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Czinano, Doyla lead No. 19 Iowa women past Penn St

Feb. 22, 2020 6:16 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Monika Czinano scored 23 points, Kathleen Doyle added 18 with seven assists and five rebounds and No. 19 Iowa rolled to a 100-57 win over Penn State on Saturday. Makenzie Meyer and McKenna Warnock added 10 points apiece for the Hawkeyes (22-5, 13-3 Big Ten Conference), who enter the...

Iowa center Luka Garza (55) tries to block a shot by Ohio State guard Duane Washington Jr. (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa won 85-76. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Garza leads No. 20 Iowa past No. 25 Ohio State 85-76

Feb. 20, 2020 10:09 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa used just two players off its bench in Thursday’s 85-76 win over No. 25 Ohio State. Those two players, coach Fran McCaffery said, made the difference in the game. Luka Garza scored 24 points, and the 20th-ranked Hawkeyes got strong contributions from reserve guard Bakari...

No. 17 Iowa women run home streak to 34, top Badgers 97-71

Feb. 16, 2020 5:38 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Kathleen Doyle scored 22 points and No. 17 Iowa ran its winning streak at home to 34 with a 97-71 win over Wisconsin on Sunday. McKenna Warnock added 20 points and Monika Czinano 19 on a combined 14-of-19 shooting for the Hawkeyes (21-5, 12-3 Big Ten Conference), who won the first...

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2018, file photo, Iowa coach Tom Brands watches during a 149-pound bout between Iowa's Pat Lugo and Iowa State's Jarrett Degen at an NCAA college wrestling meet in Iowa City, Iowa. Brands has received a contract extension through the 2026 season. (Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen via AP, File)

Iowa extends contracts of Brands, aides through 2026 season

Feb. 12, 2020 3:35 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands and two of his assistants have agreed to contract extensions through the 2026 season. Athletic director Gary Barta on Wednesday announced the extensions for Brands and assistants Terry Brands and Ryan Morningstar. “We have great confidence in...

Iowa Democratic Party chairman Troy Price speaks to members of the media during a news conference, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

How the Iowa caucuses 'broke down in every way possible'

Feb. 11, 2020 3:10 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Days before the Iowa caucuses, Democratic Party activist Lindsey Ellickson prepared to run her Cedar Rapids precinct by downloading the new smartphone app designed to calculate and report results. But her planning ran into a problem: Her phone was ruined when she accidentally dropped...

Nebraska guard Dachon Burke Jr. (11) drives to the basket between Iowa's Luka Garza (55) and Joe Wieskamp (10 during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Wieskamp and Garza help No. 17 Iowa rout Nebraska 96-72

Feb. 8, 2020 9:18 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Joe Wieskamp averaged 30 points per game in his final two high school seasons. Getting to that number in a game in college was something the Iowa sophomore guard hadn’t done in his career. Which is why teammate Luka Garza said he was pushing him to get there on Saturday....

Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle, left, and center Monika Czinano (25) celebrate after the team's NCAA college basketball game againstNebraska, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. (Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen via AP)

Doyle sets record, No. 20 Iowa women top Nebraska 76-60

Feb. 6, 2020 9:59 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Monika Czinano scored 23 points and Kathleen Doyle, with a school assist record, and Amanda Ollinger had double-doubles as No. 20 Iowa avenged an early Big Ten Conference loss with a 76-60 win over Nebraska on Thursday night. Doyle distributed a single-game record 15 assists with 15...

Iowa Democratic Party chairman Troy Price speaks to reporters about the delay in Iowa caucus results, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Avalanche of issues takes out Iowa plan for high-tech caucus

Feb. 4, 2020 6:09 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — What went wrong with the Iowa Democratic Party’s high-tech plan to speed up the reporting of caucus night results? Pretty much everything. A little-known startup company was picked by party leaders to develop a mobile app for reporting unofficial results, with key details such...

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2019, file photo, Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's Liberty and Justice Celebration in Des Moines, Iowa. Two of the first three states to vote in the Democratic presidential race will use new mobile apps to gather results from thousands of caucus sites. The technology is intended to make counting easier, but that raises concerns of hacking or glitches. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

The Latest: Dems say delay due to coding error, results soon

Feb. 4, 2020 9:52 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses (all times local): 8:45 a.m. The Iowa Democratic Party says delays in reporting the outcome of Monday's caucuses were due to a coding issue that has been fixed. The party says it hopes to release results “as soon as...

Caucus goers seated in the section for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden hold up their first votes as they are counted at the Knapp Center on the Drake University campus in Des Moines, Iowa, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Official: Iowa caucus turnout on pace to match 2016 levels

Feb. 4, 2020 12:09 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Turnout for Monday's Iowa caucuses was on pace to match 2016 levels based on early data, a state party official said, even as some sites reported long lines and a record number of people participating as Democrats began choosing a nominee to take on President Donald Trump. It was...