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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

04.30.08 - Hawkeye Newsstand

Central's Rogers commits to Iowa
04.30.08 - Football - Toledo Times

Panthers atop league as Hawks sit in last place
04.30.08 - Baseball - Cedar Rapids Gazette

Hawks face Panthers again in Classic
04.30.08 - Baseball - Daily Iowan

Softball's home finale
04.30.08 - Softball - Daily Iowan

Nichols not down
04.30.08 - Softball - Daily Iowan

Freeman and his Iowa future
04.30.08 - Basketball - Blog: DesMoinesRegister.com

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Where are they now? Greg Stokes

Greg Stokes played center/forward for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 1981 to 1985 for Lute Olsen and George Raveling. In his sophomore season of 1982-83, the last for Coach Olsen at Iowa, Stokes led the Hawkeyes in scoring with 17.7 points per game. He, along with “Twin Tower” Michael Payne, and senior guard Bobby Hansen led Iowa to a tie for 2nd place in the Big Ten with a 10-8 conference record. The Hawkeyes advanced to the NCAA Tournament and eventually were knocked out in the Sweet 16 by Villanova, 55-54. During his senior campaign, Stokes averaged 19.9 points per game and led Iowa to a 21-11 overall record and another berth to the NCAA Tournament.

Stokes ended his career as Iowa’s all-time leader in points scored and is still ranked 3rd all-time with 1,768 points scored in his career. Only Roy Marble (2,116) and Acie Earl (1,779) have scored more points as Hawkeyes than Greg Stokes. He also ranks 8th all-time in school history with 807 career rebounds.

After the conclusion of his college career, Greg Stokes was drafted in the 2nd round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. Stokes played in 31 games his rookie season for the 76ers averaging 4.1 points per game. After a few years playing professionally overseas, Stokes played one more season in the NBA for the Sacramento Kings in 1989-90.

Greg Stokes currently resides in Marion and works for Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids as the assistant men’s basketball coach as well as a program manager for the school.

Hawkeye Sports News recently visited with legendary Hawkeye Greg Stokes and asked him about his playing days at Iowa as well as his thoughts on the future of Iowa basketball. Here is a copy of the full transcript from our exclusive interview with Greg Stokes:

Hawkeye Sports News: What is the favorite memory you have from your playing days with Iowa?

Greg Stokes: My favorite memory by far from my Hawkeye days is when I broke the all -time scoring record at Iowa and they stopped the game and had my grandmother (who raised me from a little guy) come out onto the floor of Carver to help me celebrate the accomplishment. I will never, ever forget that moment. My grandmother and I were very, very close.

HSN: Where did you play basketball professionally after college and for how long?

GS: After Iowa, I was drafted in the 2nd round to the Philadelphia 76ers. I played 1 year with the Sixers who had at that time Dr. J (Julius Erving) my childhood idol. After Philly, I went overseas to play in the top Italian pro league for a team in Bologna. I was in bologna for two years before I decided to come back to the states. I tried out with several NBA teams and eventually ended up in Sacramento playing for the Kings. After a season with the Kings I went back to Europe (Spain, Italy) and eventually ended up playing in Australia with my good friend and other half of the "Twin Towers". Due to knee problems I decided to end my pro career in ‘92 when my son Darius was born.

HSN: How did your experiences at Iowa help prepare you for life after basketball?

GS: I would say that my experience at Iowa prepared me for life after basketball primarily by exposing me to a completely different environment. Having grown up in a predominantly black neighborhood and then coming here to Iowa, I was exposed to a completely different way of life. I didn’t have a lot of exposure to white people in general and to come to Iowa where the majority of the population is white, I think helped me immensely. It basically forced me to be more open minded to people who were different from myself and more tolerant of people that come from different backgrounds than the one that I came from. The people here in Iowa have been wonderful. Some of my best friends in the world are from Iowa. This experience has allowed me to appreciate the differences in people no matter where they come from. Having played all over the world, this has been invaluable.

HSN: Where are you currently residing and what is your current occupation?

GS: Currently I live in Marion. (Linn Mar school dist.) I am a program manager and asst. men's basketball coach for Kirkwood Community college. I am in charge of several areas of programming for adult education. Have been at Kirkwood now for 10 years. I am also in charge of a youth leadership program in which Kirkwood and the Univ. of Iowa Children's Hospital co-sponsor called Win With Wellness. I have two teenage children Darius (16) and Kiah (15). Both are great students and tremendous athletes in their own rights. I spend a lot of my spare time following those two around for their sporting events. Every now and then I get a break from chasing them around and try to relax by doing a little hunting, fishing and playing golf, which are more things I enjoy as a result of living here in Iowa.

HSN: How closely do you still follow the Hawkeyes and what are your feelings of the team's future?

GS: I still follow the Hawks as closely as I can. Kirkwood is usually playing on the same days but I try to catch them on TV as much as possible. As far as their future, I think they'll be fine. I have met coach Lickliter and think that once he gets a couple of years under his belt, good things will happen for the Hawks. He's a wonderful coach, and I have no doubt that he'll get the guys to lay in on the line every night not only for him but for each other. I don’t think that happened with the previous staff. Best of luck to Coach Lickliter.

04.29.08 - Hawkeye Newsstand

Running back says he will accept Hawkeye scholarship
04.29.08 - Football - Des Moines Register

'Bruising back' is first commit for '09
04.29.08 - Football - Quad City Times

Bruising back Iowa's first '09 recruit
04.29.08 - Football - Hawk Central

Metro players could start
04.29.08 - Football - Cedar Rapids Gazette

State's draftees draw talk
04.29.08 - Football - Cedar Rapids Gazette

Undrafted Cyclones, Hawkeyes get NFL free-agent deals
04.29.08 - Football - Des Moines Register

Busch, Mattison join Young as NFL free agents
04.29.08 - Football - Daily Iowan

Hawks get first 2009 oral commitment
04.29.08 - Football - Daily Iowan

UI women find out pairings for 2008 Paradise Jam tourney
04.29.08 - W Basketball - Des Moines Register

Monday, April 28, 2008

04.28.08 - Hawkeye Newsstand

Godfrey leads three Hawkeyes drafted on Day 2
04.28.08 - Football - Quad City Times

Young, Mattison sign as free agents
04.28.08 - Football - Quad City Times

Hawkeyes get call from NFL
04.28.08 - Football - Hawk Central

Godfrey leads Hawk trio
04.28.08 - Football - Daily Iowan

Seven from Iowa universities go in NFL draft
04.28.08 - Football - Des Moines Register

3 Hawkeyes, 2 Cyclones, and 2 Panthers
04.28.08 - Football - Marshalltown Times-Republican

Looking like home
04.28.08 - Football - Cedar Rapids Gazette

Has Iowa's well run dry?
04.28.08 - Football - Blog: Hawkmania.com

Trial set for ex-Hawkeye Cleveland
04.28.08 - Football - Daily Iowan

Hawk athletes up a creek, but for a good cause
04.28.08 - Misc - Hawk Central

Indiana uses homers to upset Iowa
04.28.08 - Softball - Hawk Central

Sunday, April 27, 2008

04.27.08 - Hawkeye Newsstand

Godfrey goes to Carolina in Round 3
04.27.08 - Football - Quad City Times

Arizona takes Iwebema in Round 4
04.27.08 - Football - Quad City Times

Two with Iowa connections picked in NFL draft's third round
04.27.08 - Football - Des Moines Register

Ex-Hawkeye Jess Settles writes letter defending former coach
04.27.08 - Basketball - Des Moines Register

No. 25 Hawks rally to overcome Purdue
04.27.08 - Softball - Hawk Central

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

04.23.08 - Hawkeye Newsstand

Edds has the need to lead
04.23.08 - Football - Cedar Rapids Gazette

Bluder, Barta talking extension
04.23.08 - W Basketball - Cedar Rapids Gazette

Coach Brands set to take the mound
04.23.08 - Wrestling - Des Moines Register

Iwebema ready to tackle NFL
04.23.08 - Football - Daily Iowan

Walk-on tops running backs for Ferentz
04.23.08 - Football - Daily Iowan

Drake clips Iowa in the 12th
04.23.08 - Softball - Hawk Central

Saturday, April 19, 2008

04.19.08 - Hawkeye Newsstand

No. 25 Iowa Sweeps Wisconsin
04.19.08 - Softball - UWBadgers.com

Iowa football: Starters sitting during spring ball
04.19.08 - Football - Des Moines Register

Fight, fight, fight for Iowa
04.19.08 - Misc - Hawk Central

Scrimmage offers glimpse of future
04.19.08 - Football - Hawk Central

Couple donates $5 million to Iowa athletics
04.19.08 - Misc - Quad City Times

Final Iowa Basketball Notes for 2008 Season
04.19.08 - Basketball - CSTV.com

Iowa State and Iowa wrap up spring practice this weekend
04.19.08 - Football - Radio Iowa

Price for ISU-Iowa single-tickets at $65
04.19.08 - Football - KPTM TV

Intrastate rivalry heats up with top recruits
04.19.08 - Wrestling - Creston News Advertiser

Iowa Scene: Iowa's Brands earns coach of year honor
04.18.08 - Wrestling - Des Moines Register

Iowa won't retaliate with ISU ticket hike
04.18.08 - Football - Hawk Central

Iowa finds lack of experience at running back
04.18.08 - Football - Radio Iowa

Injuries cloud spring for Iowa football
04.18.08 - Football - Big Ten Network

Lickliter signs two more
04.18.08 - Basketball - CSTV.com

Monday, April 14, 2008

04.14.08 - Hawkeye Newsstand

Iowa led nation in Wrestling attendance
04.14.08 - Wrestling - GoMocs.com

Pitching leads Iowa
04.14.08 - Softball - CSTV.com

Hawks take series
04.14.08 - Baseball - Hawk Central

Hawkeyes Conclude Play, Peevler Shines
04.14.08 - Golf - CSTV.com

D-back spots up for grabs
04.14.08 - Football - Hawk Central

Iowa Energy: Thomas steps back, shoots
04.12.08 - Basketball - Des Moines Register

Hawkeye football team's woes: 'We have to take action'
04.12.08 - Football - Iowa City Press-Citizen

Bohall leaves Iowa hoops team
04.11.08 - Basketball - Big Ten Network

Ex-Hawkeye Nelson says he's not guilty in pot possession case
04.11.08 - Football - Des Moines Register

Familiar faces fill defensive line
04.11.08 - Football - Hawk Central

Friday, April 4, 2008

04.04.08 - Hawkeye Newsstand

Hawkeyes lack backfield depth for now
04.04.08 - Football - Des Moines Register

Cleveland could face another charge
04.04.08 - Football - Des Moines Register

Governor honors Hawkeye wrestlers
04.04.08 - Wrestling - Hawk Central

Champions meet Gov. Culver
04.04.08 - Wrestling - Des Moines Register

Dwight waiting to see what life throws at him
04.04.08 - Football - Hawk Central

Carmody lets glove do her talking
04.04.08 - Softball - Cedar Rapids Gazette

Thursday, April 3, 2008

04.03.08 - Hawkeye Newsstand

Drug charges filed against ex-Hawkeye
04.03.08 - Football - Des Moines Register

It's official, Pugh leaving team
04.03.08 - Football - Hawk Central

Pugh leaves Iowa football team
04.03.08 - Football - Quad City Times

Running back Pugh leaves team
04.03.08 - Football - Cedar Rapids Gazette

Player exodus could affect Hawkeye scholarships
04.03.08 - Football - Cedar Rapids Gazette

Hawks outdueled by Illinois State
04.03.08 - Baseball - Hawk Central

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

04.01.08 - Hawkeye Newsstand

Hawks lose top running back
04.01.08 - Football - Hawk Central

10 questions facing Iowa football
04.01.08 - Football - Hawk Central

O-Line Holds Key to Hawkeye Success
04.01.08 - Football - HawkeyeNation.com

Hawkeye wrestling team gets its 'day'
04.01.08 - Wrestling - Big Ten Network

Ferentz uses former quarterback as inspiration
04.01.08 - Football - KPTM TV

Iowa football: Ferentz has example to help Christensen
04.01.08 - Football - Des Moines Register

Hawkeyes, I-Cubs to play exhibition in Des Moines
04.01.08 - Baseball - Des Moines Register

Rough starts turn to wins in Iowa sweep
04.01.08 - Baseball - The Michigan Daily

Hawkeye softball faces ISU
04.01.08 - Softball - Daily Iowan

New Mexico, Alford agree on three-year extension
04.01.08 - Basketball - Kansas City Star