of Iowa’s 2006-07 basketball media guide shows coach Steve Alford and members of his team celebrating with the 2006 Big Ten Tournament championship trophy. Inside is a glimpse into the future of college basketball. The sons of three members of the Hawkeyes’ 2006-07 coaching staff are playing significant minutes as freshmen at three […]

Ticket sales reflect rise in men's basketball team's success, expectations

[ 0 ] October 23, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — The Des Moines Register headline following Fran McCaffery’s first media day as Iowa’s basketball coach read: “Can McCaffery’s system boost Iowa’s lowly attendance?” buy acid cigars online The answer, three years later, is a million-dollar yes. Men’s basketball generated $3,115,004 in ticket revenue last season, according to figures provided by the […]

Report: Steve Alford has huge buyout at UCLA

[ 0 ] July 9, 2013

BY USA TODAY Don’t expect a coaching vacancy at UCLA for a while. New coach Steve Alford’s freshly signed UCLA contract features a peculiar buyout clause, according to the Los Angeles Times. If Alford or UCLA wanted to part ways before April 20, 2016, both would be obligated to a $10.4 million buyout. That’s four […]

Alford to pay New Mexico $625K in buyout agreement

[ 0 ] May 17, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico says it has reached an agreement in principal with former men’s basketball coach Steve Alford over his buyout. Alford said in April he was willing to pay a $200,000 buyout for leaving the Albuquerque school to take a job at UCLA, but he wouldn’t pay the […]

Steve Alford still not interested in paying $1 million buyout

[ 0 ] April 30, 2013

Steve Alford says he won’t be paying a $1 million buyout to New Mexico. His former employer thinks otherwise. The new UCLA basketball coach, who led Iowa to 152 wins and two Big Ten Tournament titles over eight seasons until he left in 2006, thinks he owes New Mexico $200,000 for bolting. According to an […]

Here’s what Steve Alford says now about Pierre Pierce case

[ 0 ] April 11, 2013

Former Iowa men’s basketball coach Steve Alford said in a statement released by UCLA today that he “instinctively and mistakenly” came to the defense of Pierre Pierce before he knew all the facts behind Pierce’s involvement in a 2002 sexual assault case against another student-athlete. He also said that his reponse “was inappropriate, insensitive and […]

Harty: Difficult memories resurface after Alford comments

[ 0 ] April 5, 2013

I was reluctant to write a column about former Iowa men’s basketball coach Steve Alford because it might be perceived as piling on. Much has been written about Alford since he was hired this week as the new men’s basketball coach at UCLA, but it’s hardly been a celebratory tone. It’s no secret to those […]