McCaffery 'Relishes Rebuilding Role'

July 22, 2010

IOWA CITY, IA — Fran McCaffery has been on the job nearly four months and the new Hawkeye head coach has been pounding the pavement in an effort to rebuild the Iowa basketball program. McCaffery and his staff have been working countless hours working towards the betterment of the program.

Coach McCaffery chatted with writer Steve Megargee recently on what lies ahead at Iowa. Megargee chronicles McCaffery’s rebuilding success and the excitement for Hawkeye men’s basketball.

In 2005, Iowa made its fifth consecutive postseason appearance while Siena went 6-24 to set a school record for losses.

Fast-forward five years. Iowa has endured three consecutive losing seasons since its last NCAA bid in 2006. Fran McCaffery has led Siena to three consecutive Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference titles and a pair of NCAA tournament first-round victories.

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