women's basketball

Quad City Times Hawkeye hoopsters sweep national academic awards

Iowa swept the basketball academic awards given by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Men’s basketball player Jarrod Uthoff was named the national Academic All-America of the Year, while Ally Disterhoft won the same award for women’s basketball. No other school has won both awards in the same year.

Iowa Now Minute - 1/29/15

Iowa Now Minute - 1/29/15

Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
“Iowa Now Minute” is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
past year's NCAA women's tournament tip off at Carver Hawkeye Arena.

Home court Hawk advantage

Hawkeye women will make 2013 NCAA debut against Miami at Carver-Hawkeye Arena
Carver-Hawkeye Arena hosts first and second round action in the 2013 NCAA women’s basketball tournament starting Sunday. The Hawkeye women open play at 6:30 p.m. against the University of Miami.

Bluder on the cusp of 600

Landmark win could come tonight at Michigan State
Hawkeye women’s basketball coach Lisa Bluder goes for career win 600 tonight at Michigan State. All of her wins have come from coaching for universities in the state of Iowa.
Kali Peschel spins a basketball on her thumb.

On the tips of her fingers

Hawkeyes' Peschel started in basketball on trick shot team
Kali Peschel is only in her first year on the University of Iowa women’s basketball team, but she’s been performing in front of big crowds for years, sometimes while spinning two basketballs simultaneously on her fingertips.
Iowa basketball player surrounded by fireworks

Black and gold blowout

Basketball teams greet nearly 6,000 fans at Carver-Hawkeye Arena
Flames, fireworks, and fans—the Friday, Oct. 19 Black and Gold Blowout at Carver-Hawkeye Arena delivered an explosive launch for the upcoming men’s and women’s basketball season.

Thomas fulfills her D-I dream

Kathy Thomas comes to UI after year at junior college
Kathy Thomas grew up dreaming of becoming a Division I basketball player. She had chances to make that dream become reality out of high school, but never found the right fit. After a year at a junior college, Thomas is living out her dream at the University of Iowa.
Kali Peschel shooting baskets

Peschel finds 'second family' at UI

Women's basketball staff supportive during prep star's injury scare
When Kali Peschel committed to the University of Iowa women’s basketball program as a junior in high school, she felt she was committing to a second family. Nearly two years and one emotional injury later, Peschel knows she found her home in Iowa City.
America Needs Farmers card stunt at Kinnick Stadium

Plenty to cheer about

Gary Barta discusses memorable year in athletics—in competition, in the classroom, in the stands
The 2011-12 athletics year provided several fond memories for UI Director of Athletics Gary Barta: success in competition and in the classroom, continued upgrades to facilities, and one heck of a card stunt at Kinnick. Barta took some time to reflect on the recent past and discuss what’s being done to keep Iowa competitive in all aspects of athletics.