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Maryland celebrates second straight Big Ten tournament championship

By Emily Kennedy | @Emily_AKennedy

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — As confetti began to cover the court at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the embraces had already begun. Maryland Terrapins Malina Howard and Brionna Jones hugged. Tierney Pfirman and Kristen Confroy had locked hands in celebration.

In the championship game of the 2016 Big Ten […]

Maryland breezes by Northwestern on way to Big Ten women’s title game

By Emily Kennedy | @Emily_AKennedy

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — There is a reason that the Maryland Terrapins became the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament and lifted a trophy signifying the regular-season championship. Maryland’s depth, a signature throughout what could be a second consecutive Big Ten championship season, became […]

Michigan State overcomes lapses to defeat Purdue, advance to Big Ten semifinal

By Emily Kennedy | @Emily_AKennedy

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Aerial Powers scored 26 points and Branndais Agee added 13 to lead the Michigan State Spartans to a 65-64 victory over the Purdue Boilermakers in a quarterfinal of the Big Ten Women’s Tournament Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The No. 3 Spartans (23-7) […]

Surprising Wildcats reach Big Ten semifinal again

By Emily Kennedy | @Emily_AKennedy

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The energy is so high and the smiles are so contagious. Off to the side in the Northwestern locker room, Lydia Rohde is singing as she gets her leg wrapped. Christen Inman describes the feeling at the end of this game […]

IUPUI students to cover the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament

Alaa Abdeldaiem (left) and Emily Kennedy cover the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour

INDIANAPOLIS – Alaa Abdeldaiem and Emily Kennedy, students in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations at IUPUI, are covering the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament at Bankers […]