Wisconsin men, Penn State women win Big Ten indoor titles

The Wisconsin men and Penn State women claimed Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday in Geneva, Ohio. For the Badgers, the title marks their second consecutive and 25th overall; for the Nittany Lions, it marks their third overall. Read more in this post.

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Wisconsin men win second straight Big Ten crown

Wisconsin took home the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. The Badgers posted four individual crowns en route to their second straight title and 25th overall.

Wisconsin totaled 122.50 points to claim the championship, while Nebraska (118 points) and Penn State (72 points) came in second and third, respectively. Illinois finished in fourth place with 71.50 points, while Purdue rounded out the top five with 61 points.

The Badgers picked up first-place finishes from Mohammed Ahmed (5,000-meter run), Reed Connor (3,000-meter run), Japheth Cato (heptathlon) and Michael Lihrman (weight throw).

Read full UWBadgers.com recap.

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Penn State women claim first Big Ten crown since 2010

The Penn State women won the 2014 Big Ten Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. The Nittany Lions posted four individual crowns and one relay title to claim the championship. The title marks Penn State’s third overall and first since 2010.

Penn State totaled 114.50 points en route to the championship, while Michigan (104 points) and Nebraska (92 points) came in second and third, respectively. Minnesota finished in fourth place with 64.50 points, while Purdue rounded out the top five with 53 points.

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