Wednesday January 3rd Local Sports

AM-1300 KGLO — Inside Twins — 6:00 PM



IOWA CITY — A wild finish in Carver-Hawkeye Arena last night for the Iowa women’s basketball team.

That’s Rob Brooks on the call on the Hawkeye Network. Caitlin Clark’s buzzer beater led the 4th-ranked Hawkeye women over Michigan State 76-73. It was her eighth three pointer of the game and she finished with 40 points.

The Spartans roared back from a nine point fourth quarter deficit to tie the game and frustrated the Hawkeyes with their defense.

Clark had 13 fourth quarter points as the Hawkeyes improve to 3-0 in the Big Ten. Iowa coach Lisa Bluder.

Iowa is now 14-1 overall and will travel to Rutgers on Friday night, a game you’ll hear on KGLO starting at about 4:45 with the pre-game.




MADISON — The Iowa men have dropped to 0-3 in the Big Ten. Wisconsin took control with an 8-0 run midway through the second half and the 21st-ranked Badgers posted an 83-72 victory in Madison last night, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO. The Badgers shot 58 percent in the second half and made 20-of-26 free throws after halftime.

That’s Iowa coach Fran McCaffery who says 15 turnovers were costly.

Tony Freeman led Iowa with 25 points.

Iowa is now 8-6 overall and will host Rutgers on Saturday morning starting at 11:00 AM.



DES MOINES, Iowa – Atin Wright set the tone with a dazzling first half and Tucker DeVries took over from there as the Drake men’s basketball team returned to Missouri Valley Conference play with an 88-71 victory over Illinois State at the Knapp Center on Tuesday night.

Coming off a 10-day holiday break, the Bulldogs (12-2, 3-0) showed few signs of rust in beating the Redbirds for the seventh straight time, They shot a season-high 58.2 percent from the field (32-of-55), won their 13th consecutive home game and improved to 60-1 under coach Darian DeVries when scoring at least 80 points

Wright scored all of his 21 points in a sharp-shooting first half and DeVries tossed in 16 of his 22 in the final 20 minutes to erase any doubt over the outcome. The Bulldogs built a 32-point lead midway through the second half and coasted from there.





AMES — The Iowa State women are at home tonight in Big 12 play to host Kansas. The Cyclones opened the league race with a 76-68 win at Oklahoma State.

That’s Cyclone coach Bill Fennelly. Kansas is 7-5 overall and opened Big 12 play with a 25-point loss at home to West Virginia.

Fennelly says The Jayhawks are much better than their record.

Tipoff in Ames is scheduled for 6:30 tonight.




CLEAR LAKE — Clear Lake outscored St. Edmond 20-6 in the second quarter and then held the Gaels to only three points in the fourth quarter on their way to a 72-37 win in North Central Conference boys basketball last night, as you heard on AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB and saw on Lions TV at Thomas Meyer had 17 points, Titan Schmitt had 14 while Dylan Litzel added 10 as the Lions improve to 8-0 on the season. Clear Lake travels to Iowa Falls-Alden on Friday.




— high school boys basketball last night
Riceville 58, Nashua-Plainfield 57
St. Ansgar 54, Northwood-Kensett 43
West Fork 70, North Butler 34
Belmond-Klemme 56, West Hancock 52
Forest City 69, Bishop Garrigan 58



— high school girls basketball last night
Riceville 64, Nashua-Plainfield 33
St. Ansgar 51, Northwood-Kensett 41
West Fork 53, North Butler 26
#8/1A Bishop Garrigan 49, #7/3A Forest City 45
Belmond-Klemme 50, West Hancock 41



OSAGE — Cedar Falls did not crown any champions but had three wrestlers finish second to win the Osage Girls Wrestling Invitational on Tuesday. The Tigers had 201 points, winning by five points over Southeast Polk. Osage was fourth with 154 points as Gable Hemann at 110 pounds and Emma Schipper at 235 won championships. Mason City finished seventh with 92 points as Layla Phillips finished second at 105 pounds. Clear Lake tied with Humboldt for eighth place with 85 points. The Lions had a runner-up finish from Alexa Heflin at 145. St. Ansgar finished in 17th place with 30 points.