Rumors began circulating Sunday morning that the University of Iowa had finally made their choice for the new head coach of the men's basketball program.

Today, Iowa's athletic director Gary Barta confirmed that his search had yielded a candidate. Barta is set to announce Siena head coach Fran McCaffery as the next head coach at Iowa.

McCaffrey will be formally introduced at a press conference tentatively set for 11 A.M on Monday in Iowa City, IA.

The story gained momentum on Saturday afternoon when a Fox Sports reporter Jeff Goodman tweeted, "I've been told by sources not to discount Fran McCaffery from the equation at Iowa."

Saturday night, the story gained even more momentum when the Albany Times-Union McCaffery was âin the mix â for the open position.

The fire behind the story started...

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