Women's Basketball

    Hoosiers Take on No. 18/18 Georgia Sunday

    Go Hoosiers! Senior Andrea McGuirt
    Go Hoosiers!
    Senior Andrea McGuirt
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 20, 2010

    INDIANA (2-1) at No. 18/18 GEORGIA (2-0)
    Sunday, Nov. 22, 2010 | 2 p.m. ET
    Stegeman Coliseum (10,523) | Athens, Ga.
    Series Record: Georgia leads, 2-0
    Radio: WHCC 105.1 FM (Jeremy Gray, play-by-play)
    Live Stats: GameTracker
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    THE OPENING TIP
    The Hoosiers hit the road to take on No. 18/18 Georgia on Sunday, Nov. 22, in Athens. Sunday's game will be broadcast live on WHCC 105.1 FM as Jeremy Gray will be on the call from Stegeman Coliseum.

    DID YOU KNOW?
    • The Hoosiers last road win over a top-25 opponent came on Dec. 6, 2009, when IU defeated then-No. 22/21 Michigan State, 68-63, in East Lansing.
    • IU has won 42.9 percent (24-32) of their games on the road under head coach Felisha Legette-Jack.
    • Sunday's meeting marks the first against an SEC opponent since Dec. 20, 2003, when IU hosted Arkansas and fell, 78-70.
    Whitney Lindsay is leading the Big Ten with 4.0 steals per game and ranks third among the league with 5.3 assists per contest.
    • Sunday's meeting marks the third in the all-time series between IU and Georgia, with the Lady Bulldogs winning the first two meetings.
    • Both meetings with Georgia came in the NCAA Tournament, the first in 1983 and the second in 1995.
    • Legette-Jack is one win shy of her 75th victory as the leader of the Indiana program.

    THE COACHES
    IU head coach Felisha Legette-Jack is in her fifth year at Indiana with an overall mark of 128-120. She is a 74-57 at the Hoosier helm. Georgia head coach Andy Landers is 834-269 overall in his 35th year as a head coach and owns a 752-248 mark leading the Lady Bulldogs in 31 seasons.

    WHAT'S COMING UP
    IU will play host to Saint Louis on Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. and Cleveland State on Nov 28 at 2 p.m. in Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers head back out on the road on Dec. 2 for the ACC/Big Ten Challenge at Clemson at 7 p.m. ET.

    SCOUTING THE LADY BULLDOGS
    No. 18/18 Georgia enters Sunday's game with a 2-0 record after opening the season with a 58-43 win over Georgia Southern on Nov. 14 and a 79-69 win over Chattanooga on Nov. 19. The Lady Bulldogs are led by Porsha Phillips with 13.0 points and 12.5 rebounds per game. Jasmine Hassell is also averaging 12.0 points and Tamika Willis has registered 10.5 points per game.

    THE SERIES
    Georgia leads the all-time series with Indiana, 2-0, winning the first two meetings in the 1983 and 1995 NCAA Tournaments. Sunday's meeting marks the first regular-season game between the two teams. In the 1983 NCAA Tournament, the Lady Bulldogs knocked out the Hoosiers in the second round, 86-70. In the 1995 NCAA Tournament, Georgia knocked out IU, 81-64, in the first round.

    LAST 2 MEETINGS VS. GEORGIA
    N, L, 70-86, March 25, 1983
    N, L, 64-81, March 17, 1995

    DAVIS OPENS SEASON WITH A BANG
    After three games, All-America candidate Jori Davis is averaging a double-double with 17.3 points and 10.0 rebounds per game for the Hoosiers. She is shooting 40.0 percent (4-of-10) from the 3-point line and 76.2 percent (16-of-21) from the free throw line. Davis has also registered 4.7 assists and 2.3 steals per contest.

    ELAM LEADING IU BENCH
    Senior Hope Elam is averaging 14.7 point off IU's bench through three games. She is shooting 47.4 percent (18-of-38) from the field, 33.3 percent (6-of-18) from the 3-point line and is perfect from the charity stripe (2-of-2). Elam has also registered 3.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game so far this year.

    BENCH PRODUCTION
    The Hoosiers bench has continued to be productive in 2010-11 as IU has totaled 77 points in three games for 25.7 points per game. Against Ball State, Alisha Goodwin led the Hoosiers' bench with 19 points, while senior Hope Elam netted 15 points against St. Bonaventure and 17 points vs. Memphis.

     

     

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