Social media reactions: Iowa women’s basketball loses to UConn in Sweet 16

The Hawkeyes were eliminated by the Huskies in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 Saturday.

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Hannah Kinson

Iowa guard Gabbie Marshall fights for the ball during the second quarter of the Sweet Sixteen NCAA women’s basketball championship against No. 1 UConn on Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The Hawkeyes are trailing behind the Huskies, 49-35 at halftime.

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter


SAN ANTONIO — The Elite Eight dreams of Iowa women’s basketball were dashed by UConn Saturday afternoon, as the Hawkeyes were defeated by the Huskies in blowout fashion, 92-72.

With Iowa’s 2020-21 season now in the rearview mirror, spectators, reporters, and athletes took to social media to express their thoughts on the Hawkeyes’ run to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16.

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