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College Basketball: UNI recruit Bowen Born named 2019-20 Gatorade Iowa Boys Basketball Player of the Year

College Basketball:  UNI recruit Bowen Born named 2019-20 Gatorade Iowa Boys Basketball Player of the Year

CHICAGO, Illinois – UNI men’s basketball signee, Bowen Born, has been named the 2019-20 Gatorade Iowa Boys Basketball Player of the Year.  Born is the first athlete from Norwalk High…

College Basketball: ISU’s Haliburton declares for 2020 NBA Draft

College Basketball: ISU’s Haliburton declares for 2020 NBA Draft

AMES – Tyrese Haliburton’s contagious smile and dazzling play on the basketball court made him a fan favorite at Iowa State. He turned heads with a record-setting 17-assist game as…

Iowa’s Luka Garza named AP First-Team All-America

Iowa’s Luka Garza named AP First-Team All-America

IOWA CITY – Junior Luka Garza became just the third University of Iowa men’s basketball player, and first in nearly seven decades, to be voted first-team All-America by the Associated Press.…

Iowa’s Luka Garza named ESPN National Player of the Year

Iowa’s Luka Garza named ESPN National Player of the Year

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa men’s basketball junior Luka Garza was named ESPN National Player of the Year and to its five-member All-America first team on Tuesday. The ESPN…

UNI Athletics cancels all athletics through academic year

UNI Athletics cancels all athletics through academic year

CEDAR FALLS – The University of Northern Iowa, in coordination with the Missouri Valley Conference and the NCAA, has canceled all spring sports through the 2019-20 academic year in response…

College Wrestling: Lee, Lugo, Marinelli earn top seeds at NCAA Championships

College Wrestling: Lee, Lugo, Marinelli earn top seeds at NCAA Championships

IOWA CITY – Three University of Iowa wrestlers were awarded the top seed at their respective weight class when the NCAA released its tournament brackets Wednesday for the 2020 NCAA…

College Wrestling: Lujan named No. 1 Seed for NCAA Championship

College Wrestling: Lujan named No. 1 Seed for NCAA Championship

INDIANAPOLIS – Taylor Lujan was selected at the top seed at the 184 eight class for the NCAA Wrestling National Championship, the association announced when it revealed brackets Wednesday. Bryce…

College Basketball: Iowa State ousted from Big 12 Tournament by Oklahoma State, 72-71

College Basketball: Iowa State ousted from Big 12 Tournament by Oklahoma State, 72-71

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Isaac Likekele drove full court for a lay-up with :05 seconds left to propel Oklahoma State (18-14, 7-11 Big 12) to a 72-71 victory over Iowa…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza named Sporting News National Player of the Year

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza named Sporting News National Player of the Year

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa center Luka Garza was named National Player of the Year by Sporting News on Tuesday, becoming the first player in program history to earn…

Former NIACC and Hawkeye football player Marshall Yanda to retire

Former NIACC and Hawkeye football player Marshall Yanda to retire

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – A man who grew up in Iowa, played for NIACC and the Iowa Hawkeyes and later found himself a Pro Bowler in the NFL is hanging up…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza voted Big Ten Player of the Year

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza voted Big Ten Player of the Year

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa standout center Luka Garza has been voted the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Player of the Year by the league head coaches and selected media…

Women’s College Basketball: Finley named MVC Player of the Week

Women’s College Basketball: Finley named MVC Player of the Week

ST. LOUIS – UNI guard Kam Finley scored a career-high 28 points, including the first 10 for the Panthers and the first seven of the game to lead UNI to…

College Wrestling: Iowa State runner-up at Big 12 Championship

College Wrestling: Iowa State runner-up at Big 12 Championship

TULSA, Okla. – Redshirt junior Ian Parker and redshirt freshman David Carr earned individual Big 12 titles on Sunday night at the Big 12 Championship at 141 and 157 pounds,…

College Basketball: Iowa drops season finale at Illinois, 78-76; secures fifth seed in Big Ten Tournament

College Basketball: Iowa drops season finale at Illinois, 78-76; secures fifth seed in Big Ten Tournament

CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS – Iowa dropped its season finale on the road against Illinois, 78-76 and secured the fifth seed in this week’s Big Ten Tournament. The loss snapped an Iowa…

College Wrestling: Hawkeyes win Big Ten Title, crown 3 champions

College Wrestling: Hawkeyes win Big Ten Title, crown 3 champions

PISCATAWAY, New Jersey – The top-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won the 2020 Big Ten Championship on Sunday, scoring 157.5 team points and crowning three individual champions. Alex Marinelli…

College Wrestling: Lujan, Steiert advance to Big 12 Final, nine Panthers still alive

College Wrestling: Lujan, Steiert advance to Big 12 Final, nine Panthers still alive

TULSA, Okla. – Taylor Lujan and Bryce Steiert both controlled their Saturday evening session bouts to advance to the championship bouts at the Big 12 Championship. Steiert picked up a…

College Wrestling: Cyclones lead at Big 12 Championships

College Wrestling: Cyclones lead at Big 12 Championships

TULSA, Okla. – No. 21 Iowa State holds the lead at the 2020 Big 12 Championships after one session of action in Tulsa. In total, eight Cyclones advanced to the…

College Basketball: #1 seed UNI bounced from MVC tournament by Drake, 77-56

College Basketball: #1 seed UNI bounced from MVC tournament by Drake, 77-56

ST. LOUIS – The Drake University men’s basketball team became the first No. 8 seed in the history of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament to knock out the No. 1…

College Basketball: UNI falls to Drake, 77-56

College Basketball: UNI falls to Drake, 77-56

ST. LOUIS – The UNI men’s basketball took on the Bulldogs of Drake University on Friday afternoon, falling to the in-state rival 77-56 in the MVC Tournament quarter final game.…

College Basketball: UNI’s Ben Jacobson named MVC Coach of the Year

College Basketball: UNI’s Ben Jacobson named MVC Coach of the Year

ST. LOUIS – UNI Head Coach Ben Jacobson has been named MVC Coach of the Year as announced by the conference office Thursday afternoon. Jacobson is now in his 14th…

College Football: UNI adds pair of Kansas transfers

College Football: UNI adds pair of Kansas transfers

CEDAR FALLS – UNI Football this week announced the additions of University of Kansas Transfers Dom Williams and Quan Hampton. Williams comes to UNI as a running back and will…

College Baseball: Heller earns 900th career win in rout of Grand View

College Baseball: Heller earns 900th career win in rout of Grand View

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa baseball team pounded out 14 hits — five for extra bases — to defeat Grand View, 14-2, in its Duane Banks Field opener…

College Wrestling: UNI’s Lujan, Steiert earn top seeds for Big 12 Championships

College Wrestling: UNI’s Lujan, Steiert earn top seeds for Big 12 Championships

IRVING – Taylor Lujan and Bryce Steiert received No. 1 seeds and four other Panthers were ranked in the top four of their brackets in the Pre-Big 12 Championship seeds…

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza named Naismith Trophy Semifinalist

College Basketball: Iowa’s Garza named Naismith Trophy Semifinalist

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa standout Luka Garza is one of 10 semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy, which is presented annually to the most outstanding player who achieves tremendous…

College Basketball: Iowa loses home contest to Purdue, 77-68

College Basketball: Iowa loses home contest to Purdue, 77-68

IOWA CITY – Iowa suffered a disappointing home Big Ten Conference game loss Tuesday, losing to Purdue, 77-68. Luka Garza’s free throw with 16:47 remaining in the second half was…

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green named the Larry Bird Player of the Year for Missouri Valley Conference

College Basketball: UNI’s AJ Green named the Larry Bird Player of the Year for Missouri Valley Conference

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Valley Conference has announced specialty awards for the 2019-20 season. UNI’s AJ Green has been named the Larry Bird Player of the Year and Isaiah…

Women’s College Basketball: Defense and rebounding push Iowa State past Kansas, 61-42

Women’s College Basketball: Defense and rebounding push Iowa State past Kansas, 61-42

LAWRENCE – The Iowa State women’s basketball team (17-11, 9-8 Big 12) closed out its 2019-20 road slate with a commanding 61-42 victory over Kansas (15-13, 4-13 Big 12). Iowa…

Iowa State announces Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2020

Iowa State announces Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2020

AMES – The Iowa State Letterwinners Club announced today Iowa State Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2020. Five former Cyclone stars will be inducted into the Iowa State Athletics…

UNI men’s basketball land three on All-MVC Teams

UNI men’s basketball land three on All-MVC Teams

ST. LOUIS – UNI’s AJ Green and Austin Phyfe were each named First Team All-MVC while Isaiah Brown was voted to the All-Defensive Team as announced by the conference office…

College Wrestling: 10 Hawkeyes earn top 3 Big Ten Championships Pre-Seeds

College Wrestling: 10 Hawkeyes earn top 3 Big Ten Championships Pre-Seeds

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa junior Spencer Lee and senior Michael Kemerer earned the top pre-seed at their respective weight classes when the Big Ten Conference announced its tournament…

Iowa’s Doyle named Big Ten Player of the Year; Mackenzie Meyer makes second team, wins sportsmanship award

Iowa’s Doyle named Big Ten Player of the Year; Mackenzie Meyer makes second team, wins sportsmanship award

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa senior Kathleen Doyle has been named the Big Ten Conference Player of the Year, as voted on by the coaches and media, the conference…

UNI’s Austin Phyfe named MVC Player of the Week

UNI’s Austin Phyfe named MVC Player of the Week

St. Louis – UNI’s Austin Phyfe has been named the MVC Player of the Week as announced by the conference office on Sunday afternoon. Phyfe finished with 27 points, shot…

College Track & Field: UNI men win Missouri Valley Conference title

College Track & Field: UNI men win Missouri Valley Conference title

CEDAR FALLS –UNI men’s track and field took first place for the first time in 11 years and 18th overall with a total of 143.5 points, over 30 points better…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI defeats Loyola Chicago, 73-30

Women’s College Basketball: UNI defeats Loyola Chicago, 73-30

CHICAGO – Karli Rucker scored a team-high 24 points to become the 25th member of the UNI 1,000-point club and lead UNI women’s basketball to a 73-70 road win over…

Women’s College Basketball: Joens’ 29 paces ISU past West Virginia, 61-58

Women’s College Basketball: Joens’ 29 paces ISU past West Virginia, 61-58

AMES – Ashley Joens scored 12 of Iowa State’s (16-11, 8-8 Big 12) 14 points in the fourth quarter to help the Cyclones down West Virginia (16-11, 6-10 Big 12),…

College Track & Field: Iowa State wins 2020 Big 12 Indoor Championship

College Track & Field: Iowa State wins 2020 Big 12 Indoor Championship

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State men’s indoor track and field team are Big 12 Champions. The Cyclones won their first track and field team title in the Big 12…

College Basketball: #18 Iowa 77, #16 Penn State 68

College Basketball: #18 Iowa 77, #16 Penn State 68

IOWA CITY – Iowa notched a big home win over nationally-ranked Penn State Saturday, beating the Nittany Lions, 77-68. National Player of the Year candidate Luka Garza recorded his team-leading…

College Basketball: UNI defeats Drake, 70-43

College Basketball: UNI defeats Drake, 70-43

DES MOINES –  The Panthers claimed the MVC Regular Season Title after defeating the Bulldogs of Drake 70-43 in the Knapp Center. Austin Phyfe led the Panthers with physical play in…

Iowa’s McCaffery prepares team to face tough Penn State squad Saturday in Carver Arena

Iowa’s McCaffery prepares team to face tough Penn State squad Saturday in Carver Arena

IOWA CITY – University of Iowa Basketball men’s head coach Fran McCaffery held a press conference Friday in advance of the home game Saturday versus Penn State. University of Iowa…

Women’s College Basketball: UNI falls to Vaparaiso, 72-69

Women’s College Basketball: UNI falls to Vaparaiso, 72-69

VALPARAISO, Ind. –A three-point shot at the buzzer was deflected and UNI women’s basketball fell 72-69 on the road Friday. The Panthers and Crusaders were identical from the field, both…

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