Some candidates that have been kicked around:
Steve Forbes, East Tennessee State head coach, former WSU assistant, former Bruce Pearl assistant (tying him to the Davis tree), Iowa native. Can Drake get him?
Kevin Gamble, Central Michigan assistant under Keno, former Iowa player, former NBA player, successful head coach at NAIA level.
Jeff Rutter, current interim coach, got the team to overachieve, but not a miracle worker, ties to Greg Mc Dermott, Fred Hoiberg
David Arsenault Jr, current head coach at Grinnell College in Iowa, successful NBA D-League coach, coaches style similar to Loyola Marymount back in the day except faster.
Ben McCollum, successful head coach at NCAA DII Northwest Missouri State.
Darian Devries, longtime Creighton assistant under Altman and McDermott
Anybody else we should add to the list?