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Category: Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball

Fran McCaffery talks recruiting after losing Atwood

[ 0 ] April 24, 2014

NEWTON, Ia. – Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery was in Nashville, Tenn., at a speaking engagement Thursday when he got the news that Connors State forward Willie Atwood had picked Arizona State over the Hawkeyes. “I got a call from his coach,” McCaffery said. McCaffery declined to discuss Atwood’s decision in detail. Instead, he looked […]

Fran McCaffery’s son receives good cancer news

[ 0 ] April 24, 2014

NEWTON, Ia. – Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said a pathology report that came back Tuesday showed his son, Patrick, has no additional cancer. “That was a good day,” McCaffery said. Patrick McCaffery, 14, had surgery to remove a tumor on his thyroid March 19. Two days later, doctors determined the tumor was malignant. Patrick had […]

Willie Atwood picks Arizona State over Iowa, Florida State

[ 0 ] April 24, 2014

The package deal that junior college point guard Trey Dickerson had talked so enthusiastically about since committing to Iowa in March is a no-go. Dickerson’s hopes of playing on the same team as Willie Atwood ended on Thursday when the 6-foot-8 Atwood picked Arizona State over Iowa and Florida State. Atwood visited all three schools […]

Junior college forward Willie Atwood delaying announcement

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

Junior college forward Willie Atwood apparently needs more time to make one of the biggest decisions of his life. Atwood was expected to announce his choice between Iowa, Florida State and Arizona State today, but has pushed his announcement back to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Brad Winton from JucoRecruiting.com. Atwood earned third-team All-America recognition […]

Top junior college recruit could pick Iowa

[ 0 ] April 22, 2014

Junior-college basketball forward Willie Atwood is expected to announce his choice for college Wednesday, according to a post on Twitter by Brad Winton from JucoRecruiting.com.

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 […]