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Category: Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball

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 […]

Harty: Think first before criticizing McCaffery

[ 0 ] March 30, 2014

This column starts with something sad and disturbing that happened March 3, 2010, in Madison, Wis. The Iowa men’s basketball team basically rolled over and died on that day, losing 67-40 against Wisconsin. I’ll never forget the look of helplessness on Matt Gatens’ face as he emerged from the locker room to be interviewed about […]

How to fix Hawkeye hoops? Fans have plenty of ideas

[ 0 ] March 29, 2014

We asked readers what they would change to improve the Iowa men’s basketball program. The Hawkeyes started the season in promising fashion before losing seven of their last eight.  === First of all, let me say as an Iowa grad, I have been a lifelong fan. The biggest change I would make is to start […]

Junior college recruit to take look at Hawks on Friday

[ 0 ] March 26, 2014

Junior college forward Willie Atwood knows very little about the Iowa men’s basketball program or the University of Iowa, but he also appreciates feeling wanted.

JUCO forward Willie Atwood to visit Iowa this weekend

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

Point guard Trey Dickerson has said since committing to the Iowa basketball team on March 8 that he and fellow junior-college recruit Willie Atwood are serious about playing together at the same Division I school. The 6-foot-8 Atwood is now showing that he’s serious about it. He will take an official visit to the University […]

Pat Harty: Nothing came easy for this year’s Hawkeye men

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

There is no way to sugarcoat or spin what happened to the 2013-14 Iowa men’s basketball team.

Editor’s Corner: We know how Iowa men collapsed, but why?

[ 0 ] March 22, 2014

If you’d have told me on Feb. 21 that one month later, the Hawkeye men’s basketball team wouldn’t play a game on Thursday or Friday at the NCAA Tournament, I would’ve wondered how Devyn Marble and Aaron White both got hurt. There hasn’t been a public explanation why Iowa went from 19-6 to 20-13, ending with […]

Are Hawkeyes now built for long-term success?

[ 0 ] March 22, 2014

Devyn Marble attempted 436 field goals as a senior, 191 more than anyone else on the Iowa basketball team. As the page turns to 2014-15, someone’s got to take those shots. And someone has to step up and score some of the 17 points a game Marble left behind when the season ended in the […]

Patrick McCaffery’s tumor was cancerous, treatment next

[ 0 ] March 21, 2014

The tumor that was removed from Patrick McCaffery’s thyroid on Wednesday was malignant, his father and Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery said in a statement released by the university today. Coach McCaffery said that the family will visit with doctors as soon as possible to determine treatment for his son, who is in seventh grade […]

Fran McCaffery’s son heads home after surgery

[ 0 ] March 20, 2014

Patrick McCaffery was released from University Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City on Thursday, his 14th birthday, and is resting at home after having surgery to remove a tumor on his thyroid. The son of Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery had the surgery Wednesday morning. Tests are being done to determine whether the tumor […]