Tag: Iowa Hawkeyes Men's Basketball

Shannon Provides Late Spark as Illini Knock Off No. 2 Longhorns in Jimmy V Classic

That only left Matthew Mayer to make his mark until Shannon got going. And in the end, it was enough as the Fighting Illini overcame a double-digit lead in the second half on the way to an 85-78 overtime win over the Longhorns on Dec. 6 in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden.

North Dakotan Lute Olsen Earns Place in Naismith Hall of Fame

The list of honors and other accolades garnered by Lute Olson during his illustrious coaching career could nearly rival the number of miles he logged on the road going from coaching stops in Minnesota, Colorado, California and Iowa, before ending his brilliant career in Tucson, Arizona.