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Hawkeye student-athletes react to season cancellations

Iowa's Ryan Kriener looks to pass the ball past Illinois forward Kipper Nichols during a game on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. The Hawkeyes lost to the Fighting Illini, 76-78.
Iowa student-athletes took to social media to discuss how they felt about their respective seasons being canceled on Thursday.
March 12, 2020

The NCAA and Big Ten's decision to cancel winter and spring sports for the remainder of the season has sent shock waves throughout the sports world. The student-athletes involved are at the center...

NCAA postseason events, Big Ten events canceled

Fans leave the game after the men's basketball game against Western Carolina at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The Hawkeyes defeated the Catamounts 78-60.
The NCAA and Big Ten Conference both announced Thursday afternoon that all future tournaments and sporting events will be canceled due to coronavirus concerns.
March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020 is a day sports fans will not soon forget. The sports world seemed to stop spinning Thursday afternoon as NCAA announced that it would not conduct any of its postseason championships,...

Big Ten to conduct winter and spring sporting events without fans

University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta dresses Faculty Senate members during a Faculty Senate meeting on Oct. 29, 2019.
In addition to its announcement of a fanless 2020 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament, the conference announced that fans would be barred from all its spring and winter sports.
March 11, 2020

The Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday evening that fans will not be granted entry to any of its remaining 2020 winter or spring events. Those granted access include student-athletes, coaches,...

Iowa field hockey hangs on to beat Duke in NCAA Tournament

Iowa players celebrate their victory during a field hockey game between Iowa and Northwestern at Grant Field on Saturday Oct. 26, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 2-1.
After an early-season defeat, the Hawkeyes got the last laugh against Duke with a 3-2 win in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
November 15, 2019

The Hawkeyes are one step closer to a national championship. After a crushing loss earlier in the year at the hands of Duke, No. 6 Iowa defeated the eighth-ranked Blue Devils Friday afternoon in Chapel...

Gustafson wins AP Player of the Year

Iowa center Megan Gustafson (10) hugs Iowa forward Amanda Ollinger after the Iowa/Missouri NCAA Tournament second round women’s basketball game in Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Tigers 68-52.
Iowa senior Megan Gustafson added to her accomplishments on Thursday, getting named the AP Player of the Year.
April 4, 2019

In a season full of accolades and a trip to the Elite Eight, Iowa senior Megan Gustafson added two more important achievements to her already impressive resume on Thursday: AP Player of the Year and the...

Future of Iowa women’s basketball continues to be bright

Teammates laugh as others depart the bus at the Transit Center on April 2, 2019.
With the Hawkeye women’s basketball season now ended, the program needs to move on from the Megan Gustafson Era.
April 2, 2019

Hawkeye head coach Lisa Bluder’s most successful season of her career was both deliberate and painstakingly planned. The Hawkeye women zapped into their longest NCAA Tournament run since 1993 and won...

Column: Hawkeye seniors leave legacy of success, grace

Iowa forward Hannah Stewart gets emotional at the end of the NCAA Elite 8 game against Baylor at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex on Monday, April 1, 2019. The Bears defeated the Hawkeyes 85-53.
Iowa’s season ended with a tough defeat at the hands of the nation’s best team, but that in no way diminishes the legacy this Hawkeye squad built.
April 1, 2019

Greensboro, N.C. – With an uncharacteristic 85-53 loss in Monday night’s Elite Eight, the most successful season of Lisa Bluder’s tenure as Hawkeye head coach came to a sudden halt. This next...

Gustafson wraps up career with another stellar performance

Iowa center Megan Gustafson is cheered on as she is taken out of her final game during the NCAA Elite 8 game against Baylor at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex on Monday, April 1, 2019. The Bears defeated the Hawkeyes 85-53.
Despite a loss to Baylor, Megan Gustafson put up a valiant effort in her final act as a Hawkeye.
April 1, 2019

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A career full of bliss ended with tears of anguish for Iowa’s Megan Gustafson on Monday. Her last act as a Hawkeye was a performance Iowa fans have grown used to, as she scored...

Hawkeye women fall to Baylor in Elite Eight

Iowa center Megan Gustafson loses the ball during the NCAA Sweet 16 game against NC State at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolfpack 79-61.
Iowa's historic season came to an end on April 1 with an 85-53 loss to No. 1 seed Baylor.
April 1, 2019

GREENSBORO, N.C. — It just wasn’t meant to be. A 26-year Final Four drought will last a little longer for Iowa after it fell to Baylor, 85-53, in the April 1 Elite Eight matchup. Iowa has surely...

Keys to the Iowa-Baylor Elite Eight matchup

Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle drives past NC State guard Kiara Leslie during the NCAA Sweet 16 game against NC State at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolfpack 79-61.
As Iowa gets set for its Elite Eight matchup against Baylor Monday night, The Daily Iowan takes a look at some keys to the game.
April 1, 2019

Greensboro, N.C. — There’s no question No. 2 seed Iowa (29-6) has a tough task ahead of it as it prepares to take on No. 1 Baylor (34-1) on Monday. That being said, Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder and...

Hawkeye fans react to Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey’s comments

Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey addresses the media during the Baylor press conference at the Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday, March 31, 2019.
Hawkeye fans took offense to some of the comments Baylor coach Kim Mulkey made during Sunday’s press conference ahead of Iowa’s Elite Eight matchup against the Bears.
April 1, 2019

Greensboro, N.C. — Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey isn’t exactly known for having a peachy attitude. The often-grumpy coach seemed more annoyed than usual during Sunday’s press conference which led...

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