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Michigan maneuvers past Wisconsin in second overtime

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Just five days after their previous meeting, fourth-seeded Michigan outlasted No. 13 Wisconsin in a 73-65 double-overtime victory that advanced the Wolverines to their first Big Ten semifinal since 2001.

The fifth multi-overtime in the 25-year history of the tournament came soon after Michigan’s […]

Maryland reverses earlier defeat, overwhelms Michigan State

By Caleb Lynn | @CalebLynn1

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – They could not forget the last meeting. One of the few potholes in the ride through this season for the Maryland Terrapins was that trip to Michigan State in mid-January, a 77-60 defeat that stands as the most one-sided of the season.

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11th-seeded Purdue reaches quarterfinal with defense, rebounding

By Caleb Lynn | @CalebLynn1

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Purdue Women’s basketball team has won the Big Ten tournament four times under coach Sharon Versyp, and her victory total is the most in the history of the event. The total reached 24 on Thursday night as the young, 11th-seeded Boilermakers upset No. […]

Wisconsin reaches first Big Ten quarterfinal since 2010

By Caleb Lynn | @CalebLynn1

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – In the past four years, a 13th-seeded team never won a game in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. On Thursday, Wisconsin did it for the second consecutive day.

The Badgers defeated fifth-seeded Ohio State, 73-63, for their fifth victory in the last ten […]

Michigan State eliminates Northwestern, 68-52, to advance in Big Ten Tournament

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan State used a 16-0 run, with six players contributing, to advance to a quarterfinal of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament with a 68-52 victory over Northwestern on Thursday afternoon.

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