Sunday's Results

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Iowa 79, Michigan 71
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa women's basketball players Samantha Logic and Melissa Dixon have three seasons remaining in the black and gold uniforms, but the way the two freshmen played in Sunday's regular-season finale against Michigan, you would think it was their final home game. Logic recorded a triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists and Dixon scored a career-high 22 points on six 3-pointers in a 79-71 win over Michigan on Mediacom Court inside Carver Hawkeye Arena. Kachine Alexander's two triple-doubles in 2009 and Cara Consuegra's in 2000 are the only other triple-doubles in school history. The eighth-straight win for the Hawkeyes improves their record to 19-10 overall, 11-5 in the Big Ten Conference and guarantees the third seed in next week's Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. RECAP

Michigan State 76, Northwestern 57
EVANSTON, Ill. - The Michigan State women's basketball team closed out the Big Ten regular season on Sunday afternoon, beating Northwestern 76-57 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Spartans, who has won seven of their last eight games, finish in a four-way tie for second in the conference at 11-5. MSU will be the fifth seed in the upcoming Big Ten Tournament, playing Indiana on Thursday night at approximately 8:30 p.m. MSU has finished second or better in each of the last four seasons - winning the outright title last year, and placing second in 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2011-12. RECAP

Purdue 90, Indiana 58
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Brittany Rayburn scored 24 points to lead No. 22 Purdue to a 90-58 victory over Indiana in a regular-season finale Sunday. KK Houser had 15 points and seven assists for the Boilermakers (21-8, 11-5 Big Ten), Alex Guyton scored 11 and Sam Ostarello added nine rebounds. Rayburn, who hit four three-pointers, reached double figures for the 89th time and passed the 1,700-point mark for her career with 1,718. Sasha Chaplin led the Hoosiers (6-23, 1-15) with 15 points. Aulani Sinclair scored 14 and Candyce Ussery a career-high 10. Purdue, which shot 48 percent, turned a 29-19 lead into a 41-19 edge with a 12-0 run late in the first half. It was not close thereafter. The Boilermakers forced 21 turnovers while committing only nine. RECAP

Nebraska 71, Ohio State 57
Lincoln - Freshman Emily Cady tied her career high with 24 points to power the No. 23 Nebraska women's basketball team to a 71-57 victory over No. 8 Ohio State in the Huskers' home finale Sunday. With the victory, Nebraska improved to 21-7 overall and 10-6 in the Big Ten, picking up its second win in its last three games. The Huskers secured the No. 6 seed in next week's Big Ten Tournament at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis and will play No. 11-seed Northwestern in the second game of the tournament at approximately 1 p.m. central on Thursday, March 1. Ohio State secured the No. 2 seed in the tournament and will earn a first-round bye. The Buckeyes slipped to 24-5 overall and 11-5 in the Big Ten. RECAP

Penn State 74, Minnesota 51
With 13,849 fans, including a record 505 survivors, filling the Bryce Jordan Center, the No. 11/15 Penn State Lady Lions (23-5, 13-3) defeated Minnesota (14-16, 6-10), 74-51, Sunday afternoon in the Sixth Annual WBCA Pink Zone game. The Lady Lions clinch the Big Ten regular-season championship outright for the fourth time in school history and sixth regular-season crown overall. The 13,849 fans in attendance account for the fourth-largest crowd in school history and the largest to witness a Pink Zone game. The preliminary fundraising total for this year's Pink Zone is $159,795.93, which does not include donations from single-game ticket sales, t-shirt sales or the online auction. Penn State's 13 conference wins are the most wins since the 2004-05 season as they enter the 2012 Big Ten Tournament as the top seed. RECAP

Wisconsin 72, Illinois 60
MADISON, Wis. -- A stepped-up second half fueled the Wisconsin women's basketball team to a 72-60 win over Illinois at the Kohl Center on Senior Day. The Badgers outscored the Illini 43-26 in the second half to end their regular season 9-19 overall, 5-11 in Big Ten play. Sophomore Morgan Paige recorded a career high, scoring 29 points for Wisconsin, 18 of which came in the last 20 minutes of play. Junior Taylor Wurtz tallied her second straight double-double, with 21 points and 12 rebounds. The Badgers shot 64 percent from the field in the second half and had only six turnovers. RECAP

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