Posted on March 23rd, 2021 in 2021 NCAA Basketball Tournament by Malcolm Moran

By Nicole Reitz | @nicolereitz02 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – Within the necessary COVID-19 restrictions, Lucas Oil Stadium was filled with the noise of Purdue fans on Friday night. The Boilermakers were the only team to represent the state hosting the entire NCAA Tournament this year. But that didn’t slow North Texas down for …

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Posted on March 9th, 2019 in Student Work by rgeneral

By DeSherion McBroom | @dvo_maximus Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS – In a game of runs, Rutgers won the race defeating Purdue 64-49 as they have now advanced to every semifinal since joining the Big Ten, making it their 5th consecutive trip to the semifinals. Rutgers (22-8), will face No. 2 seed Iowa on Saturday in …

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Posted on March 8th, 2019 in Student Work by rgeneral

By Caleb Lynn | @CalebLynn1 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — The Purdue Women’s basketball team has won the Big Ten tournament four times under coach Sharon Versyp, and her victory total is the most in the history of the event. The total reached 24 on Thursday night as the young, 11th-seeded Boilermakers upset No. …

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Posted on March 25th, 2017 in 2017 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving by reaharri

By Rebecca Harris Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Steele Johnson of Purdue will attempt to become the first diver in NCAA history to sweep three championships in one year when he competes in the platform diving event at the Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday night. Johnson won his second event …

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

By Drew Kamaski | @d_kamaski14 Sports Capital Journalism Program INDIANAPOLIS — Purdue defeated Illinois, 72-58 in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Thursday. The final score did not fully reflect the intensity that Illinois displayed in the 14-point loss. The fifth-seeded Boilermakers (20-11), who advanced to a quarterfinal …

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