IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa women’s basketball team was selected as a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Selection Committee’s first top-16 reveal. The announcement was made Monday on ESPN2.
If the season ended today, the Hawkeyes would be the No. 15 overall seed, and host the NCAA First and Second Rounds in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
The Hawkeyes are 18-4 overall and 9-2 in the Big Ten Conference. Iowa is tied for first place in the conference standings with No. 21 Northwestern.
In 22 games this season, the Hawkeyes are averaging 19.9 assists per game — the fourth-best mark in the nation. Iowa’s 438 total assists and 48.2 field-goal percentage ranks fifth in the NCAA.
The Hawkeyes are led by senior Kathleen Doyle. The La Grange Park, Illinois, native leads her teammates in points per game (18.7), ranking 33rd in the country. She ranks fifth in total assists (136), eighth in assists per game (6.2), and ninth in free throws made (114).
Iowa, who is 11-0 in Carver-Hawkeye Arena this season, has four regular season home games remaining, including Thursday’s contest against Nebraska (6:30 p.m.). Tickets to all four remaining home contests are available at hawkeyesports.com/tickets.
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