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Wieskamp scores 24, No. 23 Iowa routs Illinois 95-71

Jan. 20, 2019 4:12 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Midway through the second half, an Iowa fan won a half-court challenge with a swish at the buzzer. The Hawkeyes' hot shooting must have been contagious. Freshman Joe Wieskamp matched a career high with 24 points and No. 23 Iowa shot 68 percent from the field in routing Illinois 95-71...

Gillibrand, in Iowa, highlights family, children issues

Jan. 20, 2019 12:31 PM EST

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced herself to Iowa Democrats as a commonsense fighter for family and children issues as she made her first visit to the early-voting state as a 2020 presidential prospect. Unlike some of her potential rivals, Gillibrand was starting from...

Gillibrand, in Iowa, bills herself as a fighter for families

Jan. 18, 2019 8:44 PM EST

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced herself to Iowa Democrats on Friday as a common-sense fighter for family, and especially children's, issues, in her first visit to the early-voting state as a 2020 Democratic presidential prospect. Unlike some of her potential rivals, the New York...

No. 22 Iowa women take charge in 3rd, defeat Michigan 75-61

Jan. 17, 2019 9:55 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Megan Gustafson had 21 points and 16 rebounds for her 16th double-double and added six assists to lead No. 22 Iowa to a 75-62 win over Michigan on Thursday night. Eight players scored in the third quarter when the Hawkeyes made 10 of 16 shots, including two 3-pointers, to stretch a...

Iowa looking to plug holes at TE, DL in the offseason

Jan. 17, 2019 5:16 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz on Thursday identified defensive line and tight end as the team's biggest concerns heading into the offseason. The Hawkeyes, who finished 9-4 and ranked 25th after beating Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl, lost a program-high four players who left school...

Official's 'oversight' derails key Iowa gun rights amendment

Jan. 14, 2019 2:03 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's top elections official acknowledged Monday that his office mistakenly derailed a long-sought plan to grant residents more expansive gun rights by forgetting to notify the public of the proposed constitutional amendment, as required. Secretary of State Paul Pate cited a...

Iowa hands No. 16 Ohio State its 3rd straight loss, 72-62

Jan. 12, 2019 5:52 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa and Ohio State are trending in completely different directions. That's great news for the Hawkeyes — and terrible news for the suddenly scuffling Buckeyes. Luka Garza scored 16 points, Tyler Cook had 15 points with eight rebounds and Iowa rolled past No. 16 Ohio State...

Iowa safety inspectors say their firings were retaliation

Jan. 10, 2019 2:07 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Two Iowa workplace safety inspectors were fired in what they are calling retaliation for blowing the whistle on a hostile environment inside their agency. The firings of Jason Garmoe and Travis Stein on Tuesday are the latest turmoil at the Division of Labor, which has been rocked by...

No. 19 Iowa women beat Wisconsin for 20th consecutive time

Jan. 7, 2019 9:55 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Megan Gustafson had 21 points and 12 rebounds for her 13th double-double of the season, Kathleen Doyle added 15 points with seven assists and No. 19 Iowa beat Wisconsin 71-53 on Monday night for its 20th consecutive victory in the series. The last victory for Wisconsin in the series...

Bohannon, No. 25 Iowa beat No. 24 Nebraska 93-84

Jan. 6, 2019 8:28 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a game that Iowa simply had to have, junior Jordan Bohannon carried the 25th-ranked Hawkeyes with one of the best halves of his career. Bohannon scored 22 of his season-high 25 points in the second half, Tyler Cook had 16 points and Iowa beat No. 24 Nebraska 93-84 on Sunday,...