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Megan Gustafson becomes Iowa's all-time leading scorer

December 30, 2018 - 11:20am
No one in Iowa basketball history has scored more points than Megan Gustafson. And she still has at least 18 games to go. The All-American senior post passed Ally Disterhoft on Iowa women's...
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UNI men’s basketball handed another nonconference loss by Stony Brook

December 29, 2018 - 9:42pm
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa’s non-conference season ended with a lackluster 73-63 loss to Stony Brook at McLeod Center on Saturday night. Without leading scorer Akwasi Yeboah (18.6 ppg)...
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Iowa escapes Bryant, finishes perfect in nonconference for first time since 1986-87

December 29, 2018 - 9:40pm
IOWA CITY — You remember them, if you’re old enough. There was Roy Marble, B.J. Armstrong, Ed Horton and Bill Jones. There was Brad Lohaus, Jeff Moe, Gerry Wright and Al Lorenzen. Coach...
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Iowa sends 7 wrestlers to Midlands semifinals

December 29, 2018 - 9:34pm
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — The Iowa wrestling team hadn’t competed in exactly three weeks. The second-ranked Hawkeyes battled injuries and illness early in the season and the break...
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Midlands notes: Tanner Sloan starts strong for South Dakota State

December 29, 2018 - 5:51pm
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Tanner Sloan wasn’t sure what to expect after the first week. The two-time Alburnett state champion had to get adjusted to the college level. Any doubts quickly...
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Coe men’s basketball drills school-record 19 3-pointers in rout of rival Cornell

December 29, 2018 - 5:23pm
MOUNT VERNON — With many students on winter break, there was no toilet paper toss. Cornell students have long celebrated the first Rams basket of the Coe-Cornell men’s basketball game by...
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The next step for Iowa State football is in the details

December 29, 2018 - 4:25pm
SAN ANTONIO — Iowa State football coach Matt Campbell has one prominent goal he wants his football team to achieve each season. First, Iowa State had to learn how to compete. Check. Then, it...
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Iowa football notes: Hawkeyes planned for the ‘clanga’ of Mississippi State the best they could

December 29, 2018 - 2:53pm
TAMPA, Fla. — Even the internet’s wild and wonderful and horrible Urban Dictionary goes right to Mississippi State when you Google "clanga." It’s not weird, it’s simply the...
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Pittsburgh ethos still present with Kirk Ferentz and Joe Moorhead

December 29, 2018 - 1:50pm
TAMPA, Fla., — After the painful formality of a bowl news conferences, it was just two dudes from Pittsburgh on the stage. Kirk Ferentz and Joe Moorhead started with “he lived across the...
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Hazing remains a problem in sports

December 29, 2018 - 11:09am
We’ve been here before, talking about hazing and bullying in youth sports. I wish I didn’t have to revisit the topic, but a recent incident caught my eye. Important issues always should...
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Iowa State football notes: A look back at the 2018 season’s turnaround

December 29, 2018 - 10:36am
SAN ANTONIO — Iowa State had every opportunity to pack it in and settle for a low-tier bowl game — or no bowl game at all — after a 1-3 start to the season and losing starting...
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Solo hunts offer success and exercise

December 29, 2018 - 9:45am
Winter exercise has always been a challenge for me — so much so, in fact, that I have a drawer filled with winter pants, which are two inches larger around the waist than those I wear the rest...
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Iowa vs. Bryant men's basketball at a glance: Time, TV, data

December 29, 2018 - 9:20am
What: Bryant (3-7) at No. 21 Iowa (10-2) in men’s basketball Where/When: Carver-Hawkeye Arena, 7:05 p.m. TV: ESPNU (Chuckie Kempf, Tim McCormick) Satellite Radio: Sirius 205, XM 195 Series:...
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Iowa State will ruefully remember Alamo Bowl

December 29, 2018 - 8:50am
The “what if I’d told you” card is a tired one for a sportswriter other carbon-based life-forms to play. But Friday’s Alamo Bowl game almost stretched to midnight, so...
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