The Daily Iowan

College wrestling taken for a ride

CODY GOODWIN

March 24, 2015

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Wrestling season is over now, so let’s address one glaring issue that’s caused the sport to take a giant step backward and become more frustrating than I ever thought possible: riding time. We need to start a movement...

Notebook: Former Hawkeyes speak after Pro Day

DANNY PAYNE

March 24, 2015

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Monday was a different scene at Iowa’s new football complex. During the year, players are often focused on prepping for opponents and generally uninterested in talking with reporters. That wasn’t the case when various...

Women’s gymnastics selected for Auburn regional

CHARLIE GREEN

March 24, 2015

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The Iowa women’s gymnastics team has been selected to compete at the Auburn, Alabama, NCAA Regional on April 4, one of six regional sites hosting the country’s top 36 teams. The two top teams from each regional will...

Iowa set to host Nebraska

JORDAN HANSEN

March 24, 2015

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After going 1-2 in a series during this past weekend with Maryland, the softball Hawkeyes will try to put several painful losses behind them when 19-15 Nebraska comes to Pearl Field today for a double-header. Iowa (10-22) lost...

Zags zig, Hawks don’t jig

JACOB SHEYKO

March 23, 2015

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SEATTLE — Iowa figured it out the hard way, but the constant barrage of made 3s and inside finishes is what the nation’s most efficient offense looks like. In the Hawkeyes’ 87-68 loss to Gonzaga on Sunday...

The sweetness of Sweet 16

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 23, 2015

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In the kind of game it has lost on more than one occasion this season, the Iowa women’s basketball team managed a win. Overcoming both an athletic Miami team as well as a poor shooting performance in the first half,...

Iowa storms over Hurricanes

KYLE MANN

March 23, 2015

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Lisa Bluder admitted before Sunday’s game that her third-seed Hawkeyes, facing 11-seed Miami, had the best opportunity to advance to the Sweet 16 of any team she’s had as a Hawkeye coach. With Bluder’s h...

Missed opportunities cost Iowa the NCAA title

CODY GOODWIN

March 23, 2015

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ST. LOUIS — Frustration is watching a former teammate and longtime friend party with his first-place team in front of 19,715 die-hard fans inside the Scottrade Center. It’s seeing those clad in Scarlet and Gray roar and chee...

When disappointment reigns

JORDAN HANSEN

March 23, 2015

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ST. LOUIS — After Cory Clark lost the 133-pound championship match to Oklahoma’s Cody Brewer on March 21, the wrestler came sprinted back through the tunnel from the arena and disappeared into a hallway. Moments la...

Iowa gets into win column in Big Ten play

BLAKE DOWSON

March 23, 2015

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The No. 45 Iowa men’s tennis team (9-4) picked up its first conference win of the season against Wisconsin on Sunday, 4-3. Sunday was deemed “Steve Houghton Day” at Iowa’s match, in which they honored...

Hawkeyes finish up last day of NCAAs

ROD ENGBLOM

March 23, 2015

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The Hawkeyes wrapped up the NCAA finals in North Carolina breaking a total of three school records in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, and 500 freestyle. Senior Becky Stoughton broke the school record in the 500 freestyle,...

Hawkeyes complete Big Ten Championships

ROD ENGBLOM

March 23, 2015

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The Hawkeye women’s gymnastics team finished the Big Ten Championships on March 21 with its highest team score of the year, 196.5.  Iowa finished in the middle of the pack, placing fifth  and falling behind Penn State...