Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, August 13, 2013

How do you kill time while waiting for a flight to board? Prior to its flight Sunday to London, the Iowa basketball team used one of the moving walkways at O'Hare International Airport to shoot an impromptu music video. Best of all, Iowa posted the masterpiece to YouTube.

[ Iowa BB performs moving sidewalk dance ]

Yep, that's Mike Gesell on the moving walkway and Peter Jok dancing in front of it to, of all things, Soulja Boy's "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" 2007 song/video. Kind of random, yes, but they deserve props for doing something like this in public.

Eventually, the Hawkeyes got on their plane to head overseas. Speaking of the plane, according to, every seat was equipped with its own personal entertainment system, which included movies, TV shows, video games and music.

And when they touched down in England, London native Gabe Olaseni's family greeted the team. Check out this photo:

On its overseas trip, Iowa will play a pair of games in London (Tuesday and Wednesday), Paris (Friday and Saturday) and France (Monday and Tuesday). View the full schedule.

About Brent Yarina senior editor Brent Yarina covers football and men's basketball for He writes the popular uniform feature "Clothes Call," which also focuses on the latest cosmetic changes across Big Ten arenas and stadiums. Read all of his work here. You can subscribe to Yarina's RSS feed and follow him on Twitter @BTNBrentYarina.