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Iowa Runs Away From Penn State


February 4th, 2012 by Chris Parks

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Matt Gatens scored 18 points as Iowa beat Penn State 77-64 on Saturday.

Bryce Cartwright and Aaron White each scored 17 for the Hawkeyes (13-11, 5-6 Big Ten), who won their second straight after losing five of their previous six games.

Tim Frazier scored 23 points to lead the Nittany Lions (10-13, 2-8), who have lost four straight and seven of their last eight.

Iowa led by as many as 26 points in the second half, but Penn State trimmed the deficit to 50-36 with 13 minutes left. The Hawkeyes held their ground, and that lead never shrunk below double digits.

Iowa opened with a 16-2 lead, and Penn State managed only three baskets in the first 14 minutes.

The Hawkeyes celebrated the 25th anniversary of their 1986-87 team, which won a school-record 30 games and reached the Elite Eight, with gold throwback jerseys and a pregame ceremony.

Weekend Game Times for Iowa College Basketball Teams


February 4th, 2012 by Chris Parks

Saturday Men’s Games:

  • Iowa (12-11, 4-6) vs. Penn State (10-13, 2-8)  2pm tipoff at Carver Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City.  Pregame 1pm on KJAN AM1220 and FM 101.1.  Televised on ESPNU.
  • Iowa State (16-6, 6-3) at Oklahoma (13-8, 3-6).  5pm tipoff at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, OK.  Televised on ESPN2.
  • UNI (15-9, 5-7) vs. Creighton (21-2, 11-1) 4pm tipoff at McLeod Center in Cedar Falls.  Televised on Fox Sports Midwest.
  • Drake (13-10, 6-6) vs. Missouri State (13-11, 6-6) 7pm tipoff at the Knapp Center in Des Moines.  Televised by Mediacom.

Saturday’s Women’s Games:

  • Iowa State (12-8, 3-6) vs. Texas (13-8, 3-6).  1pm tipoff at Hilton Coliseum in Ames.
  • Drake (11-10, 5-5) vs Wichita State (14-7, 8-2) 2pm tipoff at the Knapp Center in Des Moines.
  • UNI (14-7, 7-3) vs. Evansville (4-17, 1-9) 7pm tipoff at the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls.

Sunday’s Women’s Games:

  • Iowa (13-10, 5-5) at Indiana (5-18, 0-10) 1pm tipoff at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN.  12:45pm pregame on KJAN AM 1220 and FM 101.1. 

7AM Sportscast 02-04-2012

Podcasts, Sports

February 4th, 2012 by Chris Parks

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Friday Night High School Basketball Scores (Feb. 3rd, 2012)


February 4th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

(Final update 12:50-a.m., 2/4/12)

Council Bluffs Lewis Central 59, Atlantic 58, OT
Adair-Casey 72, Grand Junction East Greene 56
Ankeny Christian Academy 51, Anita CAM 29
Audubon 74, Missouri Valley 55
Boone 76, Winterset 50
Carroll 84, Carlisle 59
Clarinda 68, Shenandoah 31
Clarinda Academy 71, College Springs South Page 46 (CA: Kalif Brown 16pts)
Coon Rapids-Bayard 61, Panora Panorama 44 (CRB: Gage Reis 23pts.)
Corning 73, Leon Central Decatur 47
Corydon Wayne 63, Bedford 38
Creston 55, Red Oak 42
East Mills 44, Tabor Fremont-Mills 41 (EM: Colden Hillyer, Luke Schafer 10pts)
Exira-EHK 60, Walnut 39 (Zach Himmelberg 21pts)
Greenfield Nodaway Valley 83, Liberty Center SE Warren 41 (Nodaway Valley clinches Pride of Iowa conference title.  11th title in 16 years.)
Guthrie Center 48, Van Meter 38
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 70, Denison-Schleswig 63
Lincoln East, Neb. 70, Council Bluffs Lincoln 38
Madrid 66, West Central Valley, Stuart 55
Martensdale-St. Marys 66, Lenox 59
Mount Ayr 56, Pleasantville 48
Neola Tri-Center 74, Avoca AHST 42
Oakland Riverside 64, Treynor 51 (Riverside: Ricky Williams 27pts, 20reb.  Teams share WIC title.)
Orient-Macksburg 39, Glidden-Ralston 33
Sidney 64, Villisca 46
Sioux City East 74, Council Bluffs Jefferson 31
Stanton 45, Essex 40 (S: Austin Becthold 14 pts, 9 reb)
Underwood 51, Griswold 39 (U: Sean Blakely 16pts)

Western Valley Conference Tournament
Correctionville River Valley 47, Whiting 40
Mondamin West Harrison 63, Sloan Westwood 57

Third Place
Kingsley-Pierson 68, Onawa West Monona 62

Western Valley Conference Tournament
Westside Ar-We-Va vs. Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto, ppd.
Logan-Magnolia vs. OA-BCIG, ppd.
Woodbine vs. Ridge View, ccd.
Dunlap Boyer Valley vs. Moville Woodbury Central, ppd.

Council Bluffs Lewis Central 52, Atlantic 26
Adair-Casey 53, Grand Junction East Greene 27
Ankeny Christian Academy 67, Anita CAM 59
Bedford 62, Corydon Wayne 37 (B: Savanna Thornton 21pts)
Carroll 44, Carlisle 41
Clarinda 66, Shenandoah 45
Corning 42, Leon Central Decatur 39
Creston 55, Red Oak 44
Exira-EHK 64, Walnut 35 (Exira-EHK: Maddy Peppers 21pts)
Greenfield Nodaway Valley 45, Liberty Center SE Warren 35
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 56, Denison-Schleswig 46
Martensdale-St. Marys 63, Lenox 14
Missouri Valley 52, Audubon 46 (Mo Valley wins WIC title.)
Panora Panorama 40, Coon Rapids-Bayard 34
Sioux City East 66, Council Bluffs Jefferson 11
Stanton 64, Essex 39 (S: Sara Sederburg 22pts)
Treynor 53, Oakland Riverside 28
Underwood 44, Griswold 29
Van Meter 35, Guthrie Center 32
Villisca 53, Sidney 29 (V: Jill Vanderhoof 15pts)
West Central Valley, Stuart 49, Madrid 36
Winterset 47, Boone 39

Iowa’s Printy out with knee injury


February 3rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa junior guard Jaime Printy, the team’s leading scorer, will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury. Hawkeyes coach Lisa Bluder said Friday that Printy tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee in an 85-79 win over Wisconsin on Thursday night. Printy, who tore the same ligament as a sophomore in high school, is set to have surgery within the next two weeks and is expected to return for the 2012-13 season.

“We are extremely disappointed to lose Jaime for the rest of the season,” Bluder said. “It’s very unfortunate that she has to go through another ACL injury. Jaime is one of the elite players in our conference, and it’s tough to see this type of injury happen to such a great individual.”

Printy’s injury is a major blow for a team whose hopes for a fifth straight NCAA tournament trip were slim to begin with. Printy, a native of nearby Marion, Iowa, was an honorable mention All-America pick by The Associated Press in 2010-11. She was averaging 16.9 points a game this season and also leads the Hawkeyes in assists. Printy ranks 10th in career scoring at Iowa with 1,409 points, third with 197 3-pointers and sixth with 304 assists. Iowa (13-10, 5-5 Big Ten) plays at Indiana on Sunday in search of its third straight win.

“It feels like our team is really hitting its stride right now and it’s going to be really hard to watch the rest of the season from the bench,” Printy said. “But, I’m ready to help the team in any way I can from the sidelines and am looking forward to watching my teammates continue to play well.”

Iowa off coordinator Ken O’Keefe leaving


February 3rd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa offensive coordinator Ken O’Keefe has resigned after 13 seasons, leaving the Hawkeyes for another coaching position. The Hawkeyes did not say Friday where O’Keefe is going. The surprise departure, which was first reported Friday by the Des Moines Register, leaves both coordinator jobs open at Iowa. Coach Kirk Ferentz is expected to name a replacement for longtime defensive coordinator Norm Parker next week. The 58-year-old O’Keefe is the only offensive coordinator Ferentz has ever had. O’Keefe was known for running a balanced, pro-style attack at Iowa that some fans considered too conservative. The Hawkeyes finished 58th in the country in scoring offense in 2011, averaging 27.5 points per game.

Penn State @ Iowa Men’s Basketball Preview


February 3rd, 2012 by Jim Field

Penn St-Iowa Capsule

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Penn State (10-13, 2-8 Big Ten) at Iowa (12-11, 4-6); Saturday; 2 p.m.; Carver-Hawkeye Arena

On The Air: TV – BTN, Radio – KJAN AM 1220/FM 101.1

Penn St-Iowa Probable Starters

Iowa Hawkeyes:

G- Devyn Marble: 11.4 ppg., 3.3 apg.

G- Matt Gatens: 13.7 ppg., 3.9 rpg.

G- Bryce Cartwright: 6.1 ppg., 4.2 apg.

F- Aaron White: 9.7 ppg. 4.8 rpg.

F- Zach McCabe: 8.4 ppg. 4.7 rpg.

Penn State Nittany Lions

G- Cammeron Woodyard: 8.5 ppg., 4.2 apg.

G- Tim Frazier: 18 ppg; 6.3 apg.

G- Jermaine Marshall: 10.1 ppg; 3.8 rpg.

G- Matt Glover: 3.4 ppg., 4.6 rpg.

F- Jon Graham: 3.1 ppg; 3.5 rpg.


Iowa looks for its second straight win when it hosts Penn State on Saturday. The Hawkeyes rallied to beat Minnesota 63-59 on Wednesday night…The Nittany Lions are 2-8 in the Big Ten and have yet to win a league game on the road…Iowa will honor its 1986-87 team on Saturday by wearing gold throwback uniforms.

Iowa State @ Oklahoma Men’s Basketball Preview


February 3rd, 2012 by Jim Field

Iowa St-Oklahoma Capsule

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State (16-6, 6-3 Big 12) at Oklahoma (13-8, 3-6); Saturday, 5 p.m.; Noble Center

On The Air: ESPN2

Iowa State-Oklahoma Probable Starters:

Iowa State Cyclones:

G- Scott Christopherson: 10.9 ppg., 2.9 rpg.

G- Chris Allen: 11.8 ppg., 2.4 apg.

G- Chris Babb: 9.1 ppg., 4.3 rpg.

F- Royce White: 14 ppg., 9.5 rpg.

F- Melvin Ejim: 8.3 ppg., 6.1 rpg.

Oklahoma Sooners

G- Cameron Clark: 8.2 ppg., 3.7 apg.

G- Steven Pledger: 17.8 ppg., 4.1 rpg.

G- Sam Grooms: 6.1 ppg., 3 rpg.

F- Romero Osby: 12.3 ppg., 8 rpg.

F- Andrew Fitzgerald: 12.8 ppg. 5.1 rpg.


Iowa State goes for its fifth win in six games when it travels to face Oklahoma on Saturday. The Cyclones beat Kansas State 72-70 on Tuesday night on Royce White’s jumper with 1.8 seconds left…Oklahoma has won five straight over Iowa State and nine of the last 11 games overall. The Sooners have also won their last seven home games against the Cyclones.

8AM Sportscast 02-03-2012

Podcasts, Sports

February 3rd, 2012 by Chris Parks

w/ Jim Field


HSBB: CAM at Griswold Doubleheader 02-02-2012

Podcasts, Sports

February 3rd, 2012 by Chris Parks

Jim Field and Chris Parks have the call of the games played Thursday, February 2nd at Griswold High School.