In this week’s “5 Things I Know” with BTN women’s basketball analyst Stephanie White, we look back at the conference awards and ahead to the Big Ten and NCAA tourneys. And with Maryland rolling through the regular season, White spotlights three teams that could give the Terrapins a run for the tourney title. 1. Special thanks to the other Players of the Year I’d like to send a special thanks to all of the media relations’ folks and the teams behind the teams that have helped make this season so successful. You all get the game-winning assist for helping us day
Suzy Merchant and Jerry Kill both got their head coaching starts at Saginaw Valley State University, a Division II school located in Saginaw, Michigan.
“BTN Women’s Sport Report” announced the 2014-15 All-Big Ten Women’s Basketball Teams and individual honors Monday afternoon. [ MORE: View Big Ten tourney bracket & get links to watch on BTN2Go ] Big Ten champ Maryland had three players earn first-team distinctions, more than any other team, with Lexie Brown and Shatori Walker-Kimbrough making the Coaches and Media teams. Maryland coach Brenda Frese swept Coach of the Year laurels, too, after leading the Terrapins to the third perfect conference season in Big Ten women’s hoops history and the first in school annals (men’s or women’s). Minnesota’s Amanda Zahui B., who
This morning, the 14 Big Ten women’s basketball coaches held a teleconference with reporters from around the county to preview the Big Ten Tournament. Listen to the audio in this post. Listen to the 14 #B1G women's hoops coaches on today's teleconference here. https://t.co/ywA0p5VeId — Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) March 2, 2015
The 2015 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament tips off Wednesday night at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. [ MORE: View Big Ten standings | Check out latest polls ] Twelve of the 13 games air on BTN Plus or BTN/BTN2Go. BTN Plus, our subscription platform, will handle Wednesday night’s two openers, while BTN/BTN2Go will air all of Thursday, Friday and Saturday’s games. ESPN will carry Sunday’s championship game at 7 p.m. ET. The action starts at 6 p.m. ET Wednesday on BTN Plus, with No. 13 Penn State facing No. 12 Indiana. Here are the links to
No. 5 Maryland took down No. 25 Northwestern, 65-46, on Sunday afternoon to complete the school's first perfect conference basketball season.
Our producers here at BTN.com wanted to get a closer look at some of the star women basketball players around the Big Ten, so we started a new series of interviews called “Court Convo.” We’re excited to post the fourth one here. In this edition, BTN’s Taylor Rooks chatted with Iowa’s women’s basketball senior guard Samantha Logic about a few things including, how she feels about being named finalist for the 2015 Nancy Lieberman Award for the second straight year, game-day rituals, and life on the Hawkeyes basketball team. We’ll be posting others for the rest of the 2014-2015 season! In case you’ve missed the
In this week’s “5 Things I Know” with BTN women’s basketball analyst Stephanie White, we take a look at a few recent thrillers, the race to the end of the regular season this weekend, and more as the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament is only one week away. Here’s what White talked to us about this week: 1. Some big thrillers This time of the year teams are making that push for seeding and postseason bids, and we saw some ultra-competitive, down-to-the wire finishes. Michigan at Minnesota was an exciting game of runs that took two overtimes to decide. The
From start to finish, it was a memorable night for No. 5 Maryland. The Terrapins scored the first 10 points against Penn State and never trailed in a 65-34 rout Monday.
With Ohio State’s win over Iowa on Saturday night, the Maryland women’s basketball team clinched the outright Big Ten crown in its inaugural season in the conference.