Saturday on the Court - Volleyball

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No. 8 ILLINOIS (8-2) def. IOWA (3-7), 3-0
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Illinois put up 16 total blocks to keep Iowa off-balance in a 3-0 win at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Laura DeBruler led the Illini with 17 kills on .389 hitting, while Johannah Bangert once again led the squad in blocks with eight. Becky Walters had seven kills to pace the Hawkeyes.

OHIO STATE (5-5) def. INDIANA (3-7), 3-1
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Behind a career night from setter Ashley Hughes, Ohio State entertained a home crowd with a 3-1 win over Indiana. Hughes tallied career-highs with 53 assists and 19 digs, while Katie Dull led the Buckeye offense with a match-high 19 kills. Three Hoosiers recorded double-digit kills, led by Jordan Haverly's 15.

No. 9 MINNESOTA (8-2) def. No. 11 MICHIGAN (6-4), 3-1
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Minnesota defeated its third ranked opponent of the season with a 3-1 victory over Michigan at Williams Arena in front of the fifth-largest crowd in program history. Freshman Tabitha Love led the Gophers with 19 kills on .450 hitting, while Ariana Filho tallied 13 at a .500 clip. Veronica Rood paced the Wolverines with 12 hits.

No. 1 PENN STATE (10-0) def. PURDUE (3-7), 3-0
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The top-ranked team in the country, Penn State won its 86th consecutive match with a sweep at home over Purdue. PSU's Megan Hodge was the only player to post double-digit kills, recording 10 at a .450 hitting mark. Ariel Turner paced the Boilermakers with eight hits.

WISCONSIN (5-5) def. NORTHWESTERN (2-8), 3-1
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A career night from freshman Kirby Toon led Wisconsin to a 3-1 home win over Northwestern, evening the Badgers' Big Ten record to 5-5. Toon had 13 kills on .407 hitting, also adding 10 digs and five total blocks. Alexandra Ayers and Sabel Moffett each had 16 hits to front the Wildcats.

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