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No. 2 Baylor women roll to 84-69 win over No. 20 Iowa State

Jan. 23, 2019 11:50 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Lauren Cox ended the first half for second-ranked Baylor with a 3-pointer from the right corner, part of spurt that put the Lady Bears ahead to stay against Iowa State. Baylor kept pulling away after the break, quickly pushing to a double-digit lead when the 6-foot-4 Cox made a strong...

McGlynn helps Drake pull away early, beat Evansville 78-66

Jan. 23, 2019 10:38 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nick McGlynn has 20 points and 10 rebounds and Drake pulled away early in the second half for a 78-66 victory over Evansville on Wednesday night. McGlynn collected his fifth 20-point game and fourth double-double of the season. Tremell Murphy, D.J. Wilkins, and Garrett Sturtz added...

Southern Illinois tops Northern Iowa for the 2nd time, 70-62

Jan. 23, 2019 10:32 PM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Aaron Cook had 17 points and Sean Lloyd Jr. and Darius Beane each added 16 more as Southern Illinois beat Northern Iowa for the second time in 18 days, 70-62 in a Missouri Valley Conference contest on Wednesday night. The victory snaps a four-game losing streak for the Salukis, who...

No. 17 Iowa women turn back No. 14 Rutgers 72-66

Jan. 23, 2019 10:19 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Megan Gustafson scored 32 points and No. 17 Iowa made 12 of 15 free throws in the fourth quarter Wednesday night to end Rutgers' 10-game winning streak 72-66. There were 14 ties and 12 lead changes in the early going before the Hawkeyes scored 10-straight midway through the second...

Iowa Sen. Ernst denies allegation of affair with soldier

Jan. 23, 2019 8:19 PM EST

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst on Wednesday denied allegations leveled by her ex-husband that she had an affair with a subordinate while she served in the military. The Iowa Republican answered questions from reporters about that and other allegations at a town hall event on the University of...

No. 19 Iowa looks to get payback vs. No. 6 Michigan State

Jan. 23, 2019 5:09 PM EST

No matchup engendered skepticism of Iowa quite like its 90-68 loss at Michigan State in early December. The Hawkeyes collapsed late in the first half, allowing the Spartans to reel off a staggering 40-11 run in a drubbing that felt like so many of the ones Iowa suffered through a year ago. The 19th-ranked...

Iowa Rep. King returns to district after uproar over comment

Jan. 23, 2019 11:34 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Less than two weeks after Congress repudiated his comments, Rep. Steve King will hold the first of his promised 39 Iowa town hall meetings. King announced Wednesday he would delay a planned meeting Thursday but would hold another event Saturday morning in the small northwest Iowa...

Iowa religious activist pleads not guilty to book burning

Jan. 23, 2019 7:46 AM EST

ORANGE CITY, Iowa (AP) — A trial has been scheduled for an Iowa religious activist who's accused of burning four LGBTQ children's books he'd checked out of a local library. Sioux County District Court records show that 62-year-old Paul Dorr has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor criminal mischief. His...

Judge declares Iowa fetal heartbeat law unconstitutional

Jan. 22, 2019 9:48 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state judge on Tuesday struck down Iowa's restrictive "fetal heartbeat" abortion law, which would have been the most restrictive anti-abortion law in the nation. Judge Michael Huppert found the law unconstitutional, concluding that the Iowa Supreme Court's earlier decisions that...

Judge strikes down Iowa's restrictive 'fetal heartbeat' abortion law, says it violates state constitution.

Jan. 22, 2019 5:13 PM EST
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Judge strikes down Iowa's restrictive 'fetal heartbeat' abortion law, says it violates state constitution.