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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 […]

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 […]

No. 10 Minnesota advances to quarterfinal

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez | @CDMP427

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The tenth-seeded Minnesota Golden Gophers (15-15) advanced to the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament for the first time since 2015 after defeating No. 7 Penn State, 70-64, on Thursday night. They will go on to face No. 2 Maryland on Friday at […]

Minnesota’s Rachel Banham surpasses 3,000 points, but Northwestern advances

By Emily Kennedy | @Emily_AKennedy

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – “March is made for people who love basketball,” Northwestern coach Joe McKeown said. “And, you know, if you’re a basketball player, this is when you want to keep playing, and we get to play tomorrow.”

For a month and a day, the Wildcats had […]