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Big Ten semis: Huskers roll, will face Iowa for title

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Connie Yori, Rachel Theriot on Tournament Win over Michigan State

(AP) Tear’a Laudermill scored 20 points and Rachel Theriot added 18 as third-seeded and No. 16 ranked Nebraska, exploded for a 50-point first half in beating No. 19 Michigan State, the No. 2 seed, 86-58 on Saturday in the Big Ten semifinals.

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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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2014 Women's Basketball Images of the Year

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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Top 10 B1G women's hoops games of 2014

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Penn State at Purdue - Women's Basketball Highlights

The 2014 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to rank the top 10 games of the year. Talk about a difficult list! With so many close games, this is no easy chore. With that said, here’s my list of the 10 best games from the 2014 Big Ten season.

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Penn State gets No. 1 seed in Big Ten Women's Tournament

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

The Big Ten announced Sunday the bracket for the 2014 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, held Thursday-Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Penn State and Michigan State collected the top two seeds after each earned shares of the Big Ten Championship.

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Upset city! MSU drops top-seeded PSU in Big Ten semi

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Penn State vs. Michigan State

Jasmine Thomas scored 14 of her 19 points in the second half and Michigan State used its stout defense to upset No. 8 Penn State 54-46 in the Big Ten tournament semifinals. Becca Mills added 16 points for the Spartans (24-7), who held Penn State to 22 percent shooting and enjoyed a 52-38 rebounding edge.

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Purdue tops Nebraska, moves onto B1G title game

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Nebraska vs. Purdue

Sam Ostarello scored 18 points, Courtney Moses had 16 and Purdue beat No. 21 Nebraska 77-64 on Saturday to advance to the Big Ten tournament championship. KK Houser added 13 points, eight rebounds, six steals and five assists for the Boilermakers (23-8), who also beat Nebraska 69-66 in overtime on Jan. 5.

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Spartans top Wolverines to make semifinals

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Michigan State vs. Michigan

No. 4 seed Michigan State held off fifth-seeded Michigan 62-46 to advance to the Saturday’s semifinals of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. It’s the Spartans eighth trip to the semifinals in the past 10 seasons.

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Penn State tops Ohio State, 76-66

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Penn State vs. Ohio State

Alex Bentley scored 20 points, Maggie Lucas added 18, and No. 8 Penn State beat Ohio State 76-66 Friday in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten tournament. The top-seeded Lady Lions (25-4) had their difficulties in this one after earning a first-round bye and their second straight regular-season title with a 14-2 conference record. But they went on a big run early in the second half to break a tie and earn a spot in Saturday’s semifinals against the Michigan-Michigan State winner.

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Purdue holds off Badgers' challenge

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Purdue vs. Wisconsin

KK Houser scored 15 points and Purdue defeated Wisconsin 74-62 on Friday in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals. Drey Mingo added 13 points and Sam Ostarello had nine points and 11 rebounds for the third-seeded Boilermakers (22-8), who will play No. 21 Nebraska in Saturday’s first semifinal. Nebraska beat Iowa 76-61 in the first quarterfinal game on Friday.

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Huskers eliminate Hawkeyes to advance

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Nebraska vs. Iowa

Jordan Hooper scored 24 points to lead No. 21 Nebraska to a 76-61 victory over Iowa in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals on Friday. Lindsey Moore had 13 points and six assists, and Emily Cady had eight rebounds and six assists for the Huskers (23-7), the second seed in the tournament. Look back at the GameTracker.

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Michigan handles Indiana, 67-40

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Michigan vs. Indiana

Nicole Elmblad scored 14 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, and Michigan steamrolled Indiana 67-40 on Thursday night in the first round of the Big Ten Conference tournament. Rachel Sheffer added 12 points for the fifth-seeded Wolverines (21-9), and Nya Jordan had eight points and 13 rebounds. Michigan outrebounded Indiana 45-30, outscored the Hoosiers 32-10 in the paint and never trailed in the game.

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Ohio State gets past Minnesota

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Minnesota vs. Ohio State

Tayler Hill scored 25 points to help Ohio State beat Minnesota 58-47 on Thursday in the opening round of the Big Ten Conference tournament. Ashley Adams added 14 points and eight rebounds for the ninth-seeded Buckeyes (18-12), who advanced to face top-seeded and eighth-ranked Penn State in the quarterfinals Friday. Look at the game details in GameTracker.

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Wisconsin rallies to upset Illinois

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2013 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament - Illinois vs. Wisconsin

Morgan Paige scored 18 points, including two free throws with 3 seconds remaining, and 11th-seeded Wisconsin beat Illinois 58-57 in the first round of the Big Ten tournament on Thursday. Illinois, which trailed 54-44 with 6 minutes left, took a 57-54 lead on Amber Moore’s 3-pointer with 42 seconds left. Tessa Cichy made two free throws to get Wisconsin within a point.

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