Feb. 24, 2010
GAME 28: INDIANA (13-14, 6-10) at IOWA (15-12, 8-8) Notes
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 8 p.m. ET
Carver-Hawkeye Arena (15,500) Iowa City, Iowa
Radio: WHCC 105.1 FM Streamed Audio: IUHoosiers.com Streamed Video: BigTenNetwork.com
THE OPENING TIP
The Hoosiers will face their final road opponent of the regular season when they visit the Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. ET. Thursday's game will be streamed live on BigTenNetwork.com and IUHoosiers.com and will be broadcast locally on WHCC 105.1 FM with Jeremy Gray on the call.
IU head coach Felisha Legette-Jack enters her fourth season at the helm of the Hoosiers with a record of 71-54 and a career mark of 125-117. In three season, she has led the Hoosiers to 18-plus wins and three consecutive trips to the postseason.
Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder is in her 10th season at Iowa with a 183-121 mark and owns a 539-263 record in 26 seasons as a head coach.
WHAT'S COMING UP
Indiana Athletics will hold its National Girls and Women in Sports Day and celebrate the success of girls and women in sports. IU will also honor senior guard Jamie Braun, along with senior manager Kevin Kasten and student athletic trainer Kayla Keller. Girls Scout troops are invited to attend and if they come in their uniform, the first 4,000 scouts will receive an Indiana Athletics Patch. IU Women's Basketball would like to welcome the Commission on the Status of Women board, the Franklin Township Youth Basketball league and Girls, Inc. to the game.
NOTES OF INTEREST
Thursday's meeting marks the 56th all-time between Indiana and Iowa, with the Hawkeyes leading the Hoosiers, 40-15.
Indiana is 7-1 when it outrebounds opponents, 7-1 when it wins the offensive glass and 7-1 when winning the defensive glass.
Indiana ranks 24th nationally in 3-point field goal percentage defense (28.1) and ranks second in the Big Ten on the season. Against league foes, the Hoosiers rank second in field goal percentage defense (35.9) and rank third when defending the 3-point line (30.5).
Jori Davis leads the Hoosiers in scoring with 16.9 points per game, ranking her fifth in the Big Ten.
The Hoosiers' last meeting in Iowa resulted in a 69-67 win by the Hawkeyes on Feb. 5, 2009.
Jori Davis is 23 points from 1,000 career points at IU.
SCOUTING THE HAWKEYES
Iowa enters Thursday's game with a 15-12 overall mark and an 8-8 record in the Big Ten. The Hawkeyes are led by Kachine Alexander with 15.9 points and 11.0 rebounds per game. Jaime Printy is also averaging 15.2 points per game, and Kamille Wahlin is registering 14.4 points per contest.
STEADY AS SHE GOES
Jori Davis has been a steady force for the Hoosiers this season, scoring in double-digit points in 22 of IU's 27 games, with a high of 33 against Virginia on Nov. 26. She leads the Hoosiers on the season with 16.9 points per game and ranks fifth among the Big Ten on the season. In conference games, Davis also ranks fifth with 17.0 points per contest. Against Minnesota, Davis tallied 22 points, six rebounds, three steals and two assists in 35 minutes.
BRAUN KEEPS MOVING UP
Jamie Braun ranks seventh all-time in IU career record book with 1,553 points. She also ranks fourth with 216 steals and is 14 steals shy of moving into third place. Braun also ranks fifth with 368 assists and ranks 10th with 666 rebounds.Jamie Braun IN THE IU RECORD BOOKS
Career Points: 1,553 - 7th
Career Rebounds: 666 - 10th
Career Assists: 368 - 5th
Career Steals: 216 - 4th