Sunday’s slate of Big Ten women’s hoops action included a trio of games featuring a ranked team. Big Ten leader and No. 8 Penn State won at least a share of its second consecutive Big Ten title in a 68-57 victory over Michigan, while No. 22 Purdue dropped Minnesota. Catch up on all the day’s action and watch our video in this post.
Saturday featured a BTN doubleheader on the women’s hardwood. In the first game, Northwestern rallied past Wisconsin, 54-52, and Illinois knocked off Indiana, 73-60, in the nightcap. Watch our Wisconsin-Northwestern highlights now and see our other video highlights in this post.
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Minnesota edged Ohio State 57-56 (full box score here) as the Gophers Rachel Banham came up big in the end. Watch a full feature on Banham in this post. Also tonight. No. 24 Nebraska beat Michigan 57-39. We’ll update this post with available highlights later tonight. For now, did you see this buzzer-beater from Wednesday?
A profile of Minnesota women’s basketball player Rachel Banham – whose stellar season almost never happened this year due to a blood clot she suffered this past summer.
There are buzzer-beaters, and then there are the kind Indiana’s Jasmine McGhee hit Wednesday night. Any time a player beats the buzzer, especially the final buzzer, it’s exciting.
Jasmine McGhee hit a buzzer-beater to help Indiana upset in-state rival and No. 22 Purdue, 62-61, on Wednesday night at Assembly Hall. The game-winning shot accounted for just two of McGhee’s game-high 26 points. The Hoosier was an impressive 11-of-17 from the field in the upset. In other action No. 7 Penn State routed Illinois and Michigan State dropped Northwestern. Watch Indiana’s game-winning shot here.
Sunday featured a light schedule on the Big Ten women’s hardwood, but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t some great action. Iowa drilled No. 18 Purdue 72-52 at Mackey Arena to highlight the day’s two-game slate. In the other game, Northwestern knocked off Minnesota, 70-63. Catch up on all the action in this post.