BTN.com staff, February 20, 2012
Monday night featured a pair of Big Ten women's basketball games, and it also saw Penn State clinch at least a share of its first Big Ten title since 2004. The Lady Lions accomplished the feat by powering past ranked Ohio State, 84-66, at the Bryce Jordan Center. In other action, Illinois dropped instate rival Northwestern, 69-57. Watch highlights from Illinois' win now and see interviews with the Illini in this post.
Penn State 84, Ohio State 66 BOX | AP RECAP
(AP) After a tumultuous year on campus, the Penn State Lady Lions gave their school something to cheer about on the basketball court. Nikki Greene had 25 points and 15 rebounds to lead three players with double-doubles and the 11th-ranked Nittany Lions pounded No. 8 Ohio State on the boards in an 84-66 victory Monday night to clinch at least a share of its first Big Ten title since 2004.
Illinois 69, Northwestern 57 BOX