Doc's Office by Scott Dochterman

Five Iowa schools land players on NABC Honors Court

Five state men’s basketball programs landed players on the National Association of Basketball Coaches 2013-14 Honors Court, the organization announced Monday.

The criteria includes players who are either a junior or senior academicall [...]

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Bowlsby describes doomsday scenario for men’s programs

Legal issues facing collegiate athletics could trigger a doomsday scenario for many men’s sports programs, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby told reporters Monday at Big 12 media days in Dallas, Texas.

Bowlsby, the former Iowa athletics [...]

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Podcast: “On Iowa” talks real spring football, B1G media days, hoops

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman breaks down the likely topics at Big Ten media days, the potential for real spring college football and the happenings around Iowa basketball.

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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 mont [...]

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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 [...]

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Does Scherff compare with Suh for dominance?

IOWA CITY — Jake Rudock has no time to inspect left tackle Brandon Scherff’s handiwork in the middle of a play. The Iowa quarterback has enough challenges of his own after the snap.

But when Rudock reviews a postgame video with [...]

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Stokes to play for Fairleigh Dickinson next year

IOWA CITY — Former Iowa player Darius Stokes will compete for Fairleigh Dickinson next year as a graduate student, the school announced today.

Stokes, a Linn-Mar graduate and son of Iowa’s No. 3 all-time scorer Greg Stokes, was [...]

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Bielema touts A.J. Derby, Kirk Ferentz

IOWA CITY — Former Iowa player and Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema said former Iowa player A.J. Derby has a chance to become one of the Southeastern Conference’s success stories this season.

Derby, who spent two seasons at Iowa, s [...]

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Iowa-ISU earns 2:30 p.m. time slot

IOWA CITY — The Iowa-Iowa State football game will kick off at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 13 and will be carried by either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2, the Big Ten announced today.

The conference released the times and networks for each team’s [...]

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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 d [...]

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Cleveland rocks for Iowa’s Aaron White

IOWA CITY — Aaron White left northeast Ohio three years ago on a westbound journey to Iowa City. But the incoming Hawkeye senior refused to discard his fan loyalties along the banks of Lake Erie.

White, a 6-foot-9 senior forward, is [...]

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Charges dismissed against McCabe

IOWA CITY — Assault charges against former Iowa men’s basketball player Zach McCabe were dropped based on a request from his accuser, according to Johnson County court documents.

McCabe, 22, was charged May 16 with assault caus [...]

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Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ talks Kinnick music, Big Ten media day

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns, as Gazette reporters Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman are back from summer vacation. They begin to officially gear up for football season, prepare for Big Ten media day, and talk about which [...]

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Iowa football seeks 2 new recruiting assistants

IOWA CITY — Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz hinted in June that he planned to make changes to his recruiting department. Nearly a month later, the football program is actively seeking a pair of new recruiting assistants.

The school p [...]

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Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ counts the best of the Ferentz Era

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to look back at the Best of the Kirk Ferentz Era in Iowa football. The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman count the best players, games, weird moments and more of the past 15 years.

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