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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 celebrates their win after a softball game between Iowa and Michigan State at Bob Pearl Field in Iowa City on Friday, March 29, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans 4-0.

Photos: Iowa softball vs. Michigan

Shaely Odean, Photojournalist March 30, 2024

The University of Iowa softball team faced off against Michigan State in game one of a three-game series at Bob Pearl Field in Iowa City on Friday. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans 4-0.  Iowa Pitcher...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark answers questions from reporters during a day of press conferences and open practices ahead of an NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 5 Colorado at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y., on Friday, March 29, 2024. The Hawkeyes and the Buffaloes face off Saturday at 2:30 p.m. CT.

Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament – Sweet Sixteen press conferences & open practices

Ayrton Breckenridge and Grace Smith March 29, 2024

ALBANY, N.Y. — The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament held press conferences, open locker room interviews, and open practices ahead of a Sweet Sixteen game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 5 Colorado at...

Paula Scanlan, former teammate of transgender athlete Lia Thomas, speaks during a Young American’s for Freedom sponsored event at Iowa Memorial Union’s Black Box theatre on Monday, March 25, 2024.

Photos: Paula Scanlan visits the University of Iowa

Jordan Barry, Photojournalist March 26, 2024

Paula Scanlan, the former teammate of transgender athlete Lia Thomas, spoke at Iowa Memorial Union’s Black Box Theatre on Monday night. There were approximately 15 activists who engaged in peaceful...

Iowa guard Sydney Affolter celebrates during an NCAA Tournament Second Round game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 8 West Virginia at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Monday, March 25, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Mountaineers, 64-54.

Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament – Second Round: No. 1 Iowa vs. No. 8 West Virginia

Grace Smith and Ayrton Breckenridge March 26, 2024

No. 1 Iowa defeated No. 8 West Virginia, 64-54, in a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena during the Second Round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament on Monday. Iowa scored seven points off turnovers...

West Virginia guard Kyah Watson answers questions from a reporter during a day of press conferences ahead of an NCAA Tournament Second Round game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 8 West Virginia at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Sunday, March 24, 2024. The Hawkeyes and the Mountaineers face off Monday at 7:00 p.m. CT.

Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament: Second Round press conferences

Ayrton Breckenridge and Grace Smith March 24, 2024

The NCAA Tournament held press conferences and open locker room interviews ahead of a Second Round game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 8 West Virginia at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Sunday. No....

Northwestern’s Kiley Rabjohns hits the ball during a tennis match between No. 75 Iowa and No. 35 Northwestern at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center on Sunday, March 24, 2024. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 1-4.

Photos: Iowa tennis vs. Northwestern

Isabella Tisdale, Photojournalist March 24, 2024

The No. 75 Iowa women’s tennis team fell to No. 35 Northwestern at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center in Iowa City on Sunday. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 4-1.  No. 75 Iowa came into the...

Penn State 174-pound Carter Starocci prepares to wrestle Ohio State Rocco Welsh during the final session of the NCAA men’s wrestling championships at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Missouri, on Saturday, March 23, 2024. Starocci defeated Welsh by decision, 2-0, and became a four-time champion.

Photos: Session six of the NCAA Wrestling Championships

Cody Blissett, Visuals Editor March 24, 2024

Iowa 125-pound Drake Ayala lost in the finals in his first NCAA championship after the fifth session of the NCAA Wrestling Championships at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, MO. on Friday. Penn State...

WWE professional wrestler Roman Reigns makes an appearance during The Pat McAfee Show live from the Field House at the University of Iowa on Friday, March 22, 2024.

Photos: The Pat McAfee Show live from the Field House

Sahithi Shankaiahgari, Photojournalist March 23, 2024

The Pat McAfee Show broadcasted live from the Field House at the University of Iowa on Friday. The show aired live on ESPN NEWS, ESPN+, and YouTube.   McAfee was joined by guests including professional...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark goes in for a layup during an NCAA Tournament First Round game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 16 Holy Cross at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, March 23, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Crusaders, 91-65.

Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament – First Round: No. 1 Iowa vs. No. 16 Holy Cross

Grace Smith and Ayrton Breckenridge March 23, 2024

The No. 1 Hawkeyes defeated the No. 16 Crusaders, 91-65, in a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City during the First Round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament. Iowa scored 12 points off of...

Iowa 157-pound Jared Franek walks off the mat after wrestling Nebraska Peyton Robb during the fifth session of the NCAA men’s wrestling championships at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Missouri, on Saturday, March 23, 2024. Robb won by major decision, 11-2 and placed seventh.

Photos: Session five of the NCAA Wrestling Championships

Cody Blissett, Visuals Editor March 23, 2024

Iowa 141-pound Real Woods, 165-pound Mike Caliendo, and 157-pound Jared Franek all placed and received all-American status after the fifth session of the NCAA Wrestling Championships at T-Mobile Center...

Iowa’s Pia Kranholdt hits the ball during a tennis meet between Iowa and Illinois at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex in Iowa City on Friday, March 22, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 4-2.

Photos: Iowa tennis vs. Illinois

Madison Frette, Photojournalism March 23, 2024

No. 75 Iowa hosted No. 34 Illinois for a women’s tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex in Iowa City on Friday. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 4-2 and gained their second...

Iowa 125-pound Drake Ayala wrestles Wisconsin Eric Barnet during the fourth session of the NCAA men’s wrestling championships at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday, March 22, 2024. Ayala won by decision, 3-2.

Photos: Session four of the 2024 NCAA Wrestling Championships

Cody Blissett, Visuals Editor March 23, 2024

After session four, Iowa 125-pound Drake Ayala is the only Hawkeye to advance to the championship round of the NCAA Wrestling Championships at T-Mobile Center in Kansas City, MO. on Friday. Iowa 165-pound...