Jan. 29, 2010
Game 22: No. 4/6 Ohio State Buckeyes (21-2, 9-1) at Indiana Hoosiers (11-10, 4-6) Notes Buy Tickets
Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010 Noon ET
Assembly Hall (17,357) Bloomington, Ind.
Radio: WHCC 105.1 FM (Jeremy Gray) Streamed Audio: IUHoosiers.com TV: BTN (Leah Secondo, Stephanie White, Katie Smith)
THE OPENING TIP
Indiana will play host to No. 4/6 Ohio State on Sunday, Jan. 31 at Noon ET in Assembly Hall. Sunday's game will be broadcast live on the Big Ten Network with Leah Secondo, Stephanie White and Katie Smith on the call. The game will also be aired live locally on WHCC 105.1 FM and streamed on IUHoosiers.com with Jeremy Gray calling the action from Branch McCracken Court. The first 500 fans admitted on Sunday will received a free women's basketball bracelet.
IU head coach Felisha Legette-Jack enters her fourth season at the helm of the Hoosiers with a record of 69-50 and a career mark of 124-113. In three season, she has led the Hoosiers to 18-plus wins and three consecutive trips to the postseason.
Ohio State head coach Jim Foster owns a 705-274 career record in 32 years coaching a 202-49 record in his eight season leading the Buckeyes.
WHAT'S COMING UP
IU will 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.
NOTES OF INTEREST
Sunday's meeting marks the 66th all-time between Indiana and Ohio State, with the Buckeyes leading the series, 45-20.
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.
SCOUTING THE BUCKEYES
Ohio State enters Sunday's game with a 21-2 overall mark a league-leading 9-1 record. The Buckeyes are led by Jantel Lavender with 21.1 points and 10.3 rebounds per game. Samantha Prahalis is also averaging double-digit points with 15.9 per contest and leads OSU with 180 assists on the season.
LAST TIME VS. OSU: Indiana Falls at No. 5 Ohio State, 81-64
COUNTDOWN TO 1,000
Junior Jori Davis is on pace to reach 1,000 career points by the end of the regular season. Currently, Davis is averaing 17.4 points per game for IU and is 115 points shy of 1,000. If she averages at least 14.3 points per game in the Hoosiers' final nine games of the year, Davis will become the 22nd Hoosier to reach that accomplishment and the third player under IU head coach Felisha Legette-Jack to reach the milestone (Jamie Braun, Whitney Thomas).
PINK ZONE - MINNESOTA - FEB. 21
Indiana will be celebrating Breast Cancer survivors, remembering those lost and bring awareness for the search of a cure on Sunday, Feb. 21 at Noon ET vs. Minnesota in Assembly Hall. The first 500 fans will receive a white and pink mini headband. IU women's basketball will also welcome Edgewood Elementary School and KODI - Triad Mentorship Program from the Kelly School of Business to the game.