Nervous? No. Anxious? Well, maybe. Northwestern’s Kale Abrahamson is a 6-foot-7 freshman guard who is trying to find his way through a demanding Big Ten basketball schedule. His coach, Bill Carmody, thinks the former West Des Moines Valley standout has finally settled down. “He’s not a “Nervous Nelly’ kind of guy, but he wants [...]
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Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery figured it was only a matter of time before junior guard Devyn Marble would break out of his shooting slump. Marble’s teammates felt the same way, as did the 6-foot-6 Marble. It turns out they were all right. Marble scored a game-high 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting from the field [...]
Iowa can improve to 6-6 in the Big Ten and win three league games in a row Thursday at Northwestern.
Despite a strong Northwestern team, Fran McCaffery isn’t worried about the Hawkeyes.
Iowa City, Ia. — Bill Carmody and Fran McCaffery are two Big Ten Conference coaches wrapped in Ivy League lineage. “I’ve known Fran for a long time,’’ Carmody said. “He’s a Penn guy. I was at Princeton.” McCaffery, in his first season as Iowa coach, played basketball three seasons at Pennsylvania. A year after graduating, [...]