Iowa Women's Basketball Announces 2015-16 Schedule


Aug. 27, 2015


2015-16 Iowa Women’s Basketball Schedule

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa women’s basketball team released its complete 2015-16 schedule Thursday evening. The Hawkeyes will play 17 games at home inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena, nine against Big Ten Conference opponents.

Iowa kicks of the regular season in Iowa City, facing North Dakota (Nov. 13) and Tennessee-Martin (Nov. 15) in the annual Hawkeye Challenge from Nov. 13-15.


The Hawkeyes continue their home stand with a midweek game against Western Illinois (Nov. 19), before returning to tournament action at the Lone Star Showcase in Austin, Texas from Nov. 26-28. Iowa will play three games in three days, meeting Wright State (Nov. 26), George Washington (Nov. 27), and Houston (Nov. 28).

As a part of the annual B1G/ACC Challenge, Iowa will travel to Charlottesville to face Virginia on Dec. 2, before heading home to meet Robert Morris inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Dec. 6.

Iowa’s nonconference slate continues with the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series matchup at Iowa State on Dec. 11, and comes to a close with home contests against Bradley (Dec. 19) and Drake (Dec. 22).

The Hawkeyes open their 18-game Big Ten Conference schedule at Nebraska on Dec. 31, before returning to Iowa City for a matchup with Rutgers on Jan. 4.

Iowa will play five conference teams both home and away and eight teams once. Each team will face four of its single-play opponents at home and four on the road. To view Iowa’s Big Ten single-plays and home-and-away opponents, see below:

Home: Rutgers, Maryland, Ohio State, Illinois
Away: Nebraska, Wisconsin, Northwestern, Minnesota
Home/Away: Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State, Purdue, Indiana

The Hawkeyes’ conference home slate includes four weekend games, four midweek matchups, and one Monday contest. Start times and television information will be released at a later date. The Big Ten Tournament will be held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, from March 2-6.

Iowa returns 10 letterwinners from a team that advanced to the Sweet 16, made its Big Ten best eighth-straight NCAA Tournament appearance, and finished with a 28-6 overall record last season.

To purchase tickets, visit the UI Athletics Ticket Office at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, call 1-800-IA-HAWKS, or visit

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