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.
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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.
Within the bowels of Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Samantha Logic stood in the corner of the media room. Her voice quivered. Her eyes welled up.
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 […]
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).
The Iowa women’s basketball team has put its tough start to the Big Ten season firmly in the rear-view mirror.
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. […]
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. […]
CANCUN, Mexico – Another significant dose of scoring from Samantha Logic and Melissa Dixon on Thursday night helped the Iowa women’s basketball team to 6-1 this season after a 78-65 win over Southern California at the Cancun Challenge. The two juniors combined for 40 points (Logic a game-high 22, Dixon 18) and nine assists with […]
ROSEMONT, Ill. – Theairra Taylor is a senior guard at Iowa. That, in itself, is a story. A comeback story. Make that comebacks. Like three ACL tears in 20 months. A story of persistence and triumph. “How can you not love a kid who doesn’t have to be here?” Iowa women’s basketball coach Lisa Bluder […]