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Tag: "Melsashn Basabe"

Basabe expected to play at No. 2 Michigan Sunday

[ 0 ] January 4, 2013

Junior forward Melsahn Basabe is expected to be back on the floor Sunday when Iowa’s basketball team plays at No. 2 and undefeated Michigan. Basabe rolled an ankle in the first half of Monday’s 69-65 loss to No. 5 Indiana. He didn’t play in the second half. “He’ll play, he’s fine,” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery […]

Basabe vows an instinctive return

[ 0 ] November 28, 2011

IOWA CITY, Ia. – I asked Melsahn Basabe Monday if he had gotten so wrapped up in becoming a better player in the off-season that he left one of his strengths – instinct – on the shelf. In a nutshell, Basabe said that, yes, he had gotten away from the instinctive talents that made him […]

Hubbard’s Division I career still on hold

[ 2 ] November 26, 2011

Anthony Hubbard’s Division I basketball career remains on hold. Hubbard, a junior college transfer who signed with Iowa in the spring but left school and transferred to Morgan State in July, still hasn’t played a game. According to Morgan State spokesman Leonard Haynes IV, Hubbard has yet to be cleared by the NCAA and has […]

Fran McCaffery: His first season in his own words

[ 8 ] April 12, 2011

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery discusses his first season as Iowa men’s basketball coach with Rick Brown of The Des Moines Register. Q: Was your first trip through the Big Ten about what you expected? A: It was. I think I went into this season with my eyes open. You analyze it at the front end […]