The Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament semifinals are set. Maryland, Northwestern, Ohio State and Michigan State advanced in Friday’s quarterfinal in Indianapolis. In the opener, No. 1 seeded Maryland eliminated No. 9 Iowa, 75-55. No. 12 Northwestern followed that with an impressive 79-73 upset victory over No. 4 Indiana, while No. 2 Ohio State cruised by No. 10 Rutgers in the third game, 73-58. No. 3 Michigan State closed out the action with a thrilling 65-64 win over No. 6 Purdue. The day 1 recap is here and the day 2 recap is here – both with video highlights from each game.
And then there were eight as No. 6 seed Purdue and No. 10 seed Rutgers both won Thursday night at the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament to advance to Friday’s quarterfinals. Rutgers held on to upset No. 7 Nebraska, 66-63 before the Boilermakers topped No. 11 seed Penn State, 70-59. Earlier Thursday, No. 12 seed Northwestern won for the second time in two days stunning No. 5 seed Minnesota, 84-74, while No. 9 Iowa topped No. 8 Michigan, 97-85, and advances to play No. 1 seed Maryland on Friday. Here are Friday’s matchups with all games airing live on BTN TV. Use the
In the opening games of the 2016 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, No. 12 Northwestern edged No. 13 Wisconsin, 76-72, in overtime, and No. 11 Penn State held off No. 14 Illinois, 75-66. Northwestern faces No. 5 Minnesota on Thursday, while Penn State moves on to play No. 6 Purdue. Get set for four more games on Thursday, and all games are available on BTN2Go. Tourney scoreboard: Wednesday | Thursday | Friday THURSDAY’S GAMES (all times ET) Game 3: No. 9 Iowa vs. No. 8 Michigan – noon. BTN2Go Game 4: No. 12 Northwestern vs. No. 5 Minnesota – 2:30 p.m.
Considering the way the regular season ended with the champion being decided on the final day, fasten your seat belts, because the 2016 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament could rival an Indy 500 finish. With the regular season behind us, I have five things to look forward to in the tourney. [MORE: Tourney bracket | All-Big Ten teams | BTN2Go games | YouTube highlights ] Reminder: The tournament tips off at 1:30 p.m. ET Wednesday with No. 13 Wisconsin vs. No. 12 Northwestern, followed by No. 14 Illinois vs. No. 11 Penn State at approximately 4 p.m. No. 2 Ohio
The 2016 Big Ten women’s basketball tournament takes place March 2-6 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, and we have all of the TV information in this post. [ MORE: 2016 Big Ten women’s basketball tournament bracket (PDF) | Women’s basketball standings | Tiebreaking rules ] The top four finishers in the regular-season standings will receive byes in the first and second rounds, and the first two days of the tournament will consist of a combined six games. The team or teams that finish atop the conference standings will be named Big Ten Champion. The tournament champion will earn the conference’s automatic berth
The national runner-up Michigan softball team returned home Thursday afternoon to a welcome back celebration at the Wilpon Softball Complex, home of Alumni Field.
Lexie Brown scored 19 points, and No. 4 Maryland beat Ohio State 77-74 Sunday night to capture the Big Ten tournament title and cap a perfect run through the conference.
The 2015 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament semifinal round featured two outstanding games on Saturday. Maryland kicked off the action with an impressive 74-63 victory over Northwestern. Ohio State followed that with a memorable 91-85 win over Iowa in overtime. Looking for the 2015 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament bracket? We have that right here. Also, here’s a look back at Friday’s four games. Catch up on Saturday’s games here. MARYLAND 74, NORTHWESTERN 63: BOX | RECAP Lexie Brown scored 17 points to help No. 4 Maryland beat No. 24 Northwestern on Saturday night, sending the Terrapins to the Big
The 2015 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament continued on Friday with four entertaining games, highlighted by Northwestern’s impressive 62-57 win over Rutgers. In other action, No. 1 seed Maryland eliminated Michigan State, 70-60, Iowa topped Nebraska, 74-65, and Ohio State held on to beat Minnesota, 83-71. Looking for the 2015 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament bracket? We have that right here. Also, here’s a look back at Thursday’s four games. Catch up on all four of Friday’s games here. MARYLAND 70, MICHIGAN STATE 60: BOX | RECAP Sophomore Lexie Brown scored 27 points to lead top-seeded Maryland past Michigan State
Day 2 of the 2015 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament is in the books. Fans were treated to four games on Thursday, highlighted by Minnesota's 82-78 victory over Purdue in the nightcap.