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Powered by Gustafson’s 45 points, Iowa wins Big Ten Title

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Megan Gustafson’s 45 points, the most in a championship game of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, led the Iowa Hawkeyes to a 90-76 victory over Maryland. Iowa (26-6) won its third Big Ten tournament title, the first since 2001, and prevented the top-seeded […]

Iowa holds off Rutgers to reach first Big Ten final since 2014

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Iowa advanced to the championship game of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament for the first time since 2014 with a 72-67 victory over Rutgers. The Hawkeyes (25-6) were led by Big Ten Player of the Year Megan Gustafson, who finished with 20 points, […]

Gustafson, Stewart lead Iowa to Big Ten semifinal

By Caleb Lynn | @CalebLynn1

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Just before each game in this memorable University of Iowa season, seniors Megan Gustafson and Hannah Stewart come together to remind each other of their plan. Demonstrative is the word they use. The assertiveness of Gustafson, a 6-foot, 3-inch center and Big Ten Player […]

Minnesota overcomes Gustafson’s Record 48 Points to Reach Semis

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite a record-setting performance by Iowa’s Megan Gustafson, the fifth-seeded Hawkeyes fell to fourth-seeded Minnesota, 90-89, in a quarterfinal of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Gustafson, Iowa’s 6-foot, 3-inch junior center, scored 48 points, the most by any player – male or female […]

Iowa Dominates Northwestern Early, Holds On Late

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa avenged its 2017 Big Ten Tournament loss to Northwestern with a 55-45 victory over the Wildcats in the second round on Thursday afternoon. The fifth-seeded Hawkeyes (25-6), who will meet fourth-seed Minnesota Friday afternoon, were successful without much reliance on their best player.

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