Women's Basketball

Ohio State hires Washington's Kevin McGuff

Ohio State announced Tuesday afternoon that Washington’s Kevin McGuff has been named Ohio State’s new head women’s basketball coach.

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Hill, Moore selected in first round of WNBA draft

The 2013 WNBA Draft was held Monday night in Bristol, Conn., and a pair of Big Ten stars were selected in the first round. Ohio State’s Tayler Hill went No. 4 to Washington, while Nebraska’s Lindsey Moore went No. 12 to Minnesota. Read more about Hill and Moore and see all the Big Ten draftees in this post.

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Duke ousts Nebraska, 53-45, in Sweet 16

Nebraska, the Big Ten’s final team left in the NCAA women’s tournament, was eliminated by Duke in a 53-45 loss Sunday afternoon. Get stats, recap and photos in this post.

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Kansas State ousts Illinois in WNIT quarters

Senior forward Karisma Penn scored 20 points but Illinois never recovered from a 10-point halftime deficit and saw its season end in the WNIT quarterfinals with a 66-48 loss at Kansas State. Penn recorded her 37th career game with 20-plus points and the Illini broke the school record for three-pointers in a season by hitting three treys in the game. Read full FightingIllini.com recap.

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Iowa, Michigan, Purdue, PSU ousted from NCAA tourney

One night after Nebraska punched its ticket to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA women’s tourney, the Big Ten went 0-4 Tuesday night in regional quarterfinal action. Iowa (Notre Dame), Michigan (Stanford), Big Ten regular-season champ Penn State (LSU) and Big Ten tourney champ Purdue (Louisville) all were eliminated. Get stats and recaps in this post.

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