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Pearl, Bennett discuss impact of first-time Final Fours

By Zach Griffith | @ZachGriffith17

Sports Capital Journalism Program

MINNEAPOLIS – Although they’ve never been to the Final Four as head coaches, Auburn’s Bruce Pearl and Virginia’s Tony Bennett, whose teams will meet in a semifinal Saturday evening, have no shortage of championship-caliber experience.

Pearl, who has led the Tigers to their first Final Four […]

Michigan maneuvers past Wisconsin in second overtime

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – Just five days after their previous meeting, fourth-seeded Michigan outlasted No. 13 Wisconsin in a 73-65 double-overtime victory that advanced the Wolverines to their first Big Ten semifinal since 2001.

The fifth multi-overtime in the 25-year history of the tournament came soon after Michigan’s […]

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 […]

Jankoska leads Michigan State past Wisconsin

By Drew Kamaski | @d_kamaski14

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan State advanced to the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament for the 15th consecutive season and 20th time overall after defeating Wisconsin 70-63 Thursday night.

Senior guard Tori Jankoska led the Spartans with 22 points to increase her career total to […]

McSorley, Penn State overcome early struggles in dramatic Big Ten championship comeback

After being named the most valuable player of the Big Ten Championship, Trace McSorley puts his arm around two-time Heisman winner Archie Griffin. McSorley led Penn State to a 38-31 win over Wisconsin.

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney

Sports Capital Journalism Program

INDIANAPOLIS – A few ticks after midnight, Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley […]