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Sunday's Big Ten women's hoops recap: Four ranked teams card big wins

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.

Big Ten women's hoops recap: Rutgers wins Big Ten debut at Indiana

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

Video: Watch Big Ten women's basketball press conferences

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. ***