Iowa assistant basketball coach Sherman Dillard says he’s taken the 25-win season out for a test drive on the recruiting circuit, and likes the results.
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BY SCOTT GLEESON — USA TODAY SPORTS The 2012-13 season and the madness that came with the postseason has officially concluded, which means it’s time to put that image of Louisville cutting down the nets into the rear-view mirror and turn our focus to the more pertinent future. Among the top story lines in the [...]
Eric May is now gone from the Iowa men’s basketball team, but he won’t be forgotten.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Eric May’s Iowa basketball career ended when he fouled out with 2 minutes 41 seconds to play in Thursday’s 74-54 loss to Baylor in the championship game of the NIT. The hundreds of Hawkeye fans in attendance at Madison Square Garden came to their feet and applauded May as he walked [...]
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The pressure was squarely on the shoulders of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta when he set out to hire a new men’s basketball coach in March of 2010. He had just divorced himself of Todd Lickliter, his hire, three years into a disastrous marriage. The Hawkeyes’ once-proud program had lost its [...]
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Iowa will end the season by playing a school-record 38th basketball game Thursday. And this one carries some extra weight. “You have a chance to hang a banner,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said Wednesday. “ A chance to wear a ring for the rest of your life. I think everyone recognizes [...]
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Iowa athletic director Gary Barta stood in a crowded room of Hawkeye fans at the New Yorker Hotel and asked for a show of hands. “How many of you are from the New York area?” Barta asked. Dozens of hands went into the air. That included the hand of Bob Chiusano, [...]
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Iowa’s basketball team got their first look at Madison Square Garden this afternoon with a shootaround. The Hawkeyes meet Maryland at 8:30 p.m. today in the semifinals of the NIT. Baylor and BYU meet in the first game. All four teams didn’t have access to the Garden on Monday because of [...]