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Mitchell, Buckeyes Big Ten Champs, Ending Maryland Streak

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Ohio State Buckeyes stifled a dramatic comeback by the Maryland Terrapins Sunday, winning 79-69 to secure the sixth Big Ten Tournament championship in school history and first since 2011. Ohio State’s victory halted a record-tying 11-game Big Ten Tournament win streak for Maryland, […]

Maryland Reaches Big Ten Final Seeking Fourth Straight Title

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Maryland secured its place in its fourth consecutive Big Ten Tournament Championship with a 66-53 win over Nebraska. The second-seeded Terrapins will meet Ohio State Sunday night with a chance to become the first team to win four consecutive Big Ten tournaments.

Maryland, 26-6, […]

Inside and Out, Mavunga, Mitchell Lead Ohio State to Big Ten Final

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – A 26-point, 21-rebound night by Ohio State senior Stephanie Mavunga powered the Buckeyes to a 10th Big Ten championship game with a dramatic 90-88 semifinal victory over Minnesota.

Mavunga, a fifth-year senior from nearby Brownsburg, blocked seven shots, including two in the final 20 […]

Defense Carries Nebraska to Victory Over Michigan

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Nebraska utilized a stout defensive effort to stifle a high-scoring Michigan squad, winning 61-54. The third-seeded Cornhuskers advanced to a semifinal match with the Maryland Terrapins.

Nebraska, 21-9, earned its first semifinal appearance since the 2014 team won the conference tournament. The Cornhuskers have […]

Maryland Remains Perfect, Reaches Big Ten Semifinal

By Jerome Bingham

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — With 19.8 seconds to play, Indiana seniors Tyra Buss and Amanda Cahill checked out of the quarterfinal game of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament for the final time. As they walked to the Hoosiers’ bench, fans from both teams in Bankers Life Fieldhouse stood and […]