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Posted on March 12th, 2020 in 2020 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Dylan Hughes | @ByDylanHughes INDIANAPOLIS – Early in the evening, the opening matchup of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament between the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Northwestern Wildcats started as a normal game. By the time Minnesota advanced to the second round with a victory over the Wildcats, the fans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse …

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Posted on March 6th, 2020 in 2020 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Drew Hansen | @UnorthodoxDrew Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — With a chance at postseason redemption, a tried-and-true veteran and a freshman who barely got any time on the court six weeks ago, the Michigan Wolverines brought down Northwestern, the regular-season co-champion, in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament on Friday night. Michigan’s 67-59 …

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Posted on March 1st, 2018 in 2018 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, Student Work by Jonathan Sauber

By Ryan Gregory | @Ryan_Gregory_ Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa avenged its 2017 Big Ten Tournament loss to Northwestern with a 55-45 victory over the Wildcats in the second round on Thursday afternoon. The fifth-seeded Hawkeyes (25-6), who will meet fourth-seed Minnesota Friday afternoon, were successful without much reliance on their best player. …

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Posted on March 2nd, 2017 in 2017 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament, Student Work by reaharri

By Cynthia Maldonado Perez | @CDMP427 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — The last time the Northwestern Wildcats played in the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament, when they made their unexpected trip to the semifinals a year ago, Jordan Hankins played an important role in the journey. The ninth-seeded Wildcats defeated No. 8 Iowa, 78-73, …

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Posted on December 26th, 2016 in Weekly Roundup by jackcarn

Anthony Walker could be the first Northwestern football player to leave school early for the NFL in 20 years. Joan Niesen of Sports Illustrated chronicles Walker’s difficult journey to this point. Marcus Thompson II from the Mercury News writes about a 15-year-old girl’s fight to return to the water-polo pool and a normal life 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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