While expectations for the Hawkeyes aren’t nearly as high as they were at this time last year, McCaffery and Toussaint don’t care. They are ready to take their new and expanded roles to take the conference by surprise
Wirfs was honored at the high school auditorium on Saturday morning and then participated in the Heritage Days’ parade in the afternoon. On the main stage in downtown Mount Vernon, former coaches spoke and presented Wirfs with the award
With the loss of Luka Garza, CJ Fredrick, and likely Joe Wieskamp, the Hawkeyes can use more shooters which is exactly what Ash specializes in. He’s scored 42 points so far in his career, 33 of them coming from behind the arc.
Both are in the history books already but with different paths ahead. While Garza is trying to become a professional later this year, Bueckers is only a sophomore at UCONN. Still, after a limited amount of time together, Garza wasn’t so rushed to give advice, but to take it.
The duo were ranked as high as No. 2 overall in mid-April and finished the season 10-2, enough to earn an auto-bid to the NCAA tournament for the first time in the program since 1989. Their success came at a time with great adversity. The program was one of four cut by the University last fall, making the national tournament their last collegiate competition together.
On the diamond, Jack Dreyer is known for nothing less than being the Hawkeyes ace pitcher. Off the field, he's trying to make a name for himself as a Rubiks Cube artist. He's completed more than 15 murals that are made up with more than 750 cubes.
Shaun Beyer had to wait his turn at Tight End U, but he learned from the best from George Kittle, Noah Fant, and T.J. Hockenson. Beyer hit 22 reps for 225 pounds, a 4.7 40-yard dash on his recent pro day.
Luka Garza was announced as the winner of three national player of the year awards on Thursday: Oscar Robertson Trophy, Associated Press College Player of the Year, and Lute Olson National Player of the Year
The National College Players Association says NCAA President Mark Emmert has informed a group of basketball players who started a social media campaign to protest inequities in college sports that he will meet with them after March Madness.