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Sandfort has Iowa’s first-ever triple double

IOWA CITY (AP) — Payton Sandfort finished with 26 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his first triple-double and Iowa breezed to a 90-81 victory over Penn State on Tuesday night. Sandfort, a junior, made 3 of 11 shots with two 3-pointers and 18 of 19 free throws for the Hawkeyes (17-12, ...

Cyclone men shut down Oklahoma

AMES (AP) — Demarion Watson hit all seven of his field goal attempts for 15 points and also had nine rebounds to lead No. 8 Iowa State to a 58-45 win over Oklahoma on Wednesday night. Curtis Jones added 11 points as the Cyclones (22-6, 11-4 Big 12) won their 17th straight home game and for ...

Big road win for Cyclone women

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Addy Brown scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Iowa State held off No. 15 Kansas State in the fourth quarter for an 82-76 win on Wednesday night to tighten the Big 12 Conference standings with one game left. Brown, a freshman from Derby, Kansas, had 11 points ...

Iowa’s Clark stands alone

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark became the all-time leading women’s scorer in major college basketball by scoring 33 points to pass Lynette Woodard and post her 17th career triple-double for sixth-ranked Iowa in a 108-60 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night. Clark also broke the NCAA ...

Iowa women struggle at Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana made Caitlin Clark fight for every point. The 14th-ranked Hoosiers’ relentlessly physical defense finally derailed the top women’s basketball scorer in NCAA Division I history. A frustrated Clark endured a rare off-night while Sara Scalia scored 25 ...

Former Cyclone Haliburton shines as All-Star host

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers guard Tyrese Haliburton found himself playing a new role on NBA All-Star weekend — host. He served as Indianapolis’ unofficial ambassador. He became a part-time concierge, offering suggestions for restaurant choices and places to visit. He promoted the ...

Cyclones can’t quite catch Houston in Top-10 clash

HOUSTON (AP) — Jamal Shead had 26 points, including 20 in the second half, and No. 2 Houston took sole possession of first place in the Big 12 with a 73-65 win over No. 6 Iowa State on Monday night. Emanuel Sharp added 20 points and four steals for the Cougars (23-3, 10-3), who won their ...

Iowa earns rare win in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Payton Sandfort scored 22 points, Ben Krikke added 18 points to go with a season-high 14 rebounds, and Iowa knocked off Michigan State by a final of 78-71 on Tuesday night. Iowa took the lead for good late in the first half and had a 16-point advantage early in the ...

No. 5 Texas pulls away from Iowa State women

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Madison Booker likes her options as the Texas point guard whether the moment requires that she shoot or facilitate for teammates. Booker had 18 points and 10 assists and led a fourth-quarter serge as No. 5 Texas overwhelmed Iowa State 81-60 on Saturday for its sixth ...

Iowa men take down No. 20 Badgers in OT

IOWA CITY (AP) — Tony Perkins’ layup with 1.3 seconds left gave Iowa an 88-86 overtime win over No. 20 Wisconsin on Saturday. Perkins drove the right side of the lane, and nearly had the ball taken away by Wisconsin’s Chucky Hepburn. But Perkins recovered to hit the shot. Iowa’s Payton ...

Clark focuses on team goals now

By ERIC OLSON The Associated Press IOWA CITY — More scoring records are in sight for Caitlin Clark, but right now the Iowa superstar is looking forward to a break from the chase. She passed Kelsey Plum as the NCAA women’s career scoring leader Thursday night, putting up a school-record ...

Iowa’s Clark breaks NCAA scoring record

By ERIC OLSON The Associated Press IOWA CITY — Caitlin Clark wasted no time becoming the NCAA women’s career scoring leader Thursday night, taking less than three minutes to score the eight points she needed to break Kelsey Plum’s record. The Iowa star who has brought unprecedented ...

Maryland catches, passes Hawkeye men

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Jahmir Young scored 21 points, Julian Reese added 16 points and 13 rebounds, and Maryland rolled in the second half to beat Iowa 78-66 on Wednesday night. Maryland used a 21-6 run for a 65-60 lead with 4:49 remaining and cruised from there. Young and Reese each ...

ISU women take down No. 7 K-State

AMES (AP) — Addy Brown and Audi Crooks each scored 20 points as Iowa State knocked off No. 7 Kansas State 96-93 in double overtime on Wednesday night. The Cyclones (14-9, 8-5 Big 12) made 10 straight free throws in the final 36 seconds of the second overtime period, including Brown’s four ...

Iowa’s Clark ready to set new scoring record

By JOHN BOHNENKAMP The Associated Press IOWA CITY — Fans who want to be able to say they were in the arena when Caitlin Clark set the NCAA women’s career scoring record will be paying an unprecedented premium at this point. Even the person responsible for the spectacle was having trouble ...

Cyclone men now tied for Big 12 lead

CINCINNATI (AP) — No. 10 Iowa State forced 25 turnovers and had 12 steals in a smothering 68-59 win over Cincinnati on Tuesday night. Curtis Jones and Tamin Lipsey each had 15 points to lead the Cyclones (19-5, 8-3 Big 12), who turned the Bearcats’ turnovers into 26 points. “That’s ...

Cyclone men take care of TCU

AMES (AP) — Tre King scored 15 points and Keshon Gilbert had 13 points and seven assists, helping No. 14 Iowa State beat TCU 71-59 on Saturday. Curtis Jones also scored 13 points for Iowa State (18-5, 7-3 Big 12), which improved to 14-0 at home this season. The Cyclones shot 50% (24 for 48) ...

Oklahoma women too much for Cyclones

AMES (AP) — Payton Verhulst made six 3-pointers and scored 25 points to help No. 24 Oklahoma beat Iowa State 86-72 on Saturday night for its eighth straight win. Verhulst was 8-of-17 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds to go with six assists. Skylar Vann added 12 points and Nevaeh Tot scored ...

Iowa men rally from 20 down to drop Gophers

IOWA CITY (AP) — Patrick McCaffery and Payton Sandfort each scored 21 points and combined for 26 in the second half to help Iowa rally from a 20-point deficit and beat Minnesota 90-85 Sunday. Tony Perkins added 12 of his 18 in the second half and Owen Freeman had 17 points, 14 rebounds and ...

Iowa women stunned late at Nebraska

By ERIC OLSON The Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and Iowa fans alike came to Pinnacle Bank Arena hoping to see Caitlin Clark set the NCAA women’s career scoring record on a nationally televised celebration of women’s basketball. What they saw instead Sunday was a huge ...