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Powered by Gustafson’s 45 points, Iowa wins Big Ten Title

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Megan Gustafson’s 45 points, the most in a championship game of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, led the Iowa Hawkeyes to a 90-76 victory over Maryland. Iowa (26-6) won its third Big Ten tournament title, the first since 2001, and prevented the top-seeded […]

Rutgers’ depth sends Scarlet Knights to Big Ten semifinal

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – In a game of runs, Rutgers won the race defeating Purdue 64-49 as they have now advanced to every semifinal since joining the Big Ten, making it their 5th consecutive trip to the semifinals.

Rutgers (22-8), will face No. 2 seed Iowa on Saturday in […]

No plans to expand College Football Playoff past four teams

Robby General | @rgeneraljr

Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program student Robby General, writing for Newsday, discusses why the College Football Playoff administration doesn’t have any plans to expand the Playoff past four teams due to its current contract with ESPN. 

Read full story here.

College Football Playoff leadership to consider expansion discussion

By Robby General | @rgeneraljr

Sports Capital Journalism Program

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Members of the College Football Playoff administration are scheduled to meet on Monday to consider the possibility of discussing future expansion of the four-team event.

The playoff’s governance includes the board of managers, comprised of 11 university presidents and chancellors representing each […]

On A Record-Setting Night, Haskins Distributes and Delivers A Title

By Noah Wolfgang | @NoahWolfgang44

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Coming into the biggest game of his career, Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. knew the stakes, and boy did he deliver.

While guiding the Buckeyes to their third Big Ten Championship in five years on Saturday, Haskins, a sophomore, broke four championship game […]