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Iowa women’s basketball looking to be a Big Ten contender

Iowa women’s basketball looking to be a Big Ten contender

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor October 12, 2021

Iowa women’s basketball is returning all five of its starters for the 2021-22 season, but the Hawkeyes aren’t the only team in the Big Ten with a strong veteran lineup. Reigning Big Ten regular...

The 2022 NCAA  Basketball Championship trophies are displayed during Big Ten Basketball Media Days at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. (Grace Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Big Ten women’s basketball notebook: Rutgers’ C. Vivian Stringer not with team

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor October 8, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Rutgers head women’s basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer has not been with her team since April because of COVID-19 concerns, Scarlet Knights associate head coach Tim Eatman said...

Iowa women’s head basketball coach Lisa Bluder talks about Iowa defense during Big Ten Basketball Media Days at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021. “Defensively, I think we look much better but I guess the proof is in the pudding when we see it on the court.” Bluder mentioned the team changing certain aspects of their defense to give the girls more confidence. (Grace Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Big Ten, NCAA placing emphasis on women’s sports

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor October 7, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The Big Ten Conference, along with the NCAA, is putting an emphasis on supporting and airing women’s sports ahead of the 2021 winter season. At Big Ten Basketball Media Days Thursday,...

Iowa Center Sharon Goodman (40) is seen during a semifinal game of the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament. Iowa, ranked No. 6, took on No. 7 seeded Michigan State in Indianapolis at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Friday afternoon. The Hawks beat the Spartans, 87-72, advancing the Hawks to take on Maryland Saturday in the Big Ten Tournament finals.

Iowa women’s basketball sophomore center Sharon Goodman suffers torn ACL

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor October 7, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa women’s basketball announced Thursday morning that sophomore center Sharon Goodman suffered a torn ACL in the Hawkeyes’ fall preseason practice. Goodman will be out for...

Iowa Center Luka Garza celebrates during the Iowa Men’s Basketball game against Michigan State on Feb. 2, 2021 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Garza became the second Hawkeye mens player ever to surpass 2,000 career points during the game. (Casey Stone/The Daily Iowan)

Garza, Clark named finalists for AAU James E. Sullivan Award

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor September 20, 2021

Former Iowa men’s basketball player Luka Garza and current Hawkeye women’s basketball point guard Caitlin Clark are both finalists for the Amateur Athletic Union James E. Sullivan Award, per a...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark prepares to shoot a 3-pointer during the second round of the NCAA womens basketball championship against No. 4 Kentucky on March 23, 2021 at the Bill Greehey Arena at Saint Marys University in San Antonio, Texas. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 86-72.

Caitlin Clark develops new leadership skills with USA Basketball

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor August 24, 2021

Teammates and coaches of Caitlin Clark consistently look to her for leadership, as the Hawkeye women’s basketball program’s first-ever freshman All-American. But it doesn’t come naturally...

Jul 22, 2021; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Big 10 commissioner Kevin Warren speaks to the media during Big 10 media days at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Goddin-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten Conference announces formal alliance with Pac-12 and ACC

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor August 24, 2021

Big Ten, Pac-12, and ACC commissioners Kevin Warren, George Kliavkoff, and James Phillips announced a formal alliance between the three conferences Tuesday. The presidents, chancellors, and athletic...

Caitlin Clark runs the ball down the court during the Iowa Hawkeyes Women’s Basketball season opener again Northern Iowa on Nov. 25, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated Northern Iowa 96-81.

Caitlin Clark brings newfound experience to Iowa women’s basketball

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor August 20, 2021

Iowa women’s basketball sophomore Caitlin Clark can now add another gold medal and MVP award to her growing trophy case. This August, Clark collected the third gold medal of her young career at...

Iowa wrestling head coach Tom Brands watches a during Iowas dual meet against Iowa State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.

Iowa athletics announces contract extensions for nine coaches

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 26, 2021

Iowa athletics extended nine Hawkeye head coaches, the department announced Monday. A number of assistant coaches in several sports also received contract extensions. “It is with great pleasure...

Iowa guard Kylie Feuerbach speaks to reporters after a summer Hawkeyes womens basketball practice, Thursday, July 1, 2021, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa.

Iowa State women’s basketball transfer Kylie Feuerbach finds good fit with Hawkeyes

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 13, 2021

Kylie Feuerbach spent the first year of her collegiate basketball career with Iowa State, but her parents’ alma mater wasn’t the right fit. So the former Cyclone transferred to the Hawkeyes...

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon passes to guard Joe Wieskamp during the Iowa men’s basketball game against the Southern University Jaguars at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Bohannon dealt with hip issues during previous seasons and is back this year after two hip surgeries. The Hawkeyes defeated the Jaguars 103-76 in their first game against them since 2017.

Name, Image, Likeness: a new era for college athletes

Chloe Peterson, Sports Editor July 6, 2021

Jordan Bohannon has been advocating for name, image, and likeness rights for college athletes since 2019. At the NCAA Tournament that season, the now-sixth-year men’s basketball senior stole an...

Iowa’s McKenna Warnock (14) takes a shot during the championship game of the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament. Iowa, ranked No. 6, took on No. 1 seeded Maryland in Indianapolis at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday afternoon. Maryland beat Iowa, 104-84, securing their spot as the 2021 Big Ten Champions.

Iowa women’s basketball emphasizing defense in offseason practice

Chloe Peterson, Summer Sports Editor July 1, 2021

At the end of practice at the Carver-Hawkeye Arena practice gym on Thursday morning, Iowa women’s basketball head coach Lisa Bluder brought her team into a huddle. In the huddle, the Hawkeyes...

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