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Kris Murray has career night to lead Iowa over Indiana 83-74

Jan. 13, 2022 23:47 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — On a night when his heralded twin struggled with fouls, Kris Murray came through with career highs of 29 points and 11 rebounds, leading Iowa to an 83-74 win over Indiana on Thursday night. Murray was 12-of-18 shooting, posted his first career double-double...

No. 23 Wisconsin defeats Iowa 87-78 to win 4th straight

Jan. 07, 2022 00:31 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The matchup between two of the nation’s top scorers was a virtual draw. In every other respect, No. 23 Wisconsin beat Iowa convincingly. Johnny Davis had 26 points and nine rebounds to help Wisconsin beat Iowa 87-78 on Thursday night for its...

National scoring leader Keegan Murray making name at Iowa

Jan. 05, 2022 17:47 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Keegan Murray has gone from overlooked recruit out of high school to nation’s leading scorer and, maybe, the Hawkeyes’ second consecutive national player of the year. The 6-foot-8 sophomore matched his career high with 35 points in Monday's 80-75...

Brockington leads No. 17 Iowa State to 73-53 win over Iowa

Dec. 10, 2021 00:06 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Izaiah Brockington had 29 points and 10 rebounds as No. 17 Iowa State dominated rival Iowa in a 73-53 victory Thursday night. Brockington made his first nine shots and finished 11 for 14 from the field to help the surprising Cyclones (9-0) remain undefeated after...

LSU moves up to No. 2 in NET rankings with undefeated start

Dec. 07, 2021 02:26 AM EST

The NCAA's first NET rankings are out and the top spot mirrors the AP Top 25 with Purdue at No. 1. The NCAA's college basketball primary sorting tool takes a bit of a deviation at No. 2. LSU, which entered the AP poll at No. 25 this week, is No. 2 in the NET rankings...

Boiler up! Purdue is No. 1 in AP Top 25 for the first time

Dec. 06, 2021 15:14 PM EST

Purdue is No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll for the first time. The Boilermakers were a unanimous No. 1 in the poll released Monday to move up from No. 2 last week. Reigning national champion Baylor moved up to No. 2, with Duke, UCLA and Gonzaga rounding...

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...

Freshman phenom Baldwin savors chance to play for his dad

Oct. 27, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As one of the nation’s top-10 prospects in his class, Patrick Baldwin could have signed with just about any college basketball program in the country. He opted to stay home and play for his father at Milwaukee, instantly making...