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College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza wins Wooden Award, sweeps national awards

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza wins Wooden Award, sweeps national awards

IOWA CITY – Senior Luka Garza became the University of Iowa’s first winner of the John R. Wooden Player of the Year Award. The announcement was made Tuesday evening by…

Hawkeye Wrestling to be recognized at Kinnick Stadium April 17

Hawkeye Wrestling to be recognized at Kinnick Stadium April 17

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa will celebrate the 2021 NCAA Championship Hawkeye wrestling team April 17 at Kinnick Stadium following the Iowa football open practice. The open practice…

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger announces support staff

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger announces support staff

AMES – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger has announced his complete support staff. Otzelberger has named Nate Schmidt as the Cyclones’ recruiting and player development coordinator, Pete…

Iowa’s Hawkeye Express ends football gameday tradition

Iowa’s Hawkeye Express ends football gameday tradition

IOWA CITY – With the potential of continued social distancing measures during the 2021 football season, a need for future equipment upgrade and overall increases in operation expenses, the University…

College Basketball: Iowa State snares big man for roster

College Basketball: Iowa State snares big man for roster

AMES – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger has announced the signing of 6-10 post player Robert Jones, a transfer from Denver that originally hails from Prior Lake,…

JUCO Volleyball: Steffen, Tobin earn first-team all-league honors

JUCO Volleyball: Steffen, Tobin earn first-team all-league honors

MASON CITY – For the second straight season, NIACC Becca Steffen has earned first-team all-ICCAC volleyball honors. Steffen recorded 545 assists, 193 digs, 110 kills and 42 ace serves for…

College Athletics: Iowa State’s Pollard agrees to contract extension

College Athletics: Iowa State’s Pollard agrees to contract extension

AMES – Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen has extended the contract of Athletics Director Jamie Pollard to 2026. Pollard, who will be the nation’s fourth-longest serving Football Bowl Subdivision…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza receives Naismith Trophy

College Basketball: Iowa’s Luka Garza receives Naismith Trophy

INDIANAPOLIS — University of Iowa senior Luka Garza is the recipient of the 2021 Naismith Trophy, the most prestigious individual basketball honor presented annually to college basketball’s most outstanding player.…

UNI football game against south Dakota canceled

UNI football game against south Dakota canceled

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Valley Football Conference has canceled the UNI-South Dakota football game (Friday, April 2) at the DakotaDome in Vermillion, S.D., due to a positive COVID-19 test…

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger adds Kyle Green as assistant coach

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger adds Kyle Green as assistant coach

AMES – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger has added longtime Northern Iowa assistant and 25-year veteran of college basketball Kyle Green to his staff as an assistant…

College Basketball: Otzelberger names Blount an Assistant Coach

College Basketball: Otzelberger names Blount an Assistant Coach

AMES – JR Blount, widely recognized as one of the top assistant coaches in the Mountain West Conference, has been named an assistant coach by Iowa State head men’s basketball…

JUCO Wrestling: NIACC’s McCleish earns ICCAC wrestler of week honor

JUCO Wrestling: NIACC’s McCleish earns ICCAC wrestler of week honor

MASON CITY – NIACC freshman wrestler Chase McCleish was selected as the ICCAC wrestler of the week for the week of March 22-28. McCleish, who is ranked eighth at 184…

College Basketball: Iowa center Jack Nunge to transfer

College Basketball: Iowa center Jack Nunge to transfer

IOWA CITY – Redshirt sophomore Jack Nunge has notified head coach Fran McCaffery of his intentions to transfer from the University of Iowa and the men’s basketball program. “After long…

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Spencer Lee wins Dan Hodge Trophy

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Spencer Lee wins Dan Hodge Trophy

IOWA CITY – For the second year in a row, University of Iowa national champion Spencer Lee has been awarded the WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy. The award is…

College Football: Panthers cruise over Western Illinois, 34-20

College Football: Panthers cruise over Western Illinois, 34-20

MACOMB, Ill. – Isaiah Weston took the opening offensive play of the game 75 yards for a touchdown, and Omar Brown capped the first half with a blocked field goal…

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger retains Byars and Robinson

College Basketball: Iowa State’s Otzelberger retains Byars and Robinson

AMES – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger has announced that he will retain assistant coach Daniyal Robinson and director of basketball operations Micah Byars. The pair has…

Decorah native Kephart on 2020-21 Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Scholar-Athlete Team

Decorah native Kephart on 2020-21 Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Scholar-Athlete Team

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The Missouri Valley Conference announced the 2020-21 Cross Country Scholar-Athlete Team on Wednesday. UNI junior Andrew Kephart landed on the men’s academic team with a 3.61…

Northern Iowa Panthers vs South Dakota Coyotes: What to Know About the Upcoming Football Game

Football continues to play a huge role in our lives despite the restrictions of the pandemic. The sport has become more important than ever, as we look to it for…

Women’s College Basketball: NCAA Tournament Second Round: Iowa 86, Kentucky 72

Women’s College Basketball: NCAA Tournament Second Round: Iowa 86, Kentucky 72

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The University of Iowa Hawkeyes (20-9, 11-8) defeated 4-seed Kentucky (18-10, 9-6), 86-72, improving the Hawkeyes’ all-time NCAA Tournament Second Round record, 9-11. P. Sue Beckwith,…

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones keep dancing with 79-75 win over Michigan State

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones keep dancing with 79-75 win over Michigan State

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Survive and advance. The Iowa State women’s basketball team (17-10, 12-6 Big 12) did just that Monday night in a 79-75 victory over Michigan State (15-9,…

Women’s College Basketball: NCAA Tournament First Round: Iowa 87, Central Michigan 72

Women’s College Basketball: NCAA  Tournament First Round: Iowa 87, Central Michigan 72

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The University of Iowa Hawkeyes (19-9, 11-8) defeated Central Michigan (18-9, 13-6), 87-72, improving the Hawkeyes’ all-time NCAA Tournament First Round record, 13-7. Sophomore McKenna Warnock…

Women’s College Soccer: UNI defeats Southern Illinois

Women’s College Soccer: UNI defeats Southern Illinois

CARBONDALE, IL – The UNI soccer team traveled to Illinois Sunday afternoon to take on the Southern Illinois Salukis. The Panthers kept things rolling to get their second win of…

College Wrestling: Iowa State’s David Carr wins 157-pound NCAA Wrestling Championship

College Wrestling: Iowa State’s David Carr wins 157-pound NCAA Wrestling Championship

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Iowa State’s David Carr continues to etch his name deeper into Iowa State wrestling history. On Saturday night, the Canton, Ohio, native won the 2021 157-pound…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI advances in WNIT, beating Creighton, 64-63

Women’s College Basketball: UNI advances in WNIT, beating Creighton, 64-63

ROCKFORD, Ill. – Emerson Green hit a driving layup with four seconds remaining to give the UNI women’s basketball team a 64-63 win over Creighton to advance to the quarterfinals…

College Wrestling: Spencer Lee wins NCAA Championship, Hawkeyes capture team title

College Wrestling: Spencer Lee wins NCAA Championship, Hawkeyes capture team title

ST. LOUIS – University of Iowa senior Spencer Lee won the 125-pound NCAA Championship Saturday night, becoming the seventh three-time national champion in program history and putting an exclamation point…

College Basketball: Iowa beats Grand Canyon in NCAA Tournament First Round, 86-74

College Basketball: Iowa beats Grand Canyon in NCAA Tournament First Round, 86-74

INDIANAPOLIS – Iowa beat Grand Canyon in the NCAA Tournament First Round, 86-74, Saturday. Iowa has won an NCAA Tournament game each of its last four tournament appearances. Iowa is…

College Football: Hawkeyes announce team awards

College Football: Hawkeyes announce team awards

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior center Tyler Linderbaum and junior defensive tackle Daviyon Nixon were named Roy J. Carver Most Valuable Players as the Iowa football program announced…

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Lee, Eierman, Kemerer advance to NCAA Finals

College Wrestling: Iowa’s Lee, Eierman, Kemerer advance to NCAA Finals

ST. LOUIS – University of Iowa wrestlers Spencer Lee, Jaydin Eierman and Michael Kemerer advanced to the finals of the 2021 NCAA Championships following semifinal wins Friday night at the…

Women’s College Basketball: Panthers advance in WNIT

Women’s College Basketball: Panthers advance in WNIT

ROCKFORD, Ill – The Dayton women’s basketball team took a 7-2 lead in the first quarter, but UNI responded with three consecutive three-pointers from Kam Finley to go up 11-7…

College Wrestling: 8 Hawkeyes advance to Quarterfinals of NCAA Championships

College Wrestling: 8 Hawkeyes advance to Quarterfinals of NCAA Championships

ST. LOUIS – Eight University of Iowa wrestlers advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2021 NCAA Wrestling Championships following second-round wins Thursday night at the Enterprise Center. The Hawkeyes scored…

College Basketball: Iowa State hires new head coach in T.J. Otzelberger

College Basketball: Iowa State hires new head coach in T.J. Otzelberger

AMES – T.J. Otzelberger (OTTS-ull-burger), who has crisscrossed the nation recruiting all-star talent and building championship-level programs, is returning “home” as the 21st head men’s basketball coach in Iowa State…

Tom Brands named National Wrestling Coaches Association Coach of the Year

Tom Brands named National Wrestling Coaches Association Coach of the Year

IOWA CITY – The National Wrestling Coaches Association announced Wednesday that for the second straight year University of Iowa head wrestling coach Tom Brands has been named NWCA National Coach…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Fran McCaffery receives contract extension

College Basketball: Iowa’s Fran McCaffery receives contract extension

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery has signed a four-year extension to his current contract. The agreement was announced today by Henry B. and…

College Wrestling: UNI sends six to NCAA Championship

College Wrestling: UNI sends six to NCAA Championship

CEDAR FALLS – Six Panther wrestlers head to St. Louis to take the mat at the NCAA Championship at the Enterprise Center. Big 12 champions Parker Keckeisen and Brody Teske…

JUCO Softball: NIACC’s Mentink is ICCAC pitcher of the week

JUCO Softball: NIACC’s Mentink is ICCAC pitcher of the week

MASON CITY – NIACC’s McKenna Mentink was selected as the ICCAC Division II softball pitcher of the week for the week of March 8-14. Mentink, who prepped at Mason City,…

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa Hawkeyes earn 2021 NCAA Tournament bid

Women’s College Basketball: Iowa Hawkeyes earn 2021 NCAA Tournament bid

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa women’s basketball team received an at-large bid to the 2021 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, its 27th appearance in the tournament, including its 15th…

College Basketball: Iowa State sends head coach Steve Prohm packing

College Basketball: Iowa State sends head coach Steve Prohm packing

AMES – Iowa State Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard announced Monday night that the school and men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm have agreed to part ways. The search for a…

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones earn No. 7 seed in NCAA Tournament, face Michigan State

Women’s College Basketball: Cyclones earn No. 7 seed in NCAA Tournament, face Michigan State

AMES – The Iowa State women’s basketball team has been selected to play in its 19th NCAA Tournament, and 12th appearance in the last 15 years. The seventh-seeded Cyclones will…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI Women’s Basketball earns WNIT bid, faces Dayton in Rockford Regional

Women’s College Basketball: UNI Women’s Basketball earns WNIT bid, faces Dayton in Rockford Regional

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The UNI Women’s basketball team received an at-large bid to the WNIT. The Panthers will play Dayton on Friday at 11 a.m. as part of the…

College Football: Barnett, Betts named to Iowa football staff

College Football: Barnett, Betts named to Iowa football staff

IOWA CITY – Former University of Iowa running back Ladell Betts, and George Barnett, who has more than 20 years of offensive line coaching experience at the collegiate level, have…

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