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Tuesday Tirade

By Matt Cozzi

Gonzaga forward Kayla Standish scored 30 points on 15-of-20 shooting against Iowa on March 19. (photo from

The Iowa women’s basketball team got hosed this past weekend. The Hawkeyes flew about 1500 miles to Spokane for their first round matchup in the NCAA Tournament. Lisa Bluder’s squad, the No. 6 seed, faced off against Gonzaga, the No. 11 seed.

The only problem is Gonzaga had a better overall record. Oh yeah, and the game was played in the Bulldogs home venue in front of 6,000 pro-Gonzaga fans.

KRUI Sports Staffer and Daily Iowan reporter Matt Cozzi gives his opinion on Iowa’s less than ideal match-up last weekend:


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