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Iowa’s McCaffrey prepares Hawkeyes to face #5 Michigan

Iowa’s McCaffrey prepares Hawkeyes to face #5 Michigan

University of Iowa Basketball Media Conference Thursday, January 31, 2019 Fran McCaffrey Men’s Basketball Q. They’ve really changed defensively in Michigan the last couple years. What have they done differently?…

Roundup of NIACC athletics news

Roundup of NIACC athletics news

MASON CITY – For the second straight week, a NIACC women’s basketball player has earned the ICCAC’s player of the week honor. NIACC freshman Autam Mendez was selected as the…

Wrestling: No. 3 Oklahoma State Takes Down No. 15 Iowa State, 22-15

Wrestling: No. 3 Oklahoma State Takes Down No. 15 Iowa State, 22-15

STILLWATER, Okla. – No. 15 Iowa State (7-2, 4-1 Big 12) fell to No. 3 Oklahoma State (10-0, 6-0 Big 12), 22-15. In the dual, redshirt senior Willie Miklus defeated…

Wrestling: Hawkeyes top Northwestern, 32-7

Wrestling: Hawkeyes top Northwestern, 32-7

EVANSTON, Illinois – The fourth-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team rode past Northwestern, 32-7, on Sunday afternoon at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Iowa dominated the top position in each win, totaling more than…

Wrestling: Iowa State defeats Oklahoma, 25-6

Wrestling: Iowa State defeats Oklahoma, 25-6

AMES, Iowa – No. 15 Iowa State (7-1, 4-0 Big 12) remained undefeated in Big 12 dual wrestling action with a 25-6 win over Oklahoma (5-4, 1-2 Big 12) Friday…

NIACC VS Waldorf was once a great rivalry

NIACC VS Waldorf was once a great rivalry

By KIRK HARDCASTLE NIACC Sports Information Director When you begin to discuss the great college rivalries, several come to mind. On the national scene, North Carolina/Duke, Auburn/Alabama and USC/UCLA are…

Wrestling: Hawkeyes dominate Illinois, 31-8

Wrestling: Hawkeyes dominate Illinois, 31-8

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois — The fourth-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team rolled past No. 20 Illinois, 31-8, on Friday night at Huff Hall. Spencer Lee opened the dual with a fall,…

Iowa Hawkeyes fall to Michigan State Spartans, 82-67

Iowa Hawkeyes fall to Michigan State Spartans, 82-67

IOWA CITY – The Iowa Hawkeyes men’s basketball team fell to the Michigan State Spartans, 82-67, Thursday night in Iowa City. Tonight’s loss snapped Iowa’s five-game win streak and was…

NIACC men ranked 15th in latest poll

NIACC men ranked 15th in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s basketball team is No. 15 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (11-2 overall, 2-0 ICCAC) was No. 14 in the Jan.…

NIACC women ranked No. 4 in NJCAA Division II poll

NIACC women ranked No. 4 in NJCAA Division II poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team is ranked fifth in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (11-4 overall, 2-0 ICCAC) was No. 10 in the preseason…

NIACC women cruise past Southeastern, 102-69

NIACC women cruise past Southeastern, 102-69

MASON CITY – Autam Mendez scored 30 points and Mandy Willems scored 28 points to lead No. 5 NIACC to a 102-69 victory over Southeastern CC in an ICCAC women’s…

NIACC men roll past St. Ambrose JV 106-72

NIACC men roll past St. Ambrose JV 106-72

DAVENPORT – James Harris scored 21 points and Wendell Matthews scored 15 points to lead the No. 15 NIACC men’s basketball team to a 106-72 victory over the St. Ambrose…

College basketball: Iowa pummels Illinois, 95-71

College basketball: Iowa pummels Illinois, 95-71

IOWA CITY – The Iowa men’s basketball team used hot shooting to demolish the Illinois Fighting Illini, 95-71, Sunday afternoon in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa set a Carver-Hawkeye Arena record for field…

Big hitters lead No. 4 Iowa to 30-6 win over No. 20 Rutgers

Big hitters lead No. 4 Iowa to 30-6 win over No. 20 Rutgers

IOWA CITY – The fourth-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team won eight-of-10 matches to defeat No. 20 Rutgers, 30-6, on Friday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa scored bonus points in three…

Northwood man hospitalized after car crash

Northwood man hospitalized after car crash

NORTHWOOD – A Northwood man was taken to a Mason City Hospital after he crashed his car into several objects. On January 14, 2019 at approximately 3 PM, the Worth…

NIACC wrestlers go 1-2 at Midwest Duals

NIACC wrestlers go 1-2 at Midwest Duals

KEARNEY, Neb. – The NIACC wrestling team went 1-2 at the seventh annual University of Nebraska-Kearney Midwest Duals on Friday.  NIACC topped Cloud County CC 33-18 and lost to No. 8…

Iowa State football: Campbell announces coaching changes

Iowa State football: Campbell announces coaching changes

AMES – Iowa State Head Coach Matt Campbell announced today changes to his coaching staff which includes a familiar name returning to Ames from the professional ranks, his reconnection with…

College basketball: Iowa defeats Penn State for Big Ten Conference road win

College basketball: Iowa defeats Penn State for Big Ten Conference road win

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – The Iowa men’s basketball team beat Penn State, 89-82, in a Big Ten Conference road game Wednesday evening. Iowa’s (#23/24) 89 points are the most scored…

WRESTLING: No. 21 Iowa State Defeats Fresno State, 31-6

WRESTLING: No. 21 Iowa State Defeats Fresno State, 31-6

AMES – No. 21 Iowa State (4-1, 2-0 Big 12) defeated Fresno State (4-6, 1-3 Big 12), 31-6 in wrestling action Sunday afternoon in Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State won eight…

Iowa Completes 2023 Football Schedule

Iowa Completes 2023 Football Schedule

IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa has added home dates with Western Michigan and Utah State to complete its 2023 football schedule. Iowa also announced the dates for the Iowa…

Three players depart Iowa football team

Three players depart Iowa football team

IOWA CITY – Three additional University of Iowa football players have declared for the NFL Draft, forfeiting their remaining college eligibility. Juniors Amani Hooker and Anthony Nelson, and sophomore T.J.…

Wrestling: Iowa silences Minnesota, 24-10

Wrestling: Iowa silences Minnesota, 24-10

MINNEAPOLIS – The fourth-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team defended the Governor’s Border Belt on Sunday at Minnesota, defeating the eighth-ranked Gophers, 24-10, at a sold out Maturi Pavilion. Iowa…

Iowa State’s Solomon Young to miss remainder of season

Iowa State’s Solomon Young to miss remainder of season

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head men’s basketball coach Steve Prohm announced today that junior forward Solomon Young will miss the remainder of the 2018-19 season as he continues to…

Men’s basketball: Iowa defeats Ohio State, 72-62

Men’s basketball: Iowa defeats Ohio State, 72-62

IOWA CITY – Iowa defeated Ohio State Saturday in Iowa City in a Big Ten Conference home game. Iowa trailed, 26-24 after a low-scoring first half. Jordan Bohannon became the…

NIACC’s Connell wins 1,000 at Minnesota State

NIACC’s Connell wins 1,000 at Minnesota State

MANKATO, Minn. – NIACC freshman Gavin Connell won the 1,000- meter run in a time of 2 minutes, 49.10 seconds Friday at the Minnesota State Invitational. NIACC placed fifth in…

No. 14 NIACC men win 10th straight, 86-75

No. 14 NIACC men win 10th straight, 86-75

MASON CITY – The winning streak has reached 10. The No. 14 NIACC men’s basketball team won its 10th straight game with a come-from-behind 86-75 victory over Iowa Central in…

Mendez powers No. 4 Lady Trojans, 79-62

Mendez powers No. 4 Lady Trojans, 79-62

MASON CITY – Freshman Autam Mendez scored a career-high 30 points, including eight 3-point goals, to lead No. 4 NIACC to a 79-62 victory over Iowa Central in an ICCAC…

Iowa gets conference road victory over Northwestern, 73-63

Iowa gets conference road victory over Northwestern, 73-63

EVANSTON, ILLINOIS – Iowa defeated Northwestern, 73-63, Wednesday night in a Big Ten road game. Iowa has won seven of its last eight games, dating back to Dec. 6. Iowa…

NIACC wrestlers fall to Iowa Lakes, 44-5

NIACC wrestlers fall to Iowa Lakes, 44-5

ESTHERVILLE – The No. 6 Iowa Lakes wrestling team topped NIACC 44-5 in an ICCAC dual meet Wednesday night. Iowa Lakes won seven of the eight contested matches. The lone…

NIACC men ranked 14th in latest poll

NIACC men ranked 14th in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s basketball team remained No. 14 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (10-2 overall, 1-0 ICCAC) was No. 14 in the Dec.…

NIACC women ranked 4th in latest poll

NIACC women ranked 4th in latest poll

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team is ranked fourth in the NJCAA Division II poll released Tuesday. NIACC (10-3 overall, 1-0 ICCAC) was No. 10 in the preseason…

Iowa State’s All-American running back David Montgomery enters name for NFL Draft

Iowa State’s All-American running back David Montgomery enters name for NFL Draft

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State two-time All-American running back David Montgomery, who became the eighth player in school history with multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons this fall, decided today he will…

Cyclones sweep Player of the Week awards

Cyclones sweep Player of the Week awards

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State has swept the Big 12 weekly awards following a 2-0 start to the conference season. Marial Shayok took home Big 12 Player of the Week…

Timberwolves relieve Tom Thibodeau of his coaching duties

Timberwolves relieve Tom Thibodeau of his coaching duties

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Timberwolves announced this afternoon that they have relieved Tom Thibodeau of his duties as President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach, effective immediately. Additionally, Andy Greer…

Men’s college basketball: Iowa defeats Nebraska, 93-84

Men’s college basketball: Iowa defeats Nebraska, 93-84

IOWA CITY – Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon heated up just before halftime and poured it on in the second stanza of Iowa’s conference victory over Nebraska Sunday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.…

No. 14 NIACC men cruise to 9th straight win

No. 14 NIACC men cruise to 9th straight win

MASON CITY – The NIACC men’s basketball team set a school record on Sunday. For the the first time in school history, the NIACC men’s team scored at least 100…

NIACC wrestlers crown pair of champions

NIACC wrestlers crown pair of champions

PELLA – The NIACC wrestling team crowned a pair of champions at the Central College Under Armour Invitational on Saturday. NIACC’s Tony Mendoza (12-4) won the 149-pound gold division and…

Iowa defeats No. 18 Mississippi State, 27-22, in Outback Bowl

Iowa defeats No. 18 Mississippi State, 27-22, in Outback Bowl

TAMPA, FLORIDA – Iowa (9‐4, 5‐4) defeated No. 18 Mississippi State (8‐5, 4‐4) on Tuesday, 27‐22, at Raymond James Stadium. WR Nick Easley was named Outback Bowl MVP. Iowa led…

Gov. Reynolds loses bet on Alamo Bowl after Iowa State soundly beaten by Washington State

Gov. Reynolds loses bet on Alamo Bowl after Iowa State soundly beaten by Washington State

DES MOINES – The Iowa State University Cyclone football team was soundly beaten by the Washington State University Cougars, 28-26, in the Alamo Bowl on Friday, and now Iowa Gov.…

No. 3 NIACC women place third at holiday tourney

No. 3 NIACC women place third at holiday tourney

EAST PEORIA, Ill. – The No. 3 NIACC women’s basketball team wrapped up play in the Cougar Holiday Tournament with a 88-76 victory over Parkland College in the consolation game.…