Posts by Eric Rynston-Lobel

Eric Rynston-Lobel has been a contributor to The Next since August 2022. He covered Northwestern women's basketball extensively in his four years as a student there for WNUR and now works as a sports reporter for the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire.

Iowa guard/forward McKenna Warnock runs up the court.

Iowa’s supporting cast pushes Hawkeyes one step closer to Final Four

March 25, 2023

McKenna Warnock, Kate Martin and Gabbie Marshall are key reasons behind Iowa’s success

Ohio State's Taylor Mikesell celebrates after a big basket as the Buckeyes completed the biggest comeback in Big Ten Conference Tournament history against Indiana at the Target Center in Minneapolis. (Photo Credit: John McClellan)

Big Ten notes from the NCAA Tournament’s first weekend

March 21, 2023

Three of the conference’s seven teams still remain

Michigan State’s Suzy Merchant stepping down as head coach

March 13, 2023

Merchant led the Spartans for 16 seasons, won two Big Ten titles.

Teri Moren coaches Indiana against Quinnipiac.

Ceilings for the seven Big Ten teams in March Madness

March 13, 2023

Indiana, Iowa and Maryland headline the Big Ten’s participants in the 2023 tournament

Uncasville, Connecticut/USA - Aug. 17, 2018: Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen (13) talks with the media before a WNBA basketball game between the Minnesota Lynx and the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Connecticut Sun defeated the Minnesota Lynx 96-79. Photo Credit: Chris Poss

Lindsay Whalen steps down as Minnesota head coach

March 2, 2023

The Minnesota coach leaves the program after compiling a 71-76 record over five seasons

Katie Gearlds fires up the crowd during Purdue's home game against Indiana.

How Katie Gearlds got Purdue back on track

March 2, 2023

‘I’m just excited to watch it unfold for our group’

Iowa junior guard Caitlin Guard vs. Penn State

Big Ten Tournament: Five things to watch

March 1, 2023

From Indiana to Northwestern, everyone has something to play for

Teri Moren coaches Indiana against Quinnipiac.

How Teri Moren built the Indiana powerhouse: an oral history

February 16, 2023

‘Even things that may seem small, they matter to her’

Monika Czinano pumps her fist after making a layup

How no dribbling, elite footwork and an infectious personality produced Iowa post Monika Czinano

January 23, 2023

‘If everybody was a little bit like Monika, I think this world would be a lot better place’

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Cancun Challenge reveals 2023 women’s field

January 18, 2023

2023 field includes four Power Five programs