Iowa Sports

Hull Western Christian stops Regina’s long title reign

CEDAR FALLS (AP) — Ben Granstra ran for three touchdowns, Tyson Kooima accounted for three more scores and Hull Western Christian beat Iowa City Regina 47-34 on Friday to win the Class 1A state championship and deny the Regals a seventh consecutive title. Granstra ground out 180 yards on 39 ...

UNI rallies from 18 down to win in OT

By BILL FAY Associated Press LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Klint Carlson scored 22 points and ignited a second-half rally that carried Northern Iowa to a 73-67 overtime win over Oklahoma on Friday night in the winner’s bracket of the Tire Pros Invitational. Jeremy Morgan scored 17 points, had ...

Hawkeyes try to avoid letdown at Illinois

By DAVID MERCER Associated Press CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A week ago, Iowa was trying to figure if there was any way to bounce back from a stunning blowout loss at Penn State. The Hawkeyes (6-4, 4-3 Big Ten) found the answer with a 14-13 win over Michigan that was as unexpected as the 27-point ...

Cyclones welcome struggling Texas Tech

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — On paper, a trip to Iowa State would seem to be exactly what Texas Tech needs to get its wobbly season on track. In reality, playing the Cyclones on the road might not be that easy. Texas Tech (4-6, 2-5 Big 12) has lost five of its last six games, ...

Cyclone women top UNI

AMES — The senior duo of Jadda Buckley and Seanna Johnson guided Iowa State to a 76-68 victory over UNI Tuesday night at Hilton Coliseum. The win moves the Cyclones to 2-0 on the season, while the Panthers suffered their first loss to drop to 1-1 on the campaign. Buckley led all scorers ...

Hawks again show their resilience

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — A lot of programs refer to creating a culture that can lead teams through times of crisis. Iowa’s stunning 14-13 win over Michigan last week was proof that what the Hawkeyes have built in nearly two decades under coach Kirk Ferentz still ...

Cyclones dunk Mount St. Mary’s

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Iowa State coach Steve Prohm said last month that forward Deonte Burton’s goal should be to get a double-double every game. Burton got his first one out of the way Monday night, helping the 20th-ranked Cyclones through their first bout of minor ...

Iowa State finds its running game

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Establishing the run has been something Iowa State has wanted to accomplish all season. The Cyclones finally found their ground game in last week’s win at Kansas and they’re hoping that blueprint can help them finish yet another lost season on a ...

Iowa’s huge upset throws a wrench into Big Ten race

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — It turns out that Iowa might have a say in the Big Ten title race after all. By stunning Michigan 14-13 on Saturday, the Hawkeyes made it possible for a two-loss team to represent the powerful East division in the conference championship game ...

Iowa stuns Michigan

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — Michigan failed its first major road test of the season. It might not matter for the Wolverines and their playoff hopes — if they win out. Freshman Keith Duncan kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired and Iowa stunned second-ranked ...

ISU wins first Big 12 game

By AMIE JUST Associated Press LAWRENCE, Kan. — Last week, Iowa State coach Matt Campbell told his team that he refused to give up on this year’s Cyclone squad. “I’m not looking for next year,” Campbell said of his message to the team. “I’m looking for right now.” They took ...

ISU, KU eye first Big 12 win

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer LAWRENCE, Kan. — The words that tumbled out of Iowa State coach Matt Campbell this week may just as well have come from Kansas counterpart David Beaty, whose woebegone teams face each other Saturday. “I continue to challenge the senior class and I ...

Mighty Michigan at Iowa

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — Michigan’s unbeaten start has been built on a schedule loaded with home games in one of the nation’s most intimidating stadiums. The second-ranked Wolverines (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten, No. 3 CFP) will finally have to go on the road Saturday to face ...

Hawkeyes thump Kennesaw State

IOWA CITY (AP) — Peter Jok scored 27 points and Iowa throttled Kennesaw State 91-74 on Friday night. Ahmad Wagner had 12 points and four blocks for the Hawkeyes, who are looking to reach the NCAA Tournament for the fourth straight season under Fran McCaffery. Iowa built a 43-25 halftime ...

Cyclones score 113 in opener

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer AMES — Iowa State knew it had one of the nation's best players in Monte Morris. But the Cyclones also knew that the healthy return of fellow senior guard Naz Mitrou-Long would be just as crucial to their hopes in 2016-17. Morris and Mitrou-Long looked as ...