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Louisville ends Iowa women’s season

[ 0 ] March 25, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. Louisville’s headed home, sweet home. The third-seeded Cardinals (32-4) ended Iowa’s postseason run Tuesday in an 83-53 win in an NCAA women’s basketball second-round game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The victory sends Louisville, last year’s national runner-up, back home to host a regional semifinal Sunday. All-American guard Shoni Schimmel poured in 26 points, […]

Pat Harty: It’s time for that breakthrough win

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

March 16, 1996 was a significant day for the Iowa women’s basketball program, but Lisa Bluder wasn’t around to enjoy it. She was the women’s basketball coach at Drake University at that time, so Iowa making the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 on that day 18 years ago was no reason to celebrate. It sure would […]

Taylor not ready to call it quits

[ 0 ] March 23, 2014

Theairra Taylor knows her college basketball career is nearing its end.

Hawkeye women oust Purdue with final push in Big Ten quarterfinal

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

No. 23 Iowa overcame a seven-point deficit in the final 12 minutes to earn an 87-80 win over No. 17 Purdue in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Taylor goes out on top for Iowa women

[ 0 ] February 27, 2014

Theairra Taylor pushed the Iowa women’s basketball team to a 65-61 Senior Night win over Ohio State on Thursday in her final game at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Taylor finished with a season-high 21 points, including a layup to make it a two-possession game with less than two minutes remaining to put the score out of reach.

Theairra Taylor is unstoppable

[ 0 ] February 26, 2014

Within the bowels of Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Samantha Logic stood in the corner of the media room. Her voice quivered. Her eyes welled up.

Iowa women waste 16-point halftime lead, fall at No. 23 Purdue

[ 0 ] February 16, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Courtney Moses scored 25 points, including the game-winning free throws with seven seconds left as No. 23 Purdue defeated Iowa 74-73 on Sunday. Moses had the last seven points for the Boilermakers (18-7, 8-5 Big Ten). Her 3-pointer broke a 70-all tie at the 1:57 mark. After Samantha Logic made two […]

Hawkeyes welcome playing at home

[ 0 ] January 14, 2014

The Iowa women’s basketball team has had success at home, establishing a clear advantage within the friendly confines of Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes (14,4, 2-2 Big Ten) are 9-1 at home this season, outscoring opponents by a game average of 82-64. That’s one of the best winning percentages in the conference (Nebraska is 10-1, Purdue is 5-0).

Disterhoft, Doolittle help Iowa women rip Wisconsin

[ 0 ] January 12, 2014

The Iowa women’s basketball team has put its tough start to the Big Ten season firmly in the rear-view mirror.

Iowa women pick up 1st Big Ten win

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014

In a game that Iowa had to have, it was the Hawkeyes’ lone senior who helped assure them they got it. On a night where fans took home a bobblehead of her likeness, Theairra Taylor scored a team-high 20 points as Iowa surged to a 78-71 win over Minnesota (11-5, 0-2) Wednesday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. […]