Lee returns but bonus points separate Iowa, ISU

IOWA CITY — Iowa needed more than Spencer Lee’s return and Real Woods’ debut on Sunday for the Hawkeyes to fend off a disgruntled Iowa State wrestling team. Iowa and ISU split their 10 games, leaving one thing to help the Hawkeyes celebrate an 18-15 win. “Bonus points. Bonus points. Bonus points,” pointed out Iowa … Read more

“We don’t like the state of Iowa”

IOWA CITY – Growing up in east-central Illinois, Jacob Warner never really understood the intensity of the wrestling rivalry between Iowa and Iowa State until he stepped onto the mat. The senior’s first doubles appearance for the Hawkeyes came in 2018 when he won a 5-4 decision over the Cyclones’ Willie Miklus. In a Cy … Read more

Purdue receives a Big Ten title game bid, ending Iowa’s hopes

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana (AP) — Aidan O’Connell threw two touchdown passes and Devin Mockobee ran for another to help the Purdue Boilermakers win their first Big Ten West Division title with a 30-16 win Saturday in Indiana to gain. The Boilermakers (8-4, 6-3) meet No. 3 Michigan in Indianapolis next weekend for a chance to win … Read more

Nebraska’s future awaits a night where Trey Palmer, Blackshirts, Iowa spoilers

Luke Mullin offers his perspective of Nebraska’s 24-17 win over Iowa on Friday in Iowa City. IOWA CITY, Iowa — With a determined gleam in his eyes and barely a smile, Garrett Nelson clinched the Heroes Trophy, the least Nebraska football had won since he was in middle school. The prize for NU’s 24-17 … Read more

Without DeJean, Hawkeye DBs learn under fire

IOWA CITY — Much like the execution required for a successful offense, Iowa linebacker Jack Campbell insists defense is a team sport. When Hawkeye cornerback Cooper DeJean was knocked to the ground at the end of a shorter-than-expected workday and cautiously worked his way to the sidelines, Nebraska turned it into a one-on-one game when … Read more

Hawkeye Football: Iowa-Nebraska Stats

Nebraska 24, Iowa 17 NEB — Trey Palmer 87-yard pass from Casey Thompson. Timmy Bleekrode kicks. Drive – 1 play, 87 yards, 0:12. Remaining time – 8:45. Result – Nebraska 7-0 NEB – Bleekrode 21-yard FG. Drive – 7 plays, 28 yards, 2:54. Time Remaining – 3:24. Result – Nebraska 10-0 NEB – Palmer 18-yard … Read more

Hawkeyes’ Schriever ready to ‘let it fly’

Cullan Schriever, who wrestled three matches in two days a week ago, ended more like himself than when he started. The 133-pounder from Iowa scored a 2-0 win over Rich Treanor of the Army in the Hawkeyes’ game on November 17 at West Point, but amassed 43 points in two games at the arm bar … Read more

Hawkeye Game Day: Nebraska in Iowa

NEBRASKA, IOWA WEEK 12: 3:00 p.m., Kinnick Stadium FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD SEE Thompson’s arm: Casey Thompson showed a strong arm behind center for Nebraska. Despite missing two games, the 6-foot transfer from Texas enters the Iowa game and needs 295 passing yards to break into the top 10 on the Cornhuskers’ single-season list. He … Read more

Four Down Territory: Hawkeyes and Cornhuskers

Four things the Iowa and Nebraska soccer teams can do to position themselves for success for Friday’s 3:00 p.m. game at Kinnick Stadium. Nebraska (3-8, 2-6) 1. Establish the passport Nebraska’s offense has been reasonably balanced this season, averaging 345.5 yards, including 129.9 rushing yards per game to supplement their 215.6 passing yards per game. … Read more

Important matchups that will decide Nebraska-Iowa

Each week’s Two Minute Drill provides a detailed breakdown of every key encounter that will decide a winner in the Huskers’ game. Here’s what Iowa and Nebraska bring to the showdown. WHEN NEBRASKA RUNS THE BALL Husker quarterbacks have led the team in rushes — mostly in scrambles — for the past two weeks, which … Read more