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Sunday's Schedule

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#19/16 Purdue at Michigan State, 1:30 p.m., BTN
Indiana at Illinois, 2 p.m., BTDN
#12/13 Penn State at Northwestern, 2 p.m., BTDN
Ohio State at Wisconsin, 3 p.m., BTDN

Saturday's Results

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Nebraska 80, Iowa 67
Tear'a Laudermill scored a career-high 26 points and Jordan Hooper added 25 points and 13 rebounds to power Nebraska to an 80-67 women's basketball win at Iowa on Saturday afternoon. In the best all-around performance of her career, Laudermill erupted for 26 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the field, including 4-of-6 from three-point range to tie her career high with four threes. She also went a perfect 4-for-4 at thre free throw line, while grabbing four rebounds and dishing out three assists in 33 minutes. Laudermill scored Nebraska's final six points to close out the win, after starting point guard Rachel Theriot fouled out with 3:33 left. Theriot finished with 10 points and four assists. RECAP

Minnesota 85, Michigan 69
A huge second half in which the Golden Gophers shot .773 from the field and scored 51 points helped the University of Minnesota (14-9, 3-6) women's basketball team come back to defeat Michigan (14-8, 5-4), 85-69, on the road Saturday afternoon at Crisler Arena. After trailing the Wolverines, 38-34, at halftime, the Gophers used a 15-9 run to take their first lead of the half, 49-47, at 16:43 and added a 16-6 run to go up by 12 points, 65-53, near the 10-minute mark. From there, Minnesota stretched its lead to 16 points to close out the game and snapped its two-game losing skid. RECAP

Saturday's Schedule

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Minnesota at Michigan, Noon ET, BTN
#rv/23 Nebraska at Iowa, 3 p.m. ET, BTDN

Thursday's Results

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Northwestern 58, Indiana 52
It was another close Big Ten battle Thursday night between the Wildcats and Hoosiers with Northwestern prevailing 58-52 down the stretch. With nine ties and nine lead changes, the Wildcats drained their free throws down the stretch to improve to 14-7 on the year, 4-4 in the Big Ten and are now winners in back-to-back Big Ten contests. Lauren Douglas led NU with 16 points off the bench while Maggie Lyon made some clutch shots down the stretch to finish with 14. Christen Inman also added 12 while Alex Cohen had a game-high 10 rebounds and four blocks. Lyndsay Leikem led IU with 18 points. RECAP

Michigan State 71, Wisconsin 67
The Michigan State women's basketball team held off Wisconsin on Thursday night for a 71-67 victory at the Breslin Center. The Spartan (14-7) remain alone in second place in the Big Ten at 6-2 at the midway point of conference play. Five Spartans scored in double digits in the balanced offense attack. Senior Annalise Pickrel led the Spartans in points (14), rebounds (8) and assists (4). Junior Becca Mills added 13 points on 6-for-11 shooting, while freshmen Tori Jankoska and Aerial Powers each had 12 points, six rebounds and three assists. Junior Kiana Johnson had 11 points and tied Pickrel with four assists off the bench. RECAP

Ohio State 90, Illinois 64
Ameryst Alston recorded career highs with 31 points and 10 assists and Raven Ferguson continued her stellar play off the bench with a career-high 24 points as the Buckeyes posted a 90-64 win over visiting Illinois Thursday evening at Value City Arena. It was Alston's first career double-double and marked the first 10-assist game by a Buckeye since Samantha Prahalis on Dec. 30, 2011. Alston was 9 of 13 from the field and 11 of 12 from the line. Ferguson was equally impressive, hitting 7 of 11 and 8 of 10 from the stripe to go along with four assists. RECAP

Penn State 75, Purdue 72
In the kind of game you would expect from a pair of ranked teams, the #13/12 Penn State Lady Lions (16-4, 7-1 Big Ten) landed four players in double figures and held off a late run as they posted a 75-72 over #16/19 Purdue (15-5, 5-3) Thursday night. Maggie Lucas scored 23 points on the night to move into second place on Penn State's career scoring list and ninth place in Big Ten history (2,259 points). Lucas turned in a complete performance to go along with her 23 points, she had five rebounds, six assists and a pair of steals. She was efficient, hitting on 9-of-15 shots from the field for her 23 tallies. Ariel Edwards also turned in a 20-point performance with 21 tallies with six rebounds, four assists and two steals. RECAP

Thursday's Schedule

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#12/13 Penn State at #19/16 Purdue, 6 p.m., BTN
Illinois at Ohio State, 7 p.m., BTDN
Northwestern at Indiana, 7 p.m., BTDN
Wisconsin at Michigan State, 7 p.m., BTDN

All times are ET

Michigan's Elmblad Named Academic All-District Honoree

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Michigan's Nicole Elmblad was named to the Capital One Academic All-District first team on Thursday. With her selection to the first team, she is now eligible for the national ballot. A Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2012 and a biopsychology, cognition and neuroscience major, Elmblad has started all 21 games for the Wolverines this season. She has recorded six double-doubles and is averaging 12.4 points and 8.1 rebounds in 36.5 minutes per game. Elmblad leads the Big Ten and U-M in minutes played, while pacing the Wolverines in steals (30) and ranking second in rebounds (170) and assists (68). The lefty is also Michigan's captain and has set career highs in every statistical category this season.

Wednesday's Results

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Iowa 64, Minnesota 56
Iowa (17-5 overall, 5-3 Big Ten Conference) led wire-to-wire in its last three wins at Wisconsin and Ohio State and at home versus Indiana. Against the Gophers (13-9, 2-6), the Hawkeyes led all but 1-minute, 56-seconds in the second half and came out on top for a fifth time in the last six games. Iowa was ahead by 18 points -- 63-45 -- with 2:06 remaining. "I don't remember coming to Minnesota and having that situation ever before," UI head coach Lisa Bluder said of the late lopsided score. "It feels really good. I felt our team's defense was very good; our rebounding in the second half was good. It was such a great team performance." UI junior Samantha Logic was two rebounds from a triple-double, finishing with 12 points, 10 assists, and eight boards. RECAP

#rv/23 Nebraska 84, Michigan 51
All-American Jordan Hooper erupted for 25 points and 10 rebounds to join an elite trio of Nebraska legends with 2,000 points and 1,000 boards, as the Huskers rolled to an 84-51 win over Michigan Wednesday. On a night when Nebraska honored 2010 All-American Kelsey Griffin with her jersey retirement, Hooper joined Griffin and Karen Jennings as the only Huskers in history with 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds. Hooper notched her ninth double-double of the season, grabbing her 10th rebound with just over four minutes left in the game to reach 1,000 for her career. RECAP

Wednesday's Schedule

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Iowa at Minnesota, 8 p.m., BTDN
Michigan at #rv/23 Nebraska, 8 p.m., BTDN

All times are ET

Monday's Result

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Purdue 80, Illinois 68
Courtney Moses led a balanced scoring attack with 22 points as No. 19 Purdue beat Illinois for the sixth consecutive time, 80-68 on Monday. KK Houser added 17 points and six assists for Purdue (15-5, 5-3 Big Ten). April Wilson had 15 and eight rebounds and Liza Clemons scored 13. Jacqui Grant scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Illinois (9-11, 2-5). Ivory Crawford added 15 points and 10 rebounds. Illinois pulled within 56-54 midway through the second half after two consecutive baskets by Grant. Then Purdue went on a 12-2 run, capped by a 3-pointer by Moses with 6:26 left, and the Boilermakers led by double digits from the 5-minute mark on. RECAP

Monday's Schedule

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#22/20 Purdue at Illinois, 7 p.m. ET, BTN
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