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"This is a game we need to play right now to continue the process of finding out who we are, where we're at and where we need to go."
In-state game pits teams in similar situations
Des Moines Register

"I'm not overly shocked at our record. I knew we had four pretty solid opponents to start the season. But if you told me we'd be 1-3, playing the defense we've been playing and getting the play from Lisa (center Kriener) and Brittany (Wilkins) that we've been getting, I'd be shocked. We're not getting the offensive scoring punch."
Perimeter play bogs down Cyclonw women
Des Moines Register

"Both teams are in transition in the program, so it's a little different that way but it has the same flair, for me at least, as it has any other time I've gone over there."
First-year players key ISU, Iowa
Ames Tribune

"That's what is great about this game. There are so many guys on both teams who grew up watching Iowa and Iowa State, and to have a chance to be a part of it is great."
Iowa kids add twist to rivalry
Quad City Times

Freshman class impacts both Cyclones, Hawkeyes
Cedar Rapids Gazette

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