Prater suspended following arrest

February 28, 2009

From Iowa sports information:

University of Iowa freshman defensive back Shaun Prater has been charged with OWI in an incident Friday night in Iowa City.

“I was extremely disappointed to learn of the incident involving Shaun Prater,” Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz said in a statement. “He has been suspended indefinitely. He will be required to serve numerous internal obligations, set by me. He’ll also face a multiple game suspension in the fall.”

Prater, a 5-11, 172-pounder from Omaha, NE, played in all 13 games last season as a true freshman. He was credited with eight tacklesW


Davis to play, Peterson unlikely

February 28, 2009

Guards Jermain Davis and Jeff Peterson are in uniform during warm-ups today at Northwestern, with about 27 minutes left until tip-off. Peterson has been out since the Wisconsin game on Feb. 11 with a pulled hamstring. Davis has missed the last three games with a bruised left knee.

Davis will play, but Peterson remains unlikely, Iowa associate sports information director Steve Roe said.