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Friday's quarterfinals set for Big Ten women's tournament

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Highlights: Penn State vs. Purdue

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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.

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Penn State, Northwestern advance in Big Ten women's tourney

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Teniya Page talks Northwestern OT win

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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.

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BTN's Till: 5 things to watch for at the Big Ten women's tourney

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Watch our All-Big Ten team debate

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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.

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Stephanie White: Can any team stop Maryland in the Big Ten tournament?

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Minnesota's Zahui B. lands top honor

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In this week’s “5 Things I Know” with BTN women’s basketball analyst Stephanie White, we look back at the conference awards and ahead to the Big Ten and NCAA tourneys. And with Maryland rolling through the regular season, White spotlights three teams that could give the Terrapins a run for the tourney title.

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Semifinal time: Women's tourney hits Final Four

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Connie Yori, Jordan Hooper on Tournament Win over Minnesota

Jordan Hooper scored 33 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as No. 16 Nebraska beat Minnesota 80-67 in the Big Ten quarterfinals on Friday night to cap off another busy day of games. Earlier Friday, Ohio State upset Penn StateIowa beat Purdue, and Michigan State rallied to take down Michigan. Both of Saturday’s semifinals games air on BTN/BTN2Go.

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B1G Women's Hoops: Iowa tops Purdue

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Lisa Bluder, Samantha Logic Talk Win Over Purdue

(AP) Ally Disterhoft scored 10 of her 12 points in the final 5:38 as 23rd-ranked and fifth-seeded Iowa clawed back from the brink with a 24-11 closing run to upend No. 17, fourth-seeded Purdue 87-80 in a Big Ten quarterfinal Friday. The Hawkeyes (25-7) face eighth-seeded Ohio State (17-17) in a semifinal Saturday after the Buckeyes shocked No. 11 and top-seeded Penn State, 99-82.

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B1G Women's Hoops: Ohio State upsets Penn State

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Ohio State vs. Penn State - 2014 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament Highlights

Ameryst Alston scored 33 points and Cait Craft 24 as eighth-seeded Ohio State stunned top-seeded and No. 11-ranked Penn State 99-82 Friday in the Big Ten Conference tournament quarterfinals. The Buckeyes (17-17) advance to a Saturday semifinal.

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B1G Women's Hoops: Gophers top Badgers in OT

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Pam Borton, Rachel Banham Talk OT Win vs. Badgers

Rachel Banham scored 22 points Thursday night, including 10 of 10 free throws, as Minnesota rallied to beat Wisconsin 74-68 in overtime to win their opening-round Big Ten Conference tournament game. The No. 6 seeded Golden Gophers (20-11) will face No. 3 Nebraska.

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B1G Women's Hoops: Goree leads Michigan past Indiana

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Michigan vs. Indiana - 2014 B1G Women's Basketball Tournament Highlights

Cyesha Goree had a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Michigan beat Indiana 82-57 on Thursday night in the opening round of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. Shannon Smith had 16 points and Nicole Elmblad added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Wolverines, who will advance to play Michigan State on Friday at 6:30 p.m. ET. Watch all Thursday games live on BTN/BTN2Go and look at back at this games stats with the GameTracker.

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B1G Women's Hoops: Iowa cruises to win over Illinois

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Bethany Doolittle scored a career-high 26 points as Iowa cruised to an impressive 81-62 victory over Illinois in the opening round of the 2014 Big Ten Women’s basketball tournament. Freshman Ally Disterhoft added a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Hawkeyes, who will play Purdue on Friday afternoon. Amber Moore led Illinois with 26 points in the loss. Watch all Thursday games live on BTN/BTN2Go and look at back at this games stats with the GameTracker.

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Ohio State tops Northwestern, 86-77

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Ohio State vs. Northwestern - 2014 B1G Women's Basketball Tournament Highlights

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Ohio State eliminated Northwestern 86-77 in the opening game of the 2014 Big Ten Women’s basketball Tournament. Ameryst Alston scored a game-high 30 points for the Buckeyes, who advance to play Penn State on Friday. Watch all Thursday games live on BTN/BTN2Go and look at back at this games stats with the GameTracker.

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Our guide to Big Ten women's hoops tourney

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The Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament is on live from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Penn State and Michigan State will represent the top two seeds after sharing the Big Ten regular-season title. All of today’s games air live on BTN. Not near a TV? Use BTN2Go.

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B1G women's hoops tourney: Five breakout candidates

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Penn State Lady Lions Clinch Share of Big Ten Regular Season Title

The 2014 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament is set to kick off on Thursday on BTN/BTN2Go. Penn State and Michigan State shared the Big Ten regular season crown, and therefore have grabbed the top two seeds in the tournament. Both those teams are loaded with superstar players, but who are some of the under-the-radar players who could play huge roles in leading their team to a Big Ten title?

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