Latest Keegan Murray News

Hawkeyes' Keegan Murray announces he's entering NBA draft

Mar. 29, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa All-American Keegan Murray has announced he will declare for the NBA draft. Murray tweeted on Tuesday that he would leave the Hawkeyes after a sophomore season in which he was the Big Ten scoring leader, a consensus All-American and unanimous pick to The...

Richmond ousts 5th-seeded Iowa with 67-63 1st-round win

Mar. 17, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jacob Gilyard had an inkling a week ago — well before Richmond had even qualified for the NCAA Tournament — that the Spiders were capable of a first-round upset. “Probably last Thursday,” the fifth-year guard said, referring to the day Richmond began a...

Midwest Preview: Sharp-shooting Jackrabbits streak into NCAA

Mar. 16, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Beware of Jackrabbits. South Dakota State is bounding into the NCAA Tournament with the nation's longest winning streak at 21 games and the most-accurate 3-point shooting team in major college basketball in almost three decades. In just 13...

Big Ten lands three players on AP All-America first team

Mar. 15, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

Keegan Murray has given Iowa a first-team Associated Press All-American for the third straight year, and Kofi Cockburn has made it two in a row for Illinois — not bad for a couple programs that haven't had a whole lot of them. The Fighting Illini never had a first-team pick until...

March Madness brings back feel of the good ol' days

Mar. 14, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

Any hoops fan hungering for a return to normal this March might have looked at the bracket when it finally came out and wondered what ever changed. Gonzaga is the tournament's top seed. Kansas and Arizona are No. 1s, as well. Duke and Kentucky are right up there as No. 2s and the...

No. 24 Iowa closes out No. 9 Purdue 75-66 for Big Ten title

Mar. 13, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Iowa forward Keegan Murray grabbed the Big Ten Tournament trophy, cut down the nets and immediately turned his attention to another challenge. He hopes to keep playing into April before making a decision about the NBA. Murray capped a remarkable...

Kansas earns No. 1 seed in Midwest Region; Auburn gets No. 2

Mar. 13, 2022 19:59 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas fought its way through arguably the toughest league in college basketball this season, ultimately sharing the Big 12 regular-season title with Baylor before romping past Texas Tech to win the conference tournament. Maybe it's karma that the Jayhawks...

Bohannon banks long, late 3, No. 24 Iowa beats Indiana 80-77

Mar. 12, 2022 17:54 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon couldn't recall how many times he tried a long, game-winning 3 in his backyard. Or how many times the shots went in. No matter. Because when it came to the real thing, he made it. With the shot clock running down in a...

Murray leads No. 24 Iowa past Rutgers in Big Ten Tournament

Mar. 11, 2022 17:59 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — For Keegan Murray, confidence has been the key to Iowa's recent roll “We've learned how when we're knocked back down, how to get back up,” Murray said. “If we get down, we can get on a run in any point in the game. Our mentality is never give up whether...

No. 24 Iowa routs Northwestern with record tourney showing

Mar. 10, 2022 17:11 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — No. 24 Iowa celebrated Fran McCaffery's 400th game at the school with a memorable offensive performance. Keegan Murray scored 26 points, and the Hawkeyes broke Big Ten Tournament records for scoring, field goals and 3-pointers while running away from...