The Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball Staff represents the University of Iowa at Iowa City, Iowa, as a member of the Big Ten Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Coach Fran McCaffery is the current head coach, and has been because 2010 at Iowa.
The Hawkeyes have played in 26 NCAA Tournaments, eight NIT Tournaments, won eight Big Ten regular-season conference championships and won the Big Ten tournament. Iowa has played at the Final Four on three events, reaching the semifinals at 1955 and 1980 and playing in the championship match against the University of San Francisco in 1956.
Iowa basketball was widely effective in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s using a schedule resurgence under Lute Olson and the tenures of George Raveling and Tom Davis. Beneath Olson, the Hawkeyes won their last Big Ten regular season championship and moved to the 1980 Final Four.
They now play Arena, along with Iowa women’s basketball, wrestling, and volleyball teams.
Prior to playing Carver-Hawkeye Arena, which opened in 1983, the Hawkeyes played in the Iowa Armory and the Iowa Field House, which is still used today by the school’s gymnastics teams. In 2006, the Hawkeyes gathered a school-record 21 successive wins at home before dropping to in-state rival Northern Iowa.
Four Iowa coaches have been inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame: Sam Barry, Ralph Miller, Lute Olson and George Raveling.
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