Friday’s men’s basketball game matching Iowa against Iowa State will not only be a showcase for two nationally-ranked teams, but also for two coaches with contrasting styles and similar results.
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AMES, Ia. – Fran McCaffery and Fred Hoiberg share a lot in common. They were hired a month apart in the spring of 2010 to rejuvenate a pair of once-proud college basketball programs. Iowa was coming off three straight losing seasons, and fan apathy was at record levels, when McCaffery arrived. Hoiberg returned to his […]
Iowa City, Ia. – Fred Hoiberg’s first trip to Carver-Hawkeye Arena didn’t go well. Then a Cyclone sophomore, Hoiberg scored just one point in a 78-51 loss to the Hawkeyes in 1992. Hoiberg’s first trip to Carver-Hawkeye as a coach went much better. His team rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat Iowa Friday, […]
Will the Hawkeyes draw fans back to Carver-Hawkeye?