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IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Michigan failed its first major road test of the season. Cheap Nick Foles Jersey .It might not matter for the Wolverines and their playoff hopes -- if they win out.Freshman Keith Duncan kicked a 33-yard field goal as time expired and Iowa stunned second-ranked Michigan 14-13 on Saturday night, damaging the Wolverines playoff hopes.We just have to look in the mirror and look at the film and become better because of this, Michigan tight end Jake Butt said. Theres really no excuse, theres absolutely no excuse.But Michigan is still very much alive, in part because No. 3 Clemson and No. 4 Washington lost earlier in the day -- at home, no less.Still, its the middle of November and the Wolverines have yet to beat a team with more than one league win on the road.Wilton Speight threw for 103 yards with a pick for the Wolverines, who gained just 201 yards of offense.We didnt make enough plays to extend drives, first downs. We missed on some deep throws, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said. Every little thing doesnt always go your way, and to win, youve got to make it that way.Akrum Wadley had 115 yards rushing to help the Hawkeyes (6-4, 4-3 Big Ten) beat a top-five team for the first time in six years.Michigan (9-1, 6-1, No. 3 CFP) appeared to have the game wrapped up when Channing Stribling intercepted C.J. Beathards pass with 1:54 left. But the Hawkeyes stuffed the Wolverines, and a facemask penalty put Iowa at Michigans 36 with 1:23 to go.Duncan then drilled the ball through the uprights from nearly the exact same spot where Daniel Murray hit the winner eight years ago to knock Penn State out of the national title picture.It was an incredible feeling, said Duncan, who was immediately mobbed by teammates and fans. Its definitely the biggest kick Ive had.THE TAKEAWAYMichigan: The Wolverines offense struggled mightily on a cold and windy night in Iowa City -- where they had lost in each of their last three trips. Michigans top-ranked defense made up for it for much of the night, but a bad final series by its offense and a crushing penalty put Iowa in position to pull off the massive upset.Iowa: After three straight homes losses and a 41-14 loss at Penn State last week, the Hawkeyes redeemed themselves. The defense looked like the one that was expected to help the Hawkeyes compete for a second straight Big Ten title, and the offense did just enough to give the program a win it sorely needed after weeks of listless play.POLL IMPLICATIONS: Its hard to see Michigan falling further than fourth in the Top 25 . One-loss Louisville and Ohio State could jump past the Wolverines, but all that matters is being in the top four when the playoff committee makes its selections.HISTORY REPEATS ITSELFDuncans big kick was not only reminiscent to 2008, but 1985 -- and Michigan was involved in that one. In what is remembered as perhaps the biggest game in the history of Kinnick Stadium, top-ranked Iowa beat No. 2 Michigan 12-10 on a field goal at the final whistle. The Hawkeyes were later knocked off by Ohio State -- and if the same happens to Michigan on Nov. 26, it can likely forget about the playoffs.THE NUMBERSMichigan ran for only 98 yards on 35 carries. ...Wadley had his best game for the Hawkeyes, even if hes put up bigger numbers in previous efforts. Wadley also caught a 3-yard TD pass on a fourth-down play to bring the Hawkeyes within 10-8. ...Kenny Allen kicked a career-long 51-yard field goal with 9:35 left. ...Iowas home season has certainly been interesting. Before beating Michigan, it lost to North Dakota State of the FCS -- also on a kick at the final whistle.HE SAID ITId rather throw for 60 yards and get a win than throw for 400 and get a loss, Beathard said. He was just 8 of 19 passing for 66 yards.UP NEXTMichigan closes out its home schedule against Indiana, its final tuneup for what should be yet another massive showdown with rival Ohio State.Iowa travels to face Illinois in its last road game of 2016. The Hawkeyes are 3-1 on the road.---More college football at www.collegefootball.ap.org Wholesale NFL Jerseys Stitched . -- Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson asked his players a simple question during Fridays morning shootaround: How many of them had ever been on a team 14 games over . Cheap Minnesota Vikings Jerseys . With the first unit struggling of late and Amir Johnson - one of the teams iron men - hobbling on an injured right ankle, Patterson knew he could get the nod in a challenging matchup against one of the leagues up and coming players at his position. http://www.stitchednfljerseys.com/?tag=cheap-alshon-jeffery-jersey .Y. - Detroit goaltender Jonas Gustavsson has earned NHL first star of the week honours after winning in his first three appearances of the season. LAS VEGAS -- Denzel Valentine put a thrilling finish on the NBA Summer League.Valentine hit the tying 3-pointer with the final second of regulation, then made a jumper at the buzzer in overtime to give the Chicago Bulls an 84-82 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.Valentine was scoreless on 0-for-6 shooting through three quarters, but he proved that fortunes change quickly in Las Vegas. His 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds forced the extra period after Tyus Jones had just given Minnesota a 77-74 lead on a 3 with 3.6 seconds to go.It was tied again on Xavier Silas 3 with 11.7 seconds remaining in OT, but Valentine, the college player of the year from Michigan State, worked the clock down before making his spinning jumper in the lane as the Bulls finished 7-0.That ended the NBA portion of summer basketball after leagues in Orlando, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas over the last two weeks. Rookies got their first looks, some veterans got their last shots, and it ended with a play that had Twitter buzzing like a game that took place in June instead of July.And just as the NBA stops, USA Basketball starts. Right on the same UNLV campus just hours before the summer league championship game, the U.S. Olympic team held its first training camp practice. The Olympics start on Aug. 5 in Rio de Janeiro and the Americans will hope to be playing for a third straight gold medal on Aug. 21.Then, finally, the offseason will finally start.A look back at the summer:MVP! MVP!OK, its actually Most Outstanding Player in the Final Four, so technically Tyus Jones would be MOP, MVP. The Minnesota Timberwolves point guard won Summer League MVP honors and finished with 27 points in nearly leading the 24th-seeded Wolves to the championship. He won the Final Four Most Outstanding Player award after leaving Duke past Wisconsin for the 2015 national championship.THIBODEAU BOWLThats what the Summer League championship game was dubbed, with coach Tom Thibodeaus new team (Minnesota) facing the Bulls team he coached for five seasons before he was fired. Thibodeau, an assistant on Mike Krzyzewskis U.S. Olympic team staff, took in the championship game from a baseline seat near Timberwolves players Karl-Anthony Towns and Zach LaVine.SIMMONS STOCKBen Simmons showed off the versatility that made him the No. 1 pick in the draft. The freshman from LSU playedd in four games for the Philadelphia 76ers in Las Vegas, averaging 12. Cheap Carson Wentz Jersey. 3 points, 7.8 rebounds and 5.5 assists. If the 76ers do someday get the forward from Australia along with recent high picks Joel Embiid and Dario Saric on the court with second-year forward Jahlil Okafor, the future could be bright after a dismal recent past.ALL-SUMMER LEAGUE HONORSBesides Jones, the rest of the All-Summer League team, as voted by a panel of media members:First team: Jordan McRae (Cleveland), Bobby Portis (Chicago), Ben Simmons (Philadelphia) and Alan Williams (Phoenix).Second team: Jaylen Brown (Boston), Thon Maker (Milwaukee), Kelly Oubre Jr. (Washington), Normal Powell (Toronto) and Tyler Ulis (Phoenix).BULLS BACKCOURTChicago figures to have a starting backcourt of Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo after signing both players earlier this month, and theres some good young talent behind them. Valentine showed hes a clutch performer, while Jerian Grant, acquired from the Knicks in the trade for Derrick Rose, was MVP of the championship game with 24 points and 10 rebounds.PACKING THEM INThe summer league broke two attendance records in Las Vegas, including the overall attendance mark with 108,931. The previous mark was 99,437, set last year. Over 11 days, the summer league averaged 9,902 per day.The event also broke the single-day mark on July 9, when 16,208 visited both the Cox Pavilion and Thomas and Mack Center. The spotlight game that night featured the top two draft picks in last months draft, Simmons and the Lakers Brandon Ingram. The previous mark was 12,422, set last season, also on the day the top two draft picks met, with Towns and DAngelo Russell facing off.RISING SUNS?Phoenix got a look at a promising young core while going 4-2 in Las Vegas. All-Rookie selection Devin Booker averaged 26 points in his two games, top-10 picks Dragan Bender and Marquese Chriss both showed potential and guard Tyler Ulis looked like a second-round keeper. Ulis averaged 14.5 points and had 10.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. Bender, the No. 4 pick from Croatia, shot just 27.5 percent from the field but managed 8.6 points and 5.6 rebounds in his five games.---Freelance writer Willie Ramirez contributed to this report. ' ' ' 
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