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Iowa Sports

Iowa State holds off Texas

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — For once, Marial Shayok couldn’t buy a basket. But when the Cyclones absolutely had to have one go down, the Big 12’s leading scorer came through. Talen Horton-Tucker scored 15 points, Shayok had 12 — including a crucial jumper with 25 ...

Cyclones earn big win at Ole Miss

By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer OXFORD, Miss. — Iowa State whipped the basketball around and through Mississippi’s zone with precision and purpose, finding open players on nearly every possession during the second half. By the time the Rebels figured out where the ball was, one of the ...

Hawks can’t slow down Minnesota

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS — From the perimeter to the post and back out again, Minnesota sliced up Iowa’s defense by zipping the ball all over the court. As the Hawkeyes reached the midpoint of their Big Ten schedule, the Gophers provided another reminder that there ...

Jayhawks catch, pass Cyclones

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. — Dedric Lawson had 29 points and 15 rebounds, Devon Dotson hit the clinching free throws with 5.9 seconds left and ninth-ranked Kansas held on to beat No. 24 Iowa State 80-76 on Monday night. Marcus Garrett added 16 points and Lagerald Vick ...

Cyclones cap perfect week with rout of Cowboys

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — The Lindell Wigginton and Cam Lard that Iowa State had hoped to see all season finally showed up on Saturday, giving the Cyclones the hope that last year’s stars are ready to play bigger roles down the stretch. Marial Shayok scored 20 points and ...

Hot-shooting Hawks pummel Illinois

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — Midway through the second half, an Iowa fan won a half-court challenge with a swish at the buzzer. The Hawkeyes’ hot shooting must have been contagious. Freshman Joe Wieskamp matched a career high with 24 points and No. 23 Iowa shot 68 ...

Hawkeyes continue to ride momentum

By TRAVIS JOHNSON The Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — With plenty of time left on the shot clock and his team nursing a slight lead late, Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon probably could’ve been more patient. His coach is glad he wasn’t. Bohannon stepped back with 36 seconds left and ...

Cyclones make a statement at Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Marial Shayok scored 20 points, Michael Jacobson had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Iowa State beat No. 8 Texas Tech 68-64 on Wednesday night, handing the Red Raiders their first Big 12 loss. The Cyclones (13-4, 3-2 Big 12) stopped a two-game losing streak coming off a ...

K-State gets last laugh at Iowa State

AMES (AP) — No. 20 Iowa State appeared to have done just enough to survive on a snowy and sleepy Saturday in Ames. Barry Brown had other ideas. Brown hit a layup with four seconds left and Kansas State stunned Iowa State 58-57 on Saturday, handing the Cyclones their second straight ...

Iowa drops ranked Buckeyes

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — Iowa and Ohio State are trending in completely different directions. That’s great news for the Hawkeyes — and terrible news for the suddenly scuffling Buckeyes. Luka Garza scored 16 points, Tyler Cook had 15 points with eight rebounds and ...

Hawks pull away at Northwestern

By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press EVANSTON, Ill. — Joe Weiskamp had 19 points, Luka Garza added 16 and Iowa beat Northwestern 73-63 on Wednesday night despite playing without leading scorer Tyler Cook. Isaiah Moss had 12 points for the Hawkeyes (13-3, 2-3), who have won seven of eight. ...

Iowa’s Gustafson records another double-double

IOWA CITY (AP) — Megan Gustafson had 21 points and 12 rebounds for her 13th double-double of the season, Kathleen Doyle added 15 points with seven assists and No. 19 Iowa beat Wisconsin 71-53 on Monday night for its 20th consecutive victory in the series. The last victory for Wisconsin in ...

Montgomery, Butler turning pro

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Iowa State junior stars David Montgomery and Hakeem Butler are both leaving for the NFL. Montgomery and Butler both announced Monday they are giving up their final years with the Cyclones to go pro. Montgomery, a first-team All-Big 12 pick in each ...

Shayok finds a home in Ames

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Iowa State brought in Virginia’s Marial Shayok as a one-year transfer with the thinking that the Cyclones’ free-flowing offense would free him up to score like never before. So far, it’s working out better than either Shayok or the Cyclones ...

Cyclones dunk Kansas

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Iowa State served notice that it’s a Big 12 contender again after an ugly rebuild last season. Marial Shayok scored 24 points, and the streaking Cyclones routed No. 5 Kansas 77-60 on Saturday for their most lopsided victory over the Jayhawks in 46 ...

Purdue thumps Hawkeyes

By RICH TORRES Associated Press WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — There’s no place like home for the Purdue Boilermakers. Carsen Edwards scored 16 of his 21 points in the first half and Purdue beat 25th-ranked Iowa 86-70 on Thursday night to snap the Hawkeyes’ five-game winning streak. Purdue is ...

Key road trip ahead for Hawks

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer For the first time in 31 years, Iowa finished non-conference play unbeaten. The 25th-ranked Hawkeyes also lost their first two Big Ten games, which essentially eliminated any margin for error in the conference race. It won’t get any easier this week. Iowa ...

Cyclones take down Oklahoma State

By JOHN TRANCHINA Associated Press STILLWATER, Okla. — Lindell Wigginton, playing just his second game since missing 10 with a foot injury, scored 17 points and had eight rebounds to help lead Iowa State to a 69-63 victory over Oklahoma State Wednesday night in the Big 12 Conference opener ...

Hawks handle Mississippi State in Outback Bowl

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. — The Iowa Hawkeyes lost a yard on the last play of the Outback Bowl, pushing their final rushing total to minus 15 yards, and didn’t mind a bit. They ran the play from victory formation. Safety Jake Gervase’s interception in the end zone ...

Cyclones suffer painfully-close bowl loss

By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer SAN ANTONIO — Gardner Minshew II and that glorious mustache conjured up a final bit of magic in a grand finale for Washington State. The graduate transfer quarterback whose whiskered upper lip was loved and mimicked by Cougars fans all season, threw two ...