BLACKSBURG, Va. – When Fran McCaffery became Iowa’s basketball coach in March 2010, he arrived with an offense-first reputation. But after two trips through the Big Ten, McCaffery knows that defense is an equally necessary evil. McCaffery entered his third season preaching the importance of playing defense. His 2011-12 Hawkeyes finished 18-17, even though they were [...]
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From the UI: IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa women’s basketball team will travel to Tallahassee, Fla. to face the Florida State Seminoles as part of the sixth annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The game is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 28. Start time and television information will be released at a later date. This will [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Bryce Cartwright took a blow to the head one day in practice, and a concussion was feared. “But I passed all the tests,” Cartwright said. “I didn’t have to sit out. But I wasn’t 100 percent.” Iowa’s senior point guard, who leads his team against Clemson at 8:20 p.m. Tuesday in [...]