Iowa Rumors & News

  • TCU ekes out OT win versus Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "Without the services of guard Jaylen Fisher and with overtime needed, the TCU Horned Frogs came into Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday and left with a 94-92 victory over the top-seeded Iowa Hawkeyes in the NIT second round. TCU now advances to the NIT quarterfinals with a home date against..." March 19

  • Blackmon, Hoosiers blitz Hawkeyes

    The Sports Xchange "James Blackmon Jr. scored 23 points, and three teammates added double-figure efforts as Indiana blew by Iowa in the second half to a 95-73 victory in a second-round Big Ten tournament game on Thursday at the Verizon Center in Washington. De'Ron Davis scored 15 points, Thomas Bryant had 11..." March 09

  • Jok's second-half surge sends Iowa past Penn State

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Peter Jok played a second half where he looked every bit like a first-team all-Big Ten player on Sunday while competing in his final regular-season game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. After only scoring one point in the first half, Jok knocked down six buckets -- four of which came from..." March 05

  • Iowa upends No. 22 Wisconsin 59-57

    The Sports Xchange "MADISON, Wis. -- Iowa freshman Jordan Bohannon spent part of his childhood watching older brothers Jason and Zach Bohannon compete on Wisconsin basketball teams. So for the rookie from Marion, Iowa, to hit a game-winning 3-pointer against the Badgers with his family in attendance at the Kohl..." March 03

  • No. 24 Maryland stumbles again against Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The University of Maryland honored the 2002 national championship team, along with the 2001 Final Four squad, during halftime of Saturday's game against Iowa. The current squad, which may have overachieved early in the season, is now trying to find its way in a season..." February 25

  • Jok scores 35 as Iowa edges Indiana in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Peter Jok scored 35 points, including 15 points in overtime, to lead Iowa to a 96-90 victory over Indiana in a Big Ten game Tuesday night at Iowa City, Iowa. Jok made 11 of 12 free-throw attempts in overtime and 22 of 23 in the game. He made more free throws than the Hoosiers attempted, and..." February 22

  • Hill powers Illinois past Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "Illinois won on the road for just the second time this season, defeating Iowa 70-66 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena at Iowa City, Iowa. Malcolm Hill led all scorers with 21 points for the Fighting Illini, including seven in the final 3:31. Iowa certainly had its chance. Jordan Bohannon, an..." February 18

  • Michigan State stops Iowa behind Bridges

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Miles Bridges collected 16 points, 11 rebounds, four blocks and three assists as Michigan State topped Iowa 77-66 on Saturday at the Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. Another trio of freshmen also reached double digits for the Spartans (15-10, 7-5 Big Ten). Center Nick..." February 11

  • Minnesota outlasts Iowa in double overtime

    The Sports Xchange "Jordan Murphy posted a career-high 25 points and 19 rebounds to help Minnesota beat Iowa 101-89 in double overtime in a Big Ten Conference game Wednesday night at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn. Nate Mason had 25 points and seven assists for Minnesota (17-7, 5-6 Big Ten). Akeem Springs..." February 09

  • Iowa overcomes slow start, defeats Nebraska

    The Sports Xchange "The Iowa Hawkeyes picked up their third straight victory and moved back above .500 in Big Ten play after defeating the Nebraska Cornhuskers 81-70 on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Nebraska started the game hot, making six of its first 10 shots and jumping out to an early 12-6 lead. Most of..." February 05

  • Iowa takes care of Rutgers in rout

    The Sports Xchange "Jordan Bohannon went 5-for-7 from 3-point range and scored 17 points and Iowa led wire to wire in an 83-63 Big Ten road rout of Rutgers on Tuesday night. It was the first true road win of the season for the Hawkeyes (13-10, 5-5 Big Ten). Iowa, winners of two straight after beating Ohio State..." January 31

  • Reserve sparks Iowa to victory over Ohio State

    The Sports Xchange "Playing without its best player and hoping to avoid a fourth straight loss, Iowa was looking for a spark Saturday night. The Hawkeyes found it in reserve guard Brady Ellingson. The sophomore came off the bench to score 17 points as Iowa, playing without leading scorer Peter Jok, beat..." January 28

  • Illinois ends skid with win over Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Sophomore power forward Michael Finke came off the bench to lead a balanced effort as Illinois snapped a three-game losing streak with a 76-64 Big Ten win over Iowa on Wednesday night at State Farm Center. Finke scored 12 of his game-high 17 points in the first half for..." January 26

  • No. 25 Maryland fights back to defeat Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Despite blowing a 13-point second-half lead, No. 25 Maryland proved to be a legit Big Ten title contender Thursday night, clawing back in the closing minutes to defeat Iowa 84-76 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Terrapins (17-2, 5-1 Big Ten) took sole possession of first place..." January 19

  • Northwestern rolls to easy win over Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "Scottie Lindsey scored 22 points and Bryant McIntosh added 20 as Northwestern started fast and never trailed in an 89-54 Big Ten victory over Iowa on Sunday at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. The Wildcats (15-4, 4-2) won their third straight as Dererk Pardon added 14 points while Vic Law..." January 15

  • Jok leads Iowa past No. 17 Purdue

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa got a measure of revenge Thursday. Tyler Cook hit a go-ahead free throw with 1:36 to play, Peter Jok scored a game-high 29 points, and Iowa pulled out an 83-78 win over No. 17 Purdue at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. There was an immense amount of satisfaction from Iowa..." January 13

  • Iowa rallies past Rutgers for 68-62 win

    The Sports Xchange "The Iowa Hawkeyes used a late second-half surge to defeat the Rutgers Scarlet Knights 68-62 on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Things were looking bleak for Iowa (10-7, 2-2) midway through the second half. Rutgers (11-6, 0-4) had built a 51-42 lead and the Hawkeyes had a stretch where they..." January 08

  • Watson helps Nebraska outlast Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "Glynn Watson Jr. scored a career-high 34 points, and Nebraska outlasted visiting Iowa 93-90 in double overtime on Thursday at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. Iowa's Peter Jok, the Big Ten's leading scorer, caught fire after halftime, pouring in 30 of his 34 points in the second half and..." January 06

  • Iowa bounces back to post overtime win over Michigan

    The Sports Xchange "Four days after getting clobbered at No. 15 Purdue, the Iowa Hawkeyes started 2017 with an enormous 86-83 overtime victory over the Michigan Wolverines on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa. Guard Peter Jok added 25 points on 9-of-18 shooting for the Hawkeyes (9-6, 1-1)...." January 01

  • No. 15 Purdue coasts past Iowa in Big Ten opener

    The Sports Xchange "WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Known as No. 15 Purdue's go-to players, power forward Caleb Swanigan and 7-2 center Isaac Haas had four total points at halftime of Wednesday night's Big Ten opener against Iowa in Mackey Arena. A team knows it is its night when that happens and it still leads by 24..." December 29

  • Iowa crushes Delaware State 89-57

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Peter Jok scored 17 points and Iowa cruised to an 89-57 victory over Delaware State on Thursday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in its final non-conference game. Sophomore forward Ahmad Wagner shot 5 for 5 from the floor and finished with 12 points and freshman guard Isaiah Moss tallied..." December 23

  • Iowa beats North Dakota for 4th win in row

    The Sports Xchange "The Iowa Hawkeyes reeled off their fourth consecutive victory Tuesday night, defeating the North Dakota Fighting Hawks 84-73 in Iowa City. Iowa senior guard Peter Jok finished with 18 points and eight rebounds, and freshman guard Jordan Bohannon added 18 points for the Hawkeyes (7-5)...." December 21

  • Fran McCaffery regrets having Iowa refuse handshakes with North Dakota

    Larry Brown Sports "A furious Fran McCaffery had his Iowa team walk off the court without shaking hands after defeating North Dakota on Tuesday night, but he was already regretting it Wednesday morning. McCaffery’s ire stemmed from North Dakota engaging in what he felt was rough play late in the 84-73 win,..." December 21

  • Iowa coach Fran McCaffery furious with opponent, forgoes postgame handshake

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Iowa coach Fran McCaffery thought North Dakota players showed bad sportsmanship late in Tuesday's game against the Hawkeyes. McCaffery responded by blowing off the postgame handshake and directing his players to do the same. McCaffery sounded upset that North Dakota was being overly aggressive..." December 21

  • Jok paces Iowa past Northern Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "Peter Jok scored a game-high 21 points -- including a perfect 3-for-3 from 3 point range -- as Iowa claimed a 69-46 neutral-court victory over Northern Iowa on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. The Hawkeyes (6-5) won their third straight and improved to 35-10 in the all-time..." December 17

  • Iowa upsets No. 25 Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa has endured a rough start to their 2016-17 season. But the Hawkeyes picked up their biggest victory of the season to date Thursday night, upsetting No. 25 Iowa State 78-64. The win is Iowa's first against its in-state rival in four years. "Nobody in the country..." December 08

  • Iowa snaps four-game skid in rout of Stetson

    The Sports Xchange "The Iowa Hawkeyes ended a four-game losing streak Monday evening with an emphatic 95-68 beating of the Stetson Hatters. Iowa (4-5) shot the ball well and was in complete control of this contest from the opening tap. The Hawkeyes shot 49 percent from the floor and led by as many as 30 points..." December 05

  • Hawkeyes freshman Tyler Cook to miss next three weeks after fracturing finger

    CSN Chicago "Tyler Cook has gotten off to a fast start. But he's not going to be seeing the floor for the next few weeks. Iowa announced Tuesday night that its fabulous freshman will be sidelined for the next three weeks while recovering from surgery to repair a fractured right index finger. According to..." December 01

  • Irish dump Iowa in Big Ten-ACC Challenge

    The Sports Xchange "Bonzie Colson collected a game-high 24 points and 17 rebounds as Notre Dame broke open a tight contest in the second half for a 92-78 victory over Iowa in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge on Tuesday at Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind. The unranked Irish (7-0) won their fifth of the season at..." November 30