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2012-11-19 20:21:52

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An Omaha, Neb. man and a couple from Clinton, Iowa will represent their respective states as "citizen heroes" when the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers meet the University of Iowa Hawkeyes on Friday, Nov. 23(rd) in the second-annual Heroes Game presented by Hy-Vee. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110729/CG43683LOGO) The Heroes Game uses the national stage created by this new Big Ten football rivalry to honor the heroic...

2011-08-29 10:10:00

American Heart Association Honors Legendary Iowa Football Coach at 26th Annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards Ceremony on Jan. 19, 2012 HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Heart Association announced today former Iowa coach and 10th all time winningest coach in Division I football history Hayden Fry will be named recipient of the 2012 Paul "Bear" Bryant Lifetime Achievement Award. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110829/DC58988 ) Fry's extraordinary life...

2009-10-04 00:40:23

Daniel Murray kicked a key field goal Saturday, helping 17th-ranked and unbeaten Iowa top stubborn Arkansas State 24-21. It gave Iowa nine straight victories, dating back to last season. Murray's 20-yarder put Iowa up 24-14 with 10 minutes left in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Ricky Stanzi completed 18-of-26 passes for 296 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Marvin McNutt caught two touchdown passes from him and finished with four receptions for 121 yards for the Hawkeyes (5-0),...

2009-10-03 18:40:34

Ricky Stanzi passed for a 296 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to lead 17th-ranked Iowa to a 24-21 win over Arkansas State. Marvin McNutt caught four passes for 121 yards and two TDs for the Hawkeyes, who are off to their first 5-0 start in 14 years. Corey Leonard completed 22-of-40 passes for 216 yards, two TDs and an interception for Arkansas State (1-3). The Red Wolves got 76 yards and a touchdown on eight catches by Brandon Thompkins. Iowa took a 14-0 lead on its first two possessions...

2009-09-27 00:07:40

Adrian Clayborn returned a blocked punt 53 yards for a touchdown Saturday to spark Iowa to a 21-10 upset of fourth-ranked Penn State. It was the second season in a row that the Hawkeyes have handed Penn State its first loss of the season. Last year, Penn State was undefeated through nine games before losing to Iowa on a last-second field goal. This time, Iowa (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) capitalized on numerous Penn State turnovers in the fourth quarter. After Clayborn's return gave the Hawkeyes the...

2009-09-05 16:07:30

Richard Stanzi's lone touchdown pass Saturday helped No. 22 Iowa escape with a 17-16 victory against in-state foe Northern Iowa. Stanzi completed 22-of-34 passes for 242 yards and the touchdown, a 6-yard pass to Tony Moeaki that gave Iowa a 17-13 lead with 13:18 left in the fourth quarter. Adam Robinson rushed for 63 yards on 15 carries with one touchdown. Moeaki finished with 10 catches for 83 yards. Trey Stross caught three passes for 61 yards and Daniel Murray kicked a 39-yard field goal...

2009-02-25 22:59:04

Delvon Roe scored 16 points Wednesday and No. 9 Michigan State rode a solid effort from its bench to defeat Iowa 62-54. The Spartans lead the Big Ten Conference by 1 1/2 games over Purdue, having won five of their last six games. Korie Lucious led the Michigan State reserves, who outscored Iowa's bench players 30-7. Lucious scored 12 points while hitting 4-of-7 3-pointers. Michigan State improved to 22-5 for the season and to 12-3 in the Big Ten. The Spartans won at Iowa by 15 points. Jake...

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2009-02-12 13:28:40

University of Iowa football Coach Kirk Ferentz has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him coaching the Hawkeyes through 2015. Iowa Director of Athletics Gary Barta announced the deal Thursday. A school release said details were being finalized but terms of the new contract will be very similar to the current agreement. Ferentz made $2.84 million last season. I continue to consider it an honor to coach at the University of Iowa and I am very appreciative of the University extending...

2009-02-01 16:03:59

Mike Tisdale's 18 points with three rebounds Sunday led No. 20 Illinois to a hard-fought 62-54 Big Ten victory against Iowa. The win followed a 25-22 halftime deficit, and an embarrassing 59-36 loss at Minnesota last Thursday. Tisdale's back-to-back jumpers put Illinois in front for good at 37-33 with 14:19 remaining. Dominique Keller's three-pointer made it 43-36, but the Hawkeyes fought back, trimming the deficit to just 46-45 on a David Palmer free throw with 8:46 left. From that point,...

2009-01-29 21:04:22

Kalin Lucas and Durrell Summers combined to make 16-of-22 shots Thursday and lead No. 9 Michigan State to a 71-56 victory over Iowa. The Spartans opened a 13-point halftime lead and were not threatened during the second period, winning for the 13th time in 14 games. Michigan State leads the Big Ten Conference with a 7-1 record and improved to 17-3 overall. Lucas scored 24 points and Summers had 21. Goran Suton and Delvon Roe dominated the inside while teaming for 21 rebounds. Michigan State...