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Iowa Guard Caitlin Clark releases from the corner during a women's basketball game against Michigan on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolverines 89-67.

Iowa women’s basketball set for showdown with No. 10 Indiana in Bloomington

Ben Palya, Sports Reporter March 2, 2021

As February has ended and March has begun, much of the women’s college basketball world has turned its focus to the postseason with the Big Ten and NCAA Tournaments tipping off over the next two...

Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder calls a formation during a women's basketball match between Iowa and Indiana at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hoosiers, 91-85, in double overtime.

Iowa women’s basketball head coaching position endowed by P. Sue Beckwith

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter March 2, 2021

In a first for the Big Ten conference, former Iowa women’s basketball letterwinner P. Sue Beckwith, M.D., made a total gift of $7 million to endow the Iowa women’s basketball head coaching position...

Iowa guard Gabbie Marshall shoots a basket during a women's basketball game against Purdue on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Boilermakers 87-81.

Iowa women’s basketball continues good form with road win against Wisconsin

Ben Palya, Sports Reporter February 28, 2021

In what has become a theme lately for Iowa women’s basketball, four players hit double figures in an important 84-70 road win over Wisconsin at the Kohl Center.  Unlike most games this season...

Iowa Center Monika Czinano shoots in the paint during a women's basketball game against Michigan on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolverines 89-67.

After five-hour delay, Iowa women’s basketball downs No. 12 Michigan

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter February 26, 2021

There was a different energy in the air on Thursday night as Iowa women’s basketball took on No. 12 Michigan, after a five-hour delay shifted the start time from 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Hawkeyes...

Iowa Guard Caitlin Clark releases from the corner during a women's basketball game against Michigan on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolverines 89-67.

Strong defense propels Iowa women’s basketball to victory

Ben Palya, Sports Reporter February 26, 2021

Iowa women’s basketball has established itself as an offensive machine this season. The Hawkeyes have the second best scoring offense in the nation and have had no problems scoring against even the...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark drives to the rim during a women's basketball game between Iowa and Minnesota at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Golden Gophers, 92-79.

Rapid Recap: Iowa women’s basketball knocks off No. 12 Michigan

Ben Palya, Sports Reporter February 25, 2021

After plenty of uncertainty following a delay about 15 minutes before tipoff, Iowa women’s basketball got its game in against Michigan. Tipping off five hours from its original tip time of 3:30,...

Iowa coaches and players stand during the national anthem before a women's basketball game against Ohio State on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes were defeated by the Buckeyes in overtime, 82-84.

Iowa women’s basketball’s game against No. 12 Michigan delayed

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter February 25, 2021

Iowa women's basketball's game against No. 12 Michigan, originally set for 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, has been delayed, per a release from the Iowa Athletics Department. The decision...

Iowa Guard Caitlin Clark launches from deep near the logo. Clark extended her 30-point scoring streak to four games with this shot with 32.9 seconds to go during a women’s basketball game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Penn State Nittany Lion’s at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Iowa Defeated Penn State 96-78.

Iowa women’s basketball focusing on mental, physical recovery ahead of No. 12 Michigan

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter February 24, 2021

After a tough 40 minutes of game time on the road against No. 8 Maryland on Tuesday, Iowa only has one day to prepare for No. 12 Michigan at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday. Tuesday’s game was...

Iowa center Sharon Goodman and forward Shateah Wetering stand together during a timeout for a women's basketball game against Purdue on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Boilermakers 87-81.

Disastrous first quarter dooms Iowa women’s basketball in loss to Maryland

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter February 23, 2021

When the No. 1 and No. 2 scoring teams in the nation meet, a high-scoring affair is to be expected, and Tuesday’s game between Iowa women’s basketball and No. 8 Maryland certainly featured a lot...

Iowa guard Tomi Taiwo goes for a layup during a women's basketball game against Purdue on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Boilermakers 87-81.

Hawkeyes and Terrapins set for high-scoring clash in College Park

Ben Palya, Sports Reporter February 22, 2021

A week ago, the Iowa women’s basketball schedule looked much different than it does now. At the time, the Hawkeyes’ next four games were reasonably spread out. Last Thursday, the UI announced...

Iowa Point Guard Caitlin Clark dribbles the ball at the logo. Clark finished with 32 points during a women’s basketball game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Penn State Nittany Lion’s at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Iowa Defeated Penn State 96-78.

Caitlin Clark wins record 11th Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor

Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor February 22, 2021

Iowa women's basketball freshman Caitlin Clark won her 11th Big Ten Freshman of the Week honor Monday after posting 32 points, seven assists, six rebounds, a steal, and a block against Penn State Thursday. Her...

Iowa's Monika Czinano gets behind the Penn State defense and scores during a women’s basketball game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Penn State Nittany Lion’s at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa women’s basketball clicks in the second half to overcome early deficit over Penn State

Ben Palya, Sports Reporter February 18, 2021

Iowa women’s basketball has often found itself the victim of slow starts this season, which has at times been too much to overcome. But against Penn State, it was truly a tale of two halves. Penn...

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