INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Devyn Marble has always had a thing for fresh kicks. “I don’t know why,” Iowa’s 6-foot-6 senior guard said. “I just love shoes.” As a youngster growing up in Southfield, Mich., Devyn would badger his mom about buying him the newest brand of basketball shoes. “I told him, ‘Make sure your grades […]
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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 […]
BY MICHAEL POINTER — Indianapolis Star Marian men’s basketball coach Todd Lickliter headed back to the bench for the second half of last Saturday’s game against No. 4 Bethel when he saw his 2-year-old granddaughter, Gia, frolicking in the stands with other family members. Basketball could wait for a few moments. The 58-year-old Lickliter bounded […]
Northern Iowa’s basketball program was king in the spring of 2010. The Panthers had just put the wraps on a 30-5 season, a victory over top-seeded Kansas and an appearance in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. Iowa and Iowa State went a combined 25-38. It was the fourth straight losing season for the […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – The Des Moines Register headline following Fran McCaffery’s first media day as Iowa’s basketball coach read: “Can McCaffery’s system boost Iowa’s lowly attendance?” buy acid cigars online The answer, three years later, is a million-dollar yes. Men’s basketball generated $3,115,004 in ticket revenue last season, according to figures provided by the […]
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The pressure was squarely on the shoulders of Iowa athletic director Gary Barta when he set out to hire a new men’s basketball coach in March of 2010. kidney disease treatment He had just divorced himself of Todd Lickliter, his hire, three years into a disastrous marriage. The Hawkeyes’ once-proud program […]
One person doesn’t make a successful men’s college basketball program, but one person’s influence can be the difference between success and failure. Iowa fans should know exactly what I mean by that. Fran McCaffery has relied on the help of countless people to rebuild the Iowa men’s basketball program, which faces Baylor in the NIT […]
Even with a 0-3 start in Big Ten play, it’s obvious to Mike Breitbach that the Iowa men’s basketball program is moving in the right direction under coach Fran McCaffery.
The state’s newest salary report — for the most recent fiscal year — shows that the sixth highest paid employee was … … ex-University of Iowa basketball coach Todd Lickliter, at $858,334. Lickliter was fired after the 2009-10 season, a three-year run where the team failed to finish higher than eighth in the Big Ten. […]
The Des Moines Register’s Rick Brown looks at college basketball.