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