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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 Patrick McCaffery celebrates during a men’s basketball game between No. 24 Iowa and Northwestern in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. McCaffery rested the game after being banged up in the last game at Nebraska. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 82-61.

Iowa’s Patrick McCaffery to play against Northwestern in Big Ten Tournament opener

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 10, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa men's basketball forward Patrick McCaffery will play on Thursday in the Big Ten Tournament against Northwestern, the team announced. The redshirt sophomore started 27 games...

Iowa guard Connor McCaffery contests a shot from Northwestern forward Robbie Beran during a men’s basketball game between No. 24 Iowa and Northwestern in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022. Beran did not make a shot. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 82-61.

Iowa men’s basketball team to play Northwestern on Thursday to open Big Ten Tournament play

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 9, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — The Iowa men's basketball team will face Northwestern on Thursday in the second round of the Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament. The 12th-seeded Wildcats overcame a 14-point halftime...

Michael Kemerer fights an injury during a match against Ohio State’s No. 5 Ethan Smith in session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Kemerer defeated Smith in a 174-pound match, 5-4.

Banged up Iowa men’s wrestling team plays it safe at Big Tens, eyes NCAA Tournament

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 7, 2022

The Iowa men’s wrestling team finished the 2022 Big Ten Championships with one individual champion: 165-pounder Alex Marinelli. The Hawkeyes placed third in the team standings with 129.5 points. Four...

Michigan’s No. 5 Patrick Brucki holds up the Big Ten Championship trophy after session five of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Michigan won the Big Ten Championship with 143.

Photos: Session five of the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Grace Smith and Jerod Ringwald March 6, 2022

No. 3 Michigan won the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships overall team score with 143 points at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday. The Wolverines toppled No. 1 Penn State and No. 2 Iowa...

Iowa’s No. 2 Alex Marinelli raises his hand after earning first place during session five of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Marinelli defeated Michigan’s No. 4 Cameron Amine  in a 165-pound match, 2-1.

Iowa men’s wrestler Alex Marinelli claims fourth individual Big Ten Championship

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 6, 2022

As Michigan hoisted the 2022 Big Ten Men’s Wrestling Championship trophy, Iowa’s Alex Marinelli stood by himself matside. When the Wolverines were done celebrating, “The Bull” disappeared down...

Iowa guard Kate Martin shoots the ball during a basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 5 Indiana during the Big Ten Womens Basketball Tournament Championship Game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Martin bucketed 14 points. The Hawkeyes beat the Hoosiers 74-67.

Monika Czinano, Kate Martin’s consistency help Iowa women’s basketball claim Big Ten Tournament title

Dawson Moore, Sports Reporter March 6, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa women’s basketball needed consistency to win the Big Ten Tournament title. The Hawkeyes found it in senior center Monika Czinano and junior guard Kate Martin. Second-seeded...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark hugs head coach Lisa Bluder after a basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 5 Indiana during the Big Ten Womens Basketball Tournament Championship Game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Sunday, March 6, 2022. The Hawkeyes beat the Hoosiers 74-67.

Making history: Iowa women’s basketball wins 2022 Big Ten regular season, tournament titles

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 6, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS —  Caitlin Clark chucked the ball into the air in the final seconds of the Hawkeyes’ Big Ten Tournament Championship Game. The game ball descended as the buzzer sounded, cementing...

Iowa celebrates after a basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 5 Indiana during the Big Ten Womens Basketball Tournament Championship Game at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Sunday, March 6, 2022. The Hawkeyes beat the Hoosiers 74-67.

Instant recap | Monika Czinano scores 30 points, Iowa women’s basketball claims Big Ten Tournament title

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 6, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa women's basketball took down Indiana, 74-67, for its second Big Ten Tournament title in four seasons. The 2021-22 Hawkeyes are the first in Iowa women's basketball program...

Big Ten trophies sit near the mat during the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, March 6, 2022.

Live results | Four Iowa men’s wrestlers compete in 2022 Big Ten Championship Finals

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 6, 2022

Seven Iowa men's wrestlers will compete is Session V of the 2022 Big Ten Championships Saturday afternoon. Senior 133-pounder Austin DeSanto, 141-pounder Jaydin Eierman, 165-pounder Alex Marinelli,...

Michigan’s No. 11 Kanen Storr drives down Penn State’s No. 7 Beau Bartlett  during session four of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Barlett defeated Storr in a 149-pound match by decision to earn seventh place, 3-1.

Photos: Session four of the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Grace Smith and Jerod Ringwald March 6, 2022

Big Ten wrestlers hit the mat for Session four of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday. Michigan leads in points with 132. Iowa follows in second at 122.5...

Iowa head coach Tom Brands laughs at Iowa’s No. 4 Jacob Warner over Michigan State’s No. 3 Cameron Caffey after a victory during session four of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Warner defeated Caffey in a 197-pound match, 5-1.

Live results | Iowa men’s wrestling competes in Session IV of 2022 Big Ten Championships

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 6, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nine Iowa men's wrestlers will hit the mat at Pinnacle Bank Arena Sunday. Senior 133-pounder Austin DeSanto, 141-pounder Jaydin Eierman, 165-pound Alex Marinelli, and heavyweight...

The Iowa sideline and fan section react after an Iowa score during a basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 6 Nebraska during the Big Ten Womens Basketball Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN, on Saturday, March 5, 2022. The Hawkeyes beat the Cornhuskers 83-66.

Iowa women’s basketball “manifesting” Big Ten Tournament title ahead of matchup with Indiana

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 6, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — For the Hawkeyes, it’s all about manifesting a tournament championship victory. Iowa women’s basketball advanced to the Big Ten Tournament Championship Game after taking down...