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Hawkeyes overwhelmed by Tennessee

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Freshman quarterback Nico Iamaleava ran for three touchdowns and threw for one in his first career start, and No. 25 Tennessee shut down No. 20 Iowa’s Division I-worst offense to beat the Hawkeyes 35-0 in the Citrus Bowl on Monday. Iamaleava, a prized recruit for ...

Iowa State looks to finish in style at Liberty Bowl

MEMPHIS (AP) - The Memphis Tigers have a rare luxury chasing program history with all the comforts of home Friday against Iowa State in the Liberty Bowl. The Cyclones (7-5) will work from Memphis’ usual sideline, pushing the Tigers to the visitors’ side. Memphis will get to use its own ...

UNI reveals early football class of ‘24

By DANA BECKER dbecker@messengernews.net CEDAR FALLS — Coming off a 6-5 season, the Northern Iowa football team revealed their 2024 early signing day class here on Wednesday. Two are transfers, including one from Iowa Central in Kolben Miller, who earned all-conference and all-region ...

Iowa State continues to build on recruiting trail

By DANA BECKER dbecker@messengernews.net AMES — Matt Campbell introduced the newest members of the Iowa State football team here on Wednesday. As part of the early signing period, the Cyclones welcomed 22 signees from the high school ranks, 12 preferred walk-ons and one four-year college ...

Iowa introduces slew of in-state football talent

By DANA BECKER dbecker@messengernews.net IOWA CITY — Wednesday marked the end of one journey and the beginning of another for 21 Iowa football recruits. Many who had standout high school careers within the state borders signed on the dotted line during early signing day to play for Kirk ...

Iowa men take care of business

IOWA CITY (AP) — Tony Perkins had 23 points, seven assists and six rebounds, Payton Sandfort scored 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and grabbed 10 rebounds and Iowa pulled away late in the first half to beat Maryland Baltimore County by a final score of 103-81 Wednesday night. Sandfort ...

Purdy proving naysayers wrong

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The notion that Brock Purdy is simply a creation of coach Kyle Shanahan’s schemes and the best set of playmakers in the NFL gets put to rest the way he plays each week. Purdy delivered another stellar performance on Sunday to put San Francisco at the top of the ...

Iowa men blistered at home by Michigan

IOWA CITY (AP) — Tarris Reed Jr. scored a career-high 19 points and Michigan got hot from the floor in the second half, pulling away from Iowa to earn a 90-80 Big Ten Conference victory on Sunday. Michigan (5-5, 1-1 in the Big Ten) led by two points at the break, but opened the second half ...

Cyclone men clear the century mark

AMES (AP) — Tamin Lipsey had 19 points and a school-record eight steals, Curtis Jones had 22 points off the bench, and Iowa State routed Prairie View A&M 107-56 on Sunday. Keshon Gilbert had 22 points, eight assists and eight rebounds. Milan Momcilovic had 15 points and eight rebounds ...

No. 4 Iowa women stretch win streak to 7

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Caitlin Clark scored 28 points, Hannah Stuelke added 21 and No. 4 Iowa beat Wisconsin 87-65 on Sunday in the Big Ten opener for each team. Iowa (10-1, 1-0) has won seven straight. It gained control with a 12-2 run midway through the third quarter, going in front 57-41 on ...

Cyclone men overwhelm Iowa

AMES (AP) — Keshon Gilbert scored 25 points and Robert Jones scored 18 points and Iowa State beat Iowa 90-65 Thursday night as the Cyclones celebrated the program's 600th win at Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State is 600-207 at Hilton Coliseum which opened Dec. 2, 1971. Thursday's win also was the ...

Cyclones welcome Hawks to Hilton

AMES — Iowa State and Iowa meet for the 77th time in men’s basketball on Thursday night inside Hilton Coliseum. Tip off is set for 6:30 p.m. The contest will be televised on ESPNU. The Cyclones are 6-2 overall and return home for the first time in four games. Iowa State started the season ...

Iowa women shake off Cyclones

By ANDREW LOGUE The Associated Press AMES — Caitlin Clark scored 35 points but it was her passing that helped fourth-ranked Iowa pull away from rival Iowa State and secure a 67-58 victory Wednesday night. Clark’s performance pushed her career point total to 3,013, making her the 15th ...

Hawkeyes no match for Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Zach Edey was dominant, but Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said the rest of Purdue’s team deserves credit too. Edey scored 25 points and had 12 rebounds as No. 4 Purdue bounced back from its first loss of the season and blew past Iowa 87-68 on Monday ...

Parker is nation’s top assistant coach

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Iowa defensive coordinator Phil Parker has been named winner of the Broyles Award, which is presented annually to the top assistant coach in college football. The Frank & Barbara Broyles Foundation presented the award during a ceremony Tuesday. Parker had been a ...

Iowa State women host No. 4 Hawks

By DANA BECKER dbecker@messengernews.net AMES — Caitlin Clark and the No. 4 Iowa women head to Hilton Coliseum to face in-state rival Iowa State Wednesday night. Tip is set for 6 p.m., with the game being aired live on ESPN2. Over the last seven matchups, the Hawkeyes (8-1 overall) have ...

Iowa State will meet Memphis

By DANA BECKER dbecker@messengernews.net AMES — Following an offseason filled with turmoil, Iowa State is headed to Memphis to close out the season. The Cyclones will face Memphis in the 65th AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Friday, Dec. 29. Kickoff from Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium is set for ...

Iowa headed to Florida

By DANA BECKER dbecker@messengernews.net IOWA CITY — Iowa is headed back to Florida for the bowl season, as the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes will face No. 21 Tennessee in the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl. Kickoff from Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida is set for Monday, Jan. 1 at noon. The game ...

Wolverines too much for Hawkeyes

INDIANAPOLIS — No. 18 Iowa won the Big Ten West by mucking things up for everyone else. The Hawkeyes’ strategy failed them Saturday night. While the defense did its part by holding one of the nation’s best offenses to two touchdowns and four field goals, their offensive struggles ...

Hawkeyes pull away from North Florida

IOWA CITY (AP) — Ben Krikke and Tony Perkins scored 21 points each and Iowa rode a 56-point second half to a 103-78 victory over North Florida on Wednesday night. Patrick McCaffery and Owen Freeman added 16 points each and Payton Sandfort scored 10 for Iowa (5-2). A hook shot by Dorian ...