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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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Scaife’s Shot Propels Rutgers to Big Ten Quarters

By Jerome Bingham

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – She had already advanced one more step among the greatest players in Rutgers basketball history. Earlier in the second round of the Big Ten tournament against Purdue, senior guard Tyler Scaife had passed Cappie Pondexter to become the greatest scorer in Rutgers history not named Sue […]

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 […]

Two-time defending champion Maryland reaches Big Ten semifinal

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez | @CDMP427

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The second-seeded Maryland Terrapins, two-time defending champions of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, extended their perfect record and reached a semifinal for a third consecutive year when they defeated 10th-seeded Minnesota, 92-80, on Friday night.

Maryland (28-2) will play sixth-seeded Michigan State […]

Michigan State’s balance, depth overcomes Michigan

By Drew Kamaski | @d_kamaski14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Sixth-seeded Michigan State improved to 21-10 on the season and advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament for the second consecutive season and the 13th time overall after defeating Michigan 74-64. Redshirt freshman forward Victoria Gaines led the Spartans with 18 points, […]