Kirk: "OK? Thank you." We're done here.
UK Stays No. 1, 4 New Teams Enter AP Poll
Crowning the Ultimate Champ of Early-Season Tourneys
Kentucky Overtakes UNC for No. 1 Spot in AP Poll
Kirk says bowl games, to him, are like "championship games." But: "It's a big game. It's what you come (here) for."
Kirk said injured Nate Meier is "on a limited basis" in practice this week.
Kirk: "We're treating this like an away game. … Really, that's what it is."
Stock Watch for New CBB Coaches
Nation's Top 20 PFs for the 2015 CBB Season
Kirk to @Andy_Hamilton "Haven't seen you in a while."
Kirk won't rank this game in importance. "They all count."
Kirk on Wadley and Daniels: "We may need everybody (on Saturday)"
Biggest Surprises from the Opening Week of CBB Season
Way-Too-Early Predictions for 2016 Tourney Cinderellas
Kirk says Iowa is an organization that "doesn't panic."
Kirk on Austin Blythe: "I don't know how you get much better."
Kirk on former players staying connected: "When they come back here, there are familiar faces. … They're welcome here."
Knee-Jerk Reactions to the Start of the 2015-16 Season
UNC Remains No. 1 in AP Poll, Oregon Enters at No. 25
Kirk is jocular today.
Kirk has explained to recruits that they are a little busy this weekend.
Kirk: "Sometimes it's about changing a few things, making a few tweaks."
Western Illinois Shocks No. 17 Wisconsin 69-67 in Opener
Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Point Guards
Ultimate Guide to the 2015-16 CBB Season
Kirk on keeping assistants, just in different roles: "New Kirk. Maverick Kirk."
Kirk on HKC: "I think he has every chance, and right, to be an All-Big Ten tight end."
UNC Opens No. 1 in AP Preseason Poll
Sleepers for CBB Player of the Year
Kirk: Pitt game was almost a "practice game" because of similar styles with Spartans.
Kirk has arrived, with bottle of water. Little raspy.
Each Preseason Top 25 Team's Most Intriguing Player
UK, UNC Tied Atop USA Today Preseason Poll
Kirk: "There isn't any secret to success from my vantage point." Cites team's focus.
Kirk: "We've got a big challenge on our hands. We know that."
Early Guide to the 2015-16 Season
Predicting Player of the Year in Every CBB Conference
Former Holy Trinity standout. https://t.co/lhWE1JWbXt
UNI QB Aaron Bailey, the league's newcomer of the year, was joined on the team by OL Cal Twait.
Predicting CBB's Best 3-Pt Shooting Teams
Ranking Most Overlooked Recruits in Last Decade
Western Illinois QB Sean McGuire and DBs Xavier Rowe and Timothy Smith named to the Valley's all-newcomer team.
This is the greatest thing ever. Although Higgins should have been HIGGINS. https://t.co/KPUD6THGhG
Ranking Conferences by Projected 2016 Tourney Bids
Most Exciting Players to Watch CBB Season
Listening to the Big Ten teleconference replay — someone needed to get Kirk a cough drop.
DELPHI IS ON ITS WAY, NE IOWA. We will no doubt get rain. https://t.co/rIBnrtL5MO
In between NFL games, keep tabs on the Oklahoma/Wisconsin game. Badgers still trying to shake off early loss to WIU.
Your daily MO. https://t.co/WgKn4EL0t9
Unbeaten teams remaining: 32 (Sorry, Western Illinois).
Scanner call: Bullets found in cab. "They think they were left last night."
Derrick Henry is like a piece of iron.
Seventh victory guarantees the Leathernecks a winning season for the first time since 2010.
Western Illinois wraps up a 24-7 FCS playoff win at Dayton. Leathernecks play at Illinois State next week.
FCS Playoffs begin today. Western Illinois at Dayton, Noon ET on WatchESPN. Dayton is making its 1st appearance in FCS Playoffs.
This tells me you are not suiting up for the Leathernecks today. https://t.co/N3HDFerJ5o
My breakfast today — bacon, eggs, Froot Loops and the late edition of the Register. And I'll pick up a Gazette on the way home. Good work.
Western Illinois faces Dayton at 11 a.m. in the FCS playoffs today. A big moment for the revival of the program.
And there's this, which is awesome. https://t.co/KM2YPZOUm7
Made it to the Hilton Garden Inn in Urbandale, where I will hunker for the night. No hurry to get home tomorrow.