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Tag: "Coach Fran McCaffery"

Barta on basketball recruiting misses, passing of baton at track coach

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014

When it comes to evaluating Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery as a recruiter, the person who hired him isn’t concerned about a few recent near-misses. “If the expectation is that he’s going to hit 100 percent on every recruit, there is no coach in America that would succeed,” Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta said […]

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 […]

Rick Brown: Iowa men have chance to shed ‘soft’ label vs. No. 10 Michigan

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014

Michigan, the Big Ten co-leader at 9-1 and 17-5 overall, comes to Iowa City on Saturday.

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.

No. 14 Hawkeyes use depth to trounce Gophers at sold-out Carver

[ 0 ] January 19, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Aaron White attempted one shot in the first half Sunday. It was blocked by Minnesota’s 5-foot-9 DeAndre Mathieu, who is 11 inches shorter than Iowa’s junior forward. “I couldn’t believe that happened,” Devyn Marble, White’s teammate, said. “I don’t think he saw him coming.” Marble had just one point at halftime and […]

Harty: My mother has about had it with McCaffery’s temper. Why she (and fans) should give him another chance

[ 0 ] January 7, 2014

By Pat Harty Hawk Central My 84-year old mother can put up with a lot, including my father for the past 62 years, but she like the Big Ten Conference believes that Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery crossed the line with his meltdown on Sunday at Wisconsin. She was disappointed and disgusted to the point that […]