IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa women’s basketball team, along with the Big Ten, announced its 2019-20 schedule on Friday. The schedule includes 15 regular season home games on Mediacom Court at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
The Hawkeyes will open the season with six nonconference games and one exhibition in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, two away games, and three neutral site games. They are matched up against five teams that appeared in the 2019 NCAA Tournament, including Princeton, Towson, Clemson, Iowa State, and Drake.
Iowa’s Big Ten play begins on December 28 at Nebraska and concludes at Rutgers on March 1.
Big Ten home/away matchups include Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, Penn State, and Wisconsin. The Hawkeyes host Illinois, Indiana, Michigan State, and Ohio State in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, and travel to Michigan, Northwestern, Nebraska, Penn State, and Wisconsin.
The 18-game conference slate includes four weekend home dates, including Sunday matchups against Indiana (Jan. 12), Michigan State (Jan. 26), Wisconsin (Feb. 16) and Penn State (Feb. 23).
Iowa finished the 2018-19 season 29-7, overall, and advanced to the Elite Eight at the NCAA Tournament. The Hawkeyes come off a Big Ten Tournament Championship title, after tallying a 14-4 record to finish second in the Big Ten regular season. They return 10 letterwinners, including starters Kathleen Doyle, Makenzie Meyer, and Alexis Sevillian. Doyle was a first team All-Big Ten (coaches).
Tip times and television information will be announced at a later date. The complete 2019-20 schedule is also located on the Iowa women’s basketball schedule page on hawkeyesports.com.
Fans can request season tickets for the upcoming basketball season at the UI Athletics Ticket Office at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, over the phone at 1-800-IA-HAWKS, or online at hawkeyesports.com/tickets.