IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s long bench has made this a challenging season for Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery. Who to play? Who to sit? Which lineup will click? How does he balance egos and get everyone the minutes they deserve? Now another challenge has emerged. McCaffery is wrestling with making a change in his […]
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Melsahn Basabe might have played his way back into the starting lineup. getting back together Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery said on his weekly radio show Monday that Basabe has earned the right to start, and that decision will be made in the next few days of practice. Iowa had Monday off, but will return […]
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – This basketball team is one of the deepest in the Big Ten. They just had a two-game winning streak snapped by a ranked team on the road. In their two victories – one at home, the other on the road – they led by at least 20 points in both. And […]
Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery said Friday that he plans to stick with his same starting lineup for Sunday’s game at Purdue. That lineup consists of three freshmen – center Adam Woodbury and guards Mike Gesell and Anthony Clemmons – along with junior swing guard Devyn Marble and sophomore forward Aaron White. Woodbury has struggled […]
Making an impact as a reserve is nothing new to Iowa junior forward Melsahn Basabe.
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, […]