Feb. 13, 2010
Game 25: Indiana Hoosiers (13-11, 6-7) at Wisconsin Badgers (17-7, 7-6) Notes
Sunday Feb. 14, 2010 7 p.m. ET
Kohl Center (17,142) Madison, Wis.
Radio: IU Radio Network Streamed Audio: IUHoosiers.com Streamed Video: BigTenNetwork.com
THE OPENING TIP
On Sunday, Feb. 14, the Hoosiers will celebrate Valentine's Day with a 7 p.m. ET match-up against Wisconsin at the Kohl Center in Madison. Sunday's game will be broadcast live on the IU Radio Network, locally on WHCC 105.1 FM, with Jeremy Gray on the call. The game will also be streamed on IUHoosiers.com and BigTenNetwork.com. The Hoosiers will join the Badgers in their effort to create awareness for breast cancer research in Wisconsin's Pink Zone game. IU will wear pink shooting shirts during warm-ups and the coaching staff will also be wearing pink during the game.
IU head coach Felisha Legette-Jack enters her fourth season at the helm of the Hoosiers with a record of 71-51 and a career mark of 125-114. In three season, she has led the Hoosiers to 18-plus wins and three consecutive trips to the postseason.
Wisconsin head coach Lisa Stone is in her seventh year as the leader of the Badgers with a mark of 108-99. Stone owns an overall record of 483-217 in 25 seasons.
WHAT'S COMING UP
IU will travel to Evanston to take on Nortwestern on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. before playing host to Minnesota on Sunday, Feb. 21 at Noon ET for the Hoosiers' Pink Zone game on the Big Ten Network.
NOTES OF INTEREST
Sunday's meeting marks the 61st all-time between Indiana and Wisconsin, with the Hoosiers leading the Badgers, 43-17.
Felisha Legette-Jack claimed her 125th career win at Illinois on Sunday, Feb. 7.
Indiana is 7-1 when it outrebounds opponents, 7-0 when it wins the offensive glass and 7-1 when winning the defensive glass.
Indiana ranks 14th nationally in 3-point field goal percentage defense (27.1) and leads the Big Ten on the season. Against league foes, the Hoosiers rank second in field goal percentage defense (35.5) and rank third when defending the 3-point line (29.3).
Jori Davis leads the Hoosiers in scoring with 17.5 points per game, ranking her fourth in the Big Ten and 60th nationally.
SCOUTING THE BADGERS
Wisconsin enters Sunday's game with a 17-7 overall record and a 7-6 mark in Big Ten action. The Badgers are led by Alyssa Karel with 14.1 points per game and Tara Steinbauer with 6.6 rebounds per contest. On the season, Wisconsin has held its opponents to scoring under 54 points per game.
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 averaging 17.5 points per game for IU and is 61 points shy of 1,000. If she averages at least 12.2 points per game in the Hoosiers' final five games of the regular season, 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).
BRAUN KEEPS MOVING UP
Jamie Braun moved into eighth place all-time in IU's career scoring column with 1,507 points. She also ranks fourth with 211 steals, sixth with 355 assists and 10th with 651 rebounds.
Jamie Braun IN THE IU RECORD BOOKS
Career Points: 1,507 - 8th
Career Rebounds: 651 - 10th
Career Assists: 355 - 6th
Career Steals: 211 - 4th