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Girls basketball: Area statistical leaders

January 8, 2018 - 1:01pm
Area girls basketball statistical leaders, as reflected on Quik Stats on Monday, Jan. 8 (state rank in parentheses). POINTS PER GAME (2) Ashley Joens, Iowa City High 28.8 (8) Karsyn Stratton,...
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Iowa high school boys’ basketball rankings: A new No. 1 in Class 3A

January 8, 2018 - 12:46pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Finally there’s a little bit of movement in The Gazette’s boys’ basketball poll. Glenwood has assumed the top spot in Class 3A in this week’s rankings....
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Fran McCaffery ejected, Iowa loses physical game at Maryland

January 7, 2018 - 9:28pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — At first it appeared the Hawkeyes had picked a good night to face host Maryland — students are still on holiday break and a bitterly cold night left the normally...
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Offensive struggles continue for UNI in 56-60 loss to Loyola

January 7, 2018 - 5:50pm
CEDAR FALLS — Another lackluster offensive performance sunk Northern Iowa, which still searching for its first conference win after falling to Loyola, 56-50 Sunday afternoon. A field goal...
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Megan Gustafson’s 34 points carry Iowa to bounce-back win at Illinois

January 7, 2018 - 5:50pm
The stars shined bright as the Hawkeyes bounced back from their first Big Ten loss with a 84-71 victory over Illinois on Sunday at State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Junior post Megan Gustafson...
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Iowa State wrestling tops Oregon State for first win in Kevin Dresser era

January 7, 2018 - 5:19pm
AMES – Iowa State’s and Oregon State’s wrestling programs are comparable in more than one way. Each program has more than 1,000 dual wins – Iowa State was the first program...
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Iowa State running backs coach Louis Ayeni joins staff at alma mater Northwestern

January 7, 2018 - 5:01pm
AMES – Iowa State associate head football coach and running backs coach Louis Ayeni has accepted a job at Northwestern to be its running backs coach. The move was first reported by Yahoo...
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Iowa men's basketball vs. Maryland: Live updates, how to watch

January 7, 2018 - 2:12pm
The Iowa Hawkeyes (9-8, 0-4) play their first of three straight road games Sunday in College Park, Md., against the Maryland Terrapins (13-4, 2-2) in Big Ten men’s basketball. Check this page...
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55 rules meant to be broken on my journey to 'disordered eating' recovery

January 6, 2018 - 11:10pm
Running is something I have loved ever since my first 5K in third grade. The feeling of the strain in my legs as I sprinted down the road on the Fourth of July with everyone cheering me on was so...
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Cedar Rapids RoughRiders' points streak ends with loss to Youngstown

January 6, 2018 - 9:22pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Hey, force. Where the heck were you? Not with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders, who saw their standings points streak come to an end at eight Saturday night with a 4-2 loss to...
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Wrestlers exact revenge en route to titles at Bobcat Eckenrod Invitational

January 6, 2018 - 8:10pm
VAN HORNE — Revenge can be a strong motivator and a sweet reward. A pair of wrestlers enjoyed exactly that against state champion opponents Saturday. West Liberty’s Will Esmoil and...
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Freshman Riley Wright leads 4A No. 1 Marion girls’ basketball to win over 5A No. 9 Indianola

January 6, 2018 - 6:33pm
MARION — The undefeated Marion girls’ basketball team touts a number of impressive scoring options. If one player has an off night with her shot, there always seems to be another waiting...
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Iowa State loses in overtime again, this time at Oklahoma State

January 6, 2018 - 6:04pm
STILLWATER, Okla. — Jeffrey Carroll scored 24 points, Kendall Smith added 20 and Oklahoma State picked up its first win in the Big 12 by knocking off visiting Iowa State, 96-87, in overtime...
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UNI men’s basketball trying to get confidence back after slow Valley start

January 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
CEDAR FALLS — In the midst of a five-game losing streak, Northern Iowa’s seniors are being looked upon before the season potentially gets away from them. While he may not be listed as...
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No collapse this time for Cedar Rapids Xavier, which blasts Iowa City Regina

January 6, 2018 - 5:34pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — Ryan Luehrsmann has played a lot of basketball and coached quite a bit of it, too. He’s never experienced anything like Friday night. Very few have. His Cedar Rapids...
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On Iowa Podcast: Examining what is going wrong for Iowa men’s basketball

January 6, 2018 - 12:11pm
Two losses in three days followed a pretty similar script for the Iowa men’s basketball team, and the frustration is mounting with an 0-4 start in the Big Ten. What is going wrong, and is there...
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Hlas: With Spencer Lee and more, Iowa wrestling may get big again

January 6, 2018 - 10:05am
IOWA CITY — Rayvon Foley picked a bad night to weigh 125 pounds. The Michigan State wrestler came to Carver-Hawkeye Arena Friday night with an 18-3 record, but with 8,486 fans expecting and...
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Liam Walsh in his 3rd season with C.R. RoughRiders, but he’s in no rush to get to college hockey

January 5, 2018 - 10:49pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — The record for number of seasons played with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders is four. Important to note because Liam Walsh could tie or break the mark. Don’t let that seem...
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Friday's high school basketball roundup: Iowa City West ties state record with 79th straight home win

January 5, 2018 - 10:20pm
Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Metro recaps and Gazette area high school basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Metro boys 4A No. 1 Iowa City West 79, Dubuque Wahlert 41 The top-ranked Trojans...
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Cedar Rapids Jefferson boys knock off Washington in overtime, 63-56

January 5, 2018 - 9:25pm
CEDAR RAPIDS — They aren’t big. They’re small, in fact. But they’ve got heart. “Our guys are fighters,” Cedar Rapids Jefferson Coach Brandon Horman said Friday,...
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