Michigan won its Big Ten leading 12th NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships title and first since 1995 on Saturday night at the IU Natatorium on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, Ind. The Wolverines totaled 480 team points en route to the national title, while ninth-place Indiana finished in the top 10 with 201 points.
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Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred Van Vleet bounced in a big basket with one minute left, and ninth-seeded Wichita State earned its first trip to the Final Four since 1965 with a 70-66 victory over Ohio State on Saturday.
In a rematch of last season’s national championship, No. 4 Northwestern edged No. 5 Syracuse, 13-12, in an entertaining affair Saturday at Lakeside Field in Evanston. Ali Cassera scored a career-high five goals, including three in the second half, and Erin Fitzgerald carded a hat trick to fuel the Northwestern attack.
Looking for Saturday’s scores from an action-packed day on the Big Ten diamond? We’ve got them here. Get scores, stats, recaps and select video in this post.
The NCAA tournament is all about unforgettable late-game heroics, and the Big Ten has provided its fans with several where-was-I-when-that-happened moments. Honestly, who’s going to forget some of the dramatic 3-pointers we’ve seen this tournament?
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Get caught up on all of Saturday’s Big Ten softball action right here. Go inside for scores, stats, recaps and our highlights from Michigan State’s 10-7 win over Indiana.
Senior forward Karisma Penn scored 20 points but Illinois never recovered from a 10-point halftime deficit and saw its season end in the WNIT quarterfinals with a 66-48 loss at Kansas State. Penn recorded her 37th career game with 20-plus points and the Illini broke the school record for three-pointers in a season by hitting three treys in the game. Read full FightingIllini.com recap.