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Rick Brown: McCaffery sees key roles for Clemmons, Ellingson, Uhl

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Iowa’s basketball program is in a much better place than it was when coach Fran McCaffery took over in the spring of 2010. But now, after the first trip to the NCAA Tournament since 2006, comes a different challenge. Is this a program that reloads or rebuilds? The Big Ten’s top programs keep rolling season […]

USA East Coast falls to Estonia National Team

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

TALLINN, Estonia — USA East Coast lost its first game of the Four Nations Cup Wednesday night, falling to the Estonia National Team, 77-65. Both Estonia and USA East Coast finished with 2-1 records after round-robin play, but Estonia captured first place due to the point-differential tiebreaker. University of Iowa junior guard Mike Gesell scored […]

Gesell, Woodbury Help USA East Coast Improve to 2-0

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014

TALLINN, Estonia — University of Iowa junior guard Mike Gesell took over down the stretch in USA East Coast’s 90-83 victory over the Austrian National Team Tuesday night. With the shot clock running down, Gesell drove the lane for an acrobatic layup giving USA an 81-76 advantage with 1:03 left to play in regulation. South […]

Clemmons: Trey Dickerson doesn’t deserve any pressure

[ 0 ] July 17, 2014

Since signing a letter of intent with the Iowa basketball team in April, former junior college point guard Trey Dickerson has seen his popularity rise steadily with Hawkeye fans.

Fran McCaffery talks recruiting after losing Atwood

[ 0 ] April 24, 2014

NEWTON, Ia. – Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery was in Nashville, Tenn., at a speaking engagement Thursday when he got the news that Connors State forward Willie Atwood had picked Arizona State over the Hawkeyes. “I got a call from his coach,” McCaffery said. McCaffery declined to discuss Atwood’s decision in detail. Instead, he looked […]

Pat Harty: Nothing came easy for this year’s Hawkeye men

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

There is no way to sugarcoat or spin what happened to the 2013-14 Iowa men’s basketball team.

Hawkeyes’ fall continues with first-round loss to Northwestern

[ 0 ] March 13, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Another serving of the Northwestern Wildcats didn’t sit well with the slumping Iowa men’s basketball team. Losers by 26 points in both regular-season games against Iowa, the Wildcats reversed the trend by eking out 67-62 victory in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Northwestern made […]

Rick Brown: Iowa’s Gesell, Woodbury starting to live up to their billing

[ 0 ] February 16, 2014

Sophomores are playing the most consistent basketball of their college careers.

Penn State guards present Hawkeyes a challenge on Saturday

[ 0 ] February 14, 2014

Iowa will face Penn State’s potent one-two guard punch for the first time Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center. The Nittany Lions’ starting guard court of Tim Frazier and D.J. Newbill has been a handful for many opponents, averaging 33.3 points a game. The 16th-ranked Hawkeyes will have to keep them in check if they […]

Videos: McCaffery and players talk about victory against No. 10 Michigan

[ 0 ] February 8, 2014