The Daily Iowan

Hawks become chairwomen of the board

KYLE MANN

February 16, 2015

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Every now and then, the Iowa women’s basketball team has a game in which it reminds observers how versatile it is. On Dec. 21, 2014, the Hawkeyes out-sniped Drake on the road in a 100-98 thriller, and Melissa Dixon set an...

Not enough fight: Iowa falls to Northwestern, 66-61

JACOB SHEYKO

February 16, 2015

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EVANSTON, Illinois — In the end, Jarrod Uthoff’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer — the one that sent Iowa’s eventual 66-61 loss to Northwestern to overtime — may have just delayed the inevitable. Iowa hadn’t...

Men’s gymnastics defeat Minnesota, Nebraska on senior night

CHARLIE GREEN

February 16, 2015

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No. 9 Iowa men’s gymnastics needed a season-high 435.400 to top No.10 Minnesota, and No. 11 Nebraska in Iowa City on Feb. 14. Minnesota led for much of the night and despite turning in a season-high score of 433.600, the...

Iowa softball falls to Gators for second time in two days

CHARLIE GREEN

February 16, 2015

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The Iowa softball team fell to top-ranked Florida on Sunday, 8-0, dropping it to 3-5 on the season. The loss capped an 0-3 weekend for the team at the University of Florida Tournament, after losing to Florida and North Carolina...

Iowa wins two of three on opening weekend

DI STAFF

February 16, 2015

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The Iowa baseball team won two of its three opening weekend contests at the Snowbird Classic, highlighted by a 4-1 win over George Mason on Sunday. The Hawkeyes used a trio of pitchers to beat the Patriots. Junior Calvin Matthews...

Iowa track and field split competitions, and receive a number of personal bests

MARIO WILLIAMS AND COURTNEY BAUMANN

February 16, 2015

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Iowa State Classic — Ames The mid- and long-distance runners, along with some field athletes, traveled to Ames over the weekend to compete in a two-day event at the Iowa State Classic. No team scores were tallied at the meet. Th...

Men’s tennis keeps rolling, now 5-1

BLAKE DOWSON

February 16, 2015

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The Hawkeye men’s tennis team captured its biggest win of the season in exciting come-from-behind fashion on Feb. 13 against BYU. “We came in with a lot of confidence,” interim head coach Ross Wilson said. “Our...

Women’s tennis splits matches over weekend

JOSH HICKS

February 16, 2015

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The Iowa women’s tennis team traveled to Oregon over the weekend to play Montana and Oregon. The Hawks started their first two-game road trip of the season off with a 6-1 victory against Montana on Feb. 14, which Iowa...

Women’s gymnastics has positives and negatives

ALEXANDRIA GRIFFIN

February 16, 2015

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The Iowa women’s gymnastics team suffered a loss on Feb. 14 against No. 14 Illinois, 196.970-196.370. But even with the loss, the GymHawks were able to beat their season best for the team. They last posted their previous...

Hawkeye offense struggles against Minnesota

DANNY PAYNE

February 13, 2015

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The end of Iowa’s 64-59 loss to Minnesota (16-9, 5-7 Big Ten) Thursday night was almost too fitting. After clawing its way back from trailing by as many as 11 points, Iowa was down 3 with 19 seconds remaining, Mike Gesell...

Hawks drink from ugliness well

JACOB SHEYKO

February 13, 2015

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Nothing felt familiar in Iowa’s 64-59 loss to Minnesota on Thursday night. Not even the warm-ups. “I thought we lost this game almost in warm-ups,” White said. “I didn’t think we were ready to go...

Hawks down Huskers again

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

February 13, 2015

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A rematch of Iowa’s upset win over Nebraska on Jan. 26 had the Hawkeyes coming on late and stunning the Huskers in Lincoln, 69-61. The win was Iowa’s first at Nebraska since 2005 and moves the Hawkeyes to 20-4 overall,...