Barta called McCaffery's comments "unacceptable," adding that they didn't represent the values of the school. McCaffery is in his ninth season at Iowa. The Hawkeyes, who were ranked 22nd in Monday's poll, have three regular season games left.
McCaffery was suspended a game for arguing with officials in 2014.
More AP college basketball: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25