SPORTS MARCH 19, 2017

Written by John Kuhens on March 18, 2017

The Iowa State Cyclones men’s basketball team was eliminated from the NCAA basketball tourney by Purdue who beat the Cyclones 80-76.

Iowa women’s basketball team won at home Saturday 78-73 over South Dakota in the women’s N.I.T. The Hawks now advance to the sweet 16, to play the winner of the South Dakota State vs Colorado game being played today. (Sunday)

The Iowa State women lost their 1st round NCAA basketball tournament game Saturday to Syracuse by a score of 85-65.

The Drake women’s basketball team fell in their NCAA tournament game against Kansas State by a 67-54 score.

The Iowa men’s basketball team plays host to T.C.U. in the 2nd round of the N.I.T. at home today (Sunday) at 3 pm, the game is sold out.

Penn State won the NCAA wrestling title with 146.5 points and 5 champions.  Iowa finished 4th with 97 points and 1 champion Cory Clark a senior.

Westminster College defeated the Iowa Wesleyan baseball team 6-2 Saturday afternoon in Mt. Pleasant.