Press Release: Ben Rand to Leave Iowa

Ben Rand, a freshman guard on the 2004 University of Iowa men's basketball team, said Thursday he will leave the University at the end of the spring semester. Rand, a native of Rochelle, IL, has not determined where he will continue his college career. <p>"I have truly enjoyed my year at the University of Iowa and loved being a part of Hawkeye basketball," said Rand. (MORE)
March 25, 2004

Raw Rookie Rand Works To Adjust

Ben Rand, the sharpshooter from Rochelle, Illinois, is making the transition from high school to college. His play in the PTl has improved as he has learned from his teammates. Sidelined by a minor injury, Rand reflects on the past and looks forward to his future as a Hawkeye.
July 12, 2003

Tweener Label Works in Brunner's Favor

Greg Brunner is a hard one to classify. You definitely can't call him a "5" and his body doesn't fit a "4" or a "3". Perhaps he should just be known as a basketball player. A recent surgery should help Greg play better this season.
July 11, 2003

Adam Haluska to transfer from Iowa State

Iowa State freshman Adam Haluska has been released from his scholarship and will transfer. He averaged 9.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.0 assists as he started all 31 games for the Cyclones. Haluska was an honorable mention College Basketball News All-Freshman selection.
May 28, 2003

Memorial Day Six-Pack

The Memorial Day Holiday Weekend is a horribly slow news time in sports. What could be more boring than the prospect of "Gentlemen, start your engines" being a highlight of the weekend? We also have the scintillating prospect of a woman competing at the Colonial Golf Tournament. Yawn, she only trailed Tiger by TEN in a recent practice round. Which steroid assisted MLB player will belt the most homers over this traditional holiday weekend? Bored already? Let's talk Hawks!
May 23, 2003

On the Basketball Recruiting Trail

Not to look too far ahead into the future, but the Iowa Hawkeyes will see some new faces join the basketball program next season.
January 6, 2003

2002 Signee Profile: WF Ben Rand

Ben Rand is now officially an Iowa Hawkeye. The 6-6 188 pound wing forward from Rochelle, IL signed his national letter of intent on Wednesday afternoon. Rand, who also received interest from such schools as Marquette, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Boston College and Stanford, verbally committed to Coach Alford's program back in early June. However, everything was made official on Wednesday, the first day of the fall signing period for high school and junior college players.
November 14, 2002

Dewitz a Hawkeye!

Great news to report about Iowa Basketball! Chris Monter of College Basketball News reports that the Hawks just beat Indiana and Florida State for Nick Dewitz. He is the nation's top JUCO player according to some services.
October 8, 2002