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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 ...

Replacing stars will be key for Iowa

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — Iowa expected to lose cornerback Josh Jackson to the NFL after his standout junior season. The Hawkeyes also weren’t surprised to see junior center James Daniels go — and he might be just as hard to replace as Jackson. Iowa (8-5 in 2017) ...

Cyclones hang tough with 12th-ranked Jayhawks

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. — Malik Newman scored a career-high 27 points, Svi Mykhailiuk added 23 and No. 12 Kansas staved off an upset bid by Iowa State, pulling away in the closing minutes for an 83-78 victory Tuesday night. Devonte Graham added 11 points for the ...

Iowa losing star players to NFL

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — Iowa cornerback Josh Jackson and center James Daniels are leaving to enter the NFL draft. The school made the announcement on Friday. Eastern Michigan said this week that reserve quarterback Tyler Wiegers would join its program as a graduate ...

Dubuque coach saves the day

By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer A quick-thinking coach averted what could have been a terrible bus accident for the University of Dubuque women’s basketball team. The Division III team from Iowa was driving back from a tournament in Nashville, Tenn., on Sunday morning. About 90 ...

Hawks fall to 0-3 in Big Ten

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — Michigan has leaned heavily on its starters all season. But Big Blue got a huge lift from its bench on Tuesday night — an encouraging sign now that Big Ten play has resumed. Zavier Simpson and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman each scored 15 points ...

ISU falls short against Texas

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — After dropping its first two overtime games, Texas finally survived an extra session thanks to a career-best shooting effort from Dylan Osetkowski. Osetkowski scored a career-high 25 points with seven 3-pointers — including the go-ahead bucket ...