Five players from Big Ten schools were selected in Thursday's WNBA Draft, including four in the first round.
Michigan won the women's NIT title over Georgia Tech, overcoming the Yellow Jackets 89-79 in the first triple overtime game in program history.
Ten days after his dismissal and the day after his replacement, Archie Miller, was announced, Tom Crean was back at Assembly Hall on Sunday afternoon. The former Indiana men’s basketball coach attended Indiana’s WNIT game vs. Villanova. Check out Crean at the top of this post and in the tweet below. 1st Class! Look who at @IndianaWBB NIT game today pic.twitter.com/L3PcSpWuOa — BuffaLouie's (@BuffaLouies) March 26, 2017 Teri Moren on Tom Crean's appearance: "I'm not surprised by that. He's a friend of ours and great supporter of ours. That's Tom Crean." — Jeremy Price (@JPPrice) March 26, 2017
Three Big Ten teams remained in the NCAA women's basketball tournament heading into Sunday, and two (Maryland and Ohio State) won to advance to the Sweet 16.
Maryland topped West Virginia on Sunday to advance to the Sweet 16, but that might not have been the biggest story. That’s because Destiny Slocum drained a shot, a three-quarter court overhead heave, like you’ve probably never seen. The accuracy is one thing, but how about the strength, with both feet planted on the court, to get the ball to travel all of the way to the hoop? Watch the highlight buzzer-beater in the tweets below. DESTINY SLOCUM, WE ARE NOT WORTHY #SCtop10 #FearTheTurtle pic.twitter.com/7QVTNmy2cZ — Maryland WBB (@umdwbb) March 19, 2017 OH MY! 😮 #SCtop10 pic.twitter.com/YzAlvMd8jR — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter)
Four Big Ten teams earned NCAA women's basketball tournament bids, and all four were in first round action Friday. Three of them (Maryland, Ohio State, Purdue) advanced to the Round of 32.
Four Big Ten teams made the 2017 NCAA women's tournament, it was announced Monday night. Big Ten tournament champion Maryland paces the conference with a No. 3 seed.
Hours after four Big Ten Conference women’s basketball programs earned a place in the NCAA Tournament, another four Big Ten schools were chosen to participate in this year’s Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), it was announced late Monday evening by the event’s organizer, Triple Crown Sports. The 64-team single-elimination event begins this week and culminates with the championship game at 3 p.m. (ET) April 1 — all WNIT home games involving Big Ten schools from the first through the semifinal rounds will be televised live on BTN2Go and the BTN2Go app, with the title game airing live on CBS Sports
Brionna Jones had 27 points and 12 rebounds and No. 4 Maryland beat Purdue 74-64 on Sunday night to win the Big Ten Tournament championship for the third straight season.
No. 5 Purdue beat top-seed Ohio State, and No. 2 Maryland topped No. 6 Michigan State to advance to the Big Ten tourney final at 7 p.m. ET Sunday.