Hawkeyes taking committee approach to replacing their stars
FILE - Iowa men's head coach Fran McCaffery addresses the media during the first day of the Big Ten NCAA college basketball media days, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, in Indianapolis. McCaffery goes into this season without two players who combined to average nearly 40 points and 15 rebounds per game last season. Both were NBA draft picks, one was national player of the year. Yes, Iowa's 12th-year coach has his work cut out for him.
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2021, file photo, Michigan State forward Joey Hauser (20) drives upcourt ahead of Iowa forward Keegan Murray (15) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Iowa City, Iowa. The Spartans will lean on Hauser to be a consistent leader after an up-and-down season left him with a 9.7 scoring average last year. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
FILE - Iowa's Keegan Murray (15) dunks the ball past Grand Canyon's Alessandro Lever (25) during the first half of a first round NCAA college basketball tournament game at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, in this Saturday, March 20, 2021, file photo. Keegan Murray might be the next standout. He was on the Big Ten's all-freshman team. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)