Women's Basketball

    Hoosiers Hit the Road, Face Iowa on Sunday

    Go Hoosiers! Freshman Haylie Linn scored 15 points against Wisconsin on Jan. 31 in Assembly Hall.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Freshman Haylie Linn scored 15 points against Wisconsin on Jan. 31 in Assembly Hall.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Feb. 1, 2008http://www.collegesports.com/online/netitor/index.html

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    Indiana (13-8, 6-3 Big Ten) at Iowa (14-7, 7-3 Big Ten)
    Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008 • 2 p.m. ET
    Carver-Hawkeye Arena (15,500) • Iowa City, Iowa

    BROADCAST INFORMATION
    Radio: WHCC 105.1 FM Bloomington - Jeremy Gray, play-by-play

    OPENING TIP
    The Hoosiers will look for their second straight win as they hit the road to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in Iowa City on Sunday, Feb. 3. Tip-off against the Hawkeyes is set for 2 p.m. ET. Catch Jeremy Gray on WHCC 105.1 FM as he calls the action between Indiana and Iowa from Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

    THE COACHES
    IU head coach Felisha Legette-Jack is in her second year at the helm of the Hoosier program with a career mark of 86-85 over six seasons. She led the Hoosiers to the third round of the 2007 WNIT and to a 19-14 overall mark last season.

    Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder is in her eighth year as the leader of the Iowa program and holds a mark of 141-94. She owns a career record of 497-236 over 24 years.

    NOTES OF INTEREST
    • Sunday's meeting is the 52nd between Indiana and Iowa. It also marks the only meeting between the two teams during the regular season. Iowa leads the series, 37-14.

    Kim Roberson has scored in double-digits in eight consecutive games, including a 15-point game vs. Illinois on Jan. 6 in Bloomington.

    Whitney Thomas just missed her ninth double-double of the season when she recorded 13 points and seven assists. Her seven dishes set a new career-high for the junior in that category.

    • The Hoosiers 12 steals against Wisconsin on Jan. 31 marked the 11th time that IU has boasted a double-digit steal game.

    • IU's 6-3 start to the Big Ten season is the best start since the 1982-83 team opened the league slate with a 6-1 mark. That squad finished the season with a 15-3 record en route to IU's first Big Ten regular season championship.

    SCOUTING THE HAWKEYES
    Iowa enters Sunday's game with a 14-7 overall mark and a 7-3 record in the Big Ten, tying the Hawkeyes with Ohio State and Purdue for first place.

    The Hawkeyes are on a five-game winning streak that began with a 78-74 OT win over Wisconsin on Jan. 13. Iowa is coming off a 70-55 rout of Northwestern on the road on Thursday night. Megan Skouby led the Hawkeyes with 23 points off the bench on 7-of-13 shooting from the floor and 9-of-10 shooting from the charity stripe. Kristi Smith and Wendy Ausdemore each netted 15 points, while Jenee Graham grabbed a game-high 11 boards, including seven offensive swipes.

    Iowa is led by Smith with 13.1 points per contest. Ausdemore is also averaging in double-digits clocking 10.8 points per outing.

    The Hawkeyes are averaging 64.0 points and 36.8 rebounds per game as a team, and have shot 43.0 percent from the field on the year.

    LAST SEASON VS. IOWA
    The Hoosiers met the Hawkeyes just once during the regular season last year, and suffered a 71-67 loss in Bloomington.

    Four netted double-digit points for IU, as Sarah McKay led the way with 17 points and 10 rebounds. The Hoosiers were outrebounded, 46-37. However, IU committed just seven turnovers in the effort.

    The two teams collided one more time in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. IU came away with a 67-53 win over the eighth-seeded Hawkeyes. Kim Roberson netted 21 points off the bench in her hometown, including two 3-pointers in the win.

    INSIDE IU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL WITH Felisha Legette-Jack
    Inside IU Women's Basketball With Felisha Legette-Jack takes place at the Hoosiers Den in Foster Quad from 8-8:30 p.m. on Monday nights with host Jeremy Gray.

    The Feb. 25 show will not air due to the Hoosiers contest against Ohio State in Assembly Hall. Each show will air on WHCC 105.1 FM in Bloomington.

    CATCH THE HOOSIERS ON TV
    Fans will have a chance to see the Indiana women's basketball team on the Big Ten Network at least eight times during the 2007-08 season.

    Upcoming Games on the Big Ten Network:
    Feb. 10 at Illinois, 2 p.m. ET
    Feb. 17 vs. Michigan, Noon ET
    Feb. 25 vs. Ohio State, 7 p.m. ET
    March 2, vs. Penn State (W), 2/4 p.m. ET
    (W) - BTN Wild Card game

     

     


       

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