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Fran McCaffery says Peter Jok will rejoin men’s hoops team on Tuesday

[ 0 ] August 25, 2014

  Peter Jok will be rejoining the Iowa men’s basketball team Tuesday, coach Fran McCaffery has confirmed. Jok, a sophomore guard and former West Des Moines Valley all-stater, was suspended from all basketball-related activities by McCaffery on July 15, a day after he was charged with driving his moped while his license was revoked. Jok […]

Rick Brown’s breakdown of Iowa’s full 2014-15 hoops schedule

[ 0 ] August 21, 2014

Iowa’s men’s basketball team will start its 2014-15 Big Ten schedule in an unusual place. On the road. The Big Ten released its conference schedule Thursday, and the Hawkeyes get started Dec. 30 at Ohio State. This will be the first time in coach Fran McCaffery’s five seasons that Iowa has kicked off league play […]

Rick Brown: McCaffery sees key roles for Clemmons, Ellingson, Uhl

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Iowa’s basketball program is in a much better place than it was when coach Fran McCaffery took over in the spring of 2010. But now, after the first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2006, comes a different challenge. Is this a program that reloads or rebuilds? The Big Ten’s top programs keep rolling season […]

McCaffery defends program: “We have great kids. We don’t have thugs.”

[ 0 ] August 18, 2014

Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery is not worried about the public perception of his program in the wake of several player arrests. “Not at all,” McCaffery told the Register at a charity-golf appearance Monday in Des Moines. “Not in the least. We have great kids. We don’t have thugs.” McCaffery has issued four press-release statements […]

Iowa-North Carolina hoops lands on ESPN

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

Iowa’s return to Tobacco Road will get national attention. Coach Fran McCaffery’s team will visit North Carolina Dec. 3 as part of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. It was announced today that the game will tip off at 6:30 p.m. (Iowa time) and be televised by ESPN. This will be Iowa’s first trip to Chapel Hill […]

White eyes LeBron James camp, big season for Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] July 3, 2014

Aaron White loved LeBron James when he played for his favorite NBA team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. When James pulled up stakes and headed for Miami, Iowa’s forward lost some of that passion. “I’m not going to lie: When he left, I wasn’t a big fan,” said the 6-foot-9 senior from Strongsville, Ohio. “But I respect […]

Woodbury determined to improve on offense

[ 0 ] June 20, 2014

Adam Woodbury hates how this past season ended for the Iowa basketball team, except for one encouraging exception.

Video: Howe and Harty: Who does Coach Fran need to recruit next?

[ 0 ] May 23, 2014

Howe and Harty chat about Iowa basketball recruiting and the state of the program.

Despite lack of minutes, Clemmons sticking with the program

[ 0 ] May 16, 2014

Pat Harty Hawk Central Iowa point guard Anthony Clemmons thought briefly this past season about joining a growing trend in men’s college basketball. With his playing time cut dramatically compared to his freshman season, Clemmons was frustrated as a sophomore sitting on the bench behind teammates Mike Gesell and Devyn Marble. “I can’t lie and […]

Pat Harty: Is Fran still the man with the plan?

[ 0 ] May 7, 2014

Not until the mysterious and maddening collapse at the end of this past season had Fran McCaffery been questioned about his performance as the Iowa men’s basketball coach.