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Senior guard Devyn Marble talks about the team’s increased energy and swagger: When did coach Fran McCaffery know Marble was really good? McCaffery says Marble is “clearly better with the ball in his hands”: McCaffery on last season’s cold shooting: Continue to fire away: Adam Woodbury: Confident and much improved: Senior forward Zach McCabe, one […]
Fran McCaffery fell in love with point guard Tyler Ulis and his skill set long before it became a national fad. Some questioned Ulis’ height – 5 feet 9 inches. Not McCaffery, who became the first coach to offer him a Division I scholarship after the star guard at Marian Catholic in Chicago Heights, Ill., […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mike Gesell and two of his Iowa basketball teammates, Adam Woodbury and Anthony Clemmons, will go on a little road trip Wednesday. They’re headed for Woodcliff Lakes in Fremont, Neb. Gesell’s parents, Tom and Vicki, own a cabin there. One of Mike goals is to get the 7-foot-1 Woodbury to go […]
No more baby steps. Iowa’s 2013-14 basketball schedule will be a man-sized challenge. “Substantially tougher,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. “But that was by design.” McCaffery took a cautious approach to scheduling last season, knowing he’d have two freshmen in his starting lineup. And two — Mike Gesell and Adam Woodbury — turned into three […]
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Andrew Francis had a bounce in his step as he left the Iowa locker room Wednesday night. “It’s always nice to go home,” said Francis, Iowa’s assistant basketball coach and a native of Brooklyn, N.Y. The Hawkeyes punched a homecoming ticket for their coach by beating Virginia 75-64 to advance to Tuesday’s […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – No one has questioned Adam Woodbury’s toughness on a basketball court. “My brother (Aaron) used to kick my butt every day,” Woodbury said. “He got it in my mind just to be tough out there. If you’re intimidated on the court, you’re in a lot of trouble.” Woodbury’s freshman season at […]
Iowa freshman center Adam Woodbury is determined to not let the weight of carrying high expectations bring him down.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s long bench has made this a challenging season for Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery. Who to play? Who to sit? Which lineup will click? How does he balance egos and get everyone the minutes they deserve? Now another challenge has emerged. McCaffery is wrestling with making a change in his […]
Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery said Friday that he plans to stick with his same starting lineup for Sunday’s game at Purdue. That lineup consists of three freshmen – center Adam Woodbury and guards Mike Gesell and Anthony Clemmons – along with junior swing guard Devyn Marble and sophomore forward Aaron White. Woodbury has struggled […]