IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Valparaiso graduate transfer Bakari Evelyn has signed with Iowa to bolster the Hawkeyes' perimeter game.
Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery announced on Thursday that...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa coach Fran McCaffery's tradition of quiet offseasons was shattered this spring. It does not mean the Hawkeyes are in trouble next season.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon is out indefinitely with a hip injury that could put his senior season in jeopardy.
Bohannon, who suffered the previously undisclosed...
Iowa rallies past Cincinnati 79-72
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Iowa kept up the Big Ten's blitz through its first six games in the NCAA Tournament.
Luka Garza scored 20 points, Jordan Bohannon made a three-point play during the...
Baer scores 17 points as Iowa beats Illinois 83-62
CHICAGO (AP) — Nicholas Baer got hot from outside. Jordan Bohannon and Tyler Cook hooked up for a memorable slam, and Joe Wieskamp contributed a couple of nice plays.
Nebraska looks to end streak vs Iowa
Iowa (21-9, 10-9) vs. Nebraska (15-15, 5-14)
Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Iowa looks to extend Nebraska's conference losing streak to five...
Iowa faces tough test vs No. 21 Wisconsin
Iowa (21-8, 10-8) vs. No. 21 Wisconsin (20-9, 12-6)
Kohl Center, Madison, Wisconsin; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 21 Wisconsin presents a tough challenge for Iowa. Iowa has...
Bohannon, No. 21 Iowa hold off Indiana 76-70
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — With his teammates struggling to get anything going, Iowa's Jordan Bohannon stepped up and pulled off perhaps the best 15-minutes stretch of his career.
Fernando’s putback lifts No. 24 Maryland over No. 21 Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon knew the ball would be in Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon's hands.
The No. 24 Terrapins were ready in the final 7.8 seconds, and they...
Wieskamp hits last-second 3-pointer, helps No. 21 Iowa win
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Iowa is living by the last-second shot these days.
Joe Wieskamp banked in a 3-pointer from the corner with less than a second to play and the No. 21 Hawkeyes (20-5, 9-5 Big Ten) won their fourth straight game with a miraculous 71-69 win over Rutgers on Saturday.
The game-winning shot came less than a week after Jordan Bohannon nailed a 23-foot, 3-pointer in the final second to beat Northwestern 80-79 last Sunday.
Bohannon nets winner, lifts No. 20 Iowa past Northwestern
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's Jordan Bohannon feels most comfortable at the end of games, and it showed against Northwestern.
Bohannon hit a 3-pointer from 23 feet with three-tenths of a second remaining as No. 20 Iowa rallied from a 13-point deficit and beat Northwestern 80-79 Sunday night.
It was the second straight game the Bohannon played hero for the Hawkeyes (19-5, 8-5, Big Ten). And again, it was his long-range shooting that did the trick.
Bohannon’s late run helps No. 20 Iowa hold off Indiana 77-72
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Iowa's Jordan Bohannon waited patiently for his chances Thursday.
When they came, the junior guard delivered a seemingly bigger blow with each successive shot.
The junior guard matched his season-high by scoring 25 points including the last 11 to help the No. 20 Iowa hold on for a crucial 77-72 victory at Indiana.
Garza’s 22 lead No. 23 Iowa over Penn State 89-82
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — With plenty of time left on the shot clock and his team nursing a slight lead late, Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon probably could've been more patient.
His coach is glad he wasn't.
Bohannon stepped back with 36 seconds left and drained his fifth 3-pointer of the night to clinch the No. 23 Hawkeyes' 89-82 win over Penn State on Wednesday night.
"It's a good shot because he took it," Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. "I would've been surprised if he didn't shoot it."
Bohannon, No. 25 Iowa beat No. 24 Nebraska 93-84
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a game that Iowa simply had to have, junior Jordan Bohannon carried the 25th-ranked Hawkeyes with one of the best halves of his career.
Bohannon scored 22 of his season-high 25 points in the second half, Tyler Cook had 16 points and Iowa beat No. 24 Nebraska 93-84 on Sunday, snapping a three-game losing streak to open Big Ten play.
No. 24 Iowa survives lowly Bryant 72-67
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — It had been over three decades since Iowa had last finished its non-conference team schedule undefeated.
But the 24th-ranked Hawkeyes will resume Big Ten play next week at 0-2 in the league — and coming off one of their ugliest wins in years.
Tyler Cook scored 19 points with 12 rebounds for his fourth double-double in seven games and 24th-ranked Iowa held off lowly Bryant 72-67 on Saturday night.
Wieskamp scores 24, No. 23 Iowa routs Savannah State 110-64
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Once it became apparent that Savannah State posed no threat, Iowa seemed content to let Jordan Bohannon shoot his way out of a season-long slump.
Bohannon responded with his best game of the year — a positive sign with the bulk of the Big Ten season just over a week away.
Joe Wieskamp scored a career-high 24 points, Bohannon had 18 on six 3s and the No. 23 Hawkeyes blew past Savannah State 110-64 on Saturday for their fourth straight victory.
Wieskamp helps No. 14 Iowa hold off Pittsburgh 69-68
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The first five games were a relative breeze for the 14th-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes, who unexpectedly jumped into the Top 25 after an impressive trip to New York.
The rebuilding Pitt Panthers reminded Iowa that things typically aren't so easy against fellow high-major teams — even ones that didn't win a conference game last season.
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Iowa comes alive in 2nd half, sneaks past Green Bay, 93-82
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's offense struggled with turnovers early on, but thanks to its determination to feed the post, the Hawkeyes dominated down low in a 93-82 win over Green Bay on Sunday.
Luka Garza and Tyler Cook muscled Phoenix defenders in the paint all game long, as each scored 17 points.
"Early on we were getting (the ball) to me inside, then we started getting it to Cook, because we knew we had the advantage there," Garza said. "They couldn't stop us."
Iowa Preview Capsule
Last season: 14-19
Coach: Fran McCaffery
Conference: Big Ten
Who's gone: Forward Ahmad Wagner, guard Brady Ellingson.
Iowa PG Connor McCaffery receives hardship waiver
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa point guard Connor McCaffery has been granted a hardship waiver by the Big Ten, leaving him with four seasons of eligibility remaining.
The league announced Monday it had approved McCaffery's petition after he played just four games as a true freshman.
McCaffery, the son of coach Fran McCaffery, missed two games with a sprained ankle, eight games with mononucleosis and 19 games after undergoing a tonsillectomy in December.
NEW YORK (AP) — The first Big Ten tournament game at Madison Square Garden featured a couple of teams that were a combined 1,665 miles — give or take — away from home, no players from New York City, and a kid from Iowa having a blast on the big stage.
Jordan Bohannon, Iowa hoops player, purposely avoids breaking school record to honor late Hawkeye
University of Iowa basketball player Jordan Bohannon missed a free throw on purpose Sunday to avoid breaking a program record held by the late Chris Street.
Bohannon had tied Street's Iowa record of 34 consecutive free throws made, but did not want to supplant him. Street died in a car accident in 1993, while he was still a junior at Iowa.
Bohannon, Iowa hold off Northwestern 77-70
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Jordan Bohannon's tremendous 3-point shooting — and the respect he showed in preserving a record held by Iowa legend Chris Street — gave Hawkeyes fans a rare reason to smile at the tail end of a dismal season.
Jordan Bohannon scored 25 points with seven 3s and Iowa held off Northwestern 77-70 in its home finale on Sunday night, snapping a six-game losing streak.
Tyler Cook shines for struggling Iowa hoops team
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Many thought Iowa would reach the NCAA Tournament this season. Instead, the Hawkeyes have clinched a losing record in the Big Ten.
It isn't Tyler Cook's fault.
A 6-foot-9 sophomore forward out of St. Louis, Cook has emerged as one of the best young post players in the Big Ten. He's averaging 15.7 points and 6.6 rebounds in just 27 minutes and shooting .574 percent from the floor.
Iowa City, Iowa — Michigan State has been flirting with disaster for a while, and on Tuesday night at Iowa, it came as close to getting burned as it has all season.
But instead of crumbling, the Spartans did what they've done the better part of the last couple weeks by finding a way to win, erasing an eight-point deficit in the final eight minutes to pull out a 96-93 victory at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Bohannon, Cook lead Iowa past Minnesota 94-80
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Don't look now, but the Hawkeyes are inching toward respectability in the Big Ten — at least at home.
Jordan Bohannon led six Iowa players in double figures with 20 points and the Hawkeyes rolled past Minnesota 94-80 on Tuesday night, its second straight win in Iowa City by double digits.
Palmer scores 28, Huskers pull away from Iowa for 98-84 win
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — James Palmer Jr. scored 28 points, Isaac Copeland added 23 points and 11 rebounds and Nebraska pulled away from Iowa in the second half for a 98-84 win Saturday night.
Nebraska (16-8, 7-4 Big Ten) scored its most points in a conference game since putting up 99 against Kansas State in 2002 when the Huskers were in the Big 12.
Bohannon, Iowa rally from 20 down, beat Illinois in OT
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Jordan Bohannon scored 29 points to help Iowa rally from a 20-point deficit for a 104-97 overtime win over Illinois on Thursday night.
It was Iowa's second-largest comeback in school history. The biggest comeback was 22 points, also against Illinois in 1987. Thursday's game marked the Hawkeyes' first Big Ten victory, and dropped the Illini to 0-5 in conference play.
Bohannon's three-pointer in overtime put the Hawkeyes up 99-90 and sealed the win.
Iowa City, Iowa — Sophomore guard Zavier Simpson had heard enough.
Leading up to Tuesday's game at Iowa, the Michigan coaches kept repeating one name to Simpson in practice: Jordan Bohannon.
The effusive praise for Bohannon provided extra fuel for Simpson to silence and put the clamps down on Iowa's sophomore guard and third-leading scorer.
Garza scores 25, Iowa beats Northern Illinois 98-75
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A once-heavy snowfall started to die off outside, but for Northern Illinois in Carver-Hawkeye arena against Iowa, it felt like a blizzard on Friday night.
The Hawkeyes' hot shooting and stingy defense blanketed the Huskies in Iowa's 98-75 win.
"We were really smart with our passes and we pushed the ball in transition but not really forcing anything," Jordan Bohannon said. "And we really didn't make any silly mistakes with the ball."
Iowa beats Southern Utah 92-64 for 3rd straight win
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Freshman Luka Garza scored 17 points, Tyler Cook and Isaiah Moss each added 16, and Iowa beat Southern Utah 92-64 on Tuesday night for its third straight victory.
Jack Nunge's steal and pass to Moss for a breakaway dunk gave Iowa a 17-5 lead and the Hawkeyes extended it to 51-31 at halftime behind 10 points from Cook. The Hawkeyes shot 53 percent in the half and outrebounded SUU 27-13.
Cook, Hawkeyes cruise past Drake 90-64
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It took over a month. But the Iowa team most expected to see all season finally showed up in Des Moines.
Tyler Cook scored 23 points, Jordan Bohannon had 15 with seven assists and Iowa cruised past Drake 90-64 on Saturday, its sixth straight win over the rival Bulldogs.
Nicholas Baer scored 11 points with 14 rebounds, five steals and five assists for the Hawkeyes (6-6), who climbed back to .500 despite a recent stretch of six losses in seven games.
Ragin’ Cajuns win 80-71 in Cayman Islands; Iowa’s 1st loss
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Bryce Washington scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and Louisiana-Lafayette defeated Iowa 80-71 in the opening game of the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic on Monday.
Frank Bartley IV led the Ragin' Cajuns (3-1) with 17 points. JaKeenan Gant added 16 points and four blocks, and Justin Miller scored 14 points to go with seven rebounds. Louisiana was only 5 of 21 from 3-point range but shot 49 percent overall.
Hawkeyes drill Chicago State 95-62 in opener
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa passed its initial test without Peter Jok, rolling past Chicago State and displaying the kind of depth that would make most opponents jealous.
Freshman Luka Garza scored 16 points in his debut, Isaiah Moss added 14 points in 13 minutes and Iowa pounded Chicago State 95-62 on Friday night.
Tyler Cook and Jordan Bohannon added 12 points apiece for the Hawkeyes, who shot 59.6 percent in their first game without Jok, the Big Ten's leading scorer a year ago.
Young, talented Hawkeyes look to return to NCAA Tournament
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lost its best player from a team that failed to reach the NCAA Tournament.
Yet the feeling in Iowa City is that the Hawkeyes could be on the verge of returning to prominence in the Big Ten.
TCU advances to NIT quarters with 94-92 OT win over Iowa
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — This season was always going to be a rebuilding year for the Hawkeyes.
Now that it's over, Iowa can start pushing toward a potentially long run as an NCAA Tournament program.
Alex Robinson and Vladimir Brodziansky each scored 19 points and TCU survived 94-92 in overtime against No. 1 seeded Iowa on Sunday to advance to the NIT quarterfinals.
TCU was playing without starting guard Jaylen Fisher, who broke his wrist and is out for the season.
Iowa beats South Dakota 87-75 to open NIT
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa viewed the NIT as a chance in part for its youngsters to get their first taste of the postseason.
The Hawkeyes survived the first round thanks to standout performances from three of its most promising freshmen.
Freshmen Jordan Bohannon scored 19 points with 11 assists, fellow newcomer Tyler Cook scored 18 with eight rebounds and Iowa opened the NIT with an 87-75 win over South Dakota on Wednesday.
Jok heats up, Hawkeyes throttle Penn State 90-79
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa senior star Peter Jok had a surprisingly slow start on the day when the Hawkeyes honored him.
Once Jok got going, he went on a scoring tear that reminded Iowa why it's going to miss him so much.
Jok scored 20 of his 21 points in the second half — including 16 in less than eight minutes — and Iowa throttled Penn State 90-79 on Sunday, closing the regular season with four straight wins.
"There's no better time to click than March," Jok said.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jordan Bohannon looked in the direction of his older brother, Zach, as he ran back up the court after hitting a 3-pointer with 9 seconds left against Wisconsin, his sibling's alma mater.
Little brother hit a big shot for Iowa.
Bohannon's 3 finished a frantic comeback from a nine-point deficit with 4:15 left, and the Hawkeyes brushed past mistake-prone No. 22 Wisconsin for a 59-57 victory Thursday night.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jordan Bohannon hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 9 seconds left, and Iowa capitalized on No. 22 Wisconsin's sloppy final few minutes with a 7-0 run to beat the Badgers 59-57 on Thursday night.
After Ethan Happ missed two free throws that could have sealed the win for Wisconsin, Iowa's Peter Jok missed a jumper in the lane.
Bohannon scores 24 to help Iowa beat No. 24 Maryland 83-69
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The best performance of Jordan Bohannon's college career coincided with another ego-deflating effort by No. 24 Maryland.
As a result, Iowa got a feel-good victory and the Terrapins were left wondering how such an uplifting season could so quickly go awry.
Bohannon scored a career-high 24 points, hitting 8 of 10 3-pointers, and the Hawkeyes rolled to a surprisingly easy 83-69 victory Saturday night.
Hill’s 21, Lucas block help Illini hold off Iowa 70-66
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — John Groce spent the off-week with his team focused on toughness and togetherness. It's already paying off.
Malcom Hill scored 21 points and hauled down eight rebounds and Illinois held on for a 70-66 win over Iowa on Saturday. The Illini took the lead in the final minutes on a Hill layup and fended off several Iowa chances late to win their second true road game of the season.
Jordan Bohannon scored 15 points to lead four players in double figures and Iowa held on for an 81-70 win over Nebraska yesterday. Brady Ellingson scored eleven points and hit a late three-pointer to help the Hawkeyes secure their third straight win and avenge a double-overtime loss at Nebraska last month. Peter Jok, the Big Ten's leading scorer, scored twelve points with five rebounds and five assists in 30 minutes in his return to the lineup after missing Iowa's last two games with back issues. Jack McVeigh scored 16 points to lead three players in double figures for the Huskers, which outrebounded Iowa but made only 3-19 three-pointers. Tai Webster had 14 points, six rebounds and six assists. The senior became the 28th player in Nebraska history to reach the 1,000-point mark. The Huskers drop to 10-13 overall and 4-7 in the Big Ten while the Hawkeyes improve to 14-10 overall and 6-5 in the conference.
Tom Brady led the New England Patriots to the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history, overcoming a 25-point deficit in a 34-28 overtime victory over Atlanta in a game heard on Newstalk WJAG 105.9 FM. Brady won the game's MVP award after throwing 62 passes for 466 yards, both Super Bowl records. New England scored the final 31 points of the game including the winning two-yard scoring run by James White.
Bohannon’s 15, Cook’s 13 help Iowa top Nebraska 81-70
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Even with Peter Jok back in the lineup, Iowa stuck to the balanced scoring attack it was forced to fall back on without the Big Ten's top scorer.
It's working for Fran McCaffery's young team.
Jordan Bohannon scored 15 points, Tyler Cook added 13 and the Hawkeyes held on for an 81-70 win over Nebraska on Sunday for their third straight victory.
Bohannon scores 17 as Jok-less Iowa crushes Rutgers
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Iowa is doing just fine with Big Ten Conference leading-scorer Peter Jok sidelined with a back problem.
The Hawkeyes not only won their second in a row with Jok out, they also picked up their first road win of the season with an 83-63 decision over Rutgers on Tuesday night.
Jordan Bohannon scored 17 points and Iowa (13-10, 5-5) took command early in posting its biggest win in a conference games this season.