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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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Iowa’s No. 2 Tony Cassioppi celebrates after defeating Penn State’s No. 3 Greg Kerkvliet, 6-4, during session three of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

Four Iowa men’s wrestlers advance to Big Ten Championship Finals

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 6, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. — As reporters waited for a press conference with Iowa men’s wrestling head coach Tom Brands to begin on Saturday evening, Tony Cassioppi lumbered past Pinnacle Bank Arena’s media...

Iowa celebrates after 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.

Defense pivotal in Iowa women’s basketball’s Big Ten Tournament Semifinal victory over Nebraska

Dawson Moore, Sports Reporter March 5, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — The No. 2 seeded Iowa women’s basketball team defeated No. 6 Nebraska, 83-66, in the semifinals of the the Big Ten Tournament on Saturday night to advance to its third conference...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark shoots the ball 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. Clark earned nine rebounds. The Hawkeyes beat the Cornhuskers 83-66.

Caitlin Clark dislodges Nebraska, leads Iowa women’s basketball to Big Ten Tournament Championship Game

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Caitlin Clark scored 41 points in Iowa women’s basketball’s Big Ten Tournament Semifinal victory over Nebraska on Saturday. But her most valiant effort of the night may have been...

Iowa players celebrate after 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.

Caitlin Clark’s 41 points pushes Iowa women’s basketball past Nebraska in Big Ten Tournament Semifinals

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa women's basketball didn't let a slow start stop it from advancing to the Big Ten Tournament Championship Game. Second-seeded Iowa took down sixth-seeded Nebraska, 83-66, for a...

Iowa’s No. 4 Max Murin lifts Michigan State’s No. 13 Peyton Omania during session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Murin defeated Omania by major decision, 12-0.

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

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 5, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. — True freshman 125-pounder Drake Ayala, 157-pounder Kaleb Young, 184-pounder Abe Assad, and 197-pounder Jacob Warner will all compete in Session II of the 2022 Big Ten Championships...

Iowa’s No. 4 Max Murin celebrates his win against Northwestern’s No. 5 Yahya Thomas during session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.  Murin defeated Thomas in the 149-pound weight class, 6-5.

Six Iowa men’s wrestlers qualify for Big Ten Championship Semifinals

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 5, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. — Ten Iowa men’s wrestlers qualified for the 2022 Big Ten Championship Quarterfinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska, Saturday. Only six Hawkeyes made the tournament semifinals. Senior...

Three mats feature wrestlings during session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022. After session one, Michigan leads with 68.5 points.

Photos: Session one of the 2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships

Jerod Ringwald and Grace Smith March 5, 2022

Session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships kicked off at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday. Michigan leads in points with 68.5. Penn State and Iowa follow close behind with 67.5...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark shoots the ball during a basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 7 Northwestern during the Big Ten Womens Basketball Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN, on Friday, March 4, 2022. Clark earned 19 points. The Hawkeyes beat the Wildcats, 72-59.

Iowa women’s basketball faces quick turnaround to prepare for Nebraska in Big Ten Tournament Semifinals

Dawson Moore, Sports Reporter March 5, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa women’s basketball can’t change the fundamental nature of its play during the Big Ten Tournament. But neither can the rest of the conference. Second-seeded Iowa will face...

Iowa’s No. 6 Drake Ayala raises his hand to celebrate winning a match during session one of the Big Ten Wrestling Championships at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, March 5, 2022. Ayala defeated Michigan State’s No. 11 Tristan Lujan in the 125-pound match, 4-0.

Live results | Iowa men’s wrestling team competes in Session I of Big Ten Championships

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor March 5, 2022

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Iowa men's wrestling team's campaign for a third straight Big Ten Championship begins at 10 a.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Five Hawkeyes won't participate in first-round action....

Iowa center Monika Czinano and Northwestern forward Courtney Shaw tip off at the beginning of a basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 7 Northwestern during the Big Ten Womens Basketball Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN, on Friday, March 4, 2022. The Hawkeyes beat the Wildcats, 72-59.

Monika Czinano key in Iowa women’s basketball’s Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal victory over Northwestern

Dawson Moore, Sports Reporter March 4, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS —The second-seeded Iowa women’s basketball team defeated No. 7 Northwestern on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The...

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...