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Wisconsin reaches first Big Ten quarterfinal since 2010

By Caleb Lynn | @CalebLynn1

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – In the past four years, a 13th-seeded team never won a game in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. On Thursday, Wisconsin did it for the second consecutive day.

The Badgers defeated fifth-seeded Ohio State, 73-63, for their fifth victory in the last ten […]

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 […]

Michigan State bounces Ohio State, advances to Big Ten women’s title game

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Shocking, disappointing, heartbreaking — ­all words Ohio State’s Cait Craft could have used to describe her Buckeyes’ 82-63 Big Ten Tournament loss to third-seeded and nineteenth-ranked Michigan State Saturday night, but none would have been enough to express the senior guard’s true emotions after […]