Iowa Hoops Will Be Better (Part V – Strength)
Running laps around the top of Carver with 40 lb weights on their ankles, running stairs, running the mile, more running and more running… Rusty and the coaching staff are working these boys, they are working them hard. Iowa ’s strength and conditioning coach, Rusty Burney, has brought a new level of intensity to the…
Iowa Hoops Will Be Better (Part III – Dr. Tom & Europe)
The Iowa men’s basketball team participated overseas this summer, forming strong bonds and gaining valuable playing time together. Former Iowa basketball coach Tom Davis was also seen spending quite a bit of time around Carver Hawkeye Arena. We talk about why those are good things…
Iowa Hoops Will Be Better (Part II – Gatens)
Perhaps one of the biggest downfalls of this Iowa Hawkeye team the past few years has been its passive nature and lack of leadership. When a new coach comes into the program, it can take a while for a player to step up and take control. In Iowa’s case, it did take a few years, but the player turned out to be a true freshman who led by example: Matt Gatens.
Iowa Hoops Will Be Better (Part I – Third Season)
Some folks are down on Iowa basketball, even before Todd Lickliter’s third season has begun. But Justin VanLaere points out that good things come in three’s. In part one of an eight part series on ‘Why Iowa Basketball Will Be Better Than You Think’, he takes a look at his own ‘rule of three’s’.