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Iowa Dominates Northwestern Early, Holds On Late

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa avenged its 2017 Big Ten Tournament loss to Northwestern with a 55-45 victory over the Wildcats in the second round on Thursday afternoon. The fifth-seeded Hawkeyes (25-6), who will meet fourth-seed Minnesota Friday afternoon, were successful without much reliance on their best player.


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, […]

Weekly Roundup: December 19 – December 25

Anthony Walker could be the first Northwestern football player to leave school early for the NFL in 20 years. Joan Niesen of Sports Illustrated chronicles Walker’s difficult journey to this point.

Marcus Thompson II from the Mercury News writes about a 15-year-old girl’s fight to return to the water-polo pool and a normal life after […]

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 […]