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Category: Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball

Harty: Close your books, today is Hawkeye quiz day

[ 0 ] April 18, 2014

This pop quiz is a chance for readers to test their knowledge about Hawkeye football and men’s basketball. Of course, all the answers can be found by searching on the Internet or by skimming to the end of this column. But that would be cheating, and there is no room in sports for cheaters. Question […]

Patrick McCaffery scheduled for second surgery today

[ 0 ] April 17, 2014

Patrick McCaffery, son of Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery, was scheduled to have surgery today to determine if radioactive iodine is necessary in treating his cancer. Patrick McCaffery, 14, had surgery to remove a tumor on his thyroid on March 19. Doctors discovered the tumor was malignant on March 21. University of Iowa athletic department […]

Trey Dickerson fine with Peter Jok keeping No. 3

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

Iowa men’s basketball recruit Trey Dickerson wore uniform No. 0 last season at Williston State College. He’ll wear No. 11 at Iowa. But doesn’t it make more sense for a guy named Trey to wear No. 3? “My boy Peter Jok’s got No. 3,” Dickerson said. Jok will be a sophomore. Dickerson, a fleet 6-foot […]

Rick Brown: New Hawkeye Trey Dickerson brings toughness

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

Iowa’s men’s basketball team could have used more toughness last season, a little grit and guile at crunch time. Trey Dickerson looks to be an upgrade. “I look at toughness as leading, not being scared in clutch moments,” said Dickerson, a fleet 6-foot junior college point guard who signed a letter of intent with the […]

Marble given Chris Street Award at banquet

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

Senior guard Devyn Marble was given the Chris Street Award at the team’s banquet Tuesday at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Iowa City. The award is given annually to a Hawkeye player who exemplifies the spirit, enthusiasm and intensity of the former Hawkeye who died in an auto accident midway through his junior […]

Hawkeyes 25th in ESPN’s ‘Way-Too-Early’ hoops rankings

[ 0 ] April 10, 2014

The Iowa State and Iowa men’s basketball teams made the cut in ESPN.com’s “Way-Too-Early Top 25 for 2014-15.” The Hawkeyes come in at No. 25 in the ESPN rankings. Fran McCaffery’s team was defeated in the NCAA Tournament’s round-of-68 by Tennessee. ESPN’s take on the Hawkeyes: “Are people sleeping on Iowa? Don’t get us wrong: […]

Hawkeye player to transfer; McCaffery has three scholarships available

[ 0 ] April 8, 2014

The spring signing period for college basketball starts a week from Wednesday, and Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery has another scholarship at his disposal. The school announced that Kyle Meyer, a 6-foot-10 redshirt freshman forward from Alpharetta, Ga., will transfer from the program at the end of the spring semester. That means McCaffery has […]

USA TODAY’s 2015 Final Four includes a Big Ten team

[ 0 ] April 7, 2014

Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY Sports Predicting the top 25 teams for the 2014-15 season in April — a tired yet perfect tradition among college basketball writers — is seriously difficult for these two reasons. A.) It’s extremely challenging to determine how heralded recruits will be on their new respective teams. i.e. Kentucky this year. B.) […]

Pat Harty: Remember all the good star athletes can do

[ 0 ] April 6, 2014

We live in a world that is flawed.

Chris Paul gives McCafferys quite the pick-me-up

[ 0 ] March 31, 2014

The McCaffery family was at the Target Center in Minneapolis on Monday, rooting for the road team and its star point guard. The Iowa basketball coach and his family were guests of Los Angeles Clippers all-star Chris Paul, coach Doc Rivers and the entire team for their game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The McCafferys were also invited […]