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Indiana women’s basketball reaches new program high with No. 4 ranking in AP Poll


Indiana women’s basketball made program history by moving up to No. 4 in the AP Top 25 Poll on Monday. This is the team’s first top five ranking.

The ranking comes after Indiana beat No. 13 University of Kentucky 88-67 Sunday night to move to 2-0 on the season.

The Hoosiers entered the season ranked No. 8 on the AP Preseason Poll, which was their highest ranking at the time. They finished at No. 12 at the end of the 2020-21 season, reaching as high as No. 9.

Indiana is led by graduate student Nicole Cardaño-Hillary and junior forward Mackenzie Holmes, together averaging 87 points per game. Mackenzie Holmes had a career-high scoring performance against Kentucky with 29 points.

Indiana will play Norfolk State University at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Bloomington.

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