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Posted on March 7th, 2017 in 2017 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament by reaharri

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – For the third consecutive year, the Maryland Terrapins (30-2) became champions of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. The second-seeded Terrapins (30-2) extended one of the most dominant runs in the 23-year history of the event, defeating the fifth-seeded Purdue Boilermakers, 74-64, on Sunday night. …

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Posted on March 7th, 2017 by reaharri

By Drew Kamaski Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – At the start, Destiny Slocum’s first season at the University of Maryland began with the expectation of being an important part of the top-rated recruiting class in the nation. At the end of her first Big Ten tournament championship, the ball was in her hands close …

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Posted on March 6th, 2017 in 2017 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by jackcarn

By Jack Carney | @jackwcarney Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – The athletes were not the only ones that were tested at the National Football League scouting combine. One more indicator of the ever-increasing interest in the combine was the presence of a free interactive fan experience called the NFL Combine Experience this year. The …

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Posted on March 5th, 2017 in 2017 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by jackcarn

By Drew Kamaski | @d_kamaski14 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – The Maryland Terrapins extended their perfect record in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, advancing to a third consecutive championship game with a 100-89 victory over Michigan State. The second-seeded Terrapins (29-2) won their eighth straight tournament game since joining the conference in 2014-15 …

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Posted on March 5th, 2017 in 2017 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by Mark Alewine

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez | @CDMP427 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – The Purdue Boilermakers earned the chance to play for a record tenth Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament championship when they ended top-seeded Ohio State’s 12-game win streak with a 71-60 victory on Saturday evening. The fifth-seeded Boilermakers (22-11) held Ohio State junior Kelsey …

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Posted on March 4th, 2017 in 2017 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by Mark Alewine

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez | @CDMP427 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – The second-seeded Maryland Terrapins, two-time defending champions of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, extended their perfect record and reached a semifinal for a third consecutive year when they defeated 10th-seeded Minnesota, 92-80, on Friday night. Maryland (28-2) will play sixth-seeded Michigan State …

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Posted on March 4th, 2017 in 2017 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by Mark Alewine

By Drew Kamaski | @d_kamaski14 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Sixth-seeded Michigan State improved to 21-10 on the season and advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament for the second consecutive season and the 13th time overall after defeating Michigan 74-64. Redshirt freshman forward Victoria Gaines led the Spartans with 18 points, …

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Posted on March 3rd, 2017 in 2017 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by Mark Alewine

By Drew Kamaski | @d_kamaski14 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Fifth-seeded Purdue overcame a 17-point deficit to defeat fourth-seeded Indiana, 66-60, to advance to a semifinal in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. Freshman guard Dominique Oden, who scored a game-high 24 points, made a 3-point shot with 38 seconds to play to help …

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Posted on March 3rd, 2017 in 2017 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by reaharri

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez | @CDMP427 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – The No. 1-seeded Ohio State Buckeyes tied a scoring record in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament and reached the semifinal round by defeating No. 9 Northwestern, 99-68, on Friday afternoon. Ohio State (26-5) will meet No. 5 Purdue on Saturday in a …

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Posted on March 3rd, 2017 in 2017 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by reaharri

By Drew Kamaski | @d_kamaski14 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Michigan State advanced to the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament for the 15th consecutive season and 20th time overall after defeating Wisconsin 70-63 Thursday night. Senior guard Tori Jankoska led the Spartans with 22 points to increase her career total to …

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