Women's Basketball

    Hoosiers Welcome St. Bonaventure to Assembly Hall Monday Night

    Go Hoosiers! Junior Alisha Goodwin scored 19 points in IU's opener at Ball State on Nov. 12.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Junior Alisha Goodwin scored 19 points in IU's opener at Ball State on Nov. 12.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 14, 2010

    ST. BONAVENTURE at INDIANA
    Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 | 7 p.m. ET
    Assembly Hall (17,375) | Bloomington, Ind.
    Series Record: St. Bonaventure leads, 1-0
    Radio: WHCC 105.1 FM (Jeremy Gray, play-by-play)
    Live Stats: Gametracker
    Indiana Game Notes: Game 2 vs. St. Bonaventure Get Acrobat Reader


    THE OPENING TIP | BUY TICKETS
    The Hoosiers open the home slate on Monday, Nov. 15, when they play host to St. Bonaventure at 7 p.m. ET in Assembly Hall. Monday's game will be broadcast live on WHCC 105.1 FM with Jeremy Gray on the call.

    THE COACHES
    IU head coach Felisha Legette-Jack is in her fifth year at Indiana with an overall mark of 127-119. She is a 73-56 at the Hoosier helm. St. Bonaventure head coach Jim Crowley is in 11th year leading the Bonnies with a 134-162 mark.

    LAST TIME OUT | Box Score
    Five Hoosiers tallied double-digit points as the Indiana women's basketball team opened the season with an 81-66 win at Ball State on Friday, Nov. 12. Senior All-America candidate Jori Davis recorded her first double-double of the season with 19 points and 15 rebounds. Junior Alisha Goodwin also scored 19 points to lead the Hoosiers. Seniors Andrea McGuirt and Hope Elam each scored 12 points, while Whitney Lindsay added 13 points in the win.

    The Hoosiers outrebounded the Cardinals 41-37 and forced Ball State into committing 22 turnovers. Indiana shot 44.4 percent (28-of-63) from the field, 30.8 percent (4-of-13) from the 3-point line and 75.0 percent (21-of-28) from the free throw line on the night.

    WHAT'S COMING UP
    The Hoosiers continue action in Assembly Hall on Thursday, Nov. 18, when they play host to Memphis at 7 p.m. ET. IU heads back out on the road for a trip to Athens, Ga., to take on No. 19/19 Georgia on Sunday, Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. ET.

    NOTES OF INTEREST
    • Monday's meeting marks the second in the all-time series between IU and St. Bonaventure, with the Bonnies leading 1-0 after defeating the Hoosiers, 64-54, in Bloomington on Dec. 18, 1999.
    • IU is 4-0 in home openers under head coach Felisha Legette-Jack.
    • Legette-Jack is two wins shy of her 75th victory as the leader of the Indiana program.

    SCOUTING THE BONNIES
    St. Bonaventure enters Monday's game after defeating Binghampton, 62-59, in overtime on Friday, Nov. 12. The Bonnies were led by Jessica Jenkins who poured in 22 points. Cara Gustafson also scored in double-digits with 11 points. SBU shot 37.5 percent (21-of-56) from the field, 36.8 percent (7-of-19) from the 3 point line and 81.3 percent (13-of-16) from the free throw line.

    THE SERIES
    St. Bonaventure leads the all-time series Indiana, 1-0, after defeating the Hoosiers, 64-54, on dec. 18, 1999 in Bloomington.

    DAVIS OPENS SEASON WITH A BANG
    All-America candidate Jori Davis opened her senior season with a double-double after recording 19 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, to go along with four assists and three steals in IU's 81-66 win at Ball State on Nov. 12. Davis now has five career double-doubles.

    GOOD(WIN) TO GREAT OFF THE BENCH
    Junior college transfer Alisha Goodwin had a great night off the bench for the Hoosiers with 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field. She also recorded three rebounds and two steals in 19 minutes.

    BENCH PRODUCTION
    Led by 19 points from Goodwin, the Hoosiers' bench scored 33 points at Ball State, and added 10 rebounds, four assists and four steals.

    2010-11 TEAM CAPTAINS
    Seniors Jori Davis, Whitney Lindsay and Andrea McGuirt will be the 2010-11 team captains. The three seniors were a part of Legette-Jack's first recruiting class at Indiana University and have served key roles as Hoosiers.

    HOME SWEET HOME
    The Hoosiers will play 14 games in Assembly Hall this season, beginning with St. Bonaventure at 7 p.m. ET on Monday, Nov. 15. IU's home schedule is highlighted by future Big Ten opponent Nebraska as the Huskers visit Bloomington to take on IU in the inaugural Big Ten/Big 12 Challenge on Sunday, Dec. 5 at Noon ET. The Hoosiers' battle with the Huskers will be broadcast live on the Big Ten Network. Head coach Felisha Legette-Jack is 41-17 in Assembly Hall since the 2006-07 season, winning 70.7 percent of her games in Bloomington.

     

     

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