Women's Basketball

    Indiana Visits Ann Arbor for Sunday Match-Up with Michigan

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    Hope Elam
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    Jan. 22, 2010

    Game 20: Indiana Hoosiers (11-8, 4-4) at Michigan Wolverines (10-8, 2-6) • Notes Get Acrobat Reader
    Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010 • Noon ET
    Crisler Arena (13,751) • Ann Arbor, Mich.
    Radio: WHCC 105.1 FM (Jeremy Gray) • Streamed Audio: IUHoosiers.com • TV: BTN (Mark Neely, Vera Jones)

    THE OPENING TIP
    Indiana will hit the road for a Big Ten Network game at Michigan on Sunday, Jan. 24. Tip-off against the Wolverines is set for Noon ET with Mark Neely and Vera Jones on the call for the Big Ten Network. The Hoosiers' game will also be broadcast live locally on WHCC 105.1 FM Bloomington and will have audio streamed live on IUHoosiers.com as Jeremy Gray calls the action from Crisler Arena.

    THE COACHES
    • IU head coach Felisha Legette-Jack enters her fourth season at the helm of the Hoosiers with a record of 69-48 and a career mark of 123-111. In three season, she has led the Hoosiers to 18-plus wins and three consecutive trips to the postseason.
    • Michigan head coach Kevin Borseth enters his third season at Michigan with a record of 29-37 and an overall mark of 535-247 in 27 seasons has a head coach.

    WHAT'S COMING UP
    The Hoosiers will then play host to Wisconsin on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. and No. 5 Ohio State on Sunday, Jan. 31 at Noon in Assembly Hall. IU will then travel to Illinois for a 2 p.m. ET game on Sunday, Feb. 7 before hosting Iowa at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 11.

    LAST TIME OUT
    The Indiana women's basketball team topped Northwestern, 61-55, behind three players reaching double-digit points, including a double-double from junior Jori Davis. Davis collected 14 points and a season-high 12 boards for her second double-double of the year. Senior Jamie Braun led all players with 18 points and junior Hope Elam scored 15 points in the win. Braun sank 6-of-15 from the field, including 2-of-3 from the 3-point line, and was a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line for her 18 points. Davis made 5-of-14 from the field, including 2-of-3 from beyond the arc and grabbed seven of her 12 boards on the defensive glass. She also recorded a career-high six assists and two steals and a blocked shot in 37 minutes. Sophomore Danilsa Andujar registered seven rebounds, five points and one steal in 30 minutes. Indiana won the battle on the boards, 43-42, and scored 18 points off of 18 Northwestern turnovers. The Hoosiers shot 34.4 percent (22-of-64) from the field and 36.4 percent (8-of-22) from the 3-point line.

    NOTES OF INTEREST
    • Sundays meeting marks the 59th all-time between Indiana and Michigan, with the Hoosiers leading the series, 42-16. IU owns a five-game win streak against the Wolverines, winning the last meeting in Crisler Arena, 60-50.
    • Indiana ranks second in the Big Ten in 3-point field goal percentage defense (26.5), third in steals (8.79), fourth in offensive rebounds (13.79) and scoring offense (68.5), and fifth in rebounding offense (39.5) and 3-pointers made (5.84).
    Felisha Legette-Jack is one win shy of her 70th at the helm of the IU program.
    • Indiana is 7-1 when it outrebounds opponents, 6-0 when it wins the offensive glass and 7-1 when winning the defensive glass.
    • In their last meeting with Michigan, the Hoosiers edged the Wolverines on the boards, 38-37, outrebounding them, 14-13, on the offensive side, 14-13, and tying Michigan on the defensive glass, 24-24.

    SCOUTING THE WOLVERINES
    Michigan enters Sunday's game with a 10-8 overall record and a 2-6 mark in the Big Ten after suffering three straight losses, most recently a 58-56 heartbreaker to No. 5 Ohio State. The Wolverines are led by Carmen Reynolds with 12.7 points per game. Dayeesha Hollins (12.5) and Veronica Hicks (12.4) are also averaging double-digit points and Jenny Ryan leads Michigan on the boards with 6.3 per contest.

    STEADY AS SHE GOES
    Jori Davis has been a steady force for the Hoosiers this season, scoring in double-digit points in 15 of IU's 19 games, with a high of 33 against Virginia on Nov. 26. She leads the Hoosiers on the season with 16.9 points per game and ranks fourth among the Big Ten on the season. In conference games, Davis also ranks fourth with 17.0 points per contest. Against Northwestern on Jan. 21, Davis narrowly missed a triple-double with 14 points, a season-high 12 rebounds and a career-high six assists.

    BRAUN KEEPS MOVING UP
    Jamie Braun is just one point shy from moving up to ninth all-time in scoring after netting 18 points against Northwestern to increase her career total to 1,450 points. She is also four assists from moving into sixth place all-time in the IU record book with 343 career assists and five steals from moving into fifth place in the career book with 205 steals.

    Jamie Braun IN THE IU RECORD BOOKS
    Career Points: 1,450 - 10th
    Career Assists: 343 - 7th
    Career Steals: 205 - 5th

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