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Iowa guard Caitlin Clark looks to pass during a 2022 NCAA Second Round women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 10 Creighton in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, March 20, 2022. Clark had 11 assists. The Bluejays defeated the Hawkeyes, 64-62, advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time in program history.

Opinion | A surprising departure: Iowa women’s basketball season in review

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 22, 2022

The 2021-22 Iowa women’s basketball team was one of the most anticipated in program history, and it all fell flat last Sunday. The Hawkeyes, ranked No. 9 in the Associated Press preseason poll,...

Creighton celebrates their win after a 2022 NCAA Second Round women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 10 Creighton in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, March 20, 2022. The Bluejays defeated the Hawkeyes, 64-62, advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time in program history.

Creighton’s Lauren Jensen hits go-ahead 3-pointer to push Bluejays past Hawkeyes in second round of NCAA Tournament

Dawson Moore, Sports Reporter March 20, 2022

Former Hawkeye and current Creighton starter Lauren Jensen had her shining moment on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena as she sank a go-ahead 3-pointer with 12 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Her...

Iowa forward Keegan Murray shoots the ball during the first round of the NCAA Mens Championship between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Richmond Spiders at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y., on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Murray earned 21 points. The Richmond Spiders beat the Iowa Hawkeyes 67-63.

Opinion | Season in review: Final thoughts on the 2021-22 Iowa men’s basketball season

Robert Read, Pregame Editor March 20, 2022

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The headline for my men’s basketball season in review column from last year reads, “Was Iowa’s season successful despite the tournament loss?” Well, here we go again. This...

Iowa center Monika Czinano walks off the court after a 2022 NCAA Second Round women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 10 Creighton in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, March 20, 2022. The Bluejays defeated the Hawkeyes, 64-62, advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time in program history.

Home court heartbreak: Iowa women’s basketball stunned by Creighton in second round of NCAA Tournament

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 20, 2022

The second-seeded Hawkeyes had one final chance as Iowa women’s basketball head coach Lisa Bluder took a timeout with three seconds left on the game clock.  Iowa was down two points coming out...

Creighton celebrates their win after a 2022 NCAA Second Round women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 10 Creighton in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, March 20, 2022. The Bluejays defeated the Hawkeyes, 64-62, advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time in program history.

Photos: NCAA Second Round women’s basketball: No. 2 Iowa vs. No. 10 Creighton

Grace Smith, Photo Editor March 20, 2022

No. 10 Creighton upset No. 2 Iowa, 64-62, in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday. The Bluejays advance to the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament for the first time in program...

Creighton guard Rachael Saunders goes up for a shot during a 2022 NCAA Second Round women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 10 Creighton in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, March 20, 2022.

Instant Recap | Iowa women’s basketball loses to Creighton in second round of NCAA Tournament

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 20, 2022

The Hawkeyes lost out on a trip to the Sweet 16 on Sunday. The second-seeded Iowa women's basketball team lost to 10th-seeded Creighton, 64-62. After eight lead changes and three ties in the first...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark walks off the court at halftime during a 2022 NCAA Second Round women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 10 Creighton in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, March 20, 2022.

Iowa women’s basketball trails Creighton by six points at halftime of NCAA Tournament second round

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 20, 2022

Iowa women's basketball is trailing Creighton, 38-32, at halftime of the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes have led for just 1 minute and 21 seconds of game...

No. 2 Iowa and No. 15 Illinois State warm up before a First Round NCAA women’s basketball tournament game in sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, March 18, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Redbirds, 98-58, advancing to the second round of the tournament.

Where to watch Iowa women’s basketball’s NCAA Tournament second round game against Creighton

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 19, 2022

A trip to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 is on the line for the Hawkeyes on Sunday. Second-seeded Iowa women’s basketball will host 10th-seeded Creighton at Carver-Hawkeye Arena...

Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder smiles during the 2022 NCAA Second Round women’s basketball pre-game press conferences for No. 2 Iowa and No. 10 Creighton at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Bluder talked about her and Martin’s relationship. “I have pictures of her and I together when she was four years old,” Bluder said. “She was always a tomboy, ready to play basketball for the Hawkeyes.”

NCAA Tournament notebook | Iowa preparing for small ball lineup, Iowa State survives first round matchup in Ames

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 19, 2022

Iowa women’s basketball head coach Lisa Bluder said on Saturday that she was hoping to play Colorado in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Instead, Iowa is facing 10th-seeded Creighton at...

Iowa guards Kate Martin, Caitlin Clark, and Gabbie Marshall listen to a question during the 2022 NCAA Second Round women’s basketball pre-game press conferences for No. 2 Iowa and No. 10 Creighton at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Clark said playing Creighton in previous scrimmages is an advantage going into the matchup tomorrow, but both teams have improved their games. “were a completely different team than we were then,” Clark said, “having a lot more games under our belt.”

Iowa women’s basketball to face familiar foe Creighton in second round of NCAA Tournament

Dawson Moore, Sports Reporter March 19, 2022

Iowa women’s basketball is facing a familiar team in the second round of the NCAA Tournament — Creighton. The Hawkeyes and Bluejays have played each other in a closed scrimmage every October...

Creighton guard Lauren Jensen goes up for a layup during a First Round NCAA women’s basketball tournament game against No. 7 Colorado and No. 10 Creighton in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, March 18, 2022. Jensen played for 34 minutes and scored 16 points.

Creighton’s Lauren Jensen to play against former teammates in second round of NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor March 19, 2022

Former Iowa women’s basketball guard Lauren Jensen made a triumphant return to Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday afternoon. The sophomore, who now starts for Creighton, scored 16 points in the 10th-seeded...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark speaks during the 2022 NCAA Second Round women’s basketball pre-game press conferences for No. 2 Iowa and No. 10 Creighton at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Clark said there is no bad blood between Iowa and Creighton guard Lauren Jensen. “Shes had a tremendous year for
Creighton,” Clark said. “Its been fun getting to follow her success.”

Photos: NCAA Second Round women’s basketball press conferences

Grace Smith, Photo Editor March 19, 2022

The NCAA hosted Second Round pre-game press conferences for No. 2 Iowa and No. 10 Creighton at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday.  Carver-Hawkeye Arena hosts its third consecutive sold-out game Sunday...

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