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Iowa falls short vs. No. 15 Michigan

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer NEW YORK — With Michigan’s stars saddled with foul trouble, and the shots just not falling, the 15th-ranked Wolverines got a lift from their senior sixth man to survive their Big Ten Tournament opener. Duncan Robinson made Michigan’s only ...

Hawkeye men pass first postseason test

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer NEW YORK — The first Big Ten tournament game at Madison Square Garden featured a couple of teams that were a combined 1,655 miles — give or take — away from home and a kid from Iowa having a blast on the big stage. The Big Ten opened a ...

Oklahoma State too much for Cyclones

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — After years of getting owned by Iowa State, Oklahoma State exacted some payback in 2018. Jeffrey Carroll scored 21 points, Cameron McGriff had 19 and Oklahoma State cruised past Iowa State 80-71 on Tuesday, sweeping the season series with the ...

A miss for Chris

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — Jordan Bohannon’s tremendous 3-point shooting — and the respect he showed in preserving a record held by Iowa legend Chris Street — gave Hawkeyes fans a rare reason to smile at the tail end of a dismal season. Jordan Bohannon scored 25 ...

Ferentz settles road dispute with neighbors

IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz and his neighbors settled a bitter legal dispute over the private road they share just hours before trial was set to begin Tuesday, attorneys for both sides confirmed. The deal settles a years-long case in which the nation’s longest-tenured college ...

Iowa gets back on track

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — Jordan Bohannon led six Hawkeyes in double figures with 20 points and Iowa rolled past Minnesota 94-80 on Tuesday night, its second straight home win. Tyler Cook scored 17 points with 10 rebounds and Isaiah Moss had 16 for the Hawkeyes (12-12, ...

Iowa State routs No. 15 WVU

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — West Virginia’s losing skid keeps getting bigger, and coach Bob Huggins isn’t quite sure what to do about it. Donovan Jackson scored 25 points, Lindell Wigginton added 22 and Iowa State, on the strength of 62 percent shooting, rolled past ...

Nebraska flirts with 100 in win over Iowa

By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer LINCOLN, Neb. — James Palmer Jr. scored 28 points, Isaac Copeland added 23 points and 11 rebounds and Nebraska pulled away from Iowa in the second half for a 98-84 win Saturday night. Nebraska (16-8 overall, 7-4 in the Big Ten) scored its most points in a ...

Iowa State no match for Tennessee

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — In search of a spark, Tennessee looked to its bench — and reserves Lamonte Turner and James Daniel III were more than ready to give the Volunteers the boost they needed. Turner scored 20 points, Daniel had 16 and 22nd-ranked Tennessee rolled past ...

Iowa badgers Wisconsin for much-needed win

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — For once, Iowa was the aggressor. The result was a much-needed win over a long-time rival and, finally, some hope that the next six weeks might not be so bleak after all. Freshman Luka Garza scored 17 points with a career-high 16 rebounds, ...

Lanning finalist for Lombardi Award

AMES — Iowa State senior linebacker/quarterback Joel Lanning is one of seven finalists for the Lombardi Award, announced today by the Lombardi Foundation. The Lombardi Award, formerly given to defensive linemen of linebackers, is presented to a college football player, regardless of ...

Growing pains

By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas — Mo Bamba was mad when he ripped down a rebound and went back for a two-handed dunk punctuated by a yell and a fist pump. Mad about getting blocked a minute earlier, and still mad about a humiliating loss at No. 7 West Virginia two days ...

No. 3 Purdue overwhelms Iowa

IOWA CITY (AP) — It had been seven years since Purdue won in Iowa City. It took less than seven minutes to ensure that losing skid would end, as the third-ranked Boilermakers unleashed a record-setting performance from 3-point range against the woeful Hawkeyes. Carsen Edwards scored 22 ...

Iowa State routs ranked Texas Tech

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — After a lofty start this season, No. 8 Texas Tech was humbled this week. The Big 12 has a way of doing that — even ones as experienced and talented as the Red Raiders. Freshman Cameron Lard scored 18 points and Iowa State cruised past Texas Tech ...

TCU topples ISU

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Basketball Writer FORT WORTH, Texas — Vladimir Brodziansky had 26 points and No. 24 TCU snapped a three-game losing streak with a 96-73 win over Iowa State on Wednesday night, when the Horned Frogs played for the first time without injured starting point guard Jaylen ...

Rutgers strolls past Hawkeyes

By MATT SUGAM Associated Press PISCATAWAY, N.J. — With Mike Williams out for the foreseeable future, Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell gave his team a simple message on Wednesday night. “All hands on deck.” After Williams injured his ankle in the last 10 minutes of practice on Saturday, the ...

ISU gets on the Big 12 board

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Iowa State is finally on the board in the Big 12 thanks to freshman Lindell Wigginton’s most electrifying performance yet. Wigginton scored a career-high 30 points — four days after scoring 27 points at Kansas — and Iowa State beat Baylor ...

Iowa State staying positive

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Iowa State’s Steve Prohm has lost four games in a row for the first time in his seven seasons as a head coach. If the Cyclones keep improving like they have over the last two weeks, it might be the last time Prohm goes through this kind of misery ...

Hawkeyes finally get over the hump

By TERRY TOWERY Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Jordan Bohannon scored 29 points to help Iowa rally from a 20-point deficit for a 104-97 overtime win over Illinois on Thursday night. It was Iowa’s second-largest comeback in school history. The biggest comeback was 22 points, also ...

Iowa snaps out of Big Ten slump

By TERRY TOWERY Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Jordan Bohannon scored 29 points as Iowa rallied from a 20-point deficit for a 104-97 overtime win over Illinois on Thursday night. It was Iowa’s second-largest comeback win in school history. The biggest comeback was 22 points, also ...