Indiana 67, #24/19 Nebraska 62 (Big Ten leads 2-1)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana (5-3) women's basketball team shined in the national television spotlight with a win over No. 24/19 Nebraska (6-1) to snap NU's 37-game regular season win streak. It's the first win over a ranked opponent for IU since it defeated No. 4/6 Ohio State, 67-62, on Jan. 31, 2010.
#18/18 Iowa 68, Kansas State 62 (Big Ten leads 3-1)
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- After suffering its first loss of the season to North Carolina in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge last Thursday, the University of Iowa women's basketball team bounced back to defeat Kansas State, 68-62, on Sunday in the Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge.
#17 Iowa State 60, Michigan 47 (Big Ten leads 3-2)
AMES, Iowa -- The University of Michigan women's basketball team managed to keep the game close through the first half, but the Wolverines couldn't overcome No. 17 Iowa State's second half three-pointers, dropping a 60-47 contest to the Cyclones at Hilton Coliseum on Sunday (Dec. 5) in the debut of the Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge.
#25/25 Michigan State 71, #17/20 Texas 57 (Big Ten leads 4-2)
Lykendra Johnson and Kalisha Keane had 20 points apiece, helping No. 25 Michigan State beat No. 17 Texas 71-57 on Sunday. Johnson also had 11 rebounds for the Spartans, who knocked off a top-20 opponent for the second time in five days. Michigan State (7-1) beat No. 15 Florida State 72-64 in Tallahassee on Wednesday night.
#2/3 Baylor 103, Minnesota 56 (Big Ten leads 4-3)
Second-ranked Baylor proved why it's a contender for a national title this season, as it defeated Minnesota 103-56 on Sunday afternoon at Paul J. Meyer Arena in Waco, Texas. The Lady Bears (9-1) had four players reach double-figures, led by Brittney Griner's 22 points, in the win against Minnesota (5-4).
Northwestern 79, Missouri 68 (Big Ten leads 5-3)
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Senior Amy Jaeschke dumped in 25 points and Northwestern converted 25-of-29 from the charity stripe as the 'Cats disposed of Missouri, 79-68, Sunday afternoon as part of the Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge. Beth Marshall, who swished her 100th career three-pointer, contributed 18 points while Brittany Orban added 17 as the Wildcats improve to 7-1 on the year.
#6/6 Ohio State 95, #11/11 Oklahoma 84 (Big Ten leads 6-3)
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With the game on the line in the closing minutes, Jantel Lavender and Ohio State were at their best at both ends of the floor. Lavender scored 32 points, Samantha Prahalis had 15 points and a career-high 15 assists and the sixth-ranked Buckeyes beat No. 11 Oklahoma 95-84 on Sunday in the Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge.
Penn State 76, Texas Tech 68 (Big Ten leads 7-3)
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. - The Penn State Lady Lions (7-2) led wire-to-wire on the way to a 76-68 win over Texas Tech (8-1) in the inaugural Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge at the Bryce Jordan Center Sunday. Redshirt sophomore Mia Nickson (Ashburn, Va.) tallied her first career double-double with personal bests of 26 points and 14 rebounds. She was 8-for-10 from the field and 10-for-11 from the free throw line.
Oklahoma State 50, Wisconsin 42 (Big Ten leads 7-4)
STILLWATER, Okla. -- Despite career-high rebounding efforts by sophomore Taylor Wurtz and junior Jade Davis, the Wisconsin women's basketball team fell to Oklahoma State, 50-42, Sunday at the Gallagher-Iba Arena in the Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge. The Badgers have now dropped seven-straight contests while helping the Cowgirls' improve to 8-0 overall.