Thursday's Women's Basketball Roundup
All 12 of the Big Ten’s women basketball teams played Thursday night, including Illinois who beat Michigan State 71-62 in overtime. Catch up on our scoreboard page
, dive inside for highlights as well as a video feature on Illinois women’s basketball coach Jolette Law, who helped raise money for charity by coaching a game in her bare feet.
In other action tonight, Maggie Lucas had 23 points and eight rebounds Thursday night to help Penn State beat Michigan 77-56. Watch the highlight below and read the full AP story.
Samantha Prahalis had 18 points and nine assists to help Ohio State beat Indiana 73-55.
Jordan Hooper recorded her Big Ten-leading ninth double-double with 22 points and 15 rebounds, and Nebraska held off Iowa for a 60-53 win.
Courtney Moses scored a career-high 29 points and KK Houser added 21 to help Purdue win its 11th in a row, 80-70 over Northwestern.
Wisconsin edged out a 78-72 win over Minnesota.
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