Hoosiers Host Minnesota Sunday Afternoon
Feb. 3, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's basketball will conclude its two-game homestand when it hosts Minnesota on Sunday, Feb. 4 on Branch McCracken Court in Assembly Hall.
In their last time out, five Hoosiers (14-9, 3-7 Big Ten) scored in double figures, led by Sarah McKay's second consecutive double-double, as Indiana upended Wisconsin, 83-56, on Feb. 1, in Assembly Hall. The win ended a five-game slide for Indiana.
The Hoosiers opened the game with a 19-0 lead and kept rolling in the second half as it maintained at least a 23-point advantage en route to the 83-56 routing of the Badgers. McKay registered her second straight double-double with 18 points and 11 boards. Nikki Smith led the Hoosiers with 22 points, including four 3-pointers. Freshman Jamie Braun added 14 points and Kim Roberson netted 11 points. Whitney Thomas registered her sixth double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Catch all the action from Assembly Hall as Mike Hensinger and Steve Vilardo call the battle between the Hoosiers and Gophers on WHCC 105.1 FM. Tip-off against Minnesota is at 2:05 p.m. EST.
THE MINNESOTA SERIES
SCOUTING THE GOPHERS
Minnesota went into the break down by seven, 30-23, and came back to outscore Purdue, 32-28, in the second half. The Boilermakers shot 49.0 percent (24-49) from the floor and 90.0 percent (9-of-10) from the charity stripe to hold on for the win.
The Gophers are led by Kelly Roysland with 14.6 points per game, while Fox follows with 12.0 points per contest. Ashley Ellis-Milan leads Minnesota on the boards with 7.7 per game.
I LOVE THE 80s
TAKING THE LEAD
LAST TIME VS. THE GOPHERS
HOOSIERS IN THE RECORD BOOK
With four 3-pointers against Wisconsin on Feb. 1, Smith entered IU's top-10 list with 51 treys made this season. She ended her sophomore year ranked sixth among single-season 3-point leaders with 58 3s made.
Sarah McKay is four blocks shy of reaching IU's single-season top-10. McKay has blocked 35 shots in 23 games. She reached the top five during the 2003-04 season, as she deflected 55 shots.
Kim Roberson needs two steals to attain a spot on IU's top 10 list. She has 59 steals in 23 games this season.
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