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No. 15 Texas powers past Cyclones

AMES — Texas coach Shaka Smart liked what he saw from Kai Jones against Iowa State, and he said he’ll need to see more of it if the Longhorns are going to be successful in the postseason. The 6-foot-11 sophomore came off the bench to score a season-high 17 points and lead four Texas ...

$7M gift endows Iowa women’s coaching job

IOWA CITY — Former Iowa basketball player Dr. P. Sue Beckwith has given $7 million to endow the Hawkeyes’ head coaching position, the athletic department announced Tuesday. Known as Sue Beckwith when she played for the Hawkeyes from 1976-80, she received her medical degree from Iowa in ...

UNI’s Arends named MVFC O-Lineman of the Week

ST. LOUIS — Walk-on offensive lineman Chase Arends was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference’s Offensive lineman of the Week after stepping into the starting lineup and anchoring a strong performance up front. Three starting linemen were unavailable for Week 2 because of COVID ...

Mann stepping down

Mike Mann still remembers the day when he sat alongside then-Marshalltown High School wrestling coach Phil Henning on the bleachers at the Roundhouse and, in his own slightly snarky way, wondered how some of the other wrestlers struggled with even the basics. Thirty years later, Mann said, he ...

Iowa’s Clark sweeps B1G awards for the fifth time

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa freshman Caitlin Clark was named Big Ten Women’s Basketball Player and Freshman of the Week, the league announced Monday. Clark has tallied 20 Big Ten Weekly honors on the season, including a Big Ten-best 12 freshman honors, a record five Big Ten Player of ...

ISU’s Donarski claims 5th Freshman of the Week

IRVING, Texas — Iowa State women’s basketball player Lexi Donarski picked up her fifth Freshman of the Week award, the Big 12 Conference announced Monday. This marks the third-straight week Donarski has claimed the award. Donarski had another big outing as she helped the Cyclones to their ...