Women's Basketball

Jim Foster will not return to Ohio State

Gene Smith, Ohio State associate vice president and director of athletics, announced Tuesday that Jim Foster will not return as head coach of the Buckeye women’s basketball program.

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Six Big Ten teams make NCAA women's tourney

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Hawkeyes on NCAA Selection

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Six Big Ten women’s basketball teams earned invites to the NCAA tourney, it was announced Monday night. Big Ten regular-season champ Penn State leads the way, with a No. 3 seed, while Iowa (No. 9), Michigan (No. 8), Michigan State (No. 5), Nebraska (No. 6) and Big Ten tourney champ Purdue (No. 4) round out the the Big Ten contingent.

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Upset city! MSU drops top-seeded PSU in Big Ten semi

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Penn State vs. Michigan State

Jasmine Thomas scored 14 of her 19 points in the second half and Michigan State used its stout defense to upset No. 8 Penn State 54-46 in the Big Ten tournament semifinals. Becca Mills added 16 points for the Spartans (24-7), who held Penn State to 22 percent shooting and enjoyed a 52-38 rebounding edge.

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Purdue tops Nebraska, moves onto B1G title game

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Nebraska vs. Purdue

Sam Ostarello scored 18 points, Courtney Moses had 16 and Purdue beat No. 21 Nebraska 77-64 on Saturday to advance to the Big Ten tournament championship. KK Houser added 13 points, eight rebounds, six steals and five assists for the Boilermakers (23-8), who also beat Nebraska 69-66 in overtime on Jan. 5.

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Spartans top Wolverines to make semifinals

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Michigan State vs. Michigan

No. 4 seed Michigan State held off fifth-seeded Michigan 62-46 to advance to the Saturday’s semifinals of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. It’s the Spartans eighth trip to the semifinals in the past 10 seasons.

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Penn State tops Ohio State, 76-66

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Penn State vs. Ohio State

Alex Bentley scored 20 points, Maggie Lucas added 18, and No. 8 Penn State beat Ohio State 76-66 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament. The top-seeded Lady Lions (25-4) had their difficulties in this one after earning a first-round bye and their second straight regular-season title with a 14-2 conference record. But they went on a big run early in the second half to break a tie and earn a spot in Saturday’s semifinals against the Michigan-Michigan State winner.

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