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PORTLAND, OR – Iowa State (5-1, 0-0 Big 12) was unable to complete the 3-0 weekend as the Cyclones fell to No. 20 UConn (8-0, 0-0 BIG East) 71-53 Sunday night at the Moda Center.
PORTLAND, OR – No. 3/3 UCONN (5-0, 0-0) outlasted No. 9/8 Iowa (5-2, 0-0)inside the Moda Center, 86-79, in the Phil Knight Legacy Championship.
DES MOINES – A “targeted shooting” of a male victim at a downtown bar makes 16 homicides this year in Iowa’s capital city of Des Moines.
MASON CITY — The NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center hosted Venture School Launch Day on Thursday, November 17, 2022, with several winning cash prizes.
MASON CITY – Metronet today announced that residents and businesses in the Iowa communities of Ankeny, Clive, Grimes, Hampton, Iowa City, Jewell, Johnston, Mason City, Sheffield, and Urbandale, are among the first in the state to have access to even faster internet with Metronet’s ultra-high-speed multi-gigabit service.
ANKENY – A shooting in a parking lot at an Iowa bar lead police to detain and charge a man with attempted murder.
CEDAR RAPIDS – An allegedly drunk, suspended Iowa driver is facing a swath of charges after a fatal auto accident took the life of an elderly woman.
AMES – Former Iowa State head men’s track & field and cross country coach Bill Bergan, the architect of the Cyclone track & field/cross country dynasty in the 1980s and early 1990s,
HARDIN COUNTY – A Northern Iowa man who won a big lottery prize has been sent to prison for the sexual abuse of his granddaughters.
WAVERLY – A male teen was arrested after an assault at Waverly high school.
SIOUX CITY – A Clear Lake, Iowa nurse who stole fentanyl from elderly patients pled guilty on November 21, 2022, in federal court in Sioux City.
POCAHONTAS COUNTY – A Northern Iowa man died in a two-vehicle crash in Pocahontas county.
AMES – UNI wrestling crowned two champions on Saturday afternoon as the Panthers sent 20 wrestlers to the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open at Hilton Coliseum in open competition.
CEDAR FALLS – UNI shot over 50% from the field in the second half and overcame a 7-point second half deficit to defeat the Northern Illinois Huskies 83-76 on Saturday afternoon inside the McLeod Center.
IOWA CITY – Junior Cobe Siebrecht’s second-period fall capped the second-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team’s 26-11 victory over No. 21 Pennsylvania on Saturday afternoon inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
PORTLAND, OREGON – Iowa (5-1, 0-0) dropped Oregon State (4-1, 0-0), 73-59 in the Phil Knight Legacy Tournament.
DES MOINES – With the approval of unions over 70 percent, the highest since 1965, Iowa is going strong with several union organizing drives, a top union in the state says.
RINGGOLD COUNTY, IOWA – An Iowa teen died in a vehicle rollover, swerving to avoid deer this weekend on a rural road.
CANCUN, Mexico – Sophomore guard Emerson Green hit a last-second three to lift the Panthers past the Vanderbilt Commodores 65-62.
NICEVILLE, FLORIDA – Patrick McCaffery scored 21 points to spearhead Iowa to a victory over Clemson Friday night in the Emerald Coast Classic, leading Iowa to the championship game Saturday.
CEDAR RAPIDS – A Waterloo man who possessed a gun less than a year after he was released from federal prison for possessing a firearm illegally was sentenced to more than two additional years in federal prison.
IOWA CITY – Nebraska (4-8, 3-6) defeated Iowa (7-5, 5-4), 24-17, on Friday at Kinnick Stadium in the Heroes Game, to rob the Hawkeyes of a chance to be dismantled in Indianapolis by Ohio State or Michigan.
CEDAR RAPIDS – A man who used a false identification document and a false social security number was sentenced today to more than two months in federal prison.
PORTLAND, Oregon – Iowa State (5-0, 0-0 Big 12) took command of the last five minutes of its showdown with No. 1 North Carolina (5-1, 0-0 ACC) to pick up a 70-65 win in the Phil Knight Invitational semifinals and advance to Sunday night’s final.
PORTLAND, Ore. – No. 4/5 Iowa State defeated Michigan State, 80-49, at the Phil Knight Invitational on Thanksgiving afternoon.