No. 2-seed Iowa opened the NCAA women’s basketball tournament with a 66-61 win over No. 15-seed Mercer, narrowly avoiding a first-round upset at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Check out 34 game photos from Gazette photographer Jim Slosiarek.
The Hawkeyes will take on No. 7-seed Missouri or No. 10-seed Drake in the second round Sunday.
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