2011-12 Men's Basketball

Record: 27-5 Home: 17-2 Away: 8-3 Neutral: 2-0 ICCAC: 13-1
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Men's Basketball - Tue, Oct. 28, 2014 at 4:10 PM
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METROSPORTSREPORT.COM- CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- Bryan Petersen does not have to walk around Johnson Hall with the word "interim" hanging over his head anymore, not that it really bothered him last year. Petersen, 27, is the full-time coach of the Kirkwood men's basketball team this season now that Doug Wagemester has decided to focus solely on being the school's athletic director. Petersen was the "interim" head coach last year when the Eagles finished 21-10 overall and tied for second in the ICCAC conference with a 10-4 league record. Now there's nothing "interim" about it.

Like any coach, things are a little easier the second time around. "I definitely feel more comfortable," Petersen said after practice Monday. "I'm not creating everything for the first time like I was last year, so that makes it a little bit easier. But I'm still learning."

Men's Basketball - Tue, Oct. 21, 2014
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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- America Reads is a national challenge to improve literacy in elementary school age children. Cedar Rapids metro area school districts celebrated the importance of reading October 16 & 17, 2014. The Kirkwood Men's Basketball team accepted the challenge and reads to students at Prairie Ridge Elementary.

AMERICA READS: Reading is Contagious is a local project designed to focus community attention on the importance of reading aloud to young children to increase literacy. Community members visit elementary classrooms to read a favorite story. This annual October event was introduced in 1997 by the Cedar Rapids Community School District Volunteer Program and expanded over the next few years to include all other metro area school districts.

Men's Basketball - Thu, Oct. 16, 2014
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CEDAR RAPIDS, IA-- Kirkwood Eagle Men's Basketball is preparing for the upcoming season. Head coach Bryan Petersen spoke about the team's preparedness. "We are currently going through our pre-season workouts. We are working on getting better as a team. We split our workouts into basketball skill workouts, conditioning, agility, weight training and playing as a group. Our goal this fall is to compete every day in everything we do," said Petersen.

"Last year we had a very solid season.  We fell short of our goals, but the team worked throughout the season to play our best basketball at the end of the year.  We have had a great offseason with our returning players working very hard and our incoming players are following their lead." Petersen noted. Kirkwood Men's Basketball finished 3rd in the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference with a record of 20-10 (10-4 ICCAC) and were ranked as high as 13th in the January 7th NJCAA Top 20 Poll. Eagle Fact: 14-1 at home.