Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 3/1/13
The Big Ten Women's Basketball Championship gets underway this week. FOX Sports will showcase eight games from this tournament that will determine the automatic bid from the Big Ten Conference into the NCAA Championship. The #8 Penn State Nittany Lions are the prohibitive favorite to win the Big Ten Championship since they already notched their 20th victory with five games left to play in the regular season. The other ranked team in the conference is the #13 Purdue Boilermakers, a team Penn State defeated 69-61. The Nittany Lions are led by their guard tandem, junior Maggie Lucas (19.7 points per game) and Alex Bentley (13.7 ppg). However, no matter how good Penn State has been in the regular season, tournament play is a whole different animal and Penn State will have to be at the top of its game in order to hoist the tournament trophy. All times in GMT 17:30 (LIVE) March 7 Big Ten Women's Basketball: Tournament #1 - TBA 20:00 (LIVE) March 7 & 08:00 March 8 Big Ten Women...
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