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Tag: "Michigan State"

Bryce Miller: Now is the time to truly cheer for McCaffery

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014

Life can render sports emotionally irrelevant and, in moments like Tuesday night, almost misguided. When the news was revealed that the nearly 14-year-old son of Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery will have a mass removed from his thyroid, it made the streak of five losses in six games vanish in the wake of what […]

Bryce Miller: Fran McCaffery, on-court anger get national attention

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

As America’s college basketball fan base awoke this morning, it caught glimpses of Iowa’s basketball program — on televisions, laptop screens and the sports page of the nation’s largest newspaper. None of what they saw was good. Forget the result of Iowa’s 86-76 loss at Michigan State, one of the toughest places in the country to […]

Video: What Michigan State beat writers are saying after last night’s Iowa game

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

Graham Counch from the Lansing State Journal and Joe Rexrode from the Detroit Free Press break down the Michigan State-Iowa game.

Did the Hawkeyes get too caught up in Final Four talk?

[ 0 ] March 3, 2014

IOWA CITY, IA. — A 13-point halftime lead had turned into a four-point deficit, with just over 9 minutes to play. Iowa’s mojo was missing, shots weren’t falling, defense was missing and heads were down. Carver-Hawkeye Arena was quiet as fans watched a disaster unfolding before their very eyes. A fourth straight loss, this one to […]

McCaffery: It’s “pretty amazing” Obama wanted to watch Iowa-MSU game

[ 0 ] January 31, 2014

Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery found it “pretty amazing” that President Barack Obama wanted to watch the Hawkeyes’ game with Michigan State on television Tuesday shortly before delivering his State of the Union address. “I know the president is a huge basketball fan,” McCaffery said today. “It means a lot. Because he’s really in tune […]

‘Toughness statistics’ doom Iowa men in OT loss to Michigan State

[ 0 ] January 28, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – It was an opportunity to take a step up the Big Ten basketball ladder, on a national stage. But No. 15 Iowa came up a step short. Or a missed free throw. Or a rebound. Or a 50-50 ball. “Toughness statistics,” Iowa forward Aaron White said after a 71-69 overtime loss to […]

Zach McCabe: From watching ESPN to playing on ESPN

[ 0 ] January 27, 2014

Iowa senior Zach McCabe talks about Tuesday’s game versus the Spartans and how far the Hawkeyes have come.

Mike Gesell ahead of MSU: These are the guys you want to play

[ 0 ] January 27, 2014

Iowa point guard Mike Gesell talks about Tuesday’s game with Michigan State.

What is Fran McCaffery thinking before the MSU matchup?

[ 0 ] January 27, 2014

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery talks about what he’s preparing for when facing Michigan State in Iowa City Tuesday night.

Aaron White: The Big Ten runs through Michigan State

[ 0 ] January 27, 2014

Iowa’ s Aaron White is 0-4 against Spartans and is hoping to change that Tuesday.