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.

Genesis Bryant dribbles the ball for Illinois against Caitlin Clark

Big Ten notebook: Ohio State clinches share of conference title, the Iowa-Indiana-Illinois triangle and more

February 26, 2024

Big Ten Tournament bracket starts to come into focus

Illinois players douse head coach Shauna Green with water in the locker room after their upset of Indiana.

In a rough season for Illinois, glimmers of hope have reemerged

February 24, 2024

‘You put your head down and you just keep working’

Sara Scalia takes a shot for Indiana against Penn State.

Q&A: Meghan McKeown talks Big Ten regular season storylines, looks ahead to NCAA Tournament

February 22, 2024

McKeown: ‘I don’t know if there are words to describe the impact that Caitlin Clark has had, not just in America but globally’

The Michigan Wolverine’s Women’s Basketball team competes against the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Crisler Center in Ann Arbor.

The Long Island connection between Michigan’s Kim Barnes Arico and Lauren Hansen runs deep

February 20, 2024

Barnes Arico: ‘I feel like I was her maybe 25 years before her’

Caitlin Clark pumps up the crowd at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Big Ten notebook: Clark sets scoring record — Michigan, Penn State and Maryland look for key wins

February 19, 2024

Resume talk heats up

Jaz Shelley dribbles the ball up the floor for Nebraska.

Big Ten notebook: Huskers stun Hawkeyes, Ohio State romps, big week for Indiana

February 11, 2024

Caitlin Clark’s chase of Division I scoring record continues

Kassondra Brown dribbles the ball for Rutgers against St. Francis

Big Ten notebook: Rutgers picks up first conference win, Ohio State tops Indiana

February 5, 2024

The Scarlet Knights pulled off an upset in Lincoln, Ohio State won its second top-10 game of the year and Caitlin Clark scored 38 at Maryland

Robyn Fralick talks with DeeDee Hagemann

‘A connected spirit’: Robyn Fralick’s more than a basketball genius

February 1, 2024

A look behind the scenes at the success of Michigan State’s head coach

Mara Braun attempts a shot against Michigan State

How Mara Braun’s injury impacts Minnesota

January 30, 2024

Plitzuweit: ‘It was a really tough blow’

Tay Valladay celebrates during Penn State's win over Maryland

Big Ten notebook: Lady Lions finding their stride, Michigan State takes down Michigan

January 28, 2024

Penn State’s offense on fire