Monday January 14th Local Sports
AM-1300 KGLO — Iowa women at Minnesota — 5:45 pre-game, 6:00 tipoff
BRITT — The Mason City High boys won their second straight game on Saturday night, picking up a 79-41 win over West Hancock in a non-conference contest. Jarvorius Toney and Dylan Miller each had 14 points, while Corey Miner had 11 and Jeff Skogen added 10 to lead the Mohawks, who snapped an eight-game losing streak with an overtime win at Fort Dodge on Friday night. Mason City is now 3-9 on the season and will travel to Des Moines Roosevelt on Tuesday night.
ALGONA — #9 Garrigan stopped #10 Newman’s eight-game winning streak with an 82-48 win on Saturday night in a battle of rated Class 1A teams. Garrigan outscored Newman 50-20 in the middle two quarters of the contest. Newman drops to 11-2 and will host Nashua-Plainfield tomorrow night.
— other boys basketball Saturday
Saint Ansgar 52, Riceville 30
— girls basketball Saturday
Garrigan 60, Newman 44
COUNCIL BLUFFS – The No. 4 (NJCAA Division II) NIACC women’s basketball team dropped a 85-56 decision to Iowa Western, a NJCAA Division I school, on Saturday in a non-conference contest.
Iowa Western (12-7) led 44-24 at the half. The Reivers were led by Sommer Blakemore with 22 points and Aubriana Noti grabbed 12 rebounds.
NIACC (11-4) was led by freshman Jada Buford with 25 points. Freshman Autam Mendez scored 11 points with eight rebounds and freshman Mandy Willems scored nine points.
NIACC (2-0 in the ICCAC) returns to action Wednesday in a league contest at DMACC. Game time is slated for 5:30 p.m. in Boone.
IOWA CITY — A rash of ankle injuries for the Iowa Hawkeyes continued over the weekend. Tyler Cook is questionable for Wednesday’s game at Penn State after suffering an ankle injury late in the Hawkeyes win over 16th ranked Ohio State. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says the injuries also affect practice.
Pulling the redshirt off sophomore forward Jack Nunge is not an option. Nunge is dealing with a back injury.
Luka Garza scored 16 points, Tyler Cook had 15 points with eight rebounds and Iowa rolled past No. 16 Ohio State 72-62. This was the Buckeyes’ third straight loss. Ryan Kriener scored 11 points for the Hawkeyes, who have won three straight after a 0-3 start to league play.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Barry Brown hit a layup with four seconds left and Kansas State stunned No. 20 Iowa State 58-57 on Saturday, handing the Cyclones their second straight loss.
Brown had 23 points to lead the Wildcats (12-4, 2-2 Big 12), who closed the game on a 10-2 run for their first road win of the year.
Iowa State, which hasn’t won since blowing out Kansas last week, was up seven with five minutes left. But Brown hit two free throws with 16 seconds left to make it 57-56 Iowa State — and Lindell Wigginton missed the front end of a subsequent one-and-one for the Cyclones.
Brown, who finished 9 of 20 from the floor, then drove through the paint for the game winner.
Nick Weiler-Babb had 11 points and five assists to lead the Cyclones (12-4), who didn’t score over the final 2:42.
Big 12 preseason player of the year Dean Wade, who had been out since the middle of December with a torn tendon in his right foot, returned for the Wildcats. He had two points and nine rebounds in 22 minutes.
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa held Drake scoreless for the final five minutes and 40 seconds to hold on for a 57-54 win in Cedar Falls as the Bulldogs nearly rallied from an 11 point deficit. UNI’s Luke McDonnell deflected a lob pass to Drake’s Nick McGlynn in the waning seconds with the Panthers leading by one.
Wyatt Lohaus led the Panthers with 14 points as they improve to 2-2 in the Missouri Valley.
McGlynn lead Drake with 15 points, as the Bulldogs fall to 1-3 in the Valley and 12-5 overall.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Sug Sutton had 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and Joyner Holmes had a big block as No. 11 Texas survived two missed shots in the closing seconds to edge No. 20 Iowa State 64-62 on Saturday.
The Longhorns (14-2, 4-0 Big 12), who have won seven straight, used a 15-0 run in the third quarter to build a double-figure lead. The Cyclones rallied from 10 down in the fourth and had a chance to tie or win it at the end.
Iowa State made it a two-point game with 44 seconds left forced Texas into a shot-clock violation with 13.3 seconds to play. After a couple of timeouts, Holmes blocked a layup attempt by Alexa Middleton with five seconds to go. The Cyclones got the rebound but Bridget Carleton’s 15-footer was off the mark as time ran out.
Carleton led Iowa State (13-3, 3-1) with 20 points and Kristin Scott had 15, and both had nine rebounds.
Texas shot 51 percent but had 17 turnovers. Iowa State shot just 34 percent with eight turnovers.
MINNEAPOLIS — The fourth ranked Iowa Hawkeye wrestling team won seven of 10 matches to beat eighth ranked Minnesota 24-10 in the Twin Cities. Iowa coach Tom Brands.
Alex Marinelli provided Iowa’s only pin at 165 pounds.
Iowa hosts 24th-ranked Rutgers on Friday.
OSAGE — Osage went 4-1 while Clear Lake was 1-4 at the Osage Duals on Saturday. The Green Devils beat Independence 53-28, Clear Lake 48-24, Dike-New Hartford 54-21 and Humboldt 47-31, while falling to Kasson-Mantorville 63-3. Clear Lake’s lone win was over Dike-New Hartford 51-24 while they fell to Humboldt 41-28, Kasson-Mantorville 62-9, Independence 37-33 and Osage 48-24.