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Extending perfection, Maryland wins a third straight Big Ten title

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – For the third consecutive year, the Maryland Terrapins (30-2) became champions of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. The second-seeded Terrapins (30-2) extended one of the most dominant runs in the 23-year history of the event, defeating the fifth-seeded Purdue Boilermakers, 74-64, on Sunday night.

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Driven by Destiny: Maryland’s freshman point guard lifts the Terrapins

By Drew Kamaski

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – At the start, Destiny Slocum’s first season at the University of Maryland began with the expectation of being an important part of the top-rated recruiting class in the nation. At the end of her first Big Ten tournament championship, the ball was in her hands close […]

Once an obscure event, the NFL scouting combine entertains the masses

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney

Fans were able to race a video of Demaryius Thomas of the Denver Broncos in a 40-yard dash.

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The athletes were not the only ones that were tested at the National Football League scouting combine.

One more indicator of the ever-increasing interest in […]

Maryland stays perfect in Big Ten tourney with semifinal victory over Michigan State

By Drew Kamaski | @d_kamaski14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The Maryland Terrapins extended their perfect record in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, advancing to a third consecutive championship game with a 100-89 victory over Michigan State. The second-seeded Terrapins (29-2) won their eighth straight tournament game since joining the conference in 2014-15 […]

Purdue holds Mitchell to 9 points, advances to Big Ten championship game

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez | @CDMP427

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The Purdue Boilermakers earned the chance to play for a record tenth Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament championship when they ended top-seeded Ohio State’s 12-game win streak with a 71-60 victory on Saturday evening.

The fifth-seeded Boilermakers (22-11) held Ohio State junior Kelsey […]