Northern Iowa’s basketball program was king in the spring of 2010. The Panthers had just put the wraps on a 30-5 season, a victory over top-seeded Kansas and an appearance in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Iowa and Iowa State went a combined 25-38. It was the fourth straight losing season for the […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – The Des Moines Register headline following Fran McCaffery’s first media day as Iowa’s basketball coach read: “Can McCaffery’s system boost Iowa’s lowly attendance?” buy acid cigars online The answer, three years later, is a million-dollar yes. Men’s basketball generated $3,115,004 in ticket revenue last season, according to figures provided by the […]
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The pressure was squarely on the shoulders of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta when he set out to hire a new men’s basketball coach in March of 2010. He had just divorced himself of Todd Lickliter, his hire, three years into a disastrous marriage. The Hawkeyes’ once-proud program had lost its […]
One person doesn’t make a successful men’s college basketball program, but one person’s influence can be the difference between success and failure. Iowa fans should know exactly what I mean by that. Fran McCaffery has relied on the help of countless people to rebuild the Iowa men’s basketball program, which faces Baylor in the NIT […]
Even with a 0-3 start in Big Ten play, it’s obvious to Mike Breitbach that the Iowa men’s basketball program is moving in the right direction under coach Fran McCaffery.
The state’s newest salary report — for the most recent fiscal year — shows that the sixth highest paid employee was … … ex-University of Iowa basketball coach Todd Lickliter, at $858,334. Lickliter was fired after the 2009-10 season, a three-year run where the team failed to finish higher than eighth in the Big Ten. […]
The Des Moines Register’s Rick Brown looks at college basketball.
Could this be a breakout season for the men’s basketball team?
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery is all in with his full-court press. Kind of. “I think we’re all in in the sense that we’re going to do it pretty much every game,” McCaffery said. “But not to the point where we’re Loyola Marymount, and we’re going to commit to it on […]