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Iowa struts its stuff in West Des Moines

Iowa struts its stuff in West Des Moines

By LUKE MEREDITH – AP Sports Writer WEST DES MOINES — Iowa’s coaching staff has at times raved about its crop of redshirt freshman wide receivers. Hawkeyes fans in central Iowa on Saturday got to see why the unit appears to have such a bright future. Newcomer Andre Harris caught a pair of long touchdown

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Iowa State suspends Nader after DUI arrest

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State University has suspended Abdel Nader from the basketball team after his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving over the weekend. The Iowa State Police arrested Nader around 11:40 p.m. Saturday on suspicion that he was operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Nader is a 6-foot-6 small forward who sat out

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Frustrating finale for Cyclones

By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer NEW YORK — DeAndre Daniels’ UConn teammates were going to keep passing him the ball until he cooled off. By the time that happened, it was a little too late for Iowa State. Daniels scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half, and the Huskies hung on

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Iowa’s Ramos Wins Gold

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It was a long time coming for Iowa senior Tony Ramos. Ramos, a fifth-year senior, won the 133-pound national championship Saturday night in his second straight trip to the finals. Ramos scored two nearfall points in the first tiebreak to defeat Wisconsin’s fifth-seeded Tyler Graff, 3-1. Ramos, the No. 3 seed

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ISU tops NC Central

By JIM VERTUNO AP Sports Writer SAN ANTONIO — Georges Niang scored 24 points to lead third-seeded Iowa State as the Cyclones pulled away from No. 14 North Carolina Central in the second half for a 93-75 win Friday night in the East Region. The Big 12 tournament champions found themselves in an early struggle

OSU exacts revenge

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer IOWA CITY — It was easy to forget about Ohio State after a string of losses, including one at home to Iowa, sent the Buckeyes tumbling out of the Top 25. They got the Hawkeyes back in Iowa City behind a signature performance from senior Aaron Craft. Craft had

Judge reinstates ISU’s Palo

By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer Iowa State basketball player Bubu Palo was reinstated to the team by a judge on Thursday. Athletic director Jamie Pollard wasn’t exactly thrilled about it. Palo was suspended in 2012 after being charged with second-degree sexual assault. The charge was dropped a year ago, and the university’s Office of

Johnson riding momentum

By JOHN NICHOLSON AP Sports Writer LA QUINTA, Calif. — Zach Johnson asked his short-iron approach on the par-4 18th to “Do something right, baby.” It did. With just a hint of a draw, Johnson’s shot landed to the right of the right-side pin and spun to 2 feet to set up a birdie Thursday

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