Alford Era Ends Peacefully

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Steve Alford talked about his time at Iowa in a positive light when he met with the New Mexico media on Friday, and Hawkeye officials thanked the outgoing coach for his time in Iowa City. The divorce thankfully lacked mudslinging. The search is on for the next men's basketball coach at Iowa.

Despite the hideous red sport coat he was donning, Steve Alford stood in front of the New Mexico media and hangers on shining like a new trophy on Friday. I know. I know. Some of you remember Alford for his insensitivities in the Pierre Pierce case, the inability early in his Iowa career to accept blame for his team's shortcomings and his perceived arrogance. As a Hawkeye fan, eight years gave...