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Iowa State impressive in earning another Big 12 title

By DAVE SKRETTA The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — T.J. Otzelberger nearly let the Big 12 Tournament trophy slip through his hands before adjusting his grip and raising it above his head, that polo shirt so many people find so comically tight on Iowa State’s coach stretching just a ...

6-on-6 basketball still has special place in Iowa history

By ERIC OLSON The Associated Press Imagine Iowa star Caitlin Clark playing a basketball game where the rules allowed her just two dribbles before she had to pass or shoot and it was illegal for her to cross the half-court line. For most of the 20th century, this was girls basketball in ...

No. 6 Texas too much for ISU women in Big 12 final

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Booker had a big first quarter on her way to 26 points, Aaliyah Moore added 14 and No. 6 Texas cruised to a 70-53 win over Iowa State on Tuesday night for the SEC-bound Longhorns’ second Big 12 Tournament title in three years. Shaylee Gonzales also had 11 ...

Illinois too much for Iowa men

IOWA CITY (AP) — Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 25 points, Quincy Guerrier had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 12 Illinois beat Iowa 73-61 on Sunday. The Illini (23-8, 14-6 Big Ten) built a big early lead, then pulled away late in the second half after letting the Hawkeyes (18-13, 10-10) get ...

Cyclone men tripped up at K-State

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Jerome Tang lamented his team’s lack of effort in a lopsided loss to Kansas this week, issuing a not-so-veiled challenge to the Wildcats heading into their regular-season finale against sixth-ranked Iowa State. Not only did they accept it, they ...

Drake men secure MVC crown

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tucker DeVries scored 27 points, Darnell Brodie had four of his 17 in the last 67 seconds and Drake defended its Missouri Valley Conference Tournament title for an NCAA berth with an 84-80 win over Indiana State on Sunday despite blowing an 18-point lead in the last 10 ...

Iowa women three-peat in the Big Ten

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark overcame a cold start to score 30 of her 34 points after halftime and help third-ranked Iowa rally past Nebraska 94-89 in overtime to win a third straight Big Ten Tournament on Sunday. “It never gets old cutting the net,” Clark said after black and gold ...

Cyclone women reach Big 12 finals with rout of top-seeded OU

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Audi Crooks had 25 points, Addy Brown added 16 and fourth-seeded Iowa State romped to an 85-68 victory over top-seeded and No. 19 Oklahoma on Monday, giving the Cyclones a chance to defend their women’s Big 12 Tournament title. Emily Ryan added 12 points and 10 ...

Terrence Shannon Jr. scores 25 as No. 12 Illinois beats Iowa 73-61

By JOHN BOHNENKAMP Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 25 points, Quincy Guerrier had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 12 Illinois beat Iowa 73-61 on Sunday. The Illini (23-8, 14-6 Big Ten) built a big early lead, then pulled away late in the second half ...

Sixth-ranked Iowa State escapes No. 20 BYU and finishes 18-0 at home

By ANDREW LOGUE Associated Press AMES, Iowa (AP) — Tamin Lipsey scored 19 points and Curtis Jones added 18 to help No. 6 Iowa State finish the season undefeated at home for the first time in 23 years with a 68-63 win over No. 20 Brigham Young on Wednesday night. "I was not alive last time ...

No. 8 Cyclone men now 23-6

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tre King had 16 points and No. 8 Iowa State used a late 11-0 run to beat UCF 60-52 on Saturday for its third straight victory and seventh in eight games. Milan Momcilovic and Curtis Jones each added 11 points for Iowa State (23-6, 12-4 Big 12). Momcilovic hit a basket ...

Iowa men stay hot

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Josh Dix scored a career-high 24 points, Payton Sandfort added 23 and Iowa beat Northwestern 87-80 Saturday night. Dix made 9 of 13 from the field and 4 of 5 from 3-point range. Sanfort finished 7-of-14 shooting, 4 of 8 from behind the arc, with six assists and five ...

NCAA scoring record is Clark’s as Iowa wins Top-10 showdown

By JOHN BOHNENKAMP The Associated Press IOWA CITY — Caitlin Clark scored 35 points in her final regular-season home game, becoming the NCAA’s all-time scoring leader in No. 6 Iowa’s 93-83 win over No. 2 Ohio State on Sunday. Hannah Stuelke scored 23 points and Gabbie Marshall added 12 ...

No. 8 Iowa State pulls away with late 11-0 run to beat UCF 60-52

By PHILIP ROSSMAN-REICH Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tre King had 16 points and No. 8 Iowa State used a late 11-0 run to beat UCF 60-52 on Saturday for its third straight victory and seventh in eight games. Milan Momcilovic and Curtis Jones each added 11 points for Iowa State ...