MINNEAPOLIS – The nation’s top-ranked heavyweight flexed in the face of the Iowa wrestlers Saturday night and took a victory lap around the mat, imploring both sides of the Williams Arena crowd to applaud another defeat for the Hawkeyes. Iowa stumbled twice on the final day of Mat Mayhem, and Missouri gave the Hawkeyes a [...]
Iowa survived a quarterfinal scare to edge No. 7 seed Cornell 21-16 and advance to the Mat Mayhem final day.
Eric May has endured some of the lowest points in the history of the Iowa men’s basketball program.
MINNEAPOLIS – “Groundhog Day” played anew for the Iowa men’s basketball team, with a fresh but familiar ending that left the Hawkeyes reaching for a sledgehammer to swing at the alarm clock. One game, it’s Michigan State. Another game, it’s Indiana. Another, it’s Purdue. In the newest installment, the star tacked to the actor’s on-set [...]
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MINNEAPOLIS – Fran McCaffery’s words had an edge to them. “We obviously blew an opportunity,” Iowa’s basketball coach snapped after a 62-59 loss to No. 23 Minnesota on Sunday at Williams Arena. Frustration. Anger. Disappointment. Another Big Ten game against a rated team within reach. Another loss. Austin Hollins’ 3-pointer from the right corner with [...]
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been investigating counterfeit tickets sold for the Lincoln football game between Nebraska and Wisconsin. The Lincoln Journal Star says (http://bit.ly/Pu0WWf ) at least 16 fake tickets have been turned in to the Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office. UNL Assistant Chief of Police Charlotte Evans says the buyers [...]
Iowa City, Ia. – Tanner Miller ended up seated out of bounds with the football in his lap. Christian Kirksey wound up clutching the ball all the way into the end zone. Iowa did a lot of things well in between those two plays Saturday, but the interceptions provided the perfect bookends to a 31-13 [...]
Junior linebacker James Morris had seen enough of the empty trophy cases the last two years. The Iowa coaches moved them everywhere — the locker room, the weight room, on the path to the practice field. “I just wanted to take a sledgehammer to them,” Morris said. “Thank God we beat Minnesota so we can [...]
KEY NUMBER 1. That’s how many rivalry trophies Iowa has today, after beating Minnesota 31-13 to claim Floyd of Rosedale. The Hawkeyes had been 0-for-6 in rivalry trophy games prior to Saturday. There are still trophies in Ames, Madison, and Lincoln that Iowa would like, but the Hawkeyes don’t have to spend another season without [...]