Hoosiers Top Alaska-Anchorage, 72-49, in Exhibition Play
Nov. 2, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's basketball team topped Alaska-Anchorage, 72-49, in exhibition play in Assembly Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
Senior All-America candidate Jori Davis led all players with 16 points, while senior Hope Elam added 15 points. Redshirt sophomore Sasha Chaplin added a game-high 13 rebounds, 10 on the offensive glass, to along with eight points and two blocked shots.
The Hoosiers and Seawolves fought point-for-point throughout the first half as Alaska-Anchorage took a 28-27 lead into the break.
In the second half, Indiana came out on a 12-3 run to take a 39-31 lead with 13:37 on the clock. The Seawolves came back by outscoring IU, 7-3, to cut the Hoosiers lead to four, 42-38, with 11:30 to go in the game. However, a free throw from Lindsay sparked an 8-0 run that increased the IU advantage to 12, 50-38, with 9:36 to go in the game. The Hoosiers went on to lead by as many as 23 en route to the 71-49 win.
Davis shot just 2-of-8 from the field, but got it done at the free throw line, sinking 12-of-16. She also added four assists and two steals. Elam sank 5-of-15, include three 3-pointers, and added three rebounds and two steals. Senior Whitney Lindsay scored nine points and added a game-high five steals to go along with four assists.
The Hoosiers outshot the Seawolves 35.8 percent (19-of-53) to 30.8 percent (16-of-52) from the field, but were outrebounded, 41-40. IU also forced Alaska-Anchorage into committing 31 turnovers.
Indiana will play host to the University of Indianapolis in its final exhibition game on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. ET in Assembly Hall. Admission to Saturday's exhibition game is free.
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