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Fran McCaffery gets his punishment from the Big Ten for Sunday’s ejection

Jan 7, 2014, 11:09 AM EDT

Fran McCaffery AP

As if losing a game at No. 4 Wisconsin wasn’t enough, the Big Ten handed down their punishment for Fran McCaffery’s ejection on Sunday night.

The Iowa head coach will be suspended for one game and receive a public reprimand from the conference. The school received a $10,000 fine as well.

If you missed it, McCaffery was upset about his team’s lackadaisical start to the second half against the Badgers and tried to get a technical foul from one of the officials to light a fire under his team. But he lost control, bumping an official and earning a second technical, which earned him an ejection.

McCaffery will serve the suspension against Northwestern on Thursday. The best part? It was supposed to be Fran McCaffery bobblehead day.

  1. usm418 - Jan 7, 2014 at 9:16 PM

    The Big 10 should suspend the refs who missed the obvious call that caused the outrage.

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