NORTH LIBERTY Ally Disterhoft had at least three obvious goals heading into the Game Time League this summer. She wanted to stay healthy, improve as a player and lead her team to the title. Disterhoft accomplished all three goals Wednesday. She scored a game-high 36 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead McCurry’s/Culver’s to an […]
Category: Iowa Hawkeyes women’s basketball
Kali Peschel doesn’t exactly fit the mold of summer league superstar.
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They come from three states and from two countries. They come with sparkling credentials, including two having been named the Gatorade Player of the Year in their respective state. And they come at a time when the Iowa women’s basketball program is thriving under veteran coach Lisa Bluder. Iowa’s 2014 recruiting class, which consists of […]
As one of the top 3-point shooters in the history of the Iowa women’s basketball program, Melissa Dixon is used to connecting from long distance. But even she was surprised by what she did Wednesday night in the Game Time League. Dixon, a senior-to-be shooting guard from Johnsburg, Ill., made 13-of-24 3-point baskets and scored […]
All-Americans, school-record setters, national tournament qualifiers, national team members and a scoring champion, the University of Iowa women’s athletic teams had all of those this season.
Last season, the Iowa women’s basketball team continued its recent trend of knocking off ranked opponents.
Chicago and Indianapolis will continue to have a postseason presence in the Big Ten Conference. The league announced Thursday that the men’s Big Ten basketball tournament will return to the United Center in Chicago in 2019 and 2021, and be held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis in 2020 and 2022. The league also announced […]
Megan Gustafson, a 6-foot-4 junior from South Shore High School in Port Wing, Wis., verbally committed to play for the Hawkeyes, beginning in 2015.
Jaime Printy is going home again. The former Linn-Mar of Marion all-state basketball player — who went on to become a standout for the Iowa Hawkeye women — has been named as the head coach of her alma mater. Printy served as an assistant coach for Linn-Mar last season. Linn-Mar activities director Scott Mahmens confirmed […]