The third-seeded Northwestern field hockey team claimed its first Big Ten Tournament title Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 win over top-seeded Maryland at Phyllis Ocker Field. With the victory, Northwestern (16-6, 6-2 Big Ten) earned the Big Ten’s automatic berth to the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats’ Lisa McCarthy put Northwestern ahead, 1-0, with a goal in the 25th minute. The Terrapins’ Sarah Sprink tallied the equalizer in the 27th minute, before Northwestern’s Isabel Flens provided the game-winning goal in the 41st minute. Dominique Masters completed the game’s scoring in the 63rd minute. The NCAA Selection Show will be live on
The Big Ten men’s soccer tourney has reached the semifinals after a day full of quarterfinal games Sunday. No. 1 Maryland will face No. 5 Michigan State and No. 6 Indiana will take on No. 2 Ohio State for berths in the Big Ten tourney championship game. [ MORE: View the official tournament homepage ] NO. 1 MARYLAND 2, NO. 8 RUTGERS 0 Mael Corboz and George Campbell both notched goals as the top-seeded Maryland men’s soccer team defeated No. 8 seed Rutgers 2-0 in the quarterfinals of the 2014 Big Ten Tournament Sunday at Ludwig Field. Read full umterps.com
“If the track is tough and the hill is rough, THINKING you can just ain’t enough!” So wrote Shel Silverstein in his classic collection of poetry, Where the Sidewalk Ends. The book is a favorite of Minnesota Army National Guard Company Commander and Captain Amber Manke, who’s also working toward a Ph.D. in organizational leadership policy and development at the University of Minnesota. It’s easy to see why. The book’s themes of self-reliance, optimism, the importance of experience and compassion for one’s fellow human beings correspond to her own life journey, which started in the small town of Milaca, Minn.,
Ohio State impressed with its convincing victory Saturday night at Michigan State. What does the outcome mean for Ohio State and the Big Ten's playoff chances?
Every week, Tom Dienhart singles out the best from the week that was in the Big Ten. See his Week 11 installment inside.
Who were the top Big Ten individual performers in Week 11 of the college football season? Find out inside!
Ohio State fans travel as well as any fan base. They made sure there was plenty of scarlet in the stands Saturday night at Spartan Stadium, and they weren't shy about making themselves at home.
The referee in the Ohio State-Michigan State game referred to the Spartans as "Michigan," and the fans didn't appreciate it. Watch their reaction inside.
How did Jerry Kill celebrate Saturday's convincing rivalry win over Iowa? Just check out the dance moves inside.
We’re collecting the best USA Today photos from Week 11 of the college football season. All of our photo galleries can be found over here. And here’s the live Week 11 scoreboard page.