Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery did not have a good night Tuesday. McCaffery got hit with a technical foul and allegedly cursed out a referee after his team lost by 20 to Ohio State.
With No. 22 Iowa trailing late, McCaffery got a technical after arguing a foul call. His foul came just moments after his son, freshman Connor McCaffery, also received a technical for arguing a foul call.
Things got worse after the game. McCaffery allegedly berated a ref in the hallway, calling that ref a “cheating m—————-,” and a “f——— disgrace,” according to Kyle Rowland of the Toledo Blade.
McCaffery was asked about the exchange after the game. He told reporters he couldn’t talk about it.
McCaffery: "I would love to, but I can't." https://t.co/4azeS4NFmV— Colin Gay (@ColinGay17) February 27, 2019
It’s unclear whether McCaffery will face punishment for his actions. McCaffery was fined and suspended after bumping a ref in 2014, but that incident was captured on video.
Iowa and the NCAA may need to do more research on this alleged exchange before making a decision on whether McCaffery will be disciplined.
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