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The story of the 40s at Hawkeyes' pro day

IOWA CITY — Desmond King needed a good, solid 40-yard dash Monday at Iowa’s pro day. This is a number that might mean late first round in the NFL draft or maybe middle of the second or, if it didn’t go well, maybe even the third. Who was the happiest after their 40? “Probably Desmond,” running back LeShun Daniels said with a laugh. “For good reasons.” Reports vary...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
7 hours ago

Iowa women 2016-17 ... not good, not bad, not memorable

IOWA CITY — It was a season. Not a great season. Not a lousy season. And, take away some individual benchmarks, it won’t go down as a particularly memorable season for the University of Iowa women’s basketball program. The road ended for the Hawkeyes (20-14) in the WNIT quarterfinals, a 74-66 loss to a Washington State outfit that marches into the semifinals at 16-19. “I...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
10 hours ago

Iowa baseball opens Big Ten play with series win

IOWA CITY — Robert Neustrom called it a goofy play. The bases were loaded in the bottom of the 8th inning as Iowa and Purdue were locked in a 2-2 tie in the rubber match of each team’s Big Ten opening series at Duane Banks Field. Neustrom sent a short infield hit, which Boilermaker pitcher Nick Wojtysiak slightly mishandled. Iowa’s Corbin Woods was able to slide home, putting...

Iowa falls to Purdue in wet Big Ten baseball opener

IOWA CITY— For nearly the first eight innings Friday, the Purdue and Iowa baseball teams were locked in a scoreless game. Both teams were leaving runners on base and coming up with excellent defensive plays when the other team threatened. Then, with one out and one on for Purdue in the top of the eighth, a rain delay was called, which would go on for nearly an hour and 15 minutes...

Iowa opens spring workouts with new coordinator, QB question

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz will open his 19th spring camp with a new offensive coordinator who is looking for a new starting quarterback. This might be among the most pivotal springs in Ferentz's tenure with the Hawkeyes. Iowa (8-5 in 2016) promoted Brian Ferentz, the coach's son, to lead the offense shortly after the season ended, highlighting a number of changes...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

College wrestler wins national championship, takes down coach in celebration

Iowa Hawkeyes senior Cory Clark made the NCAA championship final for a third consecutive year Saturday, and following two crushing defeats the last two seasons, Clark became a national champion in 2017 by beating Seth Gross of South Dakota State 4-3. As the crowd erupted to celebrate Clark's victory, he was embraced by his coach, Iowa's Terry Brand - who told Clark to throw him...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago

Iowa beats South Dakota 87-75 to open NIT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Freshmen Jordan Bohannon scored 19 points with 11 assists, fellow newcomer Tyler Cook scored 18 with eight rebounds and Iowa opened the NIT with an 87-75 win over South Dakota on Wednesday. Senior Peter Jok had 20 to lead the Hawkeyes (19-14), one of four top seeds in the 32-team event. Iowa couldn't quite shake South Dakota, which excelled at crashing the...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa takes 4-game streak to Big Ten tourney

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) For most of the season, Iowa seemed destined for the NIT. A fantastic February has the Hawkeyes hoping to hear their name called on Selection Sunday. Iowa (18-13, 10-8 Big Ten) put itself in the NCAA Tournament discussion by closing the year with a flourish. The Hawkeyes have won four straight and finished two games above .500 in a Big Ten that, while down...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jok heats up, Hawkeyes throttle Penn State 90-79

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Senior star Peter Jok scored 20 of his 21 points in the second half and Iowa throttled Penn State 90-79 on Sunday, closing the regular season with four straight wins. Nicholas Baer added 20 with 10 rebounds for the Hawkeyes (18-13, 10-8 Big Ten), who finished above .500 in conference play for the third year in a row. Jok, starting his final scheduled home...
Via Associated Press
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers lose in final seconds to Hawkeyes

MADISON, Wis. -- Jordan Bohannon hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 9 seconds left, and Iowa capitalized on No. 22 Wisconsin's sloppy final few minutes with a 7-0 run to beat the Badgers 59-57 on Thursday night. After Ethan Happ missed two free throws that could have sealed the win for Wisconsin, Iowa's Peter Jok missed a jumper in the lane. But Cordell Pemsl corralled the offensive...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

How Iowa Will Move On After Jok

This year’s Iowa men’s basketball team is vastly different than the team Hawkeyes fans got to know just a season ago. The 2015-2016 edition of the team featured a starting lineup comprised of four seniors and one junior, notched five wins against top-25 foes (including #1 Michigan State), had a 17-4 record through the end of January, and reached as high as a #3 ranking in the...
Via The Sports Quotient
January 31, 2017  |  Discuss
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