A handful of games dotted the Big Ten women’s basketball docket Sunday afternoon. Catch up on all of Sunday’s action on our Big Ten scoreboard. To highlight the day, No. 7 Maryland bounced Indiana, 84-74, and No. 25 Rutgers took down No. 21 Minnesota, 66-61. In other action, Michigan State downed Wisconsin, 77-71, Penn State nipped Northwestern, 76-75, and Ohio State dropped Purdue in overtime, 79-71. Use the links below to catch up on all five of Sunday’s games. MICHIGAN STATE 77, WISCONSIN 71: BOX | RECAP Behind four players scoring in double figures, the Michigan State women’s basketball team
Our producers here at BTN.com have started a series of interviews with Big Ten women’s basketball players called “Court Convo,” and we’re happy to post the first one here. BTN’s Taylor Rooks chatted with Michigan’s women’s basketball senior forward Cyesha Goree about a number of things, including her playing style and life on the Wolverines women’s basketball team. We’ll be positing others for the rest of the 2014-2015 season, too.
Sunday featured a handful of Big Ten women’s basketball games, including No. 8 Maryland downing Illinois, 74-54, for its eighth consecutive victory. In other ranked action, No. 22 Iowa nipped Michigan State, 52-50, No. 23 Minnesota held off Indiana, 65-61 and No. 24 Rutgers downed Wisconsin, 73-63. Ohio State also carded a victory, taking down Penn State 69-60. Catch up on all of Sunday’s Big Ten women’s basketball action below. MARYLAND 74, ILLINOIS 54: BOX | AP RECAP Maryland overcame a slow start and a second-half lull to beat Illinois 74-54 Sunday and extend its winning streak to nine games.
There were six Big Ten women's basketball games Sunday afternoon. Catch up on all of the day's action inside.
Conference play opened for Big Ten women’s basketball teams Sunday, with five games on the docket. No. 17 Rutgers headlined the busy slate of action, going into Assembly Hall and taking down Indiana, 66-51, to card a win in its Big Ten debut. Betnijah Laney had a double-double (2o points, 10 rebounds) to pace the Scarlet Knights. The most surprising result of the day belongs to Northwestern, which upset No. 20 Michigan State, 61-57, at the Breslin Center. Catch up on all of Sunday’s Big Ten women’s basketball action below. RUTGERS 66, INDIANA 51: BOX | AP RECAP Betnijah Laney
No. 12 Nebraska topped No. 9 Duke, 60-54, Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Read more about the big win inside.
Athlete, entrepreneur, designer, philanthropist — Michigan State University alumna Lauren Aitch is all of these in one.
BTN recently had a chance to interview 11 of the Big Ten women's basketball coaches. Get to know them better with the videos inside.
BTN2Go aired all 14 women’s basketball coaches’ press conferences live from Chicago’s Big Ten Basketball Media Day. We’ve clipped the first seven and posted them here. See the other seven coaches speak in this post. ***
BTN2Go aired all 14 women’s basketball coaches’ press conferences live from Chicago’s Big Ten Basketball Media Day. We’ve clipped the second set of seven press conferences and posted them here. ***