There were a total of seven Big Ten women’s basketball teams in action Sunday, including ranked Ohio State, Penn State and Purdue. No. 10 Penn State, the Big Ten’s highest-ranked team, blasted Georgetown, 97-74, behind Maggie Lucas’ career-high 39 points. Catch up on all the action in this post. Illinois 73, Memphis 65: BOX | RECAP Senior forward Karisma Penn led all scorers with 21 points, and she and Alexis Smith drained 8-of-10 free throws in the final 2:11 to seal a 73-65 victory over Memphis on Sunday. Penn passed all-time great Tauja Catchings for 10th place on Illinois’ career
The third-ranked Minnesota wrestling team rallied past No. 15 Oregon State, 21-18, Saturday night at the Sports Pavilion. The match came down to the heavyweight battle, and it was Minnesota’s Tony Nelson notching a double-overtime victory over Oregon State’s Chad Hanke. Watch our interview with Nelson now. The Gophers trailed 15-6 following the 157-pound match, but they tallied 15 of the final 18 points to claim victory. Read the full recap at GopherSports.com.
Behind a 29-point performance from Rachel Banham, the University of Minnesota (8-3) women’s basketball team cruised to an 87-49 victory over visiting UMKC (4-6) Friday night at Williams Arena. The sophomore made a career-high 11 field goals, including five from three-point range, while adding seven rebounds, five assists and a block in the win. Watch the highlights now and dive inside for more basketball coverage. Read the full recap at GopherSports.com. Despite getting 19 points from Kendall Hackney, the Northwestern women’s basketball team fell 64-46 to Illinois State on Friday. Read a full recap at NUSports.com. Two more teams play Saturday.
Goals from Matt Johnson and Max McCormick weren’t enough as the the Ohio State men’s hockey team lost their weekend opener against Robert Morris, 3-2. Read a full recap at OhioStateBuckeyes.com.
The University of Minnesota (7-3) women’s basketball team snapped Denver’s three-game win streak Wednesday night with a 74-51 win over the visiting Pioneers (3-4) at Williams Arena. Sophomore Rachel Banham posted 21 points, seven rebounds, a career-high seven assists and four steals to lead the Golden Gophers, while junior Micaëlla Riché added 19 points, six rebounds, a block and a steal in the winning effort. Read the full recap at GopherSports.com.
It was a busy day of Big Ten men’s hoops Sunday. There was a total of seven games, including No. 4 Ohio State topping Washington and No. 20 Wisconsin getting revenge against Cornell. Catch up on all the day’s action on our BTN.com scoreboard. Also, get stats, recaps and in-game highlights in this post. No. 22 MICHIGAN STATE 69, TEXAS SOUTHERN 41 BOX | AP RECAP FINAL: No. 22 Michigan State’s defense shut down Texas Southern, as the Spartans defeated the Tigers 69-41 on Sunday at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center in East Lansing. Michigan State (2-1) held Texas
Third-period goals from juniors Alex Szczechura and Chris Crane lifted the Ohio State men’s hockey team to a 4-2 victory and series sweep of No. 19 Northern Michigan on Saturday at Value City Arena. Ohio State moves to 4-3-3 on the year and is 3-1-2-1 in the CCHA, while the Wildcats fall to 4-5-2 and 1-5-2-0 in the league. Watch our highlights from the game now and read the full recap at OhioStateBuckeyes.com.
In volleyball action on Friday night, Minnesota beat Nebraska in five sets (12-25, 25-15, 25-22, 19-25, 19-21). The Gophers win puts them in a tie with Nebraska for second place in the Big Ten. Watch the highlights now and jump inside for more volleyball action and a BTN original video feature on Nebraska’s famed Coliseum. ‘Farewell to the Coliseum’ Northwestern volleyball beat Michigan in four sets.
The No. 1 Gophers opened Big Ten action against the No. 9 ranked Cornhuskers and came out with a 27-7 win on Friday night. Below is the complete schedule of wrestling events for BTN TV/BTN2Go as well as the Big Ten Digital Network: 2012-2013 Wrestling on BTN/BTN2Go & BTDN Saturday, Nov. 10 Old Dominion at Purdue 1:00 PM (LIVE on BTDN) Saturday, Nov. 10 Missouri at Purdue 3:00 PM (LIVE on BTDN) Sunday, Nov. 11 Pittsburgh at Michigan 2:00 PM (LIVE on BTDN) Friday, Nov. 16 Lehigh at Penn State 7:00 PM (LIVE on BTDN) Friday, Nov. 16 Minnesota at
Travis Statchuk and Max McCormick each scored a goal for Ohio State as the Buckeyes beat Northern Michigan 2-0 on Friday night. With the win, Brady Hjelle got his second shutout of the season. The two teams face off again Saturday night at 7:05pm ET and can be seen on the Big Ten Digital Network. Below is the complete schedule of men’s ice hockey events for BTN TV/BTN2Go as well as the Big Ten Digital Network: 2012-2013 Men’s Hockey | Find schedule for all Big Ten Digital Network web-streaming events Thursday, Oct. 11 Rochester Institute of Technology at Michigan 7:35 PM