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Latest Gimme 5 News

Gimme 5: Q&A with Illini F Karisma Penn

It’s been an up-and-down season for the Illini, but when they do it up, they do it up big. With Karisma Penn providing a monster presence inside, Illinois upended tenth-ranked Ohio State last weekend for one of the biggest upsets in the Big Ten this season. Basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw talked to Penn in her latest Gimme 5 audio segment. Jump down in this post to read and hear more. Penn scored 11 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and also finished with 2 steals and 2 blocks while logging all 40 minutes for the Illini. Earlier last week,

Gimme 5: Minnesota's Rachel Banham

“Rachel The Rookie” certainly hasn’t been playing like one this season, although, Rachel Banham has been racking up the Big Ten Freshman of the Week awards. On Monday, the Minnesota freshman guard was named the Big Ten’s Freshman of the Week for the fifth time this season. Only two players in league history have won it more. Basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw talked to Banham in her latest Gimme 5 audio segment. Jump down in this post to read and hear more. Last week, Banham led Minnesota to a win over Wisconsin and a huge upset victory over ninth-ranked

Gimme 5: Wisconsin's Anya Covington

Anya Covington is Miss Reliable for Wisconsin. The senior forward has played in 121 straight games and hasn’t missed one in her entire collegiate career. How has she become that durable? Basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw talked to Covington about that in her latest Gimme 5 audio segment. Jump down in this post to read and hear more. Covington’s most recent game was particularly impressive. She shined in Wisconsin’s 20-point win over Northwestern on Sunday by scoring a game-high 23 points while also pulling down 12 rebounds and dishing out 4 assists. Somehow, while maintaining her perfect record

Gimme 5: Purdue's Brittany Rayburn

The college basketball world was buzzing last week when Illinois guard Brandon Paul had the game of his life. As if not to be outdone, Purdue’s Brittany Rayburn went out and had the game of her life just two days later.  Basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw talks to Rayburn in her latest Gimme 5 audio segment. Jump down in this post to read and hear more. For her performances in two Boilermaker wins, Rayburn was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Tuesday (full story at BigTen.org). On Jan. 12 she led Purdue to a win over

Gimme 5: Michigan's Courtney Boylan

At 5-foot-7, Courtney Boylan is the smallest player on Michigan’s roster, and one of the smallest players in the league. But she’s a big, big reason the Wolverines are 13-3 and coming off one of the biggest wins in the Big Ten this season.  Basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw talks to Boylan in her latest Gimme 5 audio segment. Jump down in this post to read and hear more. Last Saturday, Michigan defeated an Ohio State team that was undefeated and ranked among the top 10 teams in the nation. Boylan had 19 big points in that game.

Gimme 5: Penn State's Maggie Lucas

Penn State sophomore guard Maggie Lucas wasted no time making a name for herself in the Big Ten. Last year as a freshman, she scored nearly 16 points per game, broke the league’s single-season record for most 3-pointers, earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors eight times and was ultimately named the Big Ten’s freshman and sixth player of the year.  Basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw talks to Lucas in her latest Gimme 5 audio segment. Jump down in this post to read and hear more. Lucas is a pre-season third-team all-American, is averaging a team-leading 19 points per game

Gimme 5: Nebraska's Jordan Hooper

Basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw’s latest Gimme 5 audio segment  is a chat with Nebraska’s Jordan Hooper. Each week this season we will post an audio interview with a Big Ten Conference women’s basketball player to hear their story. Jump down in this post to read and hear more. Our analyst writes: Big Ten Conference games are coming up at the end of December and Jordan Hooper and the 9-1 Huskers are hoping to make a splash in their league debut. Hooper knows a thing or two about making a splash. As a freshman last year, the 6-foot-2

Gimme 5: Ohio State's Samantha Prahalis

In basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw’s latest episode of her Gimme 5 audio segments for BTN.com she chats with Ohio State point guard Samantha Prahalis. Each week this season we will post an audio interview with a Big Ten Conference women’s basketball player to hear their story. Jump down in this post to read and hear more. Babcock McGraw writes: Ohio State senior guard Samantha Prahalis is a high-octane passer and scorer who was nicknamed “The Show” in high school by a reporter for her fun, flashy style. Rarely do you leave an Ohio State game without having been

Gimme 5: Northwestern's Karly Roser

In basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw’s latest episode of her Gimme 5 audio segments for BTN.com she chats with Northwestern freshman point guard Karly Roser. Each week this season we will post an audio interview with a Big Ten Conference women’s basketball player to hear their story. Jump down in this post to read and hear more. Babcock McGraw writes: Northwestern point guard Karly Roser is freshman from Canada who flew under the recruiting radar, but is certainly making herself known now. She is a play-making machine, averaging 8 assists per game, which ranks fifth in the nation

Gimme 5 audio interview: Iowa's Jaime Printy

In basketball analyst and writer Patricia Babcock McGraw’s latest episode of her Gimme 5 audio segments for BTN.com she chats with Iowa guard Jaime Printy. Each week this season we will post an audio interview with a Big Ten Conference women’s basketball player to hear their story. Jump down in this post to read and hear more. Babcock McGraw writes: Iowa’s sharp-shooting junior guard Jaime Printy has been a force in the Big Ten since she first stepped on campus. She was named the league’s Freshman of the Year two seasons ago, and last year as a sophomore, she became