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Mitchell, Buckeyes Big Ten Champs, Ending Maryland Streak

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Ohio State Buckeyes stifled a dramatic comeback by the Maryland Terrapins Sunday, winning 79-69 to secure the sixth Big Ten Tournament championship in school history and first since 2011. Ohio State’s victory halted a record-tying 11-game Big Ten Tournament win streak for Maryland, […]

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 […]

Mitchell, Buckeyes Overwhelm Rutgers

By Jerome Bingham

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – After experiencing their first starting lineup change of the season, the regular-season Big Ten champion Ohio State Buckeyes cruised into the semifinals of the conference tournament with an 82-57 victory over ninth-seeded Rutgers. Senior guard Kelsey Mitchell scored 22 points to increase her career total to […]

Purdue holds Mitchell to 9 points, advances to Big Ten championship game

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez | @CDMP427

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – The Purdue Boilermakers earned the chance to play for a record tenth Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament championship when they ended top-seeded Ohio State’s 12-game win streak with a 71-60 victory on Saturday evening.

The fifth-seeded Boilermakers (22-11) held Ohio State junior Kelsey […]

Ten players named to 2016 WBCA Division I Coaches’ All-America team

By Rebecca Harris | @MsRebeccaHarris

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Each member of the 2016 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches’ All-America Team received cheers and applause, yet Oregon State senior Jamie Weisner heard a deafening roar.

Waiting only a few feet away from the OSU pep band for her name to be announced, Weisner […]