Women's Basketball

    Hoosiers Open Three-Game Homestand with IUPUI Sunday

    Go Hoosiers! Sophomore Ashlee Mells and junior Hope Elam
    Go Hoosiers!
    Sophomore Ashlee Mells and junior Hope Elam
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 14, 2009

    Game 2: IUPUI (0-1) at Indiana (1-0) • Notes Get Acrobat Reader • Take A Kid to the Game Day
    Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009 • 2 p.m. ET
    Assembly Hall (17,357) | Bloomington, Ind.

    The Hoosiers open a three-game home stand with IUPUI on Sunday, Nov. 15 in Assembly Hall. Catch all of the action on WHCC 105.1 FM as Jeremy Gray calls the play-by-play from Branch McCracken Court. Sunday is Take a Kid to the Game Day. Buy and adult ticket to the game and get a youth ticket free.

    Five Hoosiers scored in double-digits as the Indiana women's basketball team defeated Memphis, 78-74, on the road, recording the program's 600th win all-time. Junior Jori Davis led all players with 21 points and sophomore Sasha Chaplin collected her first double-double of the season with 13 points and a game-high 14 rebounds. Junior Hope Elam scored 13 points and senior Jamie Braun and sophomore Ashlee Mells each netted 11 points in the Hoosiers' (1-0) win.

    Davis sank 8-of-19 from the field, including a pair of free throws, and added nine boards and one steal on the night. Chaplin shot 6-of-7 from the field and added a free throw to go along with three blocked shots and two assists. Elam sank 5-of-9 with a 3-pointer and tallied four rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots. Braun shot 4-of-7 from the field and registered a team-high six assists to go with three boards and two steals. Mells hit 5-of-11 from the field and recorded one rebound, one assist and one steal off the bench.

    IU head coach Felisha Legette-Jack enters her fourth season at the helm of the Hoosiers with a record of 59-40 and a career mark of 113-103. In three season, she has led the Hoosiers to 18-plus wins and three consecutive trips to the postseason.

    IUPUI head coach Shan Hart enters her sixth year leading the Jaguars. On Dec. 6, 2009, hart became IUPUI's all-time Division I wins leader with 71 wins.

    The Hoosiers continue a three-game home stand with Cincinnati at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, and Missouri on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. on the Big Ten Network.

    The Hoosiers will play 17 games in Assembly Hall beginning with their two exhibition contests on Nov. 1 and Nov. 5. IU opens the regular season in Bloomington on Sunday, Nov. 15 against IUPUI. The home non-conference slate also features Cincinnati (Nov. 18), Missouri (Nov. 22), Florida State (Dec. 3), UT Martin (Dec. 9) and Toledo (Dec. 22).

    Get an inside look at the IU women's basketball team on Inside the Paint with Big Sash, a weekly YouTube show hosted by sophomore forward Sasha Chaplin. Check out www.youtube.com/IUAthletics.

    Follow the Hoosiers on Twitter at www.twitter.com/IndianaWBB. Updates on IU can also be found at www.twitter.com/IUShanaDan.




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