Women's Basketball

    Hoosiers to Play First of Eight Games on the Big Ten Network on Friday

    Go Hoosiers! Sophomore Jamie Braun and the Hoosiers will face the Florida State Seminoles on Friday, Nov. 30 in Assembly Hall.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Sophomore Jamie Braun and the Hoosiers will face the Florida State Seminoles on Friday, Nov. 30 in Assembly Hall.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 26, 2007

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The Indiana women's basketball team will play its first of at least eight games on the Big Ten Network this week when it hosts No. 20/21 Florida State in the first annual Big Ten/ACC Women's Basketball Challenge on Friday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. ET in Assembly Hall.

    The Hoosiers head into Friday's contest with a 4-2 mark on the season under second-year head coach Felisha Legette-Jack. Sophomore point guard Jamie Braun is currently leading the Hoosiers in scoring with 15.2 points per game, while junior post Amber Jackson is averaging a team-best 8.2 rebounds per game.

    Florida State enters this week's contest with a 5-1 overall mark with wins against under 11th-year head coach Sue Semrau. Sophomore forward Jacinta Monroe currently leads Florida State with 14.0 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. Nashville, Ind., native, Mara Freshour, is also averaging double-digits for FSU with 12.2 points per game.

    The Hoosiers will also be featured live on the Big Ten Network on Dec. 16, when they host Bowling Green at 2 p.m. Games also being broadcast on the Big Ten Network include: at Northwestern (12/31, 3 p.m.), vs. Purdue (01/03, 7 p.m.), at Purdue (01/14, 7 p.m.), at Illinois (02/10, 2 p.m.), vs. Michigan (02/17, 12 p.m.) and vs. Ohio State (02/25, 7 p.m.).

    Friday's game may also be heard live as Jeremy Gray calls the action between the Hoosiers and Seminoles on WHCC 105.1 FM from Assembly Hall.

    About the Big Ten Network
    The Big Ten Network is dedicated to covering the Big Ten Conference and its 11 member institutions. The Big Ten Network will provide unprecedented access to an extensive schedule of conference sports events and shows; original programs in academics, the arts and sciences; campus activities; and associated personalities. Sports programming will include live coverage of more major men's and women's events than ever before, along with news, highlights and analysis, all complemented by hours of university-produced campus programming. The network is available to all cable and satellite carriers and television distributors nationwide, with most programs offered in stunning high-definition television (HDTV). The Big Ten Network is a joint venture between subsidiaries of the Big Ten Conference and Fox Cable Networks.

     

     

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