Hoosiers Host Wisconsin on Student Night in Assembly Hall
Jan. 30, 2008
Wisconsin (10-9, 3-6 Big Ten) at Indiana (12-8, 5-3 Big Ten)
THE OPENING TIP
Wisconsin head coach Lisa Stone is in her 23rd year as a head coach and her fifth year at the helm of the Badger program. Stone owns a career mark of 441-191 and a record of 66-73 at Wisconsin.
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SCOUTING THE BADGERS
Wisconsin defeated both opponents by a combined 57 points. In its last win, Jolene Anderson led all players with 24 points and 11 rebounds in a 75-45 victory over Penn State. Janese Banks added 15 points in the win, while the Wisconsin bench scored 22 points in the effort. The Badgers outrebounded the Lady Lions, 42-30, and shot 48.4 percent from the floor.
Wisconsin is averaging 71.3 points and 41.8 boards per game as a team, and is shooting 41.0 percent from the field. Anderson leads UW with 19.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, while Banks is clocking 14.5 points per game and has tallied a team-high 81 assists in 19 games.
LAST SEASON VS. WISCONSIN
In the first meeting, five Hoosiers scored in double-digits, including 22 points by Nikki Smith and a double-double from Whitney Thomas (10 pts., 10 reb.). IU shot 47.6 percent from the floor, but were outrebounded, 44-40.
In the second meeting, Jamie Braun netted 16 points off the bench, while Smith added 15 points and Kim Roberson sank 11 points in the effort. The Hoosiers shot 30.4 percent from the floor in the Kohl Center and were outrebounded, 48-23.
THE 700-700 CLUB
BOARDING WITH THE BEST
SMITH FROM 3
She currently ranks fourth in the IU record book with 171 3-pointers made. Smith is two treys from taking over third place all-time, which is currently held by Cyndi Valentin (172 made, 2003-06). She has attempted 471 career treys and owns a career .363 shooting percentage from the beyond the arc, both of which rank fifth in the IU record book.
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