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Tag: "Melissa Dixon"

Dixon erupts for 63 points in Game Time League

[ 0 ] July 2, 2014

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 […]

Melissa Dixon ready to utilize ‘shooter’s mentality’

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

The phrase “Shooter’s mentality” gets tossed around a lot in basketball circles.

Louisville is last hurdle between Iowa women and Sweet 16

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

The amount of balance the Iowa women’s basketball team’s starting lineup has produced now awaits an opportunity to advance to the Sweet 16.

Bluder pushes Logic as Big Ten’s top player

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014

A case could be made for Samantha Logic as Big Ten women’s basketball Player of the Year.

Hawkeye women cruise past Gophers

[ 0 ] January 29, 2014

A 20-2 run midway through the second half spurred the Iowa women’s basketball team to a big lead that turned insurmountable in a 64-56 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night in Williams Arena in Minneapolis.

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. […]

Gopher standout scores 45% of team’s offense

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014

Another day, another 20-point scorer allowed by the Iowa women’s basketball team. Rachel Banham scored 32 points for Minnesota on Wednesday night in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, accounting for 45 percent of the team’s offense. The junior entered Wednesday’s game averaging 20.6 points per game. But unlike the first two Big Ten games, the Hawkeyes prevailed 78-71 […]

Bluder: Hawkeyes need focus against Gophers

[ 0 ] January 7, 2014

The Hawkeyes have never started 0-3 in the Big Ten under coach Lisa Bluder. That could happen Wednesday against Minnesota at Carver-Hawkeye Arena after Iowa fell to Indiana 86-84 on Jan. 2 and 87-71 on Sunday.

Iowa women plenty motivated to play at Iowa State

[ 0 ] December 11, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The bigger the matchup, the shorter Lisa Bluder’s pregame speeches get. The Iowa women’s basketball coach hasn’t needed to say much at all in preparation for this year’s annual showdown with Iowa State. Thursday night’s 44th game in the series ranks among the most anticipated. For just the second time, No. […]

Iowa women dodge Boston College

[ 0 ] November 29, 2013

All five starters reached double figures as the Iowa women’s basketball team won its second straight game at the Cancun Challenge, holding off Boston College 78-68 Friday night at the Hard Rock Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico.