Iowa guard Caitlin Clark is averaging 27.1 points per game, 7.9 rebounds and 7.9 assists this season. Aside from her stats, her passion for the game is why kids continue to line up inside arenas to get a glimpse of the superstar.
Kris Murray scored 24 points, Ahron Ulis added 16 and Iowa defeated Rutgers 93-82. The Hawkeyes (13-8, 5-5 Big Ten), boasting the conference’s top offense for five years running and averaging 80.7 points per game this season, became the first team to score 80 points on the Scarlet Knights (14-7, 6-4) this season. Patrick McCaffery, playing for the first time since Jan. 1, came off the bench to score nine on 3-of-3 shooting from beyond the arc.
Margaret, Connor and Fran McCaffery made a visit to Hope Lodge in Iowa City Friday afternoon. It's a free lodging facility for cancer patients and their caregivers. The McCaffery's had a surprise for a couple patients.
The Iowa women’s basketball team extended their win streak to five straight. In addition, the Hawkeyes picked up back-to-back road victories, which included handing No. 2 and unbeaten Ohio State their first loss on the season.
Freshman standout Brice Sensabaugh scored a season-high 27 points on 10-of-12 shooting, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, and Ohio State ended a five-game losing streak with a 93-77 win over Iowa on Saturday.
The No. 2 ranked Iowa wrestling team won 8 of 10 bouts in their dominating 34-6 victory over No. 11 Nebraska. The win marked the Hawkeyes 14th straight dual victory and 14th consecutive over the Cornhuskers.
Tony Perkins scored a career-high 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting, Kris Murray made 8 of 15 from the field and finished with 19 points and Iowa won its fourth consecutive game Sunday, shooting a season-high 60% from the field in an 81-67 win over Maryland.
Payton Sandfort scored Iowa’s final seven points in regulation to tie it, then got off to a fast start with five of his team’s first six points in overtime as the Hawkeyes knocked off Michigan 93-84 on Thursday night.
Iowa forward Patrick McCaffery will be with the Hawkeye men’s basketball team on Thursday when they host Indiana, but he won’t take the court. The junior announced that he is taking a leave of absence from playing basketball due to anxiety.
In addition to playing each other for the second consecutive year in a bowl game, the Iowa and Kentucky football teams come into Saturday’s meeting with some similarities. One big one is that both teams are going to play a quarterback that is inexperienced.