The Iowa and Nebraska football programs announced on Monday that their 2011 and 2012 games will take place on the Fridays following Thanksgiving. The new Big Ten rivals will face off as conference foes for the first time on Nov. 25 in Lincoln, Neb.
Monday’s announcement that Iowa and Nebraska will play each other on Black Friday may surprise some, but it shouldn’t. It makes too much sense.
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“It felt like last year we were just trying not to get blown out in games,” sophomore guard Eric May said about the end of the 2009-2010 season. This year, has been completely different, he said.
Point guard Bryce Cartwright and forward Melsahn Basabe head the Daily Iowan’s list of basketball awards.
Jeff Thode ran a sub-4:00 mile at last weekend’s last chance meet.
Iowa sophomore Brody Shemansky has become a team leader on parallel and high bar.
Following a tremendous offensive performance over the weekend, Iowa senior Trevor Willis has been named the Big Ten Player of the Week.
Iowa assistant coach Joey Woody was named the Midwest Region Assistant Coach of the Year by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Monday.