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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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Iowa guard Caitlin Clark walks into the arena during the Ally Tipoff, a basketball game between No. 3 Iowa and No. 8 Virginia Tech at Spectrum Arena in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hokies, 80-76.

Iowa women’s basketball’s Caitlin Clark speaks on her decision to declare for WNBA Draft

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor March 1, 2024

For Caitlin Clark, her decision to announce she's declaring for the WNBA Draft was about clarity. On Sunday, the Hawkeyes will celebrate senior day against No. 2 Ohio State. Clark, along with Gabbie...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark walks onto the court during a women’s basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and Michigan State in a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans, 76-73.

Opinion | Caitlin Clark isn’t taking a pay cut by going to the WNBA

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor February 29, 2024

Arguing that Caitlin Clark, the most marketable athlete in all of college sports, will take a pay cut by going to the WNBA is one of the worst takes I have ever heard. The star point guard announced...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark walks onto the court during a women’s basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and Michigan State in a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans, 76-73. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans, 76-73.

Photos: Iowa fourth-year guard Caitlin Clark enters WNBA Draft

DI Visuals Staff February 29, 2024

Fourth-year Iowa guard Caitlin Clark announced she will enter the 2024 WNBA Draft via a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024. In entering the draft Clark will forego her fifth...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark signs merchandise during a basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and Illinois inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini, 101-85.

Social media reacts to Iowa women’s basketball’s Caitlin Clark declaring for 2024 WNBA Draft

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor February 29, 2024

Caitlin Clark's time as a Hawkeye is soon coming to an end. The Iowa women's basketball star announced Thursday she will forego her final season of eligibility that was granted due to COVID-19 and...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark celebrates a 3-pointer during Crossover at Kinnick, a women’s exhibition basketball game between Iowa and DePaul, at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023. The Hawkeyes enter the 2023-24 season after advancing to the NCAA Championship for the first time in program history last year and winning a program-best 31 games in a single season in the 2022-23 season. The Hawkeyes defeated the Blue Demons, 94-72.

Iowa women’s basketball’s Caitlin Clark forgoes final season of eligibility, declares for WNBA Draft

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter February 29, 2024

Iowa women’s basketball fourth-year point guard Caitlin Clark has declared for the 2024 WNBA Draft, the star announced Thursday on social media. In doing so, Clark forgoes her fifth and final year...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark shoots a three-pointer during a women’s basketball game between Iowa and Minnesota at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024.

No. 6 Iowa women’s basketball torches Minnesota from deep in blowout win

Colin Votzmeyer, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2024

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A deep three to crack the seal. Another from the “M” at half court. One more on a quick-pull up soon after. But every time her shot passed through the net in Iowa’s 108-60...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark shoots a three-pointer during a women’s basketball game between Iowa and Minnesota at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024.

No. 6 Iowa women’s basketball snaps road losing streak with double-digit win against Minnesota

Cooper Worth, Pregame reporter February 28, 2024

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The No. 6 Iowa women's basketball team hammered the Minnesota Golden Gophers, 108-60, at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Wednesday evening.  Iowa was led by star...

A logo for Iowa guard Caitlin Clark’s record-breaking shot is seen through a camera during a basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and Illinois inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini, 101-85.

Iowa unveils court logo honoring Caitlin Clark’s record-breaking shot

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor February 25, 2024

Thirty-three feet away from the basket inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena, you'll find a piece of history. Iowa unveiled a logo — CLARK spelled out in black with a 22 above outlined in gold — honoring...

Fans cheer during ESPN College GameDay before a basketball game between No.9 Iowa and No. 2 Indiana at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023.

College Gameday to host show at Carver-Hawkeye Arena for Iowa women’s basketball against No. 2 Ohio State

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor February 25, 2024

ESPN announced Sunday that College Gameday will air live at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on March 3 for Iowa women's basketball's matchup against No. 2 Ohio State. The show will run from 10-11 a.m., with...

Fans watch Iowa guard Caitlin Clark shoot free throws during a women’s basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and No. 14 Indiana at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. The Hoosiers lead the Hawkeyes, 44-33. (Cody Blissett/The Daily Iowan)

Indiana women’s basketball’s ‘tenacious’ defense too much for Iowa, Caitlin Clark to overcome

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor February 22, 2024

BLOOMINGTON — "Airball. Airball. Airball." After missing a triple from the left wing late in the second quarter, that's what Iowa's Caitlin Clark heard from the crowd every time she touched the...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark looks at the sideline during a women’s basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and No. 14 Indiana at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024. The Hoosiers lead the Hawkeyes, 44-33. (Cody Blissett/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa falls, 86-69, to Indiana as Caitlin Clark scores four points in the second half

Cooper Worth, Pregame reporter February 22, 2024

BLOOMINGTON, IN. — The No. 4 Iowa women's basketball team fell to the Indiana Hoosiers, 86-69, at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana, Thursday evening.  Star guard Caitlin Clark led...

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