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    Big Four Classic to Remain in Des Moines through 2017

    DES MOINES, Ia – Officials with the Big Four Classic announced Wednesday that the event will continue through 2017 at Wells Fargo Arena. The one day men’s basketball showcase, which began in 2012, features back to back games between Iowa’s four Division I NCAA basketball programs (Iowa, Iowa State, Drake, and Northern Iowa). Next year, the even takes place on Dec. 19th.  In 2016 it will be on Dec. 17, and in 2017 it will be on Dec 16th. This […]

  • ‘I wasn’t getting it': Dejean-Jones Apologizes

    AMES, Iowa – For the first time since facing serious charges last week, Iowa State basketball player Bryce Dejean-Jones met with the media Sunday night. Police were called to Bryce Dejean-Jones’ apartment complex at about 3 a.m. Thursday on a noise complaint.  When they arrived they smelled marijuana, obtained a warrant and entered the apartment. Inside they found Bryce Dejean-Jones and three or four other people along with a small amount of marijuana. Dejean-Jones was arrested and charged with hosting […]

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    Panthers Suffer First Loss of the Season in Double OT

    RICHMOND, Va – Looking to tie their best start in school history since 1963, the #23 ranked Northern Iowa men fell short Saturday night in Richmond. It took double overtime to decide, but the VCU Rams came out on top 93-87.  It’s Northern Iowa’s first loss of the season. Wes Washpun led the way for UNI with 27 points.  He fouled out in the final minutes of the game. Northern Iowa is now 9-1 on the season, and returns to […]

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    Energy Top 87ers in Home Opener

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Despite being down by as much as 25 points in the first half, the Iowa Energy came out on top in their season home opener at Wells Fargo Arena Saturday night.  The Energy topped the Delaware 87ers 102-100. Iowa debuted new uniforms and a new look.  Its all thanks to new ownership, as well as their new affiliation with the Memphis Grizzlies. It was a slow start for the Energy, who trailed 61-38 at the half.  […]

  • Cyclones Too Sharp for Razorbacks

    AMES, Iowa – An explosive start put the Cyclones up early, and they never looked back.  #20 Iowa State cruised to a 95-77 victory over the 18th ranked Arkansas Razorbacks Thursday night at Hilton Coiseum. “We knew if we could withstand a run early and take it to them, that would certainly help us all the way through the game,” Coach Fred Hoiberg said. Bryce Dejean-Jones led the night for ISU with 27 points, including an impressive dunk off of […]

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    A Cold Wait is the New ‘Normal’ for Some Cyclone Fans

    AMES, Iowa –  Its been a long, cold day for diehard fans outside Hilton Coliseum.  Since late this morning, students have lined up on the north side of the building, all for the shot at a good seat for tonight’s game. Tonight, the Cyclones face Arkansas in their first Top 25 matchup of the season as part of the Big 12-SEC Challenge. Junior Jesse McAtee was first in line.  He says he showed up around 11 a.m.  By 3:30 p.m. […]

  • Olaseni Talks About Father’s Death, Hawkeye Response

    IOWA CITY – An emotional, yet upbeat Gabe Olaseni met with reporters Saturday afternoon.  It was the first time since learning of his father’s death on Wednesday. Olaseni praised the McCafferys, the coaching staff, his teammates, and the response from Hawkeye fans on social media. “I knew before how much they loved and cared about me,” Olaseni says.  “It doesn’t take a tragedy like this to realize that you are loved.” Olaseni says he will play in the Hawks’ next […]

  • Feeley Treated Like King at Kinnick

    IOWA CITY, Ia – Earlier this week, we told you the story of 10 year old Liam Feeley.  Feeley, who is from West Des Moines, was selected to be a 2014 Kid Captain for the Hawkeyes’ game versus Nebraska. Today was finally Liam’s big day, and it did not disappoint.  “It was…awesome,” he says. Feeley high fived players on the sidelines as they warmed up for the game.  He rubbed elbows with Gary Barta, and discussed the future with Hawkeye […]

  • Cyclones Can’t Close, Fall to Texas Tech

    AMES, Iowa – Despite a better effort on both sides of the ball, the Cyclones could not hold off the Texas Tech Red Raiders.  Iowa State dropped their 8th conference game of the season Saturday, falling 34-31. After struggling for much of the first quarter, an EJ Bibbs touchdown put finally put the Cyclones on the board, and helped them to gain some momentum. A Cole Netten field goal put the Cyclones ahead going into halftime. Iowa State led by […]

  • Dowling Dominates First Half In Title Game

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Led by future Hawkeye QB Ryan Boyle, the Dowling Maroons appear to be heading to their next 4A State Championship. The Maroons lead the Cedar Rapids Washington Warriors 28-7 at halftime. Boyle rushed for 128 yards in the first half, 17 of which came with an acrobatic flip at the end, as seen in the video above. He also has all 4 of Dowling’s first half touchdowns, which include 3 on the ground, and a 6 […]

  • 13 Raw: Drake President Rocks National Anthem

    His musical talent is no hidden secret, and today Drake President Dr. David Maxwell used his guitar to wow the crowd at the Knapp Center. Maxwell played his rendition of the Star Spangled Banner for the season opener of the Drake Men’s Basketball team. The musical performance was a bright spot in a lackluster season opener for the Bulldogs. Trailing the entire game, Drake fell to Bowling Green 77-58.

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    Ankeny Students Stack World Record Attempt

    ANKENY, Iowa – Students at Ankeny’s Southeast Elementary took a break from their routine P.E. class Thursday. As they were walking into the gym, they were greeted by over 300 meticulously placed cups. It was part of a worldwide attempt to break a world record in sport stacking. This is the 9th year the World Sport Stacking Association has held their Stack Up! event. Last year 555,932 students stacking cups from 35 countries worked to set the current record. This […]

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