May 19, 2010

Coach Dillard's son an Iowa target?

Last week Coach Fran McCaffery completed his coaching staff with the addition of Sherman Dillard as an assistant coach. Dillard not only bring quite a bit of experience and recruiting contacts to the table, but he also has a son, Ben Dillard, who is making a name for himself as a basketball player in Frisco, TX.

For the past couple of years, Dillard, a 6-foot-2 shooting guard, has played AAU basketball for the well known Dallas Mustangs program. The Mustangs regularly produce several high major signees each year and Dillard is likely to join that list in 2011, according to their founder and director Tony Johnson.

"I think he is a mid-major plus player with the potential to be a high major player," Johnson said. "I don't see why he won't end up being a high major player by the end of the summer."

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