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Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who lifted the women’s game to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday. She was 64.
If you’re a subscriber on BTN Plus, you know that BTN Student U is the leading production branch of BTN’s Big Ten Olympic Sports coverage. These crews produce more than 1,000 live events each year. Student U cultivates real world experience for more than 500 students per year with events that stream live on BTN2Go or air on delay on BTN. Our team went ahead and compiled some of the best moments from 2015-2016.
In the opening games of the 2016 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, No. 12 Northwestern edged No. 13 Wisconsin, 76-72, in overtime, and No. 11 Penn State held off No. 14 Illinois, 75-66. Northwestern faces No. 5 Minnesota on Thursday, while Penn State moves on to play No. 6 Purdue. Get set for four more games on Thursday, and all games are available on BTN2Go.
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“B1G Women’s Sport Report” announced the 2015-16 All-Big Ten Women’s Basketball Teams and individual honors Monday afternoon.
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On Monday, the 14 Big Ten women’s basketball coaches held a teleconference with reporters from around the country to preview the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament (full tourney bracket is here). Dive in and hear from each coach.
The Big Ten announced the 2016 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament bracket Sunday night.