For two years now, patience has been Jarrod Uthoff’s co-pilot. It helped steer him through a redshirt season as a member of the Wisconsin men’s basketball team in 2011-12 and through all of last season while sitting out again after transferring to Iowa. His wait isn’t over yet, either, with the 2013-14 season opener still [...]
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Acie Earl banked in a short-range shot with 6 seconds remaining, and Iowa’s basketball team knocked off No. 19 Temple in the first round of the 1990 preseason NIT. Back in South Bend, Ind., Notre Dame assistant coach Fran McCaffery took his Temple scouting report and threw it away. “Everybody thought Temple was going to [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery said Monday that Jerry Strom, the Hawkeyes’ director of basketball operations the past 33 seasons, has retired. “Jerry Strom has been a very good friend of mine for over 20 years,” McCaffery said in a release. “I was thrilled to have the opportunity to have [...]
The six head coaches in the Prime Time League still have more than a month to decide who they would take with the first pick in the June 16 PTL draft.
It will be Thanksgiving in the Bahamas, not Alaska, for the Iowa men’s basketball team in 2013. The Hawkeyes will play in the Battle for Atlantis instead of the Great Alaska Shootout as originally planned. “It’s a fabulous tournament and a phenomenal field,” coach Fran McCaffery said Thursday. “I’m thrilled we have this opportunity against [...]
Can Iowa contend for the Big Ten men’s basketball title in 2014? “It will take each player playing to the best of his ability and continuing to get better,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said this week. “If we play the right way and defend, share the ball, support one another, compete and don’t make a [...]
The deadline for entering June’s NBA Draft has come and gone. Last season’s first all-Big Ten team – Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway, Jr., of Michigan; Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller of Indiana; and Deshaun Thomas of Ohio State – all left with eligibility remaining. How will the 2013-14 men’s basketball title race shake out [...]
The Hawkeyes are currently slated to play in the Great Alaska Shootout, but could bolt for more prestigious tournament.
BOONE, Ia. – Iowa coach Fran McCaffery doesn’t think the Big Ten will go to a division format for basketball. “I’m not emotional about it one way or another, but I don’t think it’s going to happen,” said McCaffery, the featured speaker Tuesday at the Boone-Story County I-Club spring banquet. The league announced realignment for [...]
Recruiting is the one season that doesn’t end for a college coach.