Indiana and Illinois will tip at 3:30 p.m. ET live on BTN in Assembly Hall on Saturday, Feb. 22.
Transferred to Indiana from Valparaiso in the summer of 2013 ... earned her undergraduate degree in three years at Valpo and is eligible to play right away from the Hoosiers in 2013-14 ... at Valparaiso, started 91 of 93 contests and compiled 1,215 career points and brought in 732 career rebounds.
JUNIOR YEAR (2012-13)
Led the Crusaders in both scoring and rebounding with a near double-double average of 15.5 points and 9.2 rebounds per game ... connected on 47.4 percent of her shots from the field and shot over 34 percent from beyond the arc ... earned second team All-Horizon League honors ... started in all 31 contests for Valpo ... connected on 82.7 percent of her free throw attempts.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2011-12)
Started all 31 games and led the team with 13.0 points per contest to go along with 6.8 rebounds per game ... shot a team-leading 44.9 percent from the field ... amassed four double-doubles and posted more than 20 points three times.
Played in all 31 games and made 29 starts ... named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer team ... scored 10.7 points per game and led the team with 7.4 rebounds per contest ... compiled nine double-doubles on the season ... tallied 10 or more rebounds in 12 contests.
Played four years at Canterbury High School in Ft. Wayne, Ind. ... led the Cavaliers to three state championships and was named the state tournament's Most Valuable Player in 2008 and 2010 ... finished third in the Indiana Miss Basketball voting as a senior in 2010 and was an Indiana All Star while being a First Team All-State selection ... ended her high school career with 1,944 career points and graduated as the school's career leader in rebounds with 1,157.
Birth date is Feb. 3, 1992 ... the daughter of Chris and Pam Gerardot ... has already earned degrees in French and Spanish at Valparaiso and is currently working on her master's degree in linguistics.