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BY DI STAFF | AUGUST 06, 2014 5:00 AM

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Law to play at Towson

Former Iowa football player Nico Law will continue his college football career at Towson. The defensive back will have to sit out a season because of NCAA eligibility rules.

Law transferred after a June arrest for disorderly conduct.

He had 44 tackles during his time as a Hawkeye.

— by Danny Payne

USA East Coast improves to 2-0

Mike Gesell put the nail in the coffin during the USA East Coast’s 90-83 victory over the Austrian National Team on Tuesday.

Gesell drove for an acrobatic lay-up to give his team an 81-76 lead with 1:03 left in regulation. Gesell also dished an alley-oop to Syracuse’s B.J. Johnson on an ensuing fast break.

Gesell finished with 10 points, 5 steals, 4 boards, and 3 assists. Adam Woodbury had 9 points, 2 blocks, and 1 rebound.

— by Danny Payne

Iowa wrestling schedule released

The Iowa wrestling team announced its schedule Tuesday. It will open its season on Nov. 21 at the Iowa City Duals, followed by a Black Friday date with Iowa State on Nov. 28 in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Iowa opens its Big Ten schedule against Michigan State on Dec. 6. The Hawkeyes will compete in the Midlands Championships on Dec. 29 and 30 and will host the Cliff Keen National Duals on Feb. 15 and 22, 2015.

The Hawkeye grapplers will face off with Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Minnesota, Penn State, and Maryland at each team’s respective sites this season.

The Big Ten championships are set for March 7 and 8, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. The NCAA championships are scheduled for March 19-21, 2015 in St. Louis.

— by Danny Payne

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