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Mitchell, Buckeyes Overwhelm Rutgers

By Jerome Bingham

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – After experiencing their first starting lineup change of the season, the regular-season Big Ten champion Ohio State Buckeyes cruised into the semifinals of the conference tournament with an 82-57 victory over ninth-seeded Rutgers. Senior guard Kelsey Mitchell scored 22 points to increase her career total to […]

Minnesota overcomes Gustafson’s Record 48 Points to Reach Semis

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Despite a record-setting performance by Iowa’s Megan Gustafson, the fifth-seeded Hawkeyes fell to fourth-seeded Minnesota, 90-89, in a quarterfinal of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Gustafson, Iowa’s 6-foot, 3-inch junior center, scored 48 points, the most by any player – male or female […]

Cahill, Buss Lead Indiana in 4OT Thriller

By Jerome Bingham

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The game was over, and then it wasn’t. Tyra Buss, the greatest scorer in Indiana women’s basketball history, had held her head in her hands after an apparent overtime loss to Michigan State. “I thought we had lost,” she said. But the officials ruled that the […]

Thome, Flaherty lead Michigan Once More

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Michigan Wolverines, led by junior center Hallie Thome and senior guard Katelynn Flaherty, proved to be too much for a young Penn State squad in a 77-48 second-round victory. The sixth-seeded Wolverines, 22-8, advanced to a quarterfinal game in the Big Ten women’s […]

Iowa Dominates Northwestern Early, Holds On Late

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa avenged its 2017 Big Ten Tournament loss to Northwestern with a 55-45 victory over the Wildcats in the second round on Thursday afternoon. The fifth-seeded Hawkeyes (25-6), who will meet fourth-seed Minnesota Friday afternoon, were successful without much reliance on their best player.

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