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Hawkeyes' Johnson is next Nebraskan out to knock off Huskers

Nov. 23, 2021 19:27 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has owned the series against Nebraska in the 10 years since the Cornhuskers joined the Big Ten, and recruits the Hawkeyes pulled out of the state immediately to their west have played major roles in the run. Four Nebraskans have been Iowa...

Murray scores career-high 29, Iowa routs W. Michigan 109-61

Nov. 22, 2021 23:02 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray scored a career-high 29 points in a little over a half and Iowa routed Western Michigan 109-61 on Monday night to remain undefeated with its fifth straight win. Murray was 10-of-14 shooting and made a pair of 3-pointers. Payton...

Jones' kick return lifts No. 18 Iowa past Illinois 33-23

Nov. 20, 2021 19:48 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Charlie Jones ran the length of the field, and then kept running. Jones had a 100-yard kickoff return for No. 18 Iowa’s first touchdown and the Hawkeyes went on to beat Illinois 33-23 on Saturday. Iowa (9-2, 6-2 Big Ten) was...

No. 8 Iowa women cancel games because of COVID-19 outbreak

Nov. 19, 2021 22:23 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The No. 8 Iowa women's basketball team canceled a game against Drake on Sunday and won't travel to the Cancun Challenge tournament because of positive COVID-19 tests in the program, the school announced Friday night. The school's news release...

'No better place': Iowa's new women's wrestling coach ready

Nov. 19, 2021 15:41 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of the best moments of Clarissa Chun’s wrestling career was qualifying for the 2012 U.S. Olympic team at Iowa’s Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Now, as the coach of Iowa’s new women’s wrestling program, Chun has the chance to add more special...

Bohannon sets Big Ten 3-pointer mark in Iowa victory

Nov. 18, 2021 21:44 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Jordan Bohannon hit four 3-pointers to become the Big Ten Conference leader in that category and Keegan Murray scored 26 points as Iowa rolled to a 108-82 victory over Alabama State in nonconference action Thursday night. Bohannon, who entered...

Students protest at Coe College after Black trustee resigns

Nov. 18, 2021 20:35 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alumni and students are protesting Coe College’s treatment of a prominent Black trustee who resigned after criticizing the school's recent presidential selection process as lacking in diversity. Darryl Banks, a 1972 graduate who served on its...

No. 18 Iowa clings to West hopes entering game with Illini

Nov. 18, 2021 19:52 PM EST

Illinois (4-6, 3-4 Big Ten) at No. 18 Iowa (8-2, 5-2, No. 17 CFP), Saturday at 2 p.m. EST (FS1). Line: Iowa by 11 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Illinois leads 38-36-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

Women's wrestling star Clarissa Chun to be Iowa's 1st coach

Nov. 18, 2021 17:20 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Two-time Olympian Clarissa Chun has been named coach of the new Iowa women's wrestling program, athletic director Gary Barta announced Thursday. Iowa announced in September it would become the first school in a Power Five conference to start a...

Without Bielema, Illini out to end No. 18 Iowa's dominance

Nov. 18, 2021 03:11 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa-Illinois football rivalry is nothing like it was decades ago. The 18th-ranked Hawkeyes head into Saturday's home game on a seven-game win streak in the series. Illinois’ last win came in 2008, and the teams didn’t play again until...