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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

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Iowa guard Caitlin Clark drives to the rim on the court during a women’s basketball game between Iowa and Northwestern at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 93-64.

No. 10 Iowa women’s basketball travels to East Lansing, looks to sweep state of Michigan

Sam Knupp, Sports Reporter January 17, 2023

The 10th-ranked Iowa women’s basketball team is coming off three consecutive wins as it heads to East Lansing to take on Michigan State on Wednesday. And head coach Lisa Bluder said it is her...

Big Ten Conference Commissioner Kevin Warren speaks at the beginning of Big Ten Basketball Media Days at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. During his speech, Warren addressed women and men’s sports and his goal to continue to work toward equality.

Big Ten Conference updates COVID-19-related forfeiture rules

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 28, 2021

The Big Ten Conference updated its COVID-19-related forfeiture policy Tuesday. Per a league release, competitions that are canceled because of COVID-19 won’t automatically be considered forfeits....

Players move around the arena during the Heartlanders first practice on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. (Jeff Sigmund/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa Heartlander goalkeeper Hunter Jones to make most of opportunity

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter October 11, 2021

Iowa Heartlander goalkeeper Hunter Jones had a rough start to his professional hockey career for the AHL’s Iowa Wild last February. The 21-year-old goaltender from Ontario, Canada, surrendered...

Newly named Iowa Heartlanders head coach Gerry Fleming talks about his plans for the upcoming season for the Heartlanders on Tuesday, July 27.

Iowa Heartlanders announce inaugural head coach Gerry Fleming

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 27, 2021

The Iowa Heartlanders announced Gerry Fleming as the team’s inaugural coach, it was announced at a press conference at Xtream Arena Tuesday. The Heartlanders are Coralville’s first area ECHL...

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...

Players prepare to take the field during the baseball game against Nebraska at Duane Banks Field on Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Cornhuskers defeated the Hawkeyes, 3-2.

Spring-sport athletes to receive extra year of eligibility, winter-sport athletes denied

Pete Ruden, Pregame Editor March 30, 2020

It's been a tough and unprecedented time for student-athletes who compete at the Division I level. On Monday, some received some good news while others did not. The NCAA Division I Council approved...

Fans leave the game after the mens basketball game against Western Carolina at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The Hawkeyes defeated the Catamounts 78-60.

NCAA postseason events, Big Ten events canceled

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor 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,...

University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta dresses Faculty Senate members during a Faculty Senate meeting on Oct. 29, 2019.

Big Ten to conduct winter and spring sporting events without fans

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor 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,...

Iowas Maishe Dailey, Jordan Bohannon, Tyler Cook, Ryan Kriener, Cordell Pemsl, and Riley Till pose for a photo during mens basketball media day in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. The Hawkeyes will play their first regular season game on Friday, November 11, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena at 8:30 p.m. against Kennesaw State. (The Daily Iowan/Joseph Cress)

Men’s basketball

Blake Dowson and Adam Hensley January 23, 2017

The Big Ten has always had a couple front-runners, a couple teams that could legitimately cut down the nets at the end of the season. That's not the case in 2017, but the conference is wide open at...

Iowa guard Alexa Kastanek is seen during womens basketball media day in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. The Hawkeyes will play Oral Roberts on Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. at Carver-Hawkeye. (The Daily Iowan/Joseph Cress)

Women’s basketball

Michael McCurdy and James Kay January 23, 2017

There’s Maryland, and then there’s everyone else in the Big Ten. The Terrapins have dominated the conference in their two-plus years. All-American Kelsey Mitchell and the Ohio State Buckeyes could...

Jerzy Twarowski of Iowa races during the third heat of the mens 200 fly on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. in the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. Twarowski finished first with a time of 1:17.04. Iowa won the invitational for the second year in a row. (The Daily Iowan/Brooklynn Kascel)

Men’s swimming

Blake Dowson January 23, 2017

The Big Ten boasts six teams in the top-45 rankings, making it one of the best conferences in the nation. A conference typically dominated by Michigan, a number of teams will battle for the title this...

Jack Boyle performs on the rings inside Carver Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Iowa defeated UIC in their home opener 428.600 to 398.600. (The Daily Iowan/Sergio Flores)

Men’s gymnastics

Jess Westendorf January 23, 2017

The Big Ten is stacked. The Hawkeyes are a top-20 team, and they fall at No. 6 in these rankings. That makes for a wild ride towards the conference championship. 1. Ohio State The Buckeyes have...

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