Hoosiers Host Northwestern in Home Finale
Feb. 21, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's basketball team will wrap up the home season when it hosts Northwestern on Thursday, Feb. 22, in Assembly Hall.
Jamie Braun and Kim Roberson combined for 51 points as Indiana (16-11, 5-9 Big Ten) upended Illinois, 81-68, on Sunday, Feb. 18, in Assembly Hall. Braun scored a career-high 27 points for the Hoosiers, while Roberson added 24 off the bench for the victory. Sarah McKay registered her fifth double-double of the season with 16 points and 13 rebounds, while Leah Enterline added 10 points and sank a perfect 6-of-6 from the free-throw line.
Braun sank 8-of-15 from the floor, including a career-high five 3-pointers, and hit 6-of-7 from the charity stripe. She also registered seven rebounds. Roberson shot 9-of-12 from the field and sank 3-of-4 treys for her 24 points in 23 minutes off the bench. McKay led IU with 13 rebounds, 10 of which came on the defensive end, and two blocked shots. The win completed IU's season sweep of Illinois. The Hoosiers defeated the Illini in Champaign, 71-64, on Jan. 7.
Catch all the action from Assembly Hall as Jeremy Gray calls the battle between the Hoosiers and Wildcats on WHCC 105.1 FM. Tip-off against Northwestern is at 7:05 p.m. EST. The IU Department of Athletics will honor the Hoosiers' senior class of Leah Enterline, Sarah McKay and Carrie Smith immediately following the game.
THE NORTHWESTERN SERIES
SCOUTING THE WILDCATS
Northwestern shot 46.9 percent (23-of-49) from the floor and held Michigan to 62.5 percent (19-of-57) shooting from the field on the game. Glasauer leads Northwestern with 12.6 points per game on the season and 11.3 points per Big Ten contest. Cartwright leads the Wildcats on the boards with 5.6 rebounds per game. Northwestern ranks second in the Big Ten with 16.0 assists per game.
Smith currently has 597 career points and 328 points on the season, leading the Hoosiers with 12.1 points per game in her third year at IU.
McKay stands at 590 career points and 288 points on the season, which marks a single-season high for the 6-7 center. She is averaging 10.7 points per game on the year, and leads IU with 12.9 points vs. Big Ten foes.
BRAUN MAKES HER MARK IN HOOSIER HISTORY
IT'S ABOUT TOURNEY TIME
Single-game tickets ($12-16) and all-session tickets ($65) are available for purchase. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 866-IUSPORTS or visit IUHOOSIERS.com.
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