Hawkeyes Not Satisfied with Sweet 16

March 27, 2019

Written by Rob Howe

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Tania Davis celebrated Sunday’s victory against Missouri here at Carver-Hawkeye Arena with her teammates and coach. It advanced them to the Sweet 16.

The senior didn’t linger, however. She went home, sat down and put together a puzzle, something she does to relax and refocus.

After a pair ACL surgeries wiped out the last two seasons, she appreciates the Hawkeyes’ accomplishment. She’s just not satisfied.

“The next day it was right back to work. I watched N.C. State and Kentucky game, so not even 24 hours. At this point, it’s all business for me. I have one thing on my mind and that’s winning a national championship,” Davis said.

The second-seeded Hawkeyes (28-6) play No. 3 N.C. State (27-5) on Saturday (10:30 a.m. CT, ESPN) in Greensboro, N.C.

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Star center Megan Gustafson, a player of the year finalist, felt the same way as Davis. She cut her Sweet 16 festivities short.

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“It’s fun to be able to celebrate those but at the same time you have to have a short-term memory when it comes to postseason play. We just have to keep that focus going and keep looking forward,” she said.

Watch what else Davis, Gustafson and fellow senior Hannah Stewart had to say Wednesday in this HN TV video:

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