No. 24 Iowa downs Iowa State, 76-67, to move to 8-2
Hawkeye women's basketball team scores 107 points in season opening win
Hawkeyes return 10 letterwinners, 4 starters, and plenty of confidence
All-time winningest coach in program history enters her 15th season at the helm of UI program
#23 Iowa and #15 Nebraska to face-off on Sunday at noon (CT) on ESPN
No. 16 Iowa 78, Wisconsin 74 Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
No. 22 Iowa vs. No. 7 Louisville women's basketball
The Iowa Hawkeyes face Louisville in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament
The Iowa Hawkeyes prepare for their game against Marist is the first round of the NCAA Tournament
The Iowa Hawkeyes face Nebraska in the championship game of the 2014 B1G Ten Tournament
2013-14 as a Freshman... Competed in 34-of-36 games, missing two in the Big Ten Tournament due to injury... scored in double figures in three games, including Iowa's win at Ohio State (10 points) on Jan. 19... notched first career double-figure scoring game in the Cancun Challenge in win over UNC-Wilmington, tallying a season-best 12 points and playing a season-high 23 minutes... grabbed a season-high seven rebounds in win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Nov. 13)... converted a season-best three 3-pointers in the win over North Dakota (Dec. 28)... posted a season-high five assists on three occasions, the last coming in the first round Big Ten Tournament victory over Illinois (March 6)... saw first career action in season-opener against UC Riverside (Nov. 8), tallying five points and a season-best three steals.
High School... ESPN HoopGurlz Top 100 recruit... first player in Lincoln Southeast High School history to start and play in every game since freshman season... all-state selection as a junior... named all-city as a freshman, sophomore and junior... selected as team captain every season since her freshman year... averaged 14.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.8 steals as a sophomore... averaged 16.3 points and 5.5 rebounds as a junior... led her high school to three state tournament appearances, including runner-up finish as a junior... claimed city, conference and district championships in each of her three seasons... also excels in the classroom as a member of the National Honor Society and honor roll student throughout high school.
Personal... Parents are Lisa and Dave Kastanek... has two older sisters, Allie and Marissa, and one younger brother, Marcus... Marissa was an All-ACC performer for the North Carolina State women's basketball team... psychology major.