Hoosiers Earn No. 6 Seed, Face Northwestern on Thursday in 2008 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament
March 2, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's basketball team earned a No. 6 seed in the 2008 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament presented by Xbox 360 Live and will face the 11th-seeded Northwestern Wildcats on Thursday, March 6 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
The Hoosiers ended the regular season with a 17-13 overall mark and a record of 10-8 in the Big Ten. IU is 13-14 overall in the Big Ten Tournament, dating back to 1982. The Hoosiers are 1-1 against Northwestern in the postseason (1982: L, 55-61/1995: W, 77-75).
IU swept Northwestern this season, defeating the Wildcats on the road, 84-53, on Dec. 31 and in Bloomington, 74-58, on Feb. 7. The Hoosiers lead the all-time series with a 30-28 record.
Thursday's game is slated to tip-off 25 minutes following game one of the day between No. 7 Michigan and No. 10 Penn State, which is slated to begin at Noon ET. All games leading up the championship game will be broadcast live on the Big Ten Network. The championship game will aired at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 9 on ESPN2.
All-session ($65) and single-session ($12-16) tickets for the 2008 Big Ten Women's Basketball Tournament presented by Xbox 360 Live are still available by logging on to ticketmaster.com.
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