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Big Ten Softball tourney: Gophers take home title

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Michigan vs. Minnesota - B1G Softball Championship Highlights

Sam Macken had the game-winning RBI in the bottom of the seventh to lead No. 3 Minnesota to a 3-2 victory over No. 1 Michigan in the Big Ten Softball Tournament championship game. The victory marked the second Big Ten softball title in program history, and the first since 1999.

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Big Ten softball tourney: Day 1 results, video

Illinois Softball

Paige Tonz 5th Inning Grand Slam

Day 1 of the Big Ten softball tourney is in the books. Here are the results: No. 6 Purdue topped No. 11 Indiana, No. 7 Ohio State dropped No. 10 Penn State and No. 9 Illinois ousted No. 8 Iowa and No. 5 Northwestern put away No. 12 Michigan State. See the full schedule and watch Thursday’s top highlights in this post.

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2014 Big Ten softball tournament schedule

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Wisconsin at Michigan - Softball Highlights

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The Big Ten conference announced the 2014 Big Ten Softball Tournament bracket on Sunday, with Michigan earning the No. 1 seed after clinching a share of its 18th conference championship. Nebraska, which secured the No. 2 seed in the tournament, also earned a share of its first Big Ten title after completing a three-game sweep of Indiana on Sunday.

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Big Ten softball tournament: Badgers win B1G title

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Wisconsin vs. Minnesota - B1G Softball - Championship Highlights

For the first time since 2005, Wisconsin is headed to the NCAA softball tournament. The fourth-seeded Badgers dropped Minnesota, 9-3, Sunday in the Big Ten tourney title game to earn the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAAs. Watch all of the best highlights from the title game here. Also, catch up on the entire tourney at the bottom of this post.

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Darrah, Badgers highlight softball tourney team

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Badgers Talk Championship Win

Wisconsin is headed to its fourth NCAA softball tournament, and its first since 2005, thanks to Sunday’s 9-3 victory over rival Minnesota in the Big Ten tourney title game. See the 2013 Big Ten Softball All-Tournament Team and catch up on all the tourney action from the four-day event in this post.

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Saturday's catch of the day: Mueller or Edwards?

Michelle Mueller

Michelle Mueller Big Catch

Saturday’s Big Ten softball tournament semifinals featured a pair of highlight catches. The first one came in the first game, when Wisconsin third baseman Michelle Mueller battled the sun, wind and fence down the left-field line to make the grab; the second one happened in the second game, when Nebraska catcher Taylor Edwards went to her knees to record the out near the backstop. Which catch was better? Watch both here and vote in this post.

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Big Ten Softball Tournament: Day 3

Minnesota Softball

Kari Dorle's Ropes An RBI Single

No. 4 Wisconsin upset No. 1 Michigan, 9-3, and No. 3 Minnesota blanked No. 2 Nebraska, 1-0, in the Big Ten tournament semifinals Saturday in Lincoln. Neb. The Badgers and Gophers meet in the championship game at 1 p.m. ET Sunday on BTN/BTN2Go.

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Video: Nebraska's Tatum & Taylor Edwards profile

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Twins Tatum and Taylor Edwards Feature

It’s always a good thing when a pitcher and catcher are on the same page. Nebraska’s main battery, it seems, was born to think along the same wavelength. After all, Tatum and Taylor Edwards are twins. The former is the pitcher, the latter the catcher, and they almost always know what pitch the other wants to throw or call. Watch our Big Ten tournament feature on the twins now and catch up on all the tourney action in this post.

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Big Ten Softball Tournament: Day 2

The 2013 Big Ten Softball Tournament continued Friday with four more games sending four teams into Saturday’s semifinals. It’ll be Wisconsin vs. Michigan and Minnesota vs. Nebraska on Saturday. Both Saturday semifinal games and Sunday’s championship air live on BTN TV & BTN2Go.

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Big Ten Softball Tourney: Day 1

The 2013 Big Ten Softball Tournament started Thursday as four teams advanced to play again Friday. Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State and Purdue all won on Thursday. Reminder:  Saturday’s semifinal games and Sunday’s championship air live on BTN & BTN2Go.

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Softball tourney bracket released

The 2013 Big Ten Softball Tournament starts Thursday and runs through Sunday, and Saturday’s semifinal games and Sunday’s championship air live on BTN & BTN2Go. Nebraska is the host site for the event, and you can find more tourney info at Huskers.com’s tournament central page. Here’s the full single-elimination tournament schedule (download the tourney bracket PDF here).

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