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Iowa State WR Tarique Milton enters transfer portal

Iowa State wide receiver Tarique Milton has entered the transfer portal and will play his final season of eligibility elsewhere, a source tells CycloneAlert. Milton went through senior day ceremonies at Iowa State last week after spending four seasons with the program. Milton will be eligible immediately. Over the course of his Iowa State career, the wide receiver caught 99 passes for 1519 yards (15.3 yards per catch) and seven touchdowns.
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Toussaint’s late bucket lifts Iowa to Big Ten/ACC Challenge win over Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joe Toussaint hit a clutch jumper to give Iowa the lead with eight seconds left in the game and Virginia missed two close-range shots and Patrick McCaffery blocked at third at the buzzer to preserve Iowa’s 75-74 win over the Cavaliers in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Taine Murray’s 3 gave Virginia its first lead of the game with 1:40 left. Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon answered with a 3 for the lead and Kihei Clark answered to give the Cavaliers a 74-73 advantage with :47 left.
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After rivalry win, Michigan turns its focus to Iowa

For each of Jim Harbaugh’s first six seasons as Michigan’s coach, there hasn’t been a game the week after The Game. But after an emotional, cathartic victory over the Buckeyes, the Wolverines must refocus for Iowa, their opponents in the Big Ten Championship Game on Saturday night. The Hawkeyes, once...

Visitor from Iowa jailed on DUI charge after crossing State Road 44 in golf cart

A visitor from Iowa was jailed on a drunk driving charge after apparently crossing State Road 44 in a golf cart near Brownwood. Wildwood police responded shortly before 10 p.m. Friday to the area of State Road 44 and Signature Road where a blue golf cart was nearly struck by a vehicle which was traveling on the busy thoroughfare near The Villages.

Iowa prevails at Virginia on Toussaint’s game winner

(Iowa City) Iowa kept their undefeated record intact with a 75-74 road victory against Virginia on Monday. Joe Toussaint banked in the go-ahead basket with 8.4 seconds remaining and the Hawkeye defense held Virginia off the board on the Cavalier’s final possession. Jordan Bohannan made 6/9 3-pointers and scored 20 points. Keegan Murray had 18 points and nine rebounds. Toussaint scored 10 points. The Hawks led by as many as 21 in the 1st half.

Iowa point guard Joe Toussaint 'built for' game-winners

When Jordan Bohannon announced that he was returning for a sixth season, the first call he made was Joe Toussaint. The 6-foot swagger-filled point guard out of New York came to Iowa believing that he would only have to wait one season to become the Hawkeyes leader in the back-court. After Bohannon's injury and COVID, Toussaint could have believed he'd have to wait another year.

Second-half comeback falls short as UVA falls to Iowa, 75-74

CHARLOTTESVILLE – As they walked to the locker room at halftime, Virginia’s basketball players couldn’t believe how badly they had been outplayed by Iowa in the first 20 minutes. As they ran off the floor after the game, they looked stunned that their dramatic comeback bid had fallen short. Trailing...

Tarique Milton enters transfer portal

Oct 3, 2020; Ames, Iowa, USA; Iowa State wide receiver Tarique Milton (1) catches a pass and runs up field during their football game at Jack Trice Stadium. Oklahoma takes a 17-13 lead over ISU into halftime. Mandatory Credit: Brian Powers-USA TODAY Sports. Iowa State wide receiver Tarique Milton will...

Hawkeye fans elated as Iowa returns to the Big Ten championship game

IOWA CITY, Iowa — It's been six years since the University of Iowa Hawkeyes have played in the Big Ten championship game. The Hawkeyes earned their spot in the conference championship game following a comeback win over Nebraska and Minnesota pulling off an upset win over Wisconsin. "Pretty happy about...

Game Thread: Iowa 44 at Virginia 30 HALF

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-- The Virginia Cavaliers welcome the Iowa Hawkeyes to John Paul Jones Arena for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. The Cavaliers are coming in hot after stringing together four straight games and are now sitting at 5-2. Time: 7:00pm. TV: ESPN2. Stream: Streamed online at and ESPN App. Where...
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COVID-19 vaccine mandate of Medicaid facility workers in Iowa stalls

(The Center Square) – The COVID-19 vaccination mandate for health care workers in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) facilities in 10 states, including Iowa, has paused as of a court decision issued Monday. U.S. Eastern District of Missouri Judge Matthew T. Schelp ordered a preliminary injunction in the...

'Omicron will be here': Doctors tell Iowans to prepare for new variant

DES MOINES, Iowa — MercyOne infectious disease specialist Dr. Ravi Vemuri said early indications show that the new omicron variant is highly transmissible. "Somebody in South Africa initially detected it, and they saw a tremendous surge in the number of infections there," Vemuri said. But scientists are still trying to...

Iowa: Plans in the works for replacement casino boat in Marquette

State regulators have approved a financing plan that will eventually lead to a replacement boat for the Casino Queen in Marquette. Racing and Gaming administrator, Brian Ohorilko says a $46 million financing plan was approved for the parent company to buy two boats in Louisiana. “The long-term plan would be for Casino Queen to purchase those riverboats, operate those casinos in Louisiana, but move one to Marquette and replace that boat. So it would be a larger boat, maybe a little newer,” Ohorilko explains.

Advocates say carbon capture is an important tool. Iowa residents in the path of proposed pipelines aren't convinced

When Jessica Wiskus of rural Linn County opened the letter from Navigator CO₂ Ventures, she had no idea what a carbon sequestration pipeline was. In the time since she first received notice that the company hopes to build a pipeline through her land, she’s tried to make herself an amateur expert, pouring over research papers and business filings for the technology, which some researchers say is vital to curbing greenhouse but which some activists see as propping up polluters.

Leistikow: Is there a path for Iowa football against Michigan in Big Ten Championship game? Absolutely.

Of the 11 conference championship football games being staged this week on the FBS level, there is no bigger underdog than Iowa is against Michigan. The third-ranked Wolverines are favored by 10½ points against the Hawkeyes in Saturday’s 7 p.m. Big Ten Conference title game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. (Houston is also a 10½-point dog in the American Athletic title game against No. 4 Cincinnati.)


WHEN: 6:00 PM CT (Monday, November 29) WHERE: John Paul Jones Arena (Charlottesville, VA) TV: ESPN2 (Anish Shroff and Cory Alexander) RADIO: Hawkeye Radio Network (TuneIn, or local listings) | SiriusXM Ch. 195 (?) STREAM: WatchESPN. MOBILE: ESPN app. TWITTER: @IowaHoops | @IowaAwesome | @IowaOnBTN. LINE: Virginia -2 (TOTAL: 130)

Virginia Basketball GAME THREAD: Iowa

Virginia is looking to start things off right for the ACC in this year’s ACC-Big Ten Challenge. The Hoos are 8-2 in the last ten games of the Challenge, and are 13-7 since the series started. Virginia did not play in the Challenge last year due to Covid-19 challenges within UVA’s program.

Iowa State men’s basketball team enters AP Top 25

AMES, Iowa — The Iowa State men’s basketball team is ranked in the AP Top 25 for the first time since 2019. The Cyclones are ranked No. 19 in the latest AP poll released Monday. Last week, Iowa State beat No. 25 Xavier and No. 9 Memphis on the way to the NIT Season Tip-Off […]