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Posted on March 1st, 2020 in 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

(Editor’s note: Sports Capital Journalism Program graduate Alaa Abdeldaiem described Kelsey Mitchell’s record 43-point game in the 2016 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. The total now ranks third in tournament history. Coverage of the 2020 tournament begins Wednesday.) By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @aabdelda Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — It was only a matter of …

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Posted on March 7th, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by fgogola

By Emily Kennedy | @Emily_AKennedy Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — As confetti began to cover the court at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the embraces had already begun. Maryland Terrapins Malina Howard and Brionna Jones hugged. Tierney Pfirman and Kristen Confroy had locked hands in celebration. In the championship game of the 2016 Big Ten Women’s …

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Posted on March 7th, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by fgogola

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — For the second half of Sunday night’s 60-44 Big Ten title game loss against fifth-ranked Maryland, Michigan State’s Suzy Merchant had no answers. She thought her team had it. For the game’s first two quarters, the coach of the Spartans watched her team limit …

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Posted on March 6th, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by fgogola

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Shocking, disappointing, heartbreaking — ­all words Ohio State’s Cait Craft could have used to describe her Buckeyes’ 82-63 Big Ten Tournament loss to third-seeded and nineteenth-ranked Michigan State Saturday night, but none would have been enough to express the senior guard’s true emotions after …

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Posted on March 5th, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by fgogola

By Emily Kennedy | @Emily_AKennedy Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — There is a reason that the Maryland Terrapins became the No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament and lifted a trophy signifying the regular-season championship. Maryland’s depth, a signature throughout what could be a second consecutive Big Ten championship season, became …

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Posted on March 5th, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by fgogola

By Emily Kennedy | @Emily_AKennedy Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Aerial Powers scored 26 points and Branndais Agee added 13 to lead the Michigan State Spartans to a 65-64 victory over the Purdue Boilermakers in a quarterfinal of the Big Ten Women’s Tournament Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The No. 3 Spartans (23-7) …

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Posted on March 5th, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by fgogola

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — It was only a matter of time until Kelsey Mitchell found her stride. Coming into the day as Ohio State’s leading scorer, the sophomore guard was held to just 2-of-9 shooting in the first quarter of Friday’s Big Ten Tournament matchup against Rutgers. Her …

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Posted on March 4th, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by ztwagner

By Alaa Abdeldaiem | @Abdeldaiem_Alaa Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Maryland’s Brionna Jones and Satori Walker-Kimbrough, consensus first-team All-Big Ten players, are what Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder called two of the best players in the nation. Stop them from the outside, and they’ll find a way to succeed from within. Trap them inside, and they’ll …

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Posted on March 4th, 2016 in 2016 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Program News by fgogola

Sports Capital Journalism Program Staff | @SportsCapJour INDIANAPOLIS – Alaa Abdeldaiem and Emily Kennedy, students in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations at IUPUI, are covering the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for the Sports Capital Journalism Program website. Abdeldaiem, a first-year student, and Kennedy, a graduate student, are the …

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