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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 2/25/2024, Last updated: 3/15/2024
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Ohio State Clinches Share of Big Ten Women’s Basketball Title

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ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Ohio State University women’s basketball team clinched a share of the 2023-24 Big Ten Conference women’s basketball title Sunday afternoon with a 79-66 win over Maryland at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio. With the victory, the Buckeyes improve to 15-1 in conference play this season and locks in the No. 1 seed for the 2024 TIAA Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament.

Ohio State extended its conference record with its 16th Big Ten women’s basketball crown. It is the first since 2022 when the Buckeyes shared the title with Iowa. Ohio State will face Michigan on Peacock at 7 p.m. ET on Feb. 28 before heading to Iowa for its regular-season finale on March 3. Tipoff between the Buckeyes and Hawkeyes is set for 1 p.m. ET on FOX.

Indiana (13-3) and Iowa (13-3) are still in the hunt for a share of the title as both have two games remaining in the regular season.

The 2024 TIAA Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament will be held March 6-10 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. Tickets are sold out for the conference’s 31st tournament for the first time in the history of the event. Fans are encouraged to visit the official Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournament web site ( and follow Big Ten Women’s Basketball on X (formerly Twitter) (@B1GWBBall) throughout the 2023-24 season for more information on events surrounding the tournament.

Big Ten Conference ( is an association of world-class universities whose member institutions share a common mission of research, graduate, professional and undergraduate teaching, and public service. Founded in 1896, Big Ten Conference has sustained a comprehensive set of shared practices and policies that enforce the priority of academics in the lives of students competing in intercollegiate athletics and emphasize the values of integrity, fairness, and competitiveness. The broad-based programs of the 14 Big Ten Conference institutions will provide over $200 million in direct financial support to more than 9,800 students for more than 11,000 participation opportunities on 350 teams in 42 different sports. Big Ten Conference sponsors 28 official conference sports, 14 for men and 14 for women, including the addition of men’s ice hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse since 2013.