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Iowa’s Jewell and Jackson, ISU’s Lanning named All-Americans

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer No. 2 Oklahoma will bring three All-Americans to the College Football Playoff. Quarterback Baker Mayfield, offensive tackle Orlando Brown and tight end Mark Andrews of Oklahoma were selected to the Associated Press All-America team, giving the ...

ISU’s Wigginton quickly becoming a star

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — From the moment Lindell Wigginton signed with Iowa State, coach Steve Prohm has tried to manage expectations for the five-star recruit. Wigginton’s recent play has made it impossible for Prohm to keep the true freshman a secret much ...

Iowa State extends streak to seven

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — The Cyclones might remember Sunday’s game as the “Hawkeye Hangover” Iowa State survived anyway, pushing its winning streak to seven games ahead of a key matchup against Northern Iowa. Donovan Jackson scored 25 points, including a career-high ...

Iowa snaps out of slump

By COURTNEY BAUMANN Associated Press IOWA CITY — Freshman Luka Garza had 23 points and 13 rebounds to help Iowa snap a four-game skid with a 91-60 win over Southern on Sunday. Connor McCaffery made the first appearance of his career Sunday afternoon for the Hawkeyes (5-6) after missing the ...

Cyclones hold off Hawkeyes

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — If Iowa State freshman Lindell Wigginton’s Cy-Hawk debut was any indication, Iowa might its hands full with the Cyclones’ newest star for years to come. Wigginton scored 24 points, becoming the first Cyclones freshman with at least 20 in three ...

Iowa magic

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES  — Iowa coach Lisa Bluder and Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly have been rivals for nearly two decades. Bluder finally got the best of Fennelly on his home floor on Wednesday night — and fittingly, it was an Iowa-born player who led the way. Mason ...

Jewell tabbed best in Big Ten

By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer Penn State’s Saquon Barkley is the offensive player of the year for the second straight season and Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell is defensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference team released Wednesday. Wisconsin took ...

Hawkeyes searching for answers

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Collin Hartman dug in Monday night and gave the Indiana Hoosiers everything they needed. He scored 13 points, played defense and helped spur two decisive runs. On a night Juwan Morgan scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, it was ...

Cyclones find their rhythm

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Freshman Lindell Wigginton might already be Iowa State’s most talented player. Whether that’s a good or bad thing will be determined in the weeks to come. But Wigginton’s rapidly-emerging game proved crucial on Monday night for a team needing ...

More trouble for Hawkeyes on the hardwood

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Juwan Morgan scored 15 points and De’Ron Davis added 13, spurring a decisive 18-0 second-half run Monday night to give Indiana a 77-64 victory over Iowa. The Hoosiers (5-4, 1-1 Big Ten) ended a two-game losing streak and gave new ...

Cyclones pull away behind Wigginton

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Freshman Lindell Wigginton poured in a season-high 28 points and Iowa State rallied to beat Northern Illinois 94-80 on Monday night for its fifth straight win. Senior Donovan Jackson added 24 points with six 3-pointers and Nick Weiler-Babb had 12 ...

ISU headed to Liberty Bowl; Iowa in Pinstripe Bowl

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer Iowa State’s brutal loss to Kansas State to end the regular season dimmed the program’s bowl prospects. But after five years of staying home in December, the Cyclones are thrilled to go anywhere — including Memphis. That’s where Iowa State (7-5, 5-4 ...

Campbell named Big 12 Coach of Year

IRVING, Texas — Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell was named the 2017 Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year, selected by the league’s coaches and announced Thursday by the conference office. Campbell’s 2017 Cyclones, picked to finish ninth in the Big 12 preseason coaches poll, ...

Campbell signs on dotted line

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Iowa State took a chance on Matt Campbell when they made him the nation’s youngest Power Five coach two years ago. Now Campbell is betting he and the Cyclones can compete for the Big 12 championships for years to come. Iowa State announced late ...

Hokies surge past Hawks

By JIMMY ROBERTSON Associated Press BLACKSBURG, Va. — Ahmed Hill scored 18 points to lift Virginia Tech to a 79-55 victory over Iowa on Tuesday night. Hill hit 6 of 13 from the floor, including three 3-pointers, for the Hokies (6-1), who blew open a tied game at halftime with a big run ...

Campbell re-commits to Iowa State

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Asked about his future following a brutal 20-19 loss at Kansas State on Saturday, Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said he and his staff are “in it for the long haul.” One of the sport’s rising stars has backed up his words with action, as the ...

Iowa State loses at Kansas State

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. — Skylar Thompson wanted to hit Isaiah Zuber on the final play of the game, only the Kansas State wide receiver was so tightly covered that the young quarterback had to scramble to his left. Then, he turned around and scrambled to his ...

Iowa State rolls past WIU

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Iowa State is going to need its freshmen to play older than they are this season. The Cyclones’ newcomers more than came through on Saturday night, keying a blowout that gave them their first win at Hilton Coliseum. Freshman Lindell Wigginton ...

UNI rolls in FCS playoffs

CEDAR FALLS (AP) — Eli Dunne threw for 260 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions, Nikholi Jaghai caught two of Northern Iowa’s four interceptions, and the Panthers cruised past Monmouth 46-7 in the first round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday. Northern Iowa (8-4) had no turnovers and ...

Iowa State looks for win No. 8

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer MANHATTAN, Kan. — Iowa State and Kansas State have each played more quarterbacks this season than most coaches would want in a decade, a combination of injuries and circumstances leading to unprecedented upheaval. The Cyclones lost starter Jacob Park to ...