Hoosiers Take On Wisconsin Thursday Night
Feb. 7, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's basketball will open a two-game road swing this week, beginning at Wisconsin on Thursday, Feb. 8.
In their last time out, five players scored in double figures as Indiana (15-9, 4-7 Big Ten) overcame a 16-point first-half deficit to down Minnesota, 69-65, on Branch McCracken Court at Assembly Hall on Sunday, Feb. 4.
Kim Roberson led all players with 20 points on 6-of-12 shooting from floor and a perfect 7-of-7 effort from the charity stripe. Jamie Braun netted 12 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, and also led IU on the boards with six. Nikki Smith, Sarah McKay and Whitney Thomas each scored 10 points apiece.
Indiana overcame poor shooting in the first half to record a 46.4 shooting percentage (26-of-56) from the floor. Minnesota dominated the boards, outrebounding the Hoosiers, 39-22, but Indiana registered 13 steals off of 25 Gopher turnovers.
Catch all the action from the Kohl Center as Mike Hensinger calls the battle between the Hoosiers and Badgers on WHCC 105.1 FM. Tip-off against Wisconsin is at 8 p.m. EST with the game being broadcast on Fox Sports Net North.
THE WISCONSIN SERIES
SCOUTING THE BADGERS
Jolene Anderson led Wisconsin with 23 points, sinking nine of 22 shots from the floor that she took against the Lady Lions. She also led the Badgers on the boards, grabbing eight rebounds and was the only player for Wisconsin to spend all 40 minutes on the court. Caitlin Gibson added nine points off the bench and Janese Banks matched Gibson's point total before fouling out of the game. Wisconsin was held to less than 40 percent (23-of-63) shooting from the floor, while Penn State sank 4-of-10 from the 3-point line to shoot 40.0 percent on the game.
Anderson leads Wisconsin in several categories, averaging 18.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game. Banks is also averaging double figures with 14.4 points per game.
ROBERSON AIDES HOOSIER COMEBACK
TAKING THE LEAD
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