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Carver-Hawkeye Arena is seen empty after a men’s basketball game on Dec. 22, 2020.

Opinion | Daily Iowan staffers reflect on 2020 sports cancellations, postponements

Daily Iowan Staff March 16, 2021

When sports shut down in March of 2020, The Daily Iowan staffers witnessed it first-hand. Then-Sports Editor Robert Read and Pregame Editor Pete Ruden were in Indianapolis to cover the Big Ten Men’s...

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon looks at the scoreboard and dribbles the ball during the Big Ten mens basketball tournament semifinals against Illinois on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Hawkeyes were defeated by the Fighting Illini, 82-71. No. 2 Illinois and No. 5 Ohio State will compete in the championship game tomorrow afternoon.

Social media reactions: Iowa men’s basketball team outdone by Illinois in conference tournament semifinals

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 13, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The Iowa men's basketball team's run in the Big Ten Tournament is over. Illinois defeated Iowa 82-71 in the conference semifinals to advance to the Big Ten title game against Ohio...

Iowa guard Connor McCaffery looks to pass the ball during the Big Ten mens basketball tournament semifinals against Illinois on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Hawkeyes were defeated by the Fighting Illini, 82-71. No. 2 Illinois and No. 5 Ohio State will compete in the championship game tomorrow afternoon.

Hawkeyes miss opportunities, fall to Illini in Big Ten Tournament semifinals

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 13, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — For the second time this season, Iowa men's basketball lost a close game to Illinois with the contest's result in doubt with under five minutes to play. Trailing by as many as 14...

Iowa center Luka Garza looks to make a pass during the first half of the Big Ten mens basketball tournament semifinals against Illinois on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Hawkeyes are behind the Fighting Illini, 37-45 at halftime. (Hannah Kinson/The Daily Iowan)

Rapid Recap: Iowa men’s basketball team falls to Illinois in Big Ten Tournament semifinals

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 13, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The Iowa men's basketball team made its first trip to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals in 15 years this weekend. Snapping the program's 15-year drought of appearing in the conference...

Iowas Sharon Goodman cheers on her teammates from the bench during the championship game of the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament. Iowa, ranked No. 6, took on No. 1 seeded Maryland in Indianapolis at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon. Maryland beat Iowa, 104-84, securing their spot as the 2021 Big Ten Champions. (Kate Heston/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa women’s basketball looks forward to NCAA Tournament

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor March 13, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The sixth-seeded Iowa women’s basketball team lost, 104-84, to No. 1 seed Maryland in the Big Ten championship game, but the Hawkeyes’ season should not be over yet as the team...

Both Iowa and Marylands womens basketball teams are seen during the championship game of the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament. Iowa, ranked No. 6, took on No. 1 seeded Maryland in Indianapolis at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon. Maryland beat Iowa, 104-84, securing their spot as the 2021 Big Ten Champions. (Kate Heston/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa women’s basketball falls to Maryland, takes second in Big Ten Tournament

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter March 13, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS – Against all odds, the sixth-seeded Hawkeyes made it to the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament against top-seeded Maryland at Bankers Life Fieldhouse The Hawkeyes started...

Iowa guard Joe Wieskamp reaches for a rebound during the first half of the Big Ten mens basketball tournament semifinals against Illinois on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. The Hawkeyes are behind the Fighting Illini, 37-45 at halftime. (Hannah Kinson/The Daily Iowan)

Halftime reactions: No. 3 seed Iowa vs. No. 2 seed Illinois

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 13, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — After an up-and-down first half, third-seeded Iowa men's basketball trails second-seeded Illinois, 45-37. Center Luka Garza struggled throughout the first half, hitting just four...

Iowa Guard Caitlin Clark (22) shoots the ball during the first half of the championship game of the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament. Iowa, ranked No. 6, took on No. 1 seeded Maryland in Indianapolis at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon.

Rapid Recap: Iowa women’s basketball falls to Maryland in Big Ten championship game

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter March 13, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS – Iowa women's basketball lost the title game of the Big Ten Tournament to the top-seed Maryland Terrapins, 104-84. Maryland struck first with a 3-point shot. and followed it up with...

Friday, Jan. 29, 2021; Champaign, Illinois, USA; Iowa’s Joe Wieskamp (10) dribbles past Illinois Guard Ayo Dosunmu (11) during the Iowa v. Illinois basketball game at State Farm Center Friday night. Illinois beat the Hawks, 80-75.

Follow along: Iowa, Illinois men’s basketball teams compete in Big Ten Tournament semifinals

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 13, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The rematch the Hawkeyes were hoping for has finally arrived. After the Iowa men's basketball team lost 80-75 to Illinois in Champaign in the only regular-season meeting between...

Iowa’s Monkia Czinano (25) takes a shot during the first half of the championship game of the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament. Iowa, ranked No. 6, took on No. 1 seeded Maryland in Indianapolis at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon.  (Kate Heston/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa women’s basketball struggles in first half of Big Ten championship game

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor March 13, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Sixth-seeded Iowa women's basketball struggled against No. 1 seed Maryland in the first half of the Big Ten championship game, as the Terrapins led 55-37 at halftime. Maryland scored...

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