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Video: Melsahn Basabe on becoming a father

[ 0 ] October 9, 2013

Melsahn Basabe talks about his team and about being a father.

Iowa basketball: 10 key games for the Hawkeyes in 2013-14

[ 0 ] August 28, 2013

The schedule for Iowa’s highly anticipated 2013-14 men’s basketball season was released today. The Hawkeyes, hoping to make the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2006, open and close the Big Ten season at home. Here are 10 pivotal games to watch as Coach Fran McCaffery’s fourth team tries to take that big step […]

Men’s hoops finishes European trip with convincing win

[ 0 ] August 20, 2013

FOS-SUR-MER, France – The Iowa men’s basketball team had four players reach double figures as the Hawkeyes erased a narrow halftime deficit Tuesday and scurried to a 92-78 victory over Fos-Ouest Basket to close the team’s European trip. Peter Jok led all scorers with 17 points. Melsahn Basabe registered a double-double with 13 points and […]

Basabe back from N.Y., ready for London

[ 0 ] August 5, 2013

Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery was curious to learn how Melsahn Basabe spent the summer back home in New York, but not just from listening to Basabe tell stories. McCaffery wanted to see if his senior forward had followed his specific order to stay in shape outside of the team structure in preparation for Iowa’s […]

Iowa men keep Maryland at bay, advance to NIT championship game

[ 0 ] April 2, 2013

NEW YORK — Iowa’s basketball season lives on in the city that never sleeps. The Hawkeyes took the lead early and never relinquished it, advancing to Thursday’s NIT championship with a 71-60 victory against Maryland on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden. Iowa used an early 11-0 run to take the lead after the Terrapins had […]

Iowa men's basketball: Madison Square Garden stirs up a variety of memories

[ 0 ] March 31, 2013

how to get him back IOWA CITY, Ia. – Penn guard Fran McCaffery wasn’t in awe the first time he walked into Madison Square Garden to play in the 1980 Holiday Classic. “I didn’t get in awe of places,” said McCaffery, who will return to New York City’s famed arena to coach his Iowa basketball team […]

Hawkeyes handle Northwestern in Big Ten Tournament opener

[ 0 ] March 14, 2013

CHICAGO — Northwestern didn’t score a point in the first 7 1/2 minutes. Coach Bill Carmody used all five of his timeouts in less than 21 minutes. And time ran out on the Wildcats’ basketball season. Iowa opened Thursday’s Big Ten Tournament opener with an 11-0 run, never surrendered that lead and beat Northwestern, 73-59, […]

Olaseni helps erase a McCaffery record, and a Mike Gesell update

[ 0 ] March 8, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Fran McCaffery’s team erased a record held by a former Fran McCaffery team on Tuesday. Iowa blocked a school-record 13 shots in a 63-55 victory over Illinois at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The old record, 12, had been done three times. One of the three came in the Hawkeyes’ 83-58 over North Carolina-Greensboro […]

Basabe will start again for Iowa men at Minnesota

[ 0 ] February 2, 2013

IOWA AT No. 23 MINNESOTA: Noon Sunday

Aaron White, Iowa men hold off Penn State

[ 0 ] January 31, 2013

IOWA 76, PENN STATE 67: Aaron White had a career-high 27 points for the Hawkeyes (14-7, 3-5).