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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder speaks with Iowa guard Caitlin Clark during a basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and Illinois inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini, 101-85.

Iowa women’s basketball notebook | No. 6 Hawkeyes conclude regular season with Minnesota, Ohio State

Colin Votzmeyer, Assistant Sports Editor February 27, 2024

The No. 6 Iowa women’s basketball team will conclude the 2023-24 regular season at Minnesota on Wednesday before arguably its biggest game of the year thus far in hosting No. 2 Ohio State on Sunday. The...

Iowa fans cheer after Iowa guard Molly Davis scores during a basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and Illinois inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024.

No. 4 Iowa women’s basketball jumps by Illinois behind efficient effort on both ends of the floor

Colin Votzmeyer, Assistant Sports Editor February 25, 2024

The No. 4 Iowa women’s basketball team jumped by the Illinois Fighting Illini, 101-85, in a well-rounded Hawkeye effort on both ends of the floor inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday. After an...

Fans cheer during ESPN College GameDay before a basketball game between No.9 Iowa and No. 2 Indiana at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023.

College Gameday to host show at Carver-Hawkeye Arena for Iowa women’s basketball against No. 2 Ohio State

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor February 25, 2024

ESPN announced Sunday that College Gameday will air live at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on March 3 for Iowa women's basketball's matchup against No. 2 Ohio State. The show will run from 10-11 a.m., with...

Iowa guard Kate Martin prepares to shoot the ball during a women’s basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and Michigan at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolverines, 106-89. (Ayrton Breckenridge/The Daily Iowan)

‘She’s our leader:’ How Kate Martin is the heart and soul of the Iowa women’s basketball team

Cooper Worth, Pregame Reporter February 20, 2024

In basketball, whenever a team has a star player dominating and leading it to victory night in and night out, said team also needs an “enforcer.” For the No. 4 Iowa women’s basketball team, Caitlin...

Iowa offensive linebacker James Ferentz celebrates with his teammates after the game against UNI at Kinnick stadium in Iowa City, Iowa on Saturday, September 15, 2012. The Hawkeyes defeated the Panthers, 27-16. (The Daily Iowan/Adam Wesley)

James Ferentz announces retirement from NFL

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor February 20, 2024

James Ferentz, son of Iowa football head coach Kirk Ferentz, announced Monday on social media he is retiring from the NFL. James Ferentz attended Iowa City High School before playing under his father...

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Iowa City police investigating attempted abduction

Alejandro Rojas, News Editor February 18, 2024

Iowa City police are investigating an attempted abduction that occurred on Saturday at a residence near Oakland Cemetery. Police shared Sunday that a 12-year-old boy reported that the perpetrator...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark warms up before a women’s basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and Michigan at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2024.

Caitlin Clark crushes all-time NCAA Division I women’s basketball scoring record

Colin Votzmeyer and Cooper Worth February 15, 2024

On a near-logo three much like the hundreds of others Caitlin Clark has made throughout her Hawkeye career, this one had Carver-Hawkeye Arena holding its breath, eyes peeled on the ball hurtling toward...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark shoots the record-breaking shot during a women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and Michigan at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024.

Interactive: Caitlin Clark breaks all-time scoring record for college women’s basketball

Jami Martin-Trainor, Managing Digital Editor February 15, 2024

During the first quarter of Iowa's game against Michigan on Feb. 15, Caitlin Clark became the all-time NCAA leading scorer for women's basketball. Kelsey Plum was the previous record-holder with 3,527...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark and Iowa guard Kate Martin answer questions from the media after a women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and Nebraska at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024. Clark ended the game eight points shy of breaking the womens NCAA record for most points scored in a collegiate career. The Cornhuskers defeated the Hawkeyes, 82-79.

Iowa women’s basketball notebook | Hawkeyes drop to No. 4, anticipate Clark’s scoring record and Michigan on Thursday

Colin Votzmeyer, Assistant Sports Editor February 14, 2024

The No. 4 Iowa women’s basketball team can get the motor going again for a push into the postseason with a return to Carver-Hawkeye Arena for Michigan on Thursday. The Hawkeyes, now 22-3, are...

Senior Special Assistant to the Head Coach Jon Budmayr talks to media during Iowa football media day in Iowa City on Friday, Aug. 11, 2023.

Iowa football elevates Jon Budmayr to wide receivers coach

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor February 14, 2024

Iowa football has elevated Jon Budmayr to wide receivers coach, it was announced Wednesday. “Jon is an excellent coach and a perfect fit for this position,” head coach Kirk Ferentz said in a...

SeatStock creators work at the Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory in Iowa City on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024. SeatStock was created as a more reliable sports ticket portal to help prevent students from getting scammed.

UI students launch ticket platform

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor February 13, 2024

Social media has become a catalyst for ticket scammers, and college students are some of the biggest victims. A new report from the Better Business Bureau shows that young adults between 18-24...

Nebraska forward Natalie Potts celebrates with teammates after a women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and Nebraska at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024. The Cornhuskers defeated the Hawkeyes, 82-79.

No. 2 Iowa women’s basketball collapses in fourth quarter, falls to Nebraska

Colin Votzmeyer, Assistant Sports Editor February 11, 2024

LINCOLN, Nebraska — The No. 2 Iowa women’s basketball team held a 69-55 lead over the Nebraska Cornhuskers to start the fourth quarter. Ten minutes of game clock later, Caitlin Clark was shuffling...

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