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The Daily Iowan

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

The Daily Iowan

Iowa forward McKenna Warnock goes up for a layup in a game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 1 South Carolina in the NCAA Tournament Final Four. The Hawkeyes defeated the Gamecocks, 77-73. Warnock had five points and three assists.

How one rebound was crucial in Iowa women’s basketball’s victory over South Carolina

Chloe Peterson, Sports Editor April 1, 2023

DALLAS — In the final 30 seconds of Iowa’s first Final Four game in 30 years, junior guard Caitlin Clark took a long 3-point shot. At the time, Iowa was up, 75-73, over undefeated and defending...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark fights for a ball against South Carolina center Aliyah Boston in a NCAA Tournament Final Four matchup between No. 2 Iowa and No. 1 South Carolina at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, March 31, 2023.

Iowa women’s basketball dethrones South Carolina, advances to national title game for first time in program history

Chloe Peterson, Sports Editor March 31, 2023

DALLAS — Perfect no more. Iowa women's basketball took down the defending champion and undefeated South Carolina Gamecocks, 77-73, in the Final Four at American Airlines Center. "South Carolina,...

Iowa center Sharon Goodman cheers during a 2023 NCAA First Round women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 16 Southeastern Louisiana in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, March 16, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Lions, 95-43.

Final Four notebook | Sharon Goodman earns Elite 90 Award, Dawn Staley emphasizes star power

Chloe Peterson, Sports Editor March 30, 2023

DALLAS — Caitlin Clark hasn’t been the only award-winner for the Hawkeye women’s basketball team this week. On Wednesday, sophomore center Sharon Goodman won the 2023 Elite 90 Award, which...

South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley speaks to the media during a 2023 NCAA Final Four press conferences and open practices at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, March 30, 2023.

‘People have to really pick their poison’: South Carolina women’s basketball scouts Iowa’s Caitlin Clark, starting five

Chloe Peterson, Sports Editor March 30, 2023

DALLAS — Iowa women’s basketball has a strong supporting cast. Behind national player of the year Caitlin Clark and center Monika Czinano — who average 27.3 and 17.2 points per game, respectively...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark holds up the Seattle Regional 4 trophy after a 2023 NCAA Elite Eight women’s basketball game between No.2 Iowa and No.5 Louisville at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, WA, on Sunday, March 26, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cardinals, 97-83.

‘Caitlin Clark is the biggest brand in college sports right now’: Iowa women’s basketball draws national attention

Chris Werner, Assistant Sports Editor March 29, 2023

Caitlin Clark’s 41-point, 10-rebound, and 12-assist performance in the Iowa women’s basketball team’s 97-83 Elite Eight victory on March 26 caught the eye of the sports world — literally and...