How A Career Ends: I Ditched Basketball For The Decathlon

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Rick Wanamaker, a center for the Drake Bulldogs, who in 1969 provided one of college basketball's great "holy shit!" moments when he blocked Lew Alcindor's shot in the second… » 3/26/12 11:36am 3/26/12 11:36am

How A Career Ends: The State Of Iowa Begged Me Not To Go Pro

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Dolph Pulliam, defensive leader and emotional catalyst for the 1969 Drake Bulldogs. » 3/22/12 5:25pm 3/22/12 5:25pm

How A Career Ends: George Gervin Blew By Me, And I Knew That Was It

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Willie Wise of the 1969 national semifinalist Drake Bulldogs and the 1971 ABA champion Utah Stars. » 3/20/12 6:25pm 3/20/12 6:25pm

Drake Bulldogs

1. Where Did You Come From? Drake graduated four starters last year - Al Stewart, Aliou Kieta, Nick Grant and Ajay Calvin. It would have been five graduating starters had Klayton Korver not medically redshirt his junior year. Enter Josh Young, Adam Emmenecker, Jonathon Cox and Leonard Houston. Not surprisingly, Drake… » 3/16/08 4:43pm 3/16/08 4:43pm