In Iowa City this year, Hawkeye fans endured a long, unforgiving, rebuilding season under first year coach Fran McCaffery. They saw their team struggle, but they also saw their team do the improbable by beating Michigan State and handing a top ten Purdue team a loss. Now, as the fans and the program look to the future, things look bright. Here are some year end stories from Hawkeye Country.
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Rivals take on the season that was for the Iowa Hawkeyes
Cully Payne decides to transfer from Iowa, leaving McCaffery with three available scholarships.
Fran McCaffery welcomes recruits to campus
Coach McCaffery didn't waste any time finding a quick-fix for Payne's departure
Iowa's freshman are proving themselves early