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Tag: "Fran McCaffery"

Pat Harty: Remember all the good star athletes can do

[ 0 ] April 6, 2014

We live in a world that is flawed.

Chris Paul gives McCafferys quite the pick-me-up

[ 0 ] March 31, 2014

The McCaffery family was at the Target Center in Minneapolis on Monday, rooting for the road team and its star point guard. The Iowa basketball coach and his family were guests of Los Angeles Clippers all-star Chris Paul, coach Doc Rivers and the entire team for their game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The McCafferys were also invited […]

JUCO forward Willie Atwood to visit Iowa this weekend

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

Point guard Trey Dickerson has said since committing to the Iowa basketball team on March 8 that he and fellow junior-college recruit Willie Atwood are serious about playing together at the same Division I school. The 6-foot-8 Atwood is now showing that he’s serious about it. He will take an official visit to the University […]

Pat Harty: Nothing came easy for this year’s Hawkeye men

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

There is no way to sugarcoat or spin what happened to the 2013-14 Iowa men’s basketball team.

Patrick McCaffery’s tumor was cancerous, treatment next

[ 0 ] March 21, 2014

The tumor that was removed from Patrick McCaffery’s thyroid on Wednesday was malignant, his father and Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery said in a statement released by the university today. Coach McCaffery said that the family will visit with doctors as soon as possible to determine treatment for his son, who is in seventh grade […]

Fran McCaffery’s son heads home after surgery

[ 0 ] March 20, 2014

Patrick McCaffery was released from University Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City on Thursday, his 14th birthday, and is resting at home after having surgery to remove a tumor on his thyroid. The son of Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery had the surgery Wednesday morning. Tests are being done to determine whether the tumor […]

Pat Harty: Iowa’s season rides on one game

[ 0 ] March 18, 2014

Under most circumstances, one victory wouldn’t make or break a college basketball season.

Iowa revival is just Fran McCaffery’s latest fixer-upper

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Fran McCaffery was just 26 years old when he got the head coaching job at Lehigh in 1985. The youngest Division I head coach at the time, McCaffery took over a team that had been 12-19 the previous season. McCaffery vividly remembers conducting a practice that first season when there was […]

Pat Harty: Remember all the Hawkeyes who didn’t get this far

[ 0 ] March 16, 2014

Regardless if some fans aren’t willing to admit it, the Iowa men’s basketball team is part of March Madness for the first time in seven years.

Iowa men selected to first NCAA Tournament since 2006, but there’s a catch

[ 0 ] March 16, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – When Fran McCaffery worked as an assistant basketball coach at Notre Dame, football coach Lou Holtz gave him some advice. “He said, ‘You can talk about your problems if you want to, but just remember that 50 percent of the people don’t care about your problems, and 50 percent are glad you’ve […]