Women's Basketball

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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Four teams play tonight in women's tourney

Four Big Ten women’s basketball teams hit the floor tonight in the 2013 NCAA Women’s Baseketball Tournament as Iowa, Michigan, Penn State and Purdue look to advance. Nebraska is still in contention after beating Texas A&M on Monday night.

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