powered by the Iowa City Press-Citizen & The Des Moines Register
Subscribe via RSS Feed

Tag: "Zach McCabe"

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.

Iowa revival is just Fran McCaffery’s latest fixer-upper

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Fran McCaffery was just 26 years old when he got the head coaching job at Lehigh in 1985. The youngest Division I head coach at the time, McCaffery took over a team that had been 12-19 the previous season. McCaffery vividly remembers conducting a practice that first season when there was […]

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 […]

Zach McCabe addresses Twitter controversy

[ 0 ] March 4, 2014

The letters of support are starting to pile up in Zach McCabe’s locker at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. They’ve been arriving ever since McCabe had a nasty experience on Twitter in which he lashed out at his critics just hours after Iowa’s 79-74 loss to Wisconsin on Feb. 22 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. McCabe quickly apologized for his […]

Zach McCabe hoping to see Hawkeyes’ transition through to NCAA Tournament

[ 0 ] March 1, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Zach McCabe is in the home stretch of his Iowa basketball career, something that didn’t hit him until a recent conversation he had with a couple of lifelong friends. “They asked, ‘Do you have any tickets for Senior Day?’” he recalled. “I thought, ‘Oh, man, that’s coming up real quick.’” The 6-foot-7 […]

Guest opinion: Why Fran McCaffery shouldn’t have banned his players from Twitter

[ 0 ] February 25, 2014

By Chris Snider Special to the Register Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery told his players to stop using Twitter after fans got nasty with one of the team’s players via the social network. One player even deleted his account with more than 8,000 followers (or hopefully just changed the username). That’s McCaffery’s choice. He’s the […]

Pat Harty: McCaffery right to ban Twitter

[ 0 ] February 24, 2014

Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery did the right thing by ordering his players to shut down their Twitter accounts until the season is over. It’s unfortunate that McCaffery has to take such extreme action, but this was a collision waiting to happen with the rise of social media. Iowa senior Zach McCabe was wrong to […]

Pat Harty: Zach McCabe may be down today, but he’s not done fighting

[ 0 ] February 22, 2014

Basketball has been very good to Iowa senior forward Zach McCabe.

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.

Hawkeyes’ 1,000-point trio proud of program turnaround

[ 0 ] January 18, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Forty-two players have scored at least 1,000 points in their Iowa basketball careers. Five Hawkeye teams have had three of them on the roster at the same time. But no group has played as instrumental a role in the rebuilding of a program as have Devyn Marble, Melsahn Basabe and Aaron […]