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Women's Report: 5 Basketball Questions

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Meet Purdue's Amanda Miller

On the latest Big Ten Women’s Sports Report, former Purdue basketball star Stephanie White joined the usual cast of host Lisa Byington and analysts Kara Lentz and Megan Bower. White answered five important questions about the 2011-12 women’s hoops season. The show also featured a profile of Purdue volleyball player Amanda Miller. Watch the video to learn more about her.

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Feature Story: Illini's Lou Hernandez

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Meet Illinois' Lou Hernandez

What goes on behind the scenes at the Illinois football program? Tuesday night our crew from The Next Level profiled Lou Hernandez, the Illinois strength and conditioning coach who has helped several Illinois players make an impact in the NFL. Watch the video profile here and check out our entire collection of Big Ten video feature stories inside, including this feature on Wisconsin’s strength and conditioning coach.

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Born on September 11th

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Players Remember 9/11 Birthday

Watch now as Indiana’s Logan Young, Penn State’s JR Refice,and Nebraska’s Lester Ward, Big Ten football players who were born on September 11th, talk about what it is like to have your birthday on a date most commonly associated with an American tragedy.

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Big Ten Coaches Reflect on 9/11

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Big Ten Coaches Remember 9/11

September 11th, 2001 is a day that will forever resonate in America.  In this tribute to September 11th, several Big Ten coaches reflect on where they were when they heard about the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.  Watch now as the Big Ten coaches give their thoughts on how college football induced a sense of unity that helped America overcome the tragic events.

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Profiling Northwestern's Michelle Batts

Most people would describe Northwestern designated hitter Michelle Batts as funny and outgoing.  But if you think that Michelle has had a big impact on the Northwestern softball team, wait until you meet her sister Michaela.  Watch now to learn more about the relationship between the two siblings and how that it has affected the Wildcats.

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Profiling Wildcat Katrina Adams

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BTN LiveBIG: Katrina Adams, Northwestern University

Former Northwestern tennis player Katrina Adams flew under the radar as a high school star. A 16-year-old senior, questions over her young age kept many of the scholarship offers from coming. She wanted to play for Southern Cal or UCLA, among others, but the Chicago product had to settle on staying close to home. Adams isn’t bitter about how her tennis days played out, and for good reason. Adams had a great career at Northwestern and went on to win 20 doubles titles during her 12-year professional career.

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Jantel Lavender's Senior Year

To say that Ohio State’s Jantel Lavender was dominant in her time at OSU would be an understatement.  Lavender became the first men’s or women’s basketball player in conference history to win Player of the Year honors for four consecutive seasons, was selected fifth overall in the 2011 WNBA Draft by the Los Angeles Sparks, and ended her Buckeye career as the Big Ten’s all-time leading rebounder. She also set an NCAA record for most consecutive games with 10 or more points, scoring in double digits in each of her 136 career games.  Watch now as the BTN cameras followed Jantel around during her senior year in Columbus.

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