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Monday's Result

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Iowa 90, Northwestern 84
It was a matter of time, University of Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder said of her quest for milestone victory No. 270 leading the Hawkeyes. And on a record-setting Monday, it took all 40 minutes before Iowa sealed a 90-84 win over pesky Northwestern on Mediacom Court inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The win was the 19th of the season for Iowa and the one that allowed Bluder to pass C. Vivian Stringer as the winningest basketball coach in school history. Now in her 14th season with the Hawkeyes, Bluder is 270-163 (.624). RECAP

Monday's Schedule

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Northwestern at Iowa, 7 p.m. ET, BTN

Six Squads Receiving Votes in Latest AP Rankings

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Six Big ten teams are ranked or receiving votes in the latest Associated Press rankings, which were released on Monday morning. Penn State leads all conference teams in the standings, appearing at No. 11 this week, while Nebraska and Purdue each moved up in the rankings to No. 21 and No. 23, respectively. Michigan State rounds out the poll at No. 25, with Iowa and Michigan among other teams also receiving votes this week.

Sunday's Results

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Purdue 65, Michigan 56
Ashley Morrissette and April Wilson each sank 3-pointers in the final 2 minutes to help No. 25 Purdue put away Michigan 65-56 on Sunday. The Wolverines moved out to a 27-13 lead in the first half after two 3-pointers by Madison Ristovski. Purdue countered as Whitney Bays had two layups, a jumper and two free throws to fuel a 14-2 run to close the half. Purdue pushed toward a six-point lead at the midway mark, but Michigan pulled within one, 51-50 with 5:19 remaining. Morrissette and Wilson each sank 3-pointers, and Purdue sank their next eight free throws to end the game on a 14-6 run. RECAP

Minnesota 66, Illinois 61
The University of Minnesota (15-9, 4-6) women's basketball team got 47 combined points from Rachel Banham and Amanda Zahui B. as it picked up a hard-fought 66-61 victory against Illinois (9-15, 2-9) Sunday afternoon. Banham posted a game-high 24 points and had five assists to lead the Golden Gophers, and connected on four of her five three-point field goals in the second half. Zahui tallied her 11th double-double of the year with 23 points and 12 rebounds, while adding three blocks to break Minnesota's single-season blocks record with 68 on the year, with the record-breaking block coming with 4:09 to play in the first half. Former Gopher great Janel McCarville held the previous record of 65 blocks, which was established during the 2003-04 season. RECAP

Penn State 74, Ohio State 54
The #10/9 Penn State Lady Lions (18-5, 9-2 Big Ten) dominated the second half with a solid defensive effort on the way to a 74-54 win at Ohio State (14-13, 4-7) Sunday afternoon. Maggie Lucas posted her 60th career game with 20 or more points to move into fifth place on the Big Ten's career scoring chart. The win also marked the 875th in Penn State program history, making the Lions just the 12th team to accomplish the feat. Penn State also won back-to-back games in Columbus for the first time since 2002 and 2004. Lucas was 9-for-14 on the day and finished with 23 points to pace the Lady Lions. With the effort, Lucas moved into fifth place in Big Ten history with 2,322 points. RECAP

Sunday's Schedule

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#25/24 Purdue at Michigan, Noon, BTN
#9/10 Penn State at Ohio State, 2 p.m., ESPN2
Illinois at Minnesota, 3 p.m., BTDN

All times are ET

Saturday's Results

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Indiana 76, Wisconsin 69
The Indiana women's basketball team won their second consecutive game Saturday afternoon over Wisconsin, 76-69, at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers (17-6, 4-6) now have the most wins in a season since 2008-2009 and their most Big Ten wins since the 2009-2010 season. Larryn Brooks led all scorers with 22 points and was a perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line. Senior Simone Deloach tallied her third double-double of the season, scoring 14 points and pulling down 14 rebounds. RECAP

Nebraska 76, Michigan State 56
No. 22 Nebraska used a 22-0 first-half run to storm past No. 24 Michigan State for a 76-56 women's basketball victory at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday. Michigan State jumped to a quick 14-6 lead in the first 5:32 by hitting 6-of-8 shots from the floor. The Huskers then shut out the Spartans for the next 9:39 and limited MSU to 3-for-21 shooting the rest of the half. Nebraska got a spark off the bench from Brandi Jeffery and tremendous passing by Rachel Theriot and Emily Cady to dissect the Spartan defense over the next nine minutes. During one of Nebraska's largest runs of the season, Cady erupted for nine points and three assists. Cady finished with 13 points, nine rebounds and five assists for the game, while committing just one turnover. RECAP

Saturday's Schedule

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Wisconsin at Indiana, 1 p.m. ET, BTN
#24/rv Michigan State at #22/21 Nebraska, 3 p.m. ET, BTN

Thursday's Results

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Michigan 70, Northwestern 68
Freshman guard Siera Thompson scored a career-best 25 points, including a pair of free throws with 5.6 seconds left to break a 68-68 tie, as the University of Michigan women's basketball team knocked off Northwestern, 70-68, on Thursday night at Welsh-Ryan Arena. Thompson scored 16 of her 25 points in the second half, hitting a career-best five three-pointers in the contest. Junior forward Cyesha Goree went for 16 points, with junior guard Nicole Elmblad going for 13 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals. Senior forward Val Driscoll contributed four points, eight rebounds, two blocks and two assists for the Maize and Blue, which shot 50.9 percent (27-for-53) from the floor. RECAP

Iowa 73, Penn State 70
Crucial points from junior Bethany Doolittle and freshman Ally Disterhoft in the final 72 seconds lifted the University of Iowa women's basketball team to a 73-70 upset at No. 9 Penn State on Thursday in the Bryce Jordan Center. Doolittle made her only field goal of the second half (in six attempts) with 1:12 left, putting the Hawkeyes ahead 71-70. After Samantha Logic rebounded a miss by Penn State's Maggie Lucas with 41 seconds remaining, Disterhoft drove to the hoop and was fouled with a second on the shot clock. She made both free throws with 8.7 seconds left for the game's final points. RECAP

Purdue 74, Ohio State 58
Courtney Moses scored 18 points and No. 25 Purdue made 27 of 29 free throws to turn back Ohio State 74-58 Thursday. Liza Clemons added 14 points, April Wilson and reserve Whitney Bay both had 12 and Dee Williams added 10 for the Boilermakers (16-7, 6-5 Big Ten). Ameryst Alston had 26 points for Ohio State (14-12, 4-6) and Raven Ferguson had 13 off the bench. The Boilermakers led 33-24 at the half and pulled away by making all 22 of their free throws after the break. It was Purdue's first game without senior point guard KK Houser, who is out with a left knee injury suffered against Michigan State on Sunday. RECAP

Thursday's Schedule

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Iowa at #9/10 Penn State, 6 p.m., BTN
Ohio State at #25/24 Purdue, 7 p.m., BTDN
Michigan (rv/-) at Northwestern, 8 p.m., BTDN

All times are ET

Wednesday's Results

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Michigan State 69, Illinois 53
Becca Mills and Tori Jankoska each scored 22 points to lead No. 24 Michigan State in a 69-53 victory over Illinois on Wednesday night. Michigan State (15-7, 7-2 Big Ten) racked up 41 points in the first half and jumped out to a 17-point lead at the break. Midway through the second half both teams went without a basket and combined to miss 10 shots over 3 minutes, after which the Spartans took their largest lead of the game at 23 points. The Spartans shot 53.3 percent from the floor and held Illinois (9-13, 2-7) to 17-of-55 shooting from the field and 17.6 percent from 3-point range. RECAP

Nebraska 71, Wisconsin 70
Emily Cady stole a post entry pass with two seconds left to preserve No. 22 Nebraska's 71-70 comeback women's basketball win at Wisconsin at Wednesday night. Nebraska, which was held to a season-low 21 first-half points, was shackled with first-half foul trouble and had to overcome many challenges in the second half to escape from the Kohl Center with a victory for the third straight season. Cady finished with her 10th double-double of the season and sixth in Big Ten play with 10 points and 11 rebounds to go along with five assists. Cady managed just two points, five rebounds and two assists in the first half while being handcuffed by two fouls in the first few minutes. RECAP