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Big Ten Women's Basketball Weekly Release Big Ten Tournament

March 5, 2014
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Tournament Time:  For the third straight year, Penn State earned the No. 1 seed in
the Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament. The Lady Lions earned a share of the Big
Ten Championship with a 13-3 conference mark, tied atop the standings with Michigan
State, which earned the No. 2 seed. Nebraska and Purdue each earned first-round
byes, taking the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds, respectively....

We Are the Champions:  Michigan State and Penn State finished tied atop the Big Ten
standings with matching 13-3 records to earn a share of the conference
championship....

See You on Friday:  For the second year in a row, Michigan State, Nebraska, Penn
State and Purdue earned the top four seeds in the Big Ten Tournament, securing
first-round byes and automatic berths into Friday's quarterfinals....

Tournament Tidbits:  Tournament championship games have proven to be competitive as
eight of the last 12 contests have been decided by four points or less, while 16 of
the 20 tournament title games have been decided by 10 points or less....

20-Game Winners:  Five Big Ten teams will enter the Big Ten Tournament with at least
20 victories....

Up in the RPI: Eight conference teams rank among the top 70 in the latest RPI
report, released by the NCAA on Monday, including two top 10 squads...

To the Point:  This season, the 12 Big Ten programs have combined to produce 197
70-point outings, including 82 efforts of 80 or more...

Tracking Stat Champions:  With the end of the regular season comes the announcement
of the annual stat championships for the 2014 season among conference games only...

READ MORE: WBB13-14_Release B1G Tournament.pdf 


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