With expectations soaring, McCaffery welcomes the challenge
Hawkeyes earn NIT runner-up honors, win 25 games
Hawkeyes and Bears square off at 8 p.m. (CT) Thursday
Iowa to face Maryland on Tuesday in NYC
UI freshman has worked on improving his all-around game in 2012-13
2012-13 -- Redshirted.
High School -- Four-year starter for Northview HS... averaged a double-double (18.2 points and 12.9 rebounds), while shooting 59.6 percent from the field his senior campaign... averaged 19.6 points in three games at state for a team that finished fourth in 2012... tallied 26 points in a state-clinching win... competed in both the Score 44 and Georgia Athletic Coaches Association all-star games... honorable mention All-Metro honoree as a senior... averaged 15 points, 11 rebounds, 3.5 blocks and 2.6 assists as a junior... earned All-Region and co-MVP accolades as a junior, and was also recognized on the 2010 Pickens All-Tournament team... averaged 10 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.2 blocks, and earned the team's Coaches Award his sophomore campaign... garnered all-tournament laurels at the Chattahoochee Tournament as a freshman... also played AAU basketball for the Atlanta Celtics.
Personal - - Born 10/17/93... business and physical therapy major... parents are Shelby and Tammy Meyer... has a brother, Bryce... high school coach was Steve Bombard... AAU coaches were Karey McCray, John Adams and Damone Williams.