Fran McCaffery appears to have done his homework before taking over as head coach at Iowa.

In doing his homework,McCaffery looks to have developed a plan that includes reconnecting with the roots of Iowa's cherished basketball history.

During the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, the University of Iowa men's basketball program was fairly successful.

Under head coach Lute Olson, the Hawkeyes won a Big Ten regular season championship and made their last trip to the Final Four to date. Under head coach Dr. Tom Davis, Iowa managed regular trips to the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Since then, Iowa has only one Big Ten tournament championship to go along with a handful of NCAA tournament bids and a record-setting number of loses last season. The lack of excitement and progress left many fans...

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