Basketball

Kennedy’s McKowen starts petition to get rid of “seat belt rule”

CEDAR RAPIDS – Six years of having the freedom to stand up from his bench and instruct his players has Jon McKowen fired up to be allowed to do it again.

The Cedar Rapids Kennedy boys’ basketball coach has begun a petition driv [...]

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Iowa’s Jok to ‘start fresh’ on Tuesday

IOWA CITY — Iowa sophomore Peter Jok has atoned adequately for his off-season transgressions, and Coach Fran McCaffery will lift the shooting guard’s indefinite suspension at a meeting on Tuesday.

“He’ll start fre [...]

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Big Ten releases women’s basketball schedule

IOWA CITY — Eagerly awaiting an appearance by Brenda Frese or C. Vivian Stringer at Carver-Hawkeye Arena?

Maybe next year.

The Big Ten women’s basketball schedule was released Thursday, and neither conference newco [...]

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Oglesby arrested for public intoxication

IOWA CITY — Iowa men’s basketball player Josh Oglesby was arrested for public intoxication early Saturday morning by University of Iowa police.

Oglesby, 22, was booked in the Johnson County Jail but was released on his own reco [...]

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Fennelly living the dream at Iowa State

Editor’s note: Bill Fennelly is about to enter his 20th season as women’s basketball coach at Iowa State. Nicole Greiner of the Iowa State Athletics Communications staff decided to take a look at his impact on the program. Hereȁ [...]

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Iowa picks up 2 ‘Super Tuesday’ games

IOWA CITY — Fresh from its first NCAA tournament appearance in eight years, Iowa’s men’s basketball team will play in a pair of high-profile “Super Tuesday” games this season, the school announced today. ESPN wil [...]

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Iowa-UNC heads for ESPN

IOWA CITY — Iowa will face North Carolina at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 as part of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge, the league announced today. ESPN will air the game.

Both teams qualified for the NCAA tournament last year. Iowa finished 20-13, whil [...]

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Clemmons seals victory for team in Prime Time League Championship

NORTH LIBERTY — For the past three seasons, Anthony Clemmons has been able to call himself a Prime Time League champion.

But the Iowa junior’s team was down 101-96 with three minutes left last night in this season’s titl [...]

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Disterhoft turns challenges into success, named Game Time League MVP

NORTH LIBERTY — Before the tip-off of Wednesday night's Game Time League championship game, Commissioner Randy Larson paused to talk about Iowa sophomore Ally Disterhoft.

Larson recalled how she wasn't afraid to go against bigger, ol [...]

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Uthoff looking to step up

NORTH LIBERTY — The skill set is there. It's always been there. Jarrod Uthoff's long arms and lengthy frame have more definition to them now, and his game suggests there's nothing that he can't do on a basketball court.

But last year [...]

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Hawkeye freshman Coley faces challenges in Game Time

NORTH LIBERTY — It took awhile for Chase Coley to figure out what the Game Time League was about.

The freshman forward at the University of Iowa said she thought the league was a glorified intrasquad scrimmage of sorts. But soon after [...]

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Clemmons anxious to return as key contributor

NORTH LIBERTY — Anthony Clemmons needed to recharge as a basketball player and a person. For the Iowa junior point guard, there was no better place to do so than during an extended trip back home to Lansing, Mich.

For more than a mon [...]

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Olaseni making strides at power forward

NORTH LIBERTY — Graduation and recruiting misses have some Iowa basketball observers concerned about the team's depth at forward. Senior Gabe Olaseni, however, hopes to alleviate those fears.

After three years of improvement at cente [...]

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Summer league good transitional aid for Mohns

NORTH LIBERTY — Carly Mohns has been transitioning almost seamlessly to the next level of her basketball career.

The Iowa freshman forward from Brodhead, Wis., quickly found out after arriving in Iowa City that a crash course awaited [...]

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McCaffery suspends Iowa’s Jok after second arrest

IOWA CITY — Iowa sophomore guard Peter Jok was suspended indefinitely by Coach Fran McCaffery after his second brush with Iowa City law enforcement in three months.

“In light of last night's moped incident, I've decided to susp [...]

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