Archive | August, 2014

Melsahn Basabe signs professional contract in Poland

Former Iowa basketball player Melsahn Basabe announced via Instagram that he has signed a professional basketball contract with the first division Polish sports club Siarka Tarnobrzeg. “1st Pro Contract Signed/ Trust God/ Everybody told my mom not to have me….. S.L.I.M.E.,” the caption on the post said. The former Iowa standout averaged 8.2 points per […]

Iowa field hockey players issue statement on Tracey Griesbaum’s firing

The following is a statement released to The Daily Iowan from the Iowa field hockey team on Aug. 19 regarding the firing of former Iowa head coach Tracey Griesbaum on Aug. 5 by Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta. A member of the team — which opens its season on Aug. 30 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge against […]

Oglesby arrested for public intoxication

Iowa men’s basketball player Josh Oglesby was arrested early Saturday morning in Iowa City for public intoxication. Head coach Fran McCaffery released a statement regarding the incident. “I was made aware of the incident involving Josh this morning,” McCaffery said in the statement. “I will collect all the facts when I return to Iowa City. […]