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Sunday included a handful of Big Ten women’s basketball games, including Iowa upsetting No. 12 West Virginia, 79-70. No. 16 Ohio State drilled Wright State, 82-52, to tally its fourth straight win. Catch up on all the action in this post.
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Lindsey Moore scored 23 points, Jordan Hooper added 19 and No. 23 Nebraska used a late run to rally for a 74-65 victory over USC on Friday afternoon. Moore made just five field goals but was 13 of 15 from the line. Emily Cady chipped in 14 points for the Cornhuskers (5-1), who trailed 63-57 with 3:49 to play.
C. Vivian Stringer, coach of the Rutgers women’s basketball team, spoke to BTN on Tuesday about the impact of her school’s move to the Big Ten Conference. Stringer is a Hall of Fame coach who spent many season leading the Iowa Hawkeyes women’s basketball team. Watch the video in this post.
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There were seven Big Ten women’s basketball games Sunday. The most surprising result: South Dakota State upset No. 15 Nebraska, 60-55. The Big Ten’s other ranked team, No. 9 Penn State, drilled Lafayette, 75-34. Catch up on all the day’s stats, results and video in this post.
Eight Big Ten women’s basketball teams were in action Sunday, including No. 8 Penn State and No. 18 Nebraska. The Lady Lions downed Howard, 72-61, and the Huskers throttled Temple, 64-39. Get recaps, box scores and video from the day’s action in this post.
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Here’s a photo gallery from the Carrier Classic where Ohio State’s women’s team faced Notre Dame. Game 2 is Ohio State’s men facing Marquette. The games are being held on the highly decorated aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in Mt. Pleasant, SC.
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