Youth doesn’t slow top-ranked West

CEDAR RAPIDS — The scariest thing about the Iowa City West boys basketball team is not its explosiveness on offense or its relentless ... »

A running game — UNI believes it can against Iowa


CEDAR FALLS — Because of the well-documented statistically-backed recommitment »

Fun Facts: UNI-Iowa

It’s the Big Four Classic. You need one thing to be a “Classic.” That’s someone to call it a classic.

That ... »

McKay ‘can’t wait’ to make Cyclone debut

DES MOINES — Coach Fred Hoiberg, Jameel McKay and all of Iowa State’s players know it. They’re going to have to be pati ... »

Linn-Mar rolls past Prairie, awaits transfer Ollinger

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Linn-Mar Lions are 6-1 and ranked eighth in Class 5A for different reasons. But they’ll quickly tell you about the ... »

Big Four Classic extended through 2017

The same day it was announced the Big Four Classic was a sellout for Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena, the four participating schools announced ... »

Making the Grade: UNI men's basketball Dec. 8-15


Northern Iowa very nearly kept its best start since the 1960s going this week, but the train stopped at nine straight wins. It was a week ... »

City High girls rally to beat No. 6 Linn-Mar

IOWA CITY — Kenya Earl made two clutch free throws with a minute left, and the ninth-ranked Iowa City High girls’ basketball t ... »

Cougars survive Washington rally

CEDAR RAPIDS – Hey, look at it this way. Hanging on is still better than not hanging on.

“Our intensity level completely droppe ... »

Washington girls upset Kennedy

CEDAR RAPIDS – They still prefer the full-court, pressing defense. Their coach still substitutes girls in and out like it’s a hockey ... »

No relief in shedding pressure, no solace in close loss for UNI

CEDAR FALLS — Sometimes after a loss — especially a close one — coaches will take the opportunity to hedge their reacti ... »

Boys’ Basketball Standings

Boys’ basketball


(Through Sunday)


Dubuque Hempstead 1-0 3-0

Iowa City ... »

Moving on up

CEDAR RAPIDS — There is no off-season for Cedar Rapids Xavier freshman Maria Steffen.

Playing for the Saints’ sophomore ... »

Iowa City with pair of teams ranked No. 1

It’s very early, but Iowa City is staking its claim as the boys’ basketball capital of the state.

Iowa City West remains atop T ... »

UNI edged in 2-OT thriller

Treveon Graham collected 21 points and 11 rebounds as Virginia Commonwealth (6-3) handed No. 24 Northern Iowa its first loss of the season, ... »

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