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.

Ohio State's Cotie McMahon (32) drives towards her defender during a game at Maryland.

Big Ten roundup: Cotie McMahon leads Ohio State past Caitlin Clark, Lady Lions start to find their gear

January 21, 2024

The sophomore’s 33 points guided the Buckeyes to an overtime victory

Molly Davis on the court against Cleveland State.

Big Ten notebook: Minnesota’s big week, Iowa trounces Indiana and more

January 15, 2024

The Hawkeyes are the lone unbeaten team remaining in Big Ten play

Iowa's Caitlin Clark attempts a layup against Michigan State.

Big Ten roundup: Clark’s buzzer beater, Indiana’s red-hot start and more

January 7, 2024

A number of notable offensive efforts around the conference

Alexis Markowski dribbles the ball for Nebraska against Northwestern State

Big Ten notebook: Michigan surprises, Nebraska defends home court and Michigan State continues to impress

January 2, 2024

The Wolverines defend their home court against ranked Ohio State

Ohio State's Jacy Sheldon puts up a shot against UCLA

Big Ten roundup: Jacy Sheldon leads string of major offensive performances

December 24, 2023

Breaking down the six players who broke the 30-point threshold this week

Illinois players huddle during their game against Missouri.

Big Ten roundup: Another Caitlin Clark masterpiece, Illinois loses to Missouri and more

December 17, 2023

Several teams facing question marks as non-conference schedule winds down

Michigan head coach Kim Barnes Arico talks to her team during a timeout against Oakland on Nov. 14.

Big Ten roundup: Buckeyes outlast Nittany Lions, Jordan Hobbs’ career day for Michigan and Purdue’s crucial error

December 11, 2023

Conference play begins with some expected — and several unexpected — outcomes

DeeDee Hagemann dribbles the ball up the floor for Michigan State against Evansville.

Big Ten roundup: Ohio State beats Tennessee on the road, Michigan State rolling and Mackenzie’s ‘Holmescoming’

December 3, 2023

Several teams pick up exciting road wins as conference play gets closer

Mackenzie Holmes attempts a layup against Maine on Nov. 30.

‘A full-circle moment’: Mackenzie Holmes, proud Mainer, returns to where it all began

December 1, 2023

Holmes and the Hoosiers celebrated her Maine homecoming with a sold-out arena, and plenty of lobster rolls.

Yarden Garzon looks to take a shot against Lipscomb at Assembly Hall.

Big Ten roundup: Indiana back on track, Maryland’s question marks and more

November 27, 2023

Hoosiers starting to find their rhythm