Making an impact as a reserve is nothing new to Iowa junior forward Melsahn Basabe.
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Iowa’s bench has outscored its starters in the last two Big Ten Conference basketball games. That shouldn’t be a surprise. Heading into Saturday’s game against Wisconsin at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa’s bench has started a combined 166 times, more than the 124 of the starters. Three reserves eat up most of those starts. Eric May has [...]
what can i do to get my ex back EVANSTON, Ill. – Iowa’s Aaron White was scoring, rebounding, running the floor, defending and playing just the way his coach, Fran McCaffery, likes it. “When he plays like that, we’re a different team,” McCaffery said after the sophomore forward’s 17 points, six rebounds and four assists [...]
It was hard to tell after Thursday’s 62-59 loss to Michigan State if Iowa coach Fran McCaffery was more upset with his team or with the officials. But since rules prohibit McCaffery from blasting the officials, he focused on what’s now becoming a disturbing theme: his team’s lack of toughness. McCaffery didn’t toss any of [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s 11-2 basketball team opens Big Ten play by hosting No. 5 Indiana Monday in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Big Ten, considered the nation’s No. 1 basketball conference this season, will put Coach Fran McCaffery’s rebuilding efforts to the test. Here are 12 looming questions heading into conference play. Who will [...]
how can i get my ex girlfriend back IOWA CITY, Ia. – No one needed Iowa’s 80-71 victory against Iowa State more than Hawkeye coach Fran McCaffery. McCaffery’s rebuilding efforts have moved forward in each of his previous two seasons as Iowa’s coach. Year 3? Fans wanted to see more steps in a winning direction, [...]
Melsahn Basabe was red hot Saturday, scoring the last 13 points in Iowa’s 20-0 first-half run.
Iowa City, Ia. – When Mike Gesell got his first glimpse of Iowa’s 2012-13 men’s basketball schedule, the opening game was cause for celebration. The Hawkeyes meet Texas-Pan American at 8 p.m. Friday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Gesell, a freshman who will start at point guard in his first regular-season college game, will also be celebrating [...]
Iowa City, Ia. – With the clock ticking on the start of Iowa’s 2012-13 men’s basketball season, here are 10 things to watch for: :10 – Mike Gesell. The Hawkeyes’ freshman point guard will be asked to run the team, allowing Devyn Marble to slide down to shooting guard or small forward. Gesell will be [...]