Illinois facing Northwestern on Monday night was the only women’s basketball game on the slate and it was a close one. Dannielle Diamant scored 16 points as Northwestern edged Illinois for a 59-58 win. Watch highlights of the action now and tune in to BTN on Thursday for another night of women’s basketball action. Get the latest women’s basketball standings here and all of the conference stats here.
Sunday featured a trio of Big Ten women’s basketball games, including a pair on BTN. In the first game, Northwestern held off Indiana, 69-61, for its first Big Ten win and Nebraska rallied past Iowa, 76-72, in the second one at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. In the other game, Wisconsin nipped Illinois, 70-67. Catch up on all the action on our Big Ten scoreboard and get stats and recaps in this post. Northwestern 69, Indiana 61 BOX Four Wildcats reached double figures as Northwestern picked up its first Big Ten victory of the season, a 69-61 triumph over Indiana Sunday afternoon. Dannielle
KK Houser scored 17 points to help No. 18 Purdue beat Wisconsin 63-52 on Thursday night. Wisconsin’s Taylor Wurtz, who entered the game averaging 16.1 points per game, was held scoreless on 0-for-10 shooting. And the Badgers had won three straight against Purdue and swept the Boilermakers last season. Watch the highlights now and follow the other women’s games on our scoreboard. Read the full Purdue/Wisconsin AP recap here. Also, Lisa Byington talked with Ohio State’s Tayler Hill on Thursday’s Big Ten Women’s Sports Report, and Hill talked about the Buckeyes’ upcoming game against Michigan. Watch the interview below.
Eight of the 12 Big Ten women’s hoops teams are in action Monday, including the conference’s three ranked teams. No. 12 Ohio State took down Iowa, 81-74, and No. 17 Penn State throttled Wisconsin, 84-49. No. 21 Purdue is taking on Illinois right now. Catch up on all the action on our Big Ten scoreboard, watch our highlights and interviews from Ohio State win now and get recaps from every game in this post. Ohio State 84, Iowa 71: BOX | AP RECAP (AP) Samantha Prahalis scored 30 points and Tayler Hill added 28 Monday to rally No. 8 Ohio
(FightingIllini.com) Sophomore Kersten Magrum scored 19 points and pulled down eight rebounds while junior Karisma Penn added 14 points and 12 rebounds to help lift Illinois to an 83-65 victory over Alabama A&M in the final non-conference game of the season. With the ninth-rated schedule in the nation, the Illini finish that part of the schedule at 6-7 while Alabama A&M falls to 5-5. BOX The Illini used hot shooting to forge to a 40-27 halftime lead and built an early 51-33 second-half advantage. Every time the Lady Bulldogs made runs, Illinois answered. The Bulldogs pulled to within 55-46 at
Tuesday was a busy day on the Big Ten women’s hoops hardwood, with seven teams in action. No. 20 Purdue won its second consecutive game following its upset loss at Central Michigan, knocking off Oakland 66-47, and the conference went 5-2 on the day. Catch up on all the action on our Big Ten scoreboard and get recaps for all the action in this post. Purdue 66, Oakland 47 BOX | AP RECAP (AP) Sam Ostarello had 16 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 20 Purdue defeat Oakland 66-47 on Tuesday afternoon. It was Ostarello’s first double-double of the
Three Big Ten women’s basketball teams played Monday. No. 11 Ohio State drilled Charlotte, 88-58, behind Tayler Hill’s 25 points. The victory moved the Buckeyes to 11-0 on the season. Illinois beat Montana, 68-56, and Northwestern fell late against Kansas State. Catch up on all the action on our Big Ten scoreboard and get recaps from all the games in this post. Ohio State 88, Charlotte 58 BOX | AP RECAP (AP) Tayler Hill scored 16 of her 25 points in the second half and No. 11 Ohio State beat Charlotte 88-58 on Monday. Samantha Prahalis had 19 points and
Saturday featured five Big Ten women’s hoops games, including No. 12 Ohio State in action. The Buckeyes stayed perfect, moving to 10-0, by carding an exciting 77-75 victory at Cal. The win sent Ohio State coach Jim Foster to his 750th career triumph. Watch our highlights from Illinois’ defeat to Texas Tech at the United Center now and catch up on all the action in this post and see our Big Ten scoreboard. Texas Tech 70, Illinois 64 BOX | AP RECAP (AP) Christine Hyde scored 18 points to lead No. 15 Texas Tech to a 70-64 win over Illinois
Four Big Ten women’s hoops teams were in action Wednesday night. Illinois carded a 66-56 win over instate foe Illinois and Minnesota thumped Air Force, 81-46, while Indiana and Iowa lost to St. Bonaventure and Iowa State, respectively. Catch up on all of Wednesday’s action in this post and don’t forget to watch our highlights from Minnesota’s easy win now. St. Bonaventure 65, Indiana 45 BOX The Hoosiers could not overcome an early deficit as St. Bonventure topped Indiana on the road, 65-45. Danilsa Andujar had her second-consecutive double-double setting new career-highs with 12 points and the 13 rebounds. Aulani
The Big Ten had a handful of women’s basketball games Sunday, including No. 11 Penn State and No. 17 Purdue in action. The Boilermakers drilled Tennessee Martin, 65-39, on their way to tallying the 700th win in program history and Penn State rallied to defeat South Carolina. Catch up on all the action in this post and watch our highlights from Purdue’s historical victory. Purdue 65, Tennessee-Martin 39 BOX | AP RECAP (AP) Using a dominating defense to shut down a high-scoring, hot-shooting visitor, No. 16 Purdue cruised to a 65-39 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Sunday. In winning its first