Iowa Rumors & News

  • Iowa forward Dale Jones gets sixth year of eligibility

    Hawk Central "Iowa forward Dale Jones has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, meaning he can play two more seasons for the Hawkeyes, men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced in a news release Thursday. Jones (6-foot-7, 227 pounds) suffered a second ACL injury to his right knee in..." July 21

  • Peter Jok withdraws from NBA draft, will return to Iowa

    Hawk Central "Peter Jok will return to the Iowa basketball team for his senior season rather than turn pro, he told The Des Moines Register on Friday. The 6-foot-6 shooting guard made the final decision after consulting with members of his inner circle, which included coach Fran McCaffery. Like more than..." May 21

  • Peter Jok to explore NBA chances; could return to Iowa

    Des Moines Register "Iowa junior Peter Jok, a second-team all-Big Ten Conference guard, plans to take advantage of a new NCAA rule that allows underclassmen to explore the NBA without jeopardizing college eligibility. Jok averaged 16.1 points per game for the Hawkeyes, whose 22-11 season ended Sunday with a..." March 24

  • Villanova back in Sweet 16 after rout of Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Villanova coach Jay Wright is finally over his NCAA Tournament sniffles. With a dominating 87-68 win over seventh-seeded Iowa in the South Regional on Sunday at the Barclays Center, second-seeded Villanova made it out of the second round of the tournament for the first time..." March 20

  • Illinois delivers shocking upset of No. 20 Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Illinois came to the Big Ten tournament with what coach John Groce calls a clean slate after finishing the regular season 13-18 overall and 5-13 in the conference. The Fighting Illini appear to have taken that clean slate approach to heart, winning their first two tournament..." March 10

  • No. 16 Iowa stops skid

    The Sports Xchange "No. 16 Iowa was reeling after enduring a four-game losing streak and was looking for a win to restore its cache heading into the postseason. The Hawkeyes pulled out of the late-season skid on Saturday night with a 71-61 victory over Michigan in a Big Ten game at the Crisler Center in Ann..." March 05

  • Indiana edges Iowa to seal outright Big Ten title

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY -- For the second time in four seasons, Indiana is the outright Big Ten regular-season champion. The 12th-ranked Hoosiers secured sole possession of the league crown by defeating No. 16 Iowa 81-78 Tuesday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Indiana improved to 24-6 overall, 14-3 in Big..." March 02