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ESPN’s Mike Tirico criticizes Big Ten coaches’ ‘childish’ antics toward refs after Fran McCaffery’s late outburst

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery’s latest excitable example of displeasure at Big Ten officiating gave ESPN broadcaster Mike Tirico a gift-wrapped segue to a soapbox moment Tuesday night. The veteran announcer chastised the general behavior of the league’s basketball coaches toward referees during the final minute of the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes’ 76-69 loss to Ohio State at […]

Crean, Dakich: Stick with this team, Iowa fans

[ 0 ] December 31, 2012

Iowa City, Ia. – Dan Dakich has been to Carver-Hawkeye Arena many times, as an Indiana basketball player, assistant coach and now ESPN analyst. He had a message for Iowa basketball fans after a 69-65 loss to No. 5 Indiana Monday at sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena: stick with this team. “I think they’re going to be […]