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 [...]
Tag: "Anthony Clemmons"
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 [...]
With rest being the only real cure to the stress reaction in Mike Gesell’s right foot, it’s probably time to turn off the lights on what’s been a solid freshman season. It’s hard saying that with the Iowa men’s basketball team set to host Stony Brook in the second round of the NIT on Friday [...]
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 CITY, Ia. – Mike Gesell has left the halls of South Sioux City High School, but is hardly forgotten. The student body at his alma mater, located on the Nebraska side of the Missouri River, made T-shirts to honor the freshman guard on Iowa’s basketball team. The shirts read, “Nebraskans for Iowa Basketball,” and [...]
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 [...]
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – This basketball team is one of the deepest in the Big Ten. They just had a two-game winning streak snapped by a ranked team on the road. In their two victories – one at home, the other on the road – they led by at least 20 points in both. And [...]
Iowa’s bench has outscored its starters in the last two Big Ten Conference basketball games. That shouldn’t be a surprise. Heading into Saturday’s game against Wisconsin at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa’s bench has started a combined 166 times, more than the 124 of the starters. Three reserves eat up most of those starts. Eric May has [...]
Anthony Clemmons grew up a Spartan fan. He’d go to games at the Breslin Center with his buddy, Denzel Valentine.
Game story: No. 2 Michigan rolls past Hawkeyes <a href="http://hawkcentral.com/2013/01/06/mccaffery-stays-cool-talks-big-pictur Capture His Heart e-after-one-sided-loss-at-michigan/” target=”_blank”>Rick Brown: McCaffery stays cool, talks big picture after one-sided loss at Michigan Photos: Iowa at Michigan on Sunday zp8497586rq