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 […]
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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.
Pat Harty Hawk Central Iowa point guard Anthony Clemmons thought briefly this past season about joining a growing trend in men’s college basketball. With his playing time cut dramatically compared to his freshman season, Clemmons was frustrated as a sophomore sitting on the bench behind teammates Mike Gesell and Devyn Marble. “I can’t lie and […]
There is no way to sugarcoat or spin what happened to the 2013-14 Iowa men’s basketball team.
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery didn’t mince words. He said his team got outplayed Sunday in an 87-65 exhibition victory over Augustana of Illinois at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. “Now, we won the game,” McCaffery said. “But we were substantially outplayed by that team. I think it’s exactly what our team needed.” Asked […]
Fran McCaffery fell in love with point guard Tyler Ulis and his skill set long before it became a national fad. Some questioned Ulis’ height – 5 feet 9 inches. Not McCaffery, who became the first coach to offer him a Division I scholarship after the star guard at Marian Catholic in Chicago Heights, Ill., […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. Josh Oglesby knows his shooting touch is a subject of conversation for all the wrong reasons. “People talk,” Iowa’s shooting guard said. “I obviously didn’t have the greatest year last year. So hopefully I have a good year this year, and people don’t say that about me anymore.” The Hawkeyes depart Sunday for […]
Prime Time League commissioner Randy Larson has been around the game of basketball for most of his life. He’s seen too many injuries to count, but he didn’t see the injury to Iowa guard Mike Gesell happen based on what Larson witnessed on the court. “It wasn’t a play where you notice anything,” Larson said […]
Anthony Clemmons finds himself in a familiar spot entering his sophomore season. He’s got something to prove.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mike Gesell and two of his Iowa basketball teammates, Adam Woodbury and Anthony Clemmons, will go on a little road trip Wednesday. They’re headed for Woodcliff Lakes in Fremont, Neb. Gesell’s parents, Tom and Vicki, own a cabin there. One of Mike goals is to get the 7-foot-1 Woodbury to go […]