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|McCaffery Hopes to Bring Fun Back to Iowa
|IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Asking Iowa to make it back to the NCAA tournament this season is probably too much.
The Hawkeyes intend to have fun trying, though.
Fresh off of three losing and some would say boring seasons under fired coach Todd Lickliter, Iowa and its new coach, Fran McCaffery, are bringing a run-and-gun style back to Carver-Hawkeye Arena this season.
The change in format from Lickliter's halfcourt system is twofold: to lure back fans tired of watching of slow and ultimately losing basketball and, more important, to start winning again.
Iowa finished 10-22 last season, dropping 20 or more games for the first time.
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