Former Iowa basketball star Jeff Horner announced some very exciting news this week: He is a new dad.

"Siena Bree Horner enters this world at 8 pounds 9 ounces and 23 inches long! Love her to death already!" Horner wrote Thursday on his Twitter account @Jeff_Horner2.

Horner, who resigned as West Des Moines Valley boys' basketball coach on May 7, is the director of basketball operations at the University of North Dakota.

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