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Powered by Gustafson’s 45 points, Iowa wins Big Ten Title

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Megan Gustafson’s 45 points, the most in a championship game of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, led the Iowa Hawkeyes to a 90-76 victory over Maryland. Iowa (26-6) won its third Big Ten tournament title, the first since 2001, and prevented the top-seeded […]

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, […]

Maryland Reaches Big Ten Final Seeking Fourth Straight Title

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Maryland secured its place in its fourth consecutive Big Ten Tournament Championship with a 66-53 win over Nebraska. The second-seeded Terrapins will meet Ohio State Sunday night with a chance to become the first team to win four consecutive Big Ten tournaments.

Maryland, 26-6, […]

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 […]

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 […]