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The Latest: Goodman scores 27, Penn beats N. Iowa 78-71

Nov. 16, 2018 7:47 PM EST

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — The Latest on the Paradise Jam (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Devon Goodman scored a career-high 27 points, and Penn rallied in the second half to defeat Northern Iowa 78-71 Friday at the Paradise Jam tournament. Down 41-34 with 18:49 left, the Quakers (4-0) fought back...

Purdy leading Iowa State into key Big 12 game with Texas

Nov. 16, 2018 2:04 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ask Texas about Iowa State's young quarterback Brock Purdy and the answers, from head coach to players, come quick. "He's undefeated," Longhorns coach Tom Herman said. "He's mobile. He can throw," defensive end Charles Omenihu said. "He's 5-0." Purdy sure has been pretty running the...

Iowa and UConn upset ranked foes Oregon and Syracuse

Nov. 16, 2018 12:59 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Unranked teams made a statement at the 2K Classic. Jordan Bohannon scored 16 points to lead Iowa to a 77-69 upset of No. 13 Oregon in the second semifinal of the 2K Classic on Thursday night. Luka Garza added 12, and Ryan Kriener finished with 11. The Hawkeyes (3-0) will play UConn in the...

The Latest: Iowa tops No. 13 Oregon 77-69

Nov. 16, 2018 12:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 2K Classic (all times local): 12 a.m. Jordan Bohannon scored 16 points to lead Iowa to a 77-69 upset of No. 13 Oregon in the second semifinal of the 2K Classic on Thursday night. Luka Garza added 12, and Ryan Kriener finished with 11. The Hawkeyes (3-0) will play UConn in...

Iowa looks to exploit porous Illini defense, end skid

Nov. 15, 2018 4:26 PM EST

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois offense can run, but its porous defense can't hide. And Iowa knows it. The Hawkeyes hope to slow the Illini running game and take advantage of one of the nation's worst defenses to end a three-game skid when Iowa (6-4, 3-4 Big Ten) travels to Champaign on Saturday. The...

4 Big 12 contenders, 4 QBs accustomed to winning

Nov. 15, 2018 1:44 PM EST

Four teams fighting for two spots in the Big 12 championship game are led by quarterbacks who've proven they can take over a game. Oklahoma's Kyler Murray, West Virginia's Will Grier, Iowa State's Brock Purdy and Sam Ehlinger of Texas have been impressive and could determine which teams makes it to the Dec. 1...

Iowa National Guard soldiers told to return overpaid wages

Nov. 15, 2018 1:12 PM EST

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Hundreds of Iowa National Guard soldiers have been told they were overpaid after a year-long deployment to the Middle East and that they must make plans to repay the money. The 248th Aviation Support Battalion held a homecoming ceremony on Nov. 2 to celebrate returning from Kuwait...

Carbon monoxide scare evacuates Iowa law enforcement academy

Nov. 15, 2018 12:46 PM EST

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — Dozens of students were sent to hospitals Thursday after a building with high levels of carbon monoxide was evacuated at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in suburban Des Moines, officials said. An overnight security officer detected a strong odor a little before 6 a.m., academy...

Correction: Powerball-Surprise Winner story

Nov. 15, 2018 11:54 AM EST

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — In a Nov. 14 story about a woman who won a $1 million Powerball lottery prize, The Associated Press erroneously reported that she was from Iowa and that her ticket matched all six numbers. Nicole Argent is from St. Charles, Missouri, and her ticket matched five numbers, but not the...

No. 18 Iowa State visits No. 13 Texas in key Big 12 game

Nov. 15, 2018 12:20 AM EST

No. 18 Iowa State (6-3, 5-2 Big 12, No. 16 CFP) at No. 13 Texas (7-3, 5-2, No. 15 CFP), 8 p.m. EST (Longhorn Network) Line: Texas by 3. Series record: Texas leads 13-2 WHAT'S AT STAKE? Both teams are fighting for second-place in the Big 12 and a chance to slip into the conference championship game. Both need help...