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Pat McCaffery

  • As of July 1, 2018.

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Honors: 2018 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Championship MVP.
  • Captured the 2018 Spokane Hoopfest, a 3x3 tournament, elite high school boys division championship, with his 2018 Youth Olympic Games teammates.
  • Participated in the 2018 USA Men’s U18 National Team trials.
  • Named to the 2018 U.S. Youth Olympic Games Men's Basketball Team on April 4, 2018, and will represent the USA in the 3x3 basketball competition at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games Oct. 6-18 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • One of 24 players named to the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Select Team that took part in the NCAA Next Generation Sunday at the 2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four.
  • Teamed up with Dudley Blackwell, Jyare Davis and Carson McCorkle to capture the 2018 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Championship.

College Notes

  • Signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Iowa.

High School Honors

  • 2018 Des Moines Register All-State Class 4A first team.
  • 2018 USA Today All-Iowa.
  • 2018 Des Moines Register All-Iowa Elite Team.

High School Notes

  • Completed in 2017-18 his junior year at West High School in Iowa City, Iowa, where he led his team to a 21-5 record and Iowa Class 4A state runner-up finis, averaged a team-best 19.9 ppg. to go with 6.3 rpg.
  • Posted single-game career bests of 32 points and 11 rebounds, both of which came in 2017-18.
  • Started 54 of 78 games played in his three-year prep career and compiled 998 points, 287 rebounds, 139 assists and 99 blocked shots.
  • Averaged 13.8 ppg. and 4.3 rpg. in 26 games as a sophomore in 2016-17 in a 23-3 campaign.
  • Averaged 4.7 ppg. and 2.3 rpg. in 26 games as a freshman in 2015-16 in leading West to a 21-5 record.
  • Plays in the summer for D1 Minnesota on the adidas Gauntlet circuit.

Personal Notes

  • Son of Margaret and Fran McCaffery, who is the men’s basketball head coach at the University of Iowa.
  • Was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2014.
  • Mother played basketball at Notre Dame, father played at Penn and brother, Connor, played at Iowa.

The McCaffery File:

  • First played basketball: has been around basketball all his life and has always played.
  • Enjoys: watching Netflix and hanging out with family and friends.
  • Top five movies: “Tankers,” “Shawshank Redemption,” “Hurricane Season,” and both “Madagasgar” movies.
  • Favorite player: LeBron James.
  • Most played song: “Lucid Dreams,” by Juice Wild.
  • Favorite pregame meal or snack: chicken Parmesan and spaghetti.
  • Inspired by: his love of the game.
  • International travels: went to Europe on a University of Iowa basketball trip.

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