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Swimmer Nyah Funderburke Continues Family Legacy With Ohio State Commitment

Nyah Funderburke, who has won Ohio high school state titles in 3 different individual events, is the daughter of a former Buckeye basketball player.

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Returning Conference Points: Ohio State Women Return 22 Scorers In Big Ten

Ohio State won its first women’s Big Ten swimming & diving title in two decades last year, and a deep group of returners make them the favorites to repeat.

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Ella Miller Transfers from Auburn to Minnesota after Freshman Year Injury

Ella Miller swam for 1 semester for the Auburn Tigers before getting injured. She’ll now continue her career at the University of Minnesota.

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NCAA Schools Begin Work with Athlete Brand Consultant Ahead of NIL Rule Changes

A handful of universities have announced deals with consultant Jeremy Darlow intended to teach student-athletes about brand development and communication…

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Power 5 Conference Commissioners Ask Congress for Support on NIL Legislation

The Power 5 conferences want federal, national legislation put in place before states can make individual decisions on name-image-likeness rules.

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NCAA President Takes 20% Pay Cut; Insurance Policy Kicks In for $270 Million

The NCAA expects to be back to normal financial operations in 18 months thanks to a number of contingencies, including a $270 million insurance policy.

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Big Ten Announces 2020 Postgraduate Scholarship Recipients

Swimmers Tommy Cope (Michigan), Scott Piper (Michigan State) and Eric Geunes (Wisconsin) are among the recipients.

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NCAA Extends Recruiting Dead Period Through July 31, 2020

In announcing the decision, the NCAA says this will allow coaches to focus on student-athletes that might be returning to campus as early as June 1.

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Division I Swim & Dive Coaches Volunteer $6.2 Million from 2020-21 Budgets

In a release signed by 108 Division I coaches, the CSCAA announced that programs are preempting fallout from the pandemic by volunteering budget cuts.

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Indiana University Will Require Online Classes from Nov. 21 to Feb. 8

Under the new 2020-21 academic calendar, fall semester will still end in December, but classes will be online from Thanksgiving onward.

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Big Ten Champion Cora Dupre Enters NCAA Transfer Portal

Dupre (middle) celebrates with Indiana teammates after winning the 200 free at the 2020 Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.

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IU Expects Brinegar & Capobianco Back From Olympic Gap Years

The Indiana Hoosiers expect NCAA champion diver Andrew Capobianco and NCAA runner-up distance man Michael Brinegar to return from Olympic gap years.

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Loschiavo, Hakan Set To Return To Purdue For 2020-2021 Season

Big Ten champion diver Brandon Loschiavo and school record-holding 500 freestyler Batuhan Hakan should return for Purdue this year after Olympic gap years.

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2017 World Junior Championships Semi-Finalist Cecilie Wiuff Commits to Purdue

Danish butterflier Cecilie Wiuff has verbally committed to Purdue, where she’ll arrive in the fall of 2021. She placed 15th in the 100 fly at the 2017 World Junio Swimming CHampionships.

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Big Ten Finalist Ruslan Gaziev To Return To Ohio State Roster For 2020-2021

1:34.8/42.5/19.3 freestyler Ruslan Gaziev will return to the active roster for the Ohio State Buckeyes this season after an Olympic gap year.

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