Saturday featured a pair of Big Ten women’s basketball games, with Michigan taking down Illinois, 69-60, and Northwestern blowing past Wisconsin, 74-58. Get caught up on all the day’s action in this post.
MICHIGAN 69, ILLINOIS 60 | RECAP | BOX
The University of Michigan women’s basketball team had a 40-22 edge on the glass and assisted on 18 of its 20 field goals to defeat Illinois, 69-60, on Saturday afternoon inside Crisler Center. Michigan had four players score in double figures, led by freshman guard Siera Thompson’s 19 points.
NORTHWESTERN 74, WISCONSIN 58 | RECAP | BOX
Northwestern utilized a strong second half to overpower Wisconsin 74-58, Saturday afternoon at Welsh-Ryan Arena. A balanced scoring attack that featured three NU players leading the way with 17 points helped the Wildcats to their 12th win of the season.