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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 celebrates during an NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 3 LSU at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, April 1, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Tigers, 94-87.

Clark ‘snubbed’ from 2024 Summer Olympics roster

Colin Votzmeyer, Managing Summer Editor June 9, 2024

The Team USA women’s basketball roster for the approaching 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris has been announced, and Caitlin Clark is not on it, sources told basketball insider Shams Charania and The...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark smiles at guard Kate Martin after a NCAA Championship game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 1 South Carolina at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday, April 7, 2024. The Gamecocks defeated the Hawkeyes, 87-75.

Caitlin Clark and Kate Martin reunite for the first time in a WNBA early-season clash

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter May 26, 2024

After losing their second straight national championship game, Iowa women’s basketball guards Caitlin Clark and Kate Martin walked off the court not knowing if they would ever play on the same floor...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark and Iowa guard Kate Martin celebrate a win during a women’s basketball game between No. 5 Iowa and Nebraska in a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 92-73.

Former Hawkeyes Caitlin Clark and Kate Martin go head-to-head in Fever-Aces matchup tonight

Colin Votzmeyer, Managing Summer Editor May 25, 2024

Former Iowa women’s basketball teammates Caitlin Clark and Kate Martin will reunite on the basketball court tonight — this time as opponents.  For the first time this 2024 WNBA season, the...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark smiles at fans during a season celebration to honor the Iowa women’s basketball team’s historic run in the NCAA tournament at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. No. 1 South Carolina defeated No. 1 Iowa, 87-75, during an NCAA Championship game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday, April 7, 2024. The Gamecocks finished the season undefeated with 38 wins. The game marks Iowa’s second straight runner-up finish for the title.

Former Iowa women’s basketball star Caitlin Clark signs multi-year partnership deal with Wilson

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter May 21, 2024

Former Iowa women's basketball superstar and current Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark continues to grow her sponsorship deals. On Tuesday, Wilson Sporting Goods announced that it had signed Clark to...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark celebrates after the senior recognition during a basketball game with No. 6 Iowa and No. 2 Ohio State inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, March 3, 2024. The Hawkeyes upset the Buckeyes, 93-83, on senior night.

Closing a historic chapter: Iowa women’s basketball says goodbye to senior class

Cooper Worth, Pregame Reporter May 7, 2024

Iowa women's basketball has closed the page on a legendary chapter. After Iowa's 87-75 loss to South Carolina in the national championship earlier this month, the program said goodbye to its five...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark hypes up the crowd during a basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 5 Nebraska at the TIAA Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn., on Sunday, March 10, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Corn Huskers in overtime, 94-89.

Where to watch Caitlin Clark’s WNBA debut

Matt McGowan, Sports Reporter May 3, 2024

Former Iowa guard Caitlin Clark will swap out the Black and Gold for new colors Friday night when she makes her WNBA debut for the Indiana Fever. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2024 draft, Clark will...

Dowling Catholic varsity girls basketball head coach Kristin Meyer holds her hands together during a 5A Iowa high school state championship game between Dowling and Johnston at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Friday, March 1, 2024. The Maroons lost to the Dragons, 36-48.

Photos: Making the Maroons

Sahithi Shankaiahgari, Photojournalist April 29, 2024

In her 21st year of coaching and eighth year at Dowling Catholic High School, head coach Kristin Meyer led the varsity girl's basketball team to the state championship. The Dowling Catholic team last made...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark signs a young fans shoe after a women’s basketball game between Iowa and Indiana at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hoosiers 84-57.

Caitlin Clark to sign eight-figure endorsement deal with Nike, receive signature shoe

Chris Meglio, Sports Reporter April 17, 2024

Former Iowa star guard Caitlin Clark is signing an eight-year, $28 million endorsement deal with Nike and is set to receive her own signature shoe, according to an article posted Tuesday by ESPN. The...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark smiles during the 2024 Associated Press Coach and Player of the Year News Conference at Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday, April 4, 2024.

Caitlin Clark appears on ‘The Pat McAfee Show’

Chris Meglio, Sports Reporter April 17, 2024

Caitlin Clark has had her fair share of TV appearances over the last few days. She was on “Saturday Night Live” with comedian Michael Che, selected first overall by the Indiana Fever in the...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark hypes up the crowd during a basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and No. 5 Nebraska at the TIAA Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn., on Sunday, March 10, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Corn Huskers in overtime, 94-89.

Caitlin Clark’s No. 22 Indiana Fever jersey sells out on Fanatics website

Matt McGowan, Sports Reporter April 16, 2024

Caitlin Clark hasn't played a minute in a WNBA uniform, but it didn't take long for her jersey's popularity to skyrocket. After the former Hawkeye guard was selected No. 1 overall by the Indiana Fever...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark celebrates a win during a women’s basketball game between No. 3 Iowa and Maryland at a sold-out Xfinity Center in College Park, Md., on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins, 93-85.

Indiana Fever selects Caitlin Clark as No. 1 overall pick in WNBA Draft

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor April 15, 2024

In second grade, Caitlin Clark was tasked with writing down her life goals:  Own a restaurant. Win the lottery. Earn a basketball scholarship. Meet Maya Moore.  But there’s one dream she...

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