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Category: Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball

Fran McCaffery’s son Connor commits to Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

Connor McCaffery got a hug from his mom, Margaret, and his dad, Fran, at home Saturday evening. Not exactly big news, right? Well, this was a little different. Connor, 16, a sophomore at Iowa City West, got the hugs after he committed to play basketball for his dad’s Iowa team. “I’ve always thought about what […]

Hawkeye great Roy Marble diagnosed with cancer

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Former University of Iowa basketball star Roy Marble has been diagnosed with cancer. Marble, 47, had a biopsy done at University Hospitals earlier this month after three tumors were discovered – one behind his eye, one on his temple and another on his face. The biopsy found the tumors were malignant. Iowa […]

The new Hawk Central app is here, and it’s FREE

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

Exciting news, Hawkeye fans! Your essential source for Iowa Hawkeyes coverage is now even easier to use on your mobile phone. Download the new FREE app for Hawk Central in the App store for your iPhone or iPad. Here’s a preview and what you’ll find: The latest breaking news at your fingertips. Insider interviews with […]

Fran McCaffery says Peter Jok will rejoin men’s hoops team on Tuesday

[ 0 ] August 25, 2014

  Peter Jok will be rejoining the Iowa men’s basketball team Tuesday, coach Fran McCaffery has confirmed. Jok, a sophomore guard and former West Des Moines Valley all-stater, was suspended from all basketball-related activities by McCaffery on July 15, a day after he was charged with driving his moped while his license was revoked. Jok […]

Harty: Hawkeye news coming in bits and pieces

[ 0 ] August 22, 2014

This column goes all over the place, so hang on. Offensive left tackle Brandon Scherff is the most hyped Iowa football player heading into his senior season since whom? You probably have to go all the way back to quarterback Chuck Long’s much-anticipated senior season in 1985 for that answer. Long was widely regarded as […]

Rick Brown’s breakdown of Iowa’s full 2014-15 hoops schedule

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Iowa’s men’s basketball team will start its 2014-15 Big Ten schedule in an unusual place. On the road. The Big Ten released its conference schedule Thursday, and the Hawkeyes get started Dec. 30 at Ohio State. This will be the first time in coach Fran McCaffery’s five seasons that Iowa has kicked off league play […]

Hawkeye basketball great Roy Marble has 3 tumors

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Former University of Iowa basketball star Roy Marble is awaiting biopsy results after three tumors were discovered in his head. Marble, 47, the Hawkeyes’ career scoring leader, had a biopsy done Tuesday at University Hospitals in Iowa City. Marble said tumors have been found behind his right eye, on his temple and on his face. […]

Rick Brown: McCaffery sees key roles for Clemmons, Ellingson, Uhl

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Iowa’s basketball program is in a much better place than it was when coach Fran McCaffery took over in the spring of 2010. But now, after the first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2006, comes a different challenge. Is this a program that reloads or rebuilds? The Big Ten’s top programs keep rolling season […]

McCaffery defends program: “We have great kids. We don’t have thugs.”

[ 0 ] August 18, 2014

Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery is not worried about the public perception of his program in the wake of several player arrests. “Not at all,” McCaffery told the Register at a charity-golf appearance Monday in Des Moines. “Not in the least. We have great kids. We don’t have thugs.” McCaffery has issued four press-release statements […]

Iowa hoops player Josh Oglesby arrested for public intoxication

[ 0 ] August 16, 2014

University of Iowa senior guard Josh Oglesby, 22, was arrested by campus police  in Iowa City early Saturday on a charge of public intoxication, a spokesperson from the university’s Department of Public Safety confirmed Saturday afternoon. The university’s athletics department released a statement from Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery shortly after 3:20 p.m. on Saturday. […]