2016 Summer Olympics in Rio
Rio 2016

Defense Carries Nebraska to Victory Over Michigan

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Nebraska utilized a stout defensive effort to stifle a high-scoring Michigan squad, winning 61-54. The third-seeded Cornhuskers advanced to a semifinal match with the Maryland Terrapins.

Nebraska, 21-9, earned its first semifinal appearance since the 2014 team won the conference tournament. The Cornhuskers have […]

Thome, Flaherty lead Michigan Once More

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Michigan Wolverines, led by junior center Hallie Thome and senior guard Katelynn Flaherty, proved to be too much for a young Penn State squad in a 77-48 second-round victory. The sixth-seeded Wolverines, 22-8, advanced to a quarterfinal game in the Big Ten women’s […]

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, […]