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Scaife’s Shot Propels Rutgers to Big Ten Quarters

By Jerome Bingham

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – She had already advanced one more step among the greatest players in Rutgers basketball history. Earlier in the second round of the Big Ten tournament against Purdue, senior guard Tyler Scaife had passed Cappie Pondexter to become the greatest scorer in Rutgers history not named Sue […]

Jeff Washburn’s Devotion to the World He Loved

(Editor’s note: Hall of Fame sports reporter Jeff Washburn, who passed away Nov. 29 at the age of 63, was buried Thursday in Lafayette, IN. The funeral took place Wednesday night in The Crawley Athletic Center in Jefferson High School. Washburn worked for the Lafayette Journal and Courier and the Associated Press, among other outlets. […]

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 […]

Purdue overcomes 17-point deficit in quarterfinal victory.

By Drew Kamaski | @d_kamaski14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Fifth-seeded Purdue overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat fourth-seeded Indiana, 66-60, to advance to a semifinal in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. Freshman guard Dominique Oden, who scored a game-high 24 points, made a 3-point shot with 38 seconds to play to help […]

Sparty hearty: Michigan State captures Big Ten tournament title

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo addresses Spartans fans while the players hoist the Big Ten tournament championship trophy on March 13 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

By Zach Wagner | @zachwagner22

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan State senior Denzel Valentine stood face to face with teammate Bryn Forbes with 8.6 seconds […]