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Posted on March 14th, 2022 in 2022 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Michael Hemmerle | @MichaelHemmerle Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – He had entered the game in the first half, part of a flurry of Iowa substitutions that made freshman Payton Sandfort easy to miss. He had averaged 5.0 points in his freshman season and went scoreless in 10 games. Sandfort had double-figure games against …

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Posted on March 14th, 2022 in 2022 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Michael Harley | @mhar3481 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Coming off an emotional last-second win on Saturday in the semifinal round of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, the Iowa Hawkeyes completed the task and defeated the Purdue Boilermakers, 75-66, on Sunday afternoon to win the championship. The title is the first for …

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Posted on March 13th, 2022 in 2022 Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Seth Hine Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Third-seeded Purdue advanced to its fifth title game in the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament with a 75-70 victory over Michigan State at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Saturday. Purdue (27-6) will face Iowa in the first championship meeting between the two schools in tournament history. Five Purdue …

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

By Jacob Keith | @JacobKeith55 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS –For sophomore forward Shakira Austin and senior forward Stephanie Jones of the Maryland Terrapins, a combined 24 rebounds may represent just another game. This time, it was against Purdue in the quarterfinal round of the Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament. No. 1 seed Maryland, behind …

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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 trip to face top-seeded Maryland on the line, Purdue withstood a late Michigan State comeback, winning 72-63, thanks to their star trio each scoring in double figures. Ae’Rianna Harris, a 6-foot-1 senior forward, scored 15 points with 10 rebounds and seven blocks. …

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Posted on April 9th, 2019 in 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four, Student Work by rgeneral

By Mike Williams | @MikeWritesSport Sports Capital Journalism Program MINNEAPOLIS — After the confetti cannons and net cutting and the traditional playing of “One Shining Moment” within U.S. Bank Stadium late Monday night, Virginia’s Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome sat behind microphones to answer questions about their program’s first national championship. One year earlier, the …

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

By Jerome Bingham Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – She had already advanced one more step among the greatest players in Rutgers basketball history. Earlier in the second round of the Big Ten tournament against Purdue, senior guard Tyler Scaife had passed Cappie Pondexter to become the greatest scorer in Rutgers history not named Sue …

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Posted on December 7th, 2017 in From The Director by Mark Alewine

(Editor’s note: Hall of Fame sports reporter Jeff Washburn, who passed away Nov. 29 at the age of 63, was buried Thursday in Lafayette, IN. The funeral took place Wednesday night in The Crawley Athletic Center in Jefferson High School. Washburn worked for the Lafayette Journal and Courier and the Associated Press, among other outlets. …

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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 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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