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No. 23 Iowa seeking to play spoiler vs. No. 7 Minnesota

Nov. 12, 2019 5:06 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — After a bitter loss to Wisconsin, No. 23 Iowa has been reduced to playing spoiler in the Big Ten race. The Hawkeyes have often excelled in that role in recent years. Iowa (6-3, 3-3 Big Ten) has thwarted the national title hopes of four different teams with late-season wins at Kinnick...

Reed scores 25, DePaul blasts Iowa 93-78

Nov. 11, 2019 11:36 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — DePaul's Paul Reed was named the most improved player in the Big East last season. Reed is still getting better by the day, leading the resurgent Blue Demons to their best start in over a decade. Reed scored 25 points with 12 rebounds and DePaul blew past Iowa 93-78 on the road...

Garza's double-double helps Iowa to 87-60 win over SIUE.

Nov. 9, 2019 12:14 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — It wasn't an overstatement, Fran McCaffery said. Asked about junior center Luka Garza, McCaffery, Iowa's basketball coach said, "He's one of the hardest working guys I've ever been around. That's no exaggeration. He never takes a possession off at either end." Garza showed that work...

Big Ten bruiser: 18 Iowa preps for visit to 16 Wisconsin

Nov. 5, 2019 4:37 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The numbers say one thing. But it was last week during the media availability with Iowa's assistant football coaches when someone asked defensive line coach Kelvin Bell and linebackers coach Seth Wallace if the Hawkeyes defense was "elite." "No," Bell said. Wallace agreed, saying...

Husband charged in slaying of Iowa health care administrator

Oct. 29, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The husband of an Iowa health care administrator stabbed his wife to death in April, hours before she was set to learn about financial problems he had tried to hide from her, police alleged in court documents filed Tuesday. Roy Browning Jr. of Iowa City was arrested Monday night on a...

Iowa trooper fired in harassment case sues over termination

Oct. 23, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa trooper who was fired after a lengthy sexual harassment and workplace safety investigation has filed a lawsuit alleging he was wrongly terminated and illegally blocked from seeking disability. Former Iowa State Patrol officer Wade Karp, who worked at the Capitol complex in...

Iowa going with youth, waiting on Bohannon

Oct. 23, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has a leadership void to fill after forward Tyler Cook left for the NBA, point guard Jordan Bohannon had hip surgery and guard Isaiah Moss bolted for Kansas. All three were lined up to play their senior years for the Hawkeyes this winter. Iowa is left with an interesting blend...

No. 20 Iowa gets new life in Big Ten West race

Oct. 22, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Nowhere did Wisconsin's stunning loss at Illinois reverberate more than in Iowa City. The upset gave the 20th-ranked Hawkeyes new life in the Big Ten West. In recent weeks, Iowa hasn't looked like a team that is ready to seize such an opportunity. The Hawkeyes (5-2, 2-2 Big Ten)...

No. 23 Iowa holds off Purdue 26-20

Oct. 19, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's defense might be as good as any in America. The Hawkeyes' offense is lagging way behind though, and that inconsistency is threatening to submarine their season. Mekhi Sargent ran for a 14-yard score with 2:16 left and 23rd-ranked Iowa held off Purdue 26-20 on Saturday,...

No. 23 Iowa looks for bounce back vs. banged-up Purdue

Oct. 18, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — No. 23 Iowa could use a boost after agonizing back-to-back losses to Michigan and Penn State. For once, Purdue might be exactly the kind of team the Hawkeyes are looking to play. Yes, the Boilermakers (2-4, 1-2 Big Ten) have won two straight over the Hawkeyes (4-2, 1-2) and are...