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Iowa comes alive in 2nd half, sneaks past Green Bay, 93-82

Nov. 11, 2018 6:24 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's offense struggled with turnovers early on, but thanks to its determination to feed the post, the Hawkeyes dominated down low in a 93-82 win over Green Bay on Sunday. Luka Garza and Tyler Cook muscled Phoenix defenders in the paint all game long, as each scored 17 points....

Northwestern beats Iowa 14-10

Nov. 10, 2018 9:06 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Northwestern clinched bowl eligibility and a spot in its conference title game on the same day. Only in the Big Ten West. Isaiah Bowser ran for 165 yards and a touchdown and Northwestern upset Iowa 14-10 on Saturday to clinch a spot in the Big Ten Championship. The Wildcats will now...

Gustafson, No. 13 Iowa women beat Oral Roberts 90-77

Nov. 9, 2018 10:43 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Megan Gustafson had 23 points, 17 rebounds, six assists and four blocks as No. 13 Iowa never trailed Friday night in its 90-77 win over Oral Roberts. Hannah Stewart added 19 points, Alexis Sevillian scored 18 and Makenzie Meyer 13 for Iowa (1-0). Stewart scored six points during a...

Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

Nov. 9, 2018 9:10 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In 2007, Matt McCoy was a rising star in the Democratic Party, Iowa's first openly gay senator and a leading champion for the party's causes. But then, his allies say, McCoy's promising career was stalled by a politically motivated federal prosecution brought by a Republican U.S....

Northwestern hopes to continue Big Ten West push at Iowa

Nov. 9, 2018 3:01 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Despite a 5-4 record, Northwestern holds all the cards in the Big Ten West title chase. The underdog Wildcats will look to solidify their division position at Iowa, a team looking to rebound from back-to-back road losses and finish 2018 on a high note. Northwestern (5-4, 5-1 Big Ten)...

Wieskamp scores 15, Iowa beats UMKC 77-63

Nov. 8, 2018 11:02 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — It wasn't all pretty, but it was a pretty impressive collegiate debut for Iowa's Joe Wieskamp. The true freshman from Muscatine, Iowa scored 15 points, to lead the Hawkeyes (1-0) in a 77-63 season-opening win over UMKC on Thursday night. "I think it's kind of what we expect," Iowa...

Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

Nov. 8, 2018 8:49 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In 2007, Matt McCoy was a rising star in the Democratic Party, Iowa's first openly gay senator and a leading champion for the party's causes. But then, his allies say, McCoy's promising career was stalled by a politically-motivated federal prosecution brought by a Republican U.S....

Acting attorney general has questioned Mueller investigation

Nov. 7, 2018 10:59 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The man who will serve at least temporarily as the nation's top law enforcement official is a relatively inexperienced Republican Party loyalist from Iowa who has called for limiting special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Matthew G. Whitaker, 49, will become the nation's...

Apologizing for cover-up, diocese vows to ID accused priests

Nov. 6, 2018 6:37 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese issued an apology Tuesday for covering up an Iowa priest's sexual abuse of boys for decades and promised to identify all priests who have faced credible allegations. The actions by the Diocese of Sioux City come in response to an investigation by The...

Disappointed Hawkeyes look to close '18 on high note

Nov. 6, 2018 3:23 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa entered the season's midway point looking like the most skilled team in the Big Ten West. Consecutive road losses to Penn State and Purdue have left the Hawkeyes likely playing just for pride and a decent bowl bid. Iowa (6-3, 3-3 Big Ten), which has often been known for getting...