IOWA COACH REPRIMANDED
January 7, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
Rosemont, Ill. – The Big Ten office today announced a one-game suspension and public
reprimand of Iowa men’s basketball head coach Fran McCaffery for violating the Big
Ten Sportsmanship Policy during the second half of Iowa’s game at Wisconsin on Jan.
5, 2014. In addition, the conference announced that the institution has been fined
$10,000 as a result of the violation.
The Big Ten determined that McCaffery’s actions toward the officials were in
violation of Big Ten Conference Agreement 10.01, which states in part that “The Big
Ten Conference expects all contests involving a member institution to be conducted
without compromise to any fundamental element of sportsmanship. Such fundamental
elements include integrity of competition, civility toward all, and respect,
particularly toward opponents and officials.” McCaffery will serve his one-game
suspension on Jan. 9 against Northwestern.
The Big Ten Conference considers this matter concluded and will have no further