Drake Hires Farokhmanesh as Assistant

DES MOINES – Niko Medved finalized his assistant coaching staff on Friday.  Medved hired Ali Farokhmanesh, former UNI Panther as his 3rd assistant.

Ali played 2 seasons at UNI, then 4 years professionally overseas.  He spent the last 3 years in Lincoln with the Nebraska coaching staff.

Ali is best known for his game winning 3 pointer to upset top ranked Kansas in the 2010 NCAA tournament.