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ISU throttles Oklahoma State

AMES (AP) — Tamin Lipsey scored 17 points to propel Iowa State to a 66-42 romp over Oklahoma State on Saturday night. The start was delayed by more than two hours because of weather-related travel delays for the Cowboys. The Cyclones (13-3, 2-1 Big 12 Conference), who handed No. 2 Houston ...

Iowa rips No. 14 Hoosiers

IOWA CITY (AP) — Caitlin Clark and the Iowa Hawkeyes fed off a crowd of more than 13,000 who showed up Saturday night when travel wasn’t recommended throughout most of the state because of blizzard-like conditions. Clark had 30 points and 11 assists before a national audience on Fox, and ...

McCaffery tops the charts

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ben Krikke scored 25 points, Josh Dix, who got the start in place of an injured Patrick McCaffery, added 21 points and Iowa beat Minnesota 86-77 on Monday night to make Fran McCaffery the winningest coach in program history. Fran McCaffery, who is in his 28th season as a ...

ISU stuns No. 4 Bayor

AMES (AP) — Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly walked off the court with his arms raised. It wasn’t so much a salute to his team, which just got done knocking off a Top 25 opponent for the second time in four days, as much as a tribute to the 9,240 fans who trekked to Hilton Coliseum in the ...

Cyclone women storm back; double-double for Crooks

AMES — A key bucket by Audi Crooks in the fourth quarter helped propel the Iowa State women to a 74-64 victory over No. 24 West Virginia here Wednesday night. The Cyclones (11-4 overall, 4-0 in Big 12) erased a 19-point deficit, outscoring the Mountaineers (13-2, 2-2) over the final 10 ...

Hawkeye women blister Boilermakers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Caitlin Clark took Mackey Arena by storm Wednesday night. She drew the routine pregame cheers, the customary postgame crowd and, of course, spiced things up with all the dazzling plays in between. Heck, she even made the first 3-pointer of her career at Purdue. Clark ...

Cyclones hand No. 2 Houston its first loss

AMES (AP) — Tamin Lipsey scored 14 points, freshman Milan Momcilovic made a baseline jumper with 30.2 seconds left and Iowa State beat No. 2 Houston 57-53 on Tuesday night to knock off the nation’s final unbeaten team. Iowa State (12-3, 1-1 Big 12) secured its seventh win against a top-10 ...

Cyclones can’t catch No. 11 OU

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Javian McCollum had 15 points and five assists, and No. 11 Oklahoma defeated Iowa State 71-63 on Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Milos Uzan scored 12 points, Le’Tre Darthard scored 11 and Sam Godwin added 10 points and six rebounds for the Sooners ...

Hawks handle Rutgers

IOWA CITY (AP) — Payton Sandfort hit five 3-pointers and scored 24 points, Ben Krikke had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Iowa defeated Rutgers 86-77 on Saturday. The Big Ten Conference’s best offense overcame the league’s best defense as the Hawkeyes came in averaging 86.7 points per game ...

Another triple-double for Iowa’s Clark

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Caitlin Clark put on another show on the road much to the joy of her adoring fans. Clark had 29 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for her 14th career triple-double to lead No. 4 Iowa to a 103-69 win over Rutgers on Friday night. Like many of Iowa’s road contests ...

Iowa’s DeJean declares for NFL Draft

IOWA CITY — Consensus Iowa All-American Cooper DeJean is forgoing his senior football season and will enter the NFL Draft. The former OABCIG standout and Odebolt native announced his decision on Twitter Thursday, posting, “These past three years have been filled with memories that will ...

Clark delievers in the clutch again

By JOHN BOHNENKAMP The Associated Press IOWA CITY — Caitlin Clark knew her shot at the buzzer was going in, even though she launched it from the Hawkeyes logo near midcourt. So did her coach. “Caitlin has ice in her veins,” Iowa’s Lisa Bluder said. “Everybody knows it.” Clark ...

Iowa clears century mark again

IOWA CITY (AP) — Ben Krikke scored 20 points to lead six in double figures and Iowa cruised past Northern Illinois 103-74 on Friday night. Iowa (8-5) has won three straight since its 10-point loss at home to Michigan on Dec. 10. The Hawkeyes, which entered second in the Big Ten and 13th ...

Triple-double for Gilbert in Cyclone win

AMES (AP) — Keshon Gilbert had a triple-double, Tamon Lipsey scored 16 points, and Iowa State defeated New Hampshire 85-70 on Sunday. Gilbert had 10 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for the eighth triple-double in Cyclones history. Lipsey also had a strong all-around game with six assists ...

Clark continues to climb the charts

IOWA CITY (AP) — Caitlin Clark has so many awards, she’s not sure where all of them are at. She’s going to add a couple more commemorative basketballs after the fourth-ranked Iowa women defeated Minnesota 94-71 on Saturday. Clark recorded her sixth double-double of the season and 49th ...

Iowa State can’t shake slow start vs. Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The key number for Memphis in its Liberty Bowl victory was “zero.” Not what you might expect from the winner. But that was the important stat. Zero Tiger turnovers. Zero Memphis penalties. And most importantly, zero yards rushing for Iowa State. Seth Henigan ...

Hawkeyes overwhelmed by Tennessee

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Freshman quarterback Nico Iamaleava ran for three touchdowns and threw for one in his first career start, and No. 25 Tennessee shut down No. 20 Iowa’s Division I-worst offense to beat the Hawkeyes 35-0 in the Citrus Bowl on Monday. Iamaleava, a prized recruit for ...

Iowa State looks to finish in style at Liberty Bowl

MEMPHIS (AP) - The Memphis Tigers have a rare luxury chasing program history with all the comforts of home Friday against Iowa State in the Liberty Bowl. The Cyclones (7-5) will work from Memphis’ usual sideline, pushing the Tigers to the visitors’ side. Memphis will get to use its own ...

UNI reveals early football class of ‘24

By DANA BECKER dbecker@messengernews.net CEDAR FALLS — Coming off a 6-5 season, the Northern Iowa football team revealed their 2024 early signing day class here on Wednesday. Two are transfers, including one from Iowa Central in Kolben Miller, who earned all-conference and all-region ...

Iowa State continues to build on recruiting trail

By DANA BECKER dbecker@messengernews.net AMES — Matt Campbell introduced the newest members of the Iowa State football team here on Wednesday. As part of the early signing period, the Cyclones welcomed 22 signees from the high school ranks, 12 preferred walk-ons and one four-year college ...