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Cyclone women can’t stop Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) — Jordan Lewis scored 24 points with six made 3-pointers, Queen Egbo had 14 points while setting a career high with 20 rebounds and No. 15 Baylor beat seventh-ranked Iowa State 87-61 on Sunday, handing the Cyclones’ their second consecutive loss. Sarah Andrews added 18 ...

Iowa women rout Illinois

IOWA CITY (AP) — Monika Czinano scored 10 of her 21 points a decisive opening run and No. 25 Iowa led by double figures for more than 34 minutes as the Hawkeyes beat Illinois 82-56 for their fifth consecutive win. Czinano, who shot 9 of 15 from the field, made a layup to open the scoring ...

Drake outlasts UNI

CEDAR FALLS (AP) — Roman Penn scored 18 points and Garrett Sturtz and Tucker Devries each posted double-doubles and Drake beat Northern Iowa 82-74 in overtime on Saturday night. Penn made two foul shots to break a tie at 72 with 2:39 left in overtime and the Bulldogs (14-6, 5-2 Missouri ...

Cyclones roughed up by TCU

AMES (AP) — Damion Baugh scored 23 points to help Texas Christian upset No. 15 Iowa State 59-44 on Saturday. Baugh hit 11 of 17 shots, while TCU (13-3, 3-2 Big 12) held the Cyclones to their lowest point total in the 50-year history of Hilton Coliseum. The previous low was 45 points against ...

Hawkeyes thump Penn State

IOWA CITY (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 points apiece. ...

Another triple-double for Clark

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Caitlin Clark recorded her second straight triple-double, setting a Big Ten record with her fourth of the season, and was responsible for more points than Minnesota scored as No. 25 Iowa rolled to a 105-49 victory over the Golden Gophers on Thursday night. Clark had 35 ...

Short-handed Cyclone women fall

AMES — DeYona Gaston scored 14 points and No. 15 Texas rolled to a 66-48 victory over shorthanded No. 7 Iowa State on Wednesday night. The Cyclones were missing sisters Aubrey and Ashley Joens due to Big 12 health and safety protocols. Ashley Jones is Iowa State’s leading scorer, with 20.3 ...

Rutgers tips Iowa in slugfest

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 free ...

Cyclones fade in second half at Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kevin Obanor scored 13 of his 15 points after halftime as 18th-ranked Texas Tech turned a close game into a 72-60 win over No. 15 Iowa State on Tuesday night, giving the Red Raiders their third consecutive victory against a ranked opponent. Since losing at Iowa State ...

Cyclone women cruise

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Lexi Donarski scored 23 points and No. 9 Iowa State rolled past Oklahoma State 74-60 on Saturday. Morgan Kane had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Emily Ryan scored 13 points, and Ashley Joens added 12 points for Iowa State (16-1, 5-0 Big 12), which won its ninth straight ...

Iowa State men top Texas

AMES — Gabe Kalscheur scored 22 points as No. 15 Iowa State held on to beat No. 21 Texas 79-70 on Saturday. Kalscheur hit 6 of 12 attempts from 3-point range, including a pair of long-range shots in the second half that helped the Cyclones (14-3, 2-3 Big 12) hold off a late charge by the ...

Hawkeyes hold off Minnesota

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 season for the ...

Ferentz disbands alumni committee

IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz has disbanded an alumni advisory committee that was created after a 2020 investigation found evidence of racial bias against Black players in his program and bullying behavior by some of his assistants. The Gazette in Cedar Rapids reports ...

Hawkeye All-American Linderbaum turning pro

IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum announced Friday he’ll skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. The consensus All-American was the Big Ten’s offensive lineman of the year and received the Rimington Trophy as the nation’s top center. He also was a finalist for the ...

Iowa extends Ferentz’s contract

IOWA CITY (AP) — The nation’s longest-tenured FBS head coach plans to stick around a lot longer as the University of Iowa on Friday announced it was extending Kirk Ferentz’s contract through the 2029 season. Iowa athletic officials announced the four-year extension that followed a 10-4 ...

‘Other’ Murray powers Hawkeyes past Indiana

IOWA CITY (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 and capped an 8-0 ...

Cyclone men fade down the stretch

NORMAN, Okla. — Umoja Gibson scored 20 points, and Oklahoma rallied in the second half to defeat No. 11 Iowa State 79-66 on Saturday night. Tanner Groves scored 16 points and Elijah Harkless added 13 for the Sooners (12-3, 2-1 Big 12), who took control with a 14-0 run spanning five minutes ...

Cyclone men take slugfest

By ANDREW LOGUE The Associated Press AMES — Izaiah Brockington’s four-point play with 1:52 left propelled No. 11 Iowa State past No. 25 Texas Tech 51-47 on Wednesday night. Brockington’s fall-away 3-pointer came moments after Texas Tech took a 42-40 lead. The Cyclones guard was knocked ...

Murray a full-fledged star for Iowa

By JOHN BOHNENKAMP The Associated Press IOWA CITY — 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 ...

Iowa State suffers its first loss

AMES (AP) — Baylor has a new cast of players, but its depth and defense showed up as usual in one of the most anticipated games of the season so far. James Akinjo scored 16 points, LJ Cryer had 10 of his 13 in the second half, and the top-ranked Bears beat No. 8 Iowa State 77-72 on Saturday ...