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No. 9 Iowa women beat MSU 88-61 for coach Bluder's 800th win

Dec. 05, 2021 19:04 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coach Lisa Bluder didn't want her players to be too hard on themselves after their first loss of the season. After all, she said, they hadn't been together for so long after a COVID-19 outbreak put the program on pause, and they shouldn't...

Burton scores 26 to carry Richmond over Northern Iowa 60-52

Dec. 05, 2021 18:39 PM EST

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Tyler Burton had 26 points as Richmond defeated Northern Iowa 60-52 on Sunday. Grant Golden had seven rebounds for the Spiders (5-4). Nick Sherod added eight rebounds. Noah Carter had 13 points for the Panthers (2-5). AJ...

DeVries scores 21 to lead Drake over St. Thomas (MN) 74-64

Dec. 05, 2021 17:52 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Tucker DeVries had 21 points as Drake defeated St. Thomas of Minnesota 74-64 on Sunday. ShanQuan Hemphill had 17 points and seven rebounds for Drake (5-3), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory. Garrett Sturtz added 17 points. D.J....

Iowa man shot and killed while deer hunting Saturday

Dec. 05, 2021 16:53 PM EST

MARION COUNTY, Iowa (AP) — A 37-year-old Iowa man was killed while deer hunting this weekend. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said Nathan Allen Sharpnack of Winterset was shot Saturday afternoon while hunting with a large group of people in the Red Rock...

Iowa, Kentucky will meet for the first time in Citrus Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 16:51 PM EST

No. 25 Kentucky (9-3, SEC) vs. No. 17 Iowa (10-3, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET LOCATION: Orlando, Florida TOP PLAYERS Kentucky: Quarterback Will Levis, a Penn State transfer, threw for 2,593 of his 2,980 yards and 23 of his 32...

Preseason Top 10 Clemson, Iowa State meet in Cheez-It Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 16:14 PM EST

No. 19 Clemson (9-3, ACC) vs Iowa State (7-5, Big 12), Dec. 29, 5:45 p.m. ET LOCATION: Orlando, Florida. TOP PLAYERS Iowa State: RB Breece Hall won his second straight Big 12 offensive player of the year honor. Led the nation in...

Joens sisters have double-doubles, No. 14 Cyclones roll

Dec. 05, 2021 15:08 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Sisters Aubrey and Ashley Joens had double-doubles and No. 14 Iowa State bounced back from its first loss with a 94-56 win over Longwood on Sunday. Sophomore Aubrey Joens had career highs of 24 points and 14 rebounds and senior Ashley Joens had 16...

I-74 bridge over Mississippi replaces one dating to 1935

Dec. 05, 2021 09:33 AM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Officials from Illinois, Iowa and the federal government are celebrating the completion of a new bridge carrying Interstate 74 over the Mississippi River. State and local politicians and Federal Highway Administration staff members gathered on...

No. 2 Michigan takes Big Ten in rout, makes playoff pitch

Dec. 05, 2021 01:01 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Michigan ignored the preseason predictions, the early poll snub and especially the critics who thought the program’s best days were long gone. Instead they set out to prove everybody wrong. On Saturday, they did. Hassan Haskins...

No. 19 Iowa St. wins grinding game against Creighton, 64-58

Dec. 05, 2021 00:23 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Iowa State put the kibosh on yet another negative streak that was left over from last season's 2-22 campaign. The No. 19 Cyclones won their first true road game in two seasons on Saturday night, grinding out a 64-58 victory over Creighton in front of...