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Murray brothers take charge late, Iowa beats Penn St. 68-51

Jan. 22, 2022 19:39 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray had 15 points, eight rebounds and three blocks and Iowa beat Penn State 68-51 on Saturday. Kris Murray, Keegan's twin, scored 10 of his 13 points in the second half for Iowa (14-5, 4-4 Big Ten). Patrick McCaffrey and Jordan Bohannan added 11...

Harper gives Rutgers 48-46 win over Iowa

Jan. 19, 2022 23:36 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Ron Harper Jr. scored 15 points including two free throws with two seconds remaining to lift Rutgers to a 48-46 win over Iowa on Wednesday night. Harper was fouled by Keegan Murray as he tried to find a way through the Hawkeyes' perimeter defense. After his...

Murray, Iowa thwart Minnesota comeback bid for 81-71 victory

Jan. 16, 2022 16:30 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sophomore Keegan Murray scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Iowa withstood a furious comeback by shorthanded Minnesota to beat the Golden Gophers 81-71 on Sunday. Murray sank 11 of 17 shots from the floor in notching his fourth double-double of the...

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...

Murray scores 35, Iowa hold on to beat Maryland 80-75

Jan. 03, 2022 23:32 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray made 5 of 6 from 3-point range and finished with a career-high tying 35 points to help Iowa beat Maryland 80-75 on Monday night. Murray made 14 of 21 from the field, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots. Filip Rebraca had 13 points on...

Murray's double-double leads Iowa past Western Illinois

Dec. 29, 2021 22:32 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray had 29 points and 10 rebounds and Iowa defeated Western Illinois 92-71 on Wednesday night. Murray, the national scoring leader at 23.2 points per game, made 13 of 20 shots, with one 3-pointer and a pair of free throws. Jordan Bohannon and Payton...

Murray's double-double helps Iowa rout SE Louisiana 93-62

Dec. 21, 2021 22:19 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Iowa to a 93-62 rout of Southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday night. Iowa (9-3) has won two straight since snapping a three-game losing streak. Connor McCaffery had 16 points for the Hawkeyes,...

Murray twins lead Iowa to 94-75 romp over Utah State

Dec. 18, 2021 23:31 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sophomore Keegan Murray poured in a career-high 35 points and Iowa breezed to a 94-75 victory over Utah State in a neutral-site game at the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday night. Murray knocked down 13 of 17 shots from the floor with two 3-pointers and seven...