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Giorgi Bezhanishvili, not Jordan Bohannon, named Big Ten Player of the Week

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 11, 2019 - 12:49pm
As Steven Wright once said, you can’t have everything. Where would you put it? I declared Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon the Big Ten men’s basketball Player of the Week Sunday night in my...
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A journey in sports photojournalism

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 11, 2019 - 11:38am
IOWA CITY — As the night sky grows darker, the stadium lights begin to illuminate. Fans of all ages cheer at the top of their lungs. Football players fill the sidelines. The sounds of clicking...
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Iowa up to 17th in men's basketball coaches poll, Iowa State 22nd

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 11, 2019 - 10:48am
Iowa is 17th in the new USA TODAY men’s basketball coaches poll, up three spots from last week. The Hawkeyes are in the poll for the 13th-straight week. Their high-water mark this season is...
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Quietly and under most recruiters’ radars, Nicole McDermott leads Cascade into the postseason

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 11, 2019 - 8:55am
It’s a bit baffling. OK, maybe Nicole McDermott’s numbers don’t jump off a stat sheet. Maybe it’s her quiet demeanor. Or her height — 5 feet, 5 inches. But...
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Ex-Hawkeye Barry Davis remains close wrestling

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 11, 2019 - 8:19am
It’s hard to think of Barry Davis and not think of wrestling. The first time he stood, it was probably in a wrestling stance. He grew up outside Cedar Rapids and won three prep state titles at...
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Postgame video: Fran McCaffery, Jordan Bohannon after Iowa's win over Northwestern

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 10, 2019 - 9:15pm
Here is video from Iowa’s staff from Sunday’s postgame press conferences of Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery and the hero of the Hawkeyes’ 80-79 win over...
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Jordan (Bohannon) is his name, coldblooded heroics is his game

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 10, 2019 - 8:45pm
Brenda and Gordy Bohannon of Marion apparently knew what they were doing when they named the youngest of their four future college basketball-playing sons “Jordan.” There was a certain...
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Jordan Bohannon, Iowa stun Northwestern with wild comeback

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 10, 2019 - 6:52pm
IOWA CITY — Jordan Bohannon made a 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left to give Iowa an 80-79 men’s basketball win over Northwestern Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The 20th-ranked Hawkeyes...
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Jake Hilmer seeks to close special North Linn basketball career with a flourish

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 10, 2019 - 6:51pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — By any measure, he has had one of the greatest careers ever for an Iowa high school boys’ basketball player. Don’t even start with the whole...
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Iowa women’s basketball blasts Ohio State to set up ‘important week’

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 10, 2019 - 5:28pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio — No. 16 Iowa moved into sole possession of second place in the Big Ten women’s basketball standings, one game behind Maryland, after beating Ohio State 78-52 at the...
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Gary Barta: “Thrilled” about College Football Playoff role

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 10, 2019 - 4:20pm
IOWA CITY — Gary Barta said he would "love the opportunity to recuse myself" from certain discussions among College Football Playoff selection committee members. That would happen if Iowa were...
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Iowa men's basketball vs. Northwestern: Live updates, How to watch

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 10, 2019 - 3:04pm
No. 20 Iowa (18-5, 7-5) is a 10-point favorite Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena against Northwestern (12-10, 3-8) in Big Ten men’s basketball. Stay tuned for live updates. 2nd Half updates 8:33...
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Hawkeyes can’t let their guard down today

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 10, 2019 - 10:38am
The Iowa men’s basketball team just completed a 4-game gauntlet. In that 15-day stretch, the Hawkeyes met Big Ten powers Michigan State and Michigan at home and traveled to Minnesota and...
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Northwestern-Iowa men’s basketball: Time/TV/data

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 10, 2019 - 10:37am
Sport: Men’s basketball What: Northwestern (12-10 overall, 3-8 Big Ten) at No. 20 Iowa (18-5, 7-5) When/Where: 5:31 p.m., Carver-Hawkeye Arena TV: BTN (Brandon Gaudin, Robbie Hummel) Live...
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UNI men’s basketball goes cold down the stretch in loss at Drake

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 9, 2019 - 9:52pm
DES MOINES — A nearly four-minute scoreless streak that began at the 4:21 mark of the second half cost Northern Iowa in an 83-77 loss to Drake at the Knapp Center on Saturday. A Wyatt Lohaus...
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Iowa State women’s basketball handles West Virginia’s physical style

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 9, 2019 - 9:43pm
AMES — The Iowa State women’s basketball team has an identity that contradicts West Virginia’s physical style of play. Iowa State didn’t get rattled by the physical style...
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C.R. Prairie’s Conrad Braswell focused for final trip to state

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 9, 2019 - 6:41pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — No more second chances. Cedar Rapids Prairie senior Conrad Braswell understands this is his last shot at his ultimate goal. “It’s something I’ve been...
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No. 8 Cedar Rapids Kennedy crowns six champions at 3A district wrestling tournament

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 9, 2019 - 5:35pm
EPWORTH — A special season for the Cedar Rapids Kennedy wrestling team just continues to impress. The Class 3A eighth-ranked Cougars had six wrestlers reach the finals of a district tournament...
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Iowa boys’ state swimming: West’s Izaak Hajek, City High’s Forrest Frazier among first-place finishers

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 9, 2019 - 4:51pm
IOWA CITY — Izaak Hajek’s goal was simple for his 100-yard butterfly race at the state meet Saturday. “Breaking 50 (seconds) was mainly on my mind,” said the Iowa City...
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Iowa State men’s basketball ‘humbled’ by TCU

Cedar Rapids Gazette - State/Local Sports - February 9, 2019 - 3:56pm
AMES — Very few things worked for No. 16 Iowa State on Saturday afternoon in Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones shot just 29 percent from 3-point range while allowing TCU to shoot 53 percent from...
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