Oct 31, 2013
The Des Moines Register
Former Drake basketball players settle in with Big Ten teams
ROSEMONT, Ill. - Rayvonte Rice's transition from Drake to Illinois has been a smooth one.
Williams' winning ways
It became a ritual for Williams and his teammates at Illinois: Someone would talk trash randomly about getting an edge in practice knowing the dispute would be settled on the court after hours.
March Madness: All-Time Final Four Champions that Never Were Bracket
Sports history is full dominate teams such as the 1995 Cleveland Indians and 2007 New England Patriots whose monumental seasons ended without a championship banner to hang following year.
Kings changes continue at point guard position
The latest was Aaron Brooks being released Friday as part of a buyout. But that came after the Kings spent most of the last four months trying to sort through options at point guard among current candidates and a good portion of the last several years scanning the globe for a solution.
Learning a new game
It didn't take Matt Dickey long to learn about the huge differences between college and pro basketball.