In a game heard right here on KCHA last night, the Charles City Comet boys basketball team was in Denver taking on Waverly-Shell Rock in a Class 3A Sub-State 2 Final. It was a classic Charles City vs Waverly battle as it was close and physical throughout the game. The Go-Hawks pushed their four-point lead at halftime to eight at the end of the third quarter and then hit thirteen free throws in the final minutes to take down the Comets 55-43. Jack Molstead had 14 points to lead Charles City, Mike Cranshaw had 12 and Cade Hemaseth had 11. The Comet boys basketball team finishes their season with a record of 18-5.
The Iowa Hawkeye Men’s Basketball team is getting ready to take part in the Big Ten Tournament. Iowa will have a first round match-up with Illinois tomorrow. The Hawkeyes have lost in their first Big Ten tourney matchup each of the last four years but it’s not a pattern that concerns head coach Fran McCaffery.
Iowa came from 20 down to knock off Illinois earlier this season .
3 McCaffery says his team is excited for the opportunity that awaits.
4 Illinois provides challenges in the opening matchup for McCaffery.
Tip-off tomorrow is scheduled for 4:30 and you can tune into our sister station 951 The Bull for all of the coverage starting with a pre-game at about 3:30.