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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana got 27 points from Devonte Green and 17 from Trayce Jackson-Davis to help the Hoosiers snap a four-game losing streak with an 89-77 victory over No. 21 Iowa. Indiana made a season-high 11 3-pointers, with Green accounting for seven. Iowa has lost three of five, despite getting 38 points from Luka Garza. But the Hawkeyes never recovered from a 12-0 first-half run by Indiana that left Iowa with a 31-16 deficit. Indiana extended its lead to as many as 20 points and didn't let Iowa get within single digits in the second half.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kaila Charles scored 21 points, and No. 10 Maryland turned a showdown for first place in the Big Ten into a full-fledged blowout by taking charge early against 17th-ranked Iowa and coasting to 93-59 victory Thursday night. Seeking revenge for a loss at Iowa last month, the Terrapins never trailed in extending their winning streak to 10 games. Maryland led by 11 after the first quarter, expanded the margin to 25 at halftime and took a staggering 74-38 lead into the fourth quarter. Iowa had won 11 of 12, including a 66-61 win over the Terps on Jan. 6.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Veronica Burton hit a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 2:35 to play, Sydney Wood drained the clinching free throws with 8.1 seconds left and No. 19 Northwestern edged Michigan 66-60. Both teams struggled in the fourth quarter, Northwestern was 3-of-12 shooting and Michigan 3 of 13. It was tied at 60 before Burton's big shots. Both teams had several empty possessions before Wood clinched it from the foul line and Burton added a free throw with a second left.Wood and Abi Scheid scored 14 points apiece and Burton and Abbie Wolf added 13 each for Northwestern. Akienreh Johnson led the Wolverines with 15.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has announced the scheduling of four home nonconference football games over the next eight years and a two-game series against former Big 12 mate Oklahoma State in 2034-35. The Cornhuskers will host UTEP on Aug. 31, 2024, and Sept. 2, 2028. Louisiana-Monroe visits Oct. 18, 2025, and Ohio will be in Lincoln on Sept. 5, 2026. South Dakota State, which visits this season on Sept. 19 in a previously scheduled game, also plays Nebraska on Sept. 9, 2028, and on Sept. 7, 2030. Oklahoma State visits Nebraska on Sept. 16, 2034. The Cornhuskers go to Stillwater on Sept. 15, 2035.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ali Patberg had 17 points and nine assists on Thursday night, and No. 20 Indiana pulled away late to beat Illinois 59-54. The Illini took a 49-47 lead on Kennedi Myles' layup with 4:05 left in the game. The Hoosiers went on an 8-0 run to take the lead for good and Jaelynn Penn hit four free throws in the final 28 seconds to secure the win. Ali Andrew scored 19 points and Jeanae Terry added 15 for the Illini.
UNDATED (AP) — Riding a seven-game winning streak and alone atop the Big Ten Conference standings, No. 9 Maryland seeks to keep the momentum going at Michigan State on Saturday night. The Terrapins were winless on the road and mired in a two-game skid before getting on their current roll behind sophomore forward Jalen Smith, who has had a double-double in seven straight outings. The Spartans stopped a three-game slide by beating Illinois on Tuesday. In another big game Saturday, Rutgers looks to stay unbeaten at home in a matchup with Illinois, which has lost three in a row. Also, surprising second-place Penn State hosts skidding Northwestern.
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