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No. 2 Purdue holds off Iowa 77-70 in Big Ten opener

Dec. 04, 2021 00:37 AM EST

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Trevion Williams showed his senior leadership down the stretch Friday night. Not only did Williams motivate his teammates, but he led the way with his effort. Williams contributed 13 points and 18 rebounds, including two...

Toussaint jumper lifts Iowa past Virginia in thriller, 75-74

Nov. 29, 2021 21:54 PM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joe Toussaint hit a clutch jumper to give Iowa the lead with eight seconds left in the game, Virginia missed two close-range shots and Patrick McCaffery blocked a third at the buzzer to preserve Iowa's 75-74 win over the Cavaliers in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge...

Murray twins power Iowa past Portland State 85-51

Nov. 26, 2021 21:26 PM EST

Keegan Murray scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds to spark Iowa to an 85-51 victory over Portland State on Friday night. The Hawkeyes sophomore just missed extending his streak of scoring 24 or more points in five straight games to open the season. Only Murray and...

Murray scores career-high 29, Iowa routs W. Michigan 109-61

Nov. 22, 2021 23:02 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray scored a career-high 29 points in a little over a half and Iowa routed Western Michigan 109-61 on Monday night to remain undefeated with its fifth straight win. Murray was 10-of-14 shooting and made a pair of 3-pointers. Payton...

Bohannon sets Big Ten 3-pointer mark in Iowa victory

Nov. 18, 2021 21:44 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Jordan Bohannon hit four 3-pointers to become the Big Ten Conference leader in that category and Keegan Murray scored 26 points as Iowa rolled to a 108-82 victory over Alabama State in nonconference action Thursday night. Bohannon, who entered...

Murray has 27 points, 21 rebounds; Iowa beats NC Central

Nov. 16, 2021 23:47 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray had 27 points and 21 rebounds — both career highs — and Iowa used a 14-3 second-half run to pull away in its 86-69 win over North Carolina Central on Tuesday night. Murray, who set then-career bests of 24 and 25 points in the...

Murray's 25 points spark Iowa in 89-57 romp past Kansas City

Nov. 12, 2021 22:55 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray scored a second straight career-high, putting up 25 points to lead Iowa in an 89-57 romp past Kansas City on Friday night. The sophomore, who scored 24 points in the season opener against Longwood, scored 14 of his points in the...

Keegan Murray leads Iowa to win in season opener

Nov. 10, 2021 00:13 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray scored 22 of his career-high 24 points in the first half when Iowa broke the game open and went on to beat Longwood 106-73 on Tuesday night to win its 11th straight season opener. Murray scored eight straight points in the midst of a...

Hawkeyes taking committee approach to replacing their stars

Oct. 20, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Fran McCaffery goes into this season without two players who combined to average nearly 40 points and 15 rebounds per game last season. Both were NBA draft picks, one was national player of the year. Yes, Iowa's 12th-year coach has his work cut...