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Iowa holds off Rutgers to reach first Big Ten final since 2014

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Iowa advanced to the championship game of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament for the first time since 2014 with a 72-67 victory over Rutgers. The Hawkeyes (25-6) were led by Big Ten Player of the Year Megan Gustafson, who finished with 20 points, […]

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 […]

Gustafson, Stewart lead Iowa to Big Ten semifinal

By Caleb Lynn | @CalebLynn1

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Just before each game in this memorable University of Iowa season, seniors Megan Gustafson and Hannah Stewart come together to remind each other of their plan. Demonstrative is the word they use. The assertiveness of Gustafson, a 6-foot, 3-inch center and Big Ten Player […]

Weekly Roundup: February 6 – February 12

Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) of ESPN explains why the Cavaliers turning their roster over was their best option at the trade deadline.

Bob Klapisch (@BobKlap) of the New York Post profiles New York Mets legend Buddy Harrelson as he battles Alzheimer’s.

Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) of Yahoo Sports explains how Victor Oladipo became an NBA All-Star.

Dan […]

Northwestern advances and remembers a teammate

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez | @CDMP427

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The last time the Northwestern Wildcats played in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, when they made their unexpected trip to the semifinals a year ago, Jordan Hankins played an important role in the journey.

The ninth-seeded Wildcats defeated No. 8 Iowa, 78-73, […]