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Illinois guard Macie Blinn fouls IU guard Kim Roberson during the second half of IU's 66-59 loss Feb. 8 at Assembly Hall. Roberson had 11 points and nine rebounds.

Hoosiers extend winning streak

Sophomore captain Jori Davis led a barrage of 3-pointers to propel the women's basketball team to an 85-67 victory in Evanston, Ill.

Sophomore guard Andrea McGuirt has her shot rejected by Michigan State's 6-foot-9-inch center Allyssa DeHann during the Hoosiers 71-65 loss to the Spartans February 12 at Assembly Hall.

Hoosiers prepare for Wildcats

IU (16-8, 9-6) will try to continue its winning ways as it takes on Northwestern (6-19, 2-12) tonight in Evanston, Ill.

Senior guard Kim Roberson fends off an Illinois defender under the basket during the Hoosiers 66-59 loss to the Illini Feb. 8 at Assembly Hall.

'Kamikaze Kim' leads through humility

Senior Kim Roberson isn't afraid to lay her body on the line for her Hoosiers, even if it's in practice. Her teammates say her passion ignites them to play harder.

IU guard Jamie Braun looks to pass during IU's 64-61 win over Wisconsin  Jan. 15 at Assembly Hall. Braun had 14 points.

IU breaks 4 game losing streak

Thanks to a last second 3-pointer to send the Hoosiers into overtime at Wisconsin, IU was able to break a 4-game losing streak.

Freshman guard Ashlee Mells charges into the lane during the Hoosiers 71-65 loss to Michigan State Thursday evening at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers face Wisconsin on the road today in Madison, Wisc..

IU can't find reasons for drop in standings

After a day off, the Hoosiers (15-8, 8-6) returned to practice Saturday in preparation for tonight’s trip to Madison to face Wisconsin (15-10, 5-9). But the Hoosiers’ four-game losing streak still weighed on their minds.

Hoosiers’ losing streak runs to 4 with OT defeat

Coming into Thursday night’s game against Michigan State, the Hoosiers were riding a season-high three-game losing streak. Unfortunately for IU, the streak was extended to four with an overtime loss.

Sophomore guard Whitney Lindsey glides toward the basket during the first half of the Hoosiers game against Michigan State Thursday night at Assembly Hall.

IU falls 71-65 in overtime to Spartans

The Hoosiers were dominated after coming from behind to send their match against Michigan State into overtime. For more coverage online, check out Above the Rim or see tomorrow's print version of the IDS.

Freshman guard Ashlee Mells splits the Illinois defense on her way to the hoop during the Hoosiers 66-59 loss to Illinois Sunday afternoon at Assembly Hall.

Hoosiers hope to break streak

Any losing streak is tough. The women’s basketball team is on a three-game one, having lost four of its last five games. IU hopes to break its longest losing streak tonight against Michigan State (17-7, 10-3) at Assembly Hall.

IU freshman forward Danilsa Andujar drives to the basket during the first half against Illinois Sunday at Assembly Hall. IU lost 66-59.

Sunday loss drops Hoosiers to 5th in Big Ten

In front of the second-largest crowd of the season – an estimated 3,558 people – IU (15-7, 8-5) lost its third consecutive game Sunday, falling 66-59 to Illinois

Senior forward Amber Jackson powers through two defenders during the Hoosiers 65-55 win over Penn State Thursday night at Assembly Hall.

IU comeback attempt fails in Iowa

Some things never change. And for the Hoosiers, not being able to win in Iowa City, Iowa, has become a trend.

The IU women's basketball team huddle up to sing the IU fight song before taking the court against Wisconsin on Jan. 15 at Assembly Hall.

Hoosiers hope to best Penn State

After Sunday’s loss to Illinois, 61-52, the IU women’s basketball team will look to get back on track today. The Hoosiers (14-4, 7-2), tied for second place in the Big Ten, welcome Penn State (8-10, 3-5) 7 p.m. Thursday at Assembly Hall.

Reshaping women’s basketball

Most coaches hate road games. However, IU women’s basketball coach Felisha Legette-Jack said she doesn’t mind them.

Big 1st half pushes IU past Wolverines

After an emotional win against your bitter in-state rival, you can go one of two ways: You can either use the victory as momentum for the next game, or you can have a letdown. Well, at least for Thursday night, the Hoosiers chose the former.

Senior Forward Whitney Thomas and Senior Guard/Forward Kim Roberson successfully prevent a Purdue offensive player from making a basket. After a very close first half, the Hoosiers won 71-57 against the Boilermakers Monday evening at Assembly Hall.

Hoosiers’ goal: Stay present

The IU women’s basketball team captured its first victory against Purdue in Assembly Hall in nearly a decade on Monday. With the win, the Hoosiers are now atop the Big Ten and off to their best start in 25 years, but they have much more they want to accomplish this season. The next step comes Thursday when IU (13-3, 6-1) travels to Ann Arbor, Mich., to take on the Wolverines (9-9, 2-5).  

IU forward Amber Jackson posts up during IU’s 64-61 win against Wisconsin on Thursday evening at Assembly Hall. Jackson had six points in the game.

Battling through change

After four years playing college basketball, senior forward Amber Jackson got to do one thing for the first time in November. She played in front of her mother.

Senior forward Amber Jackson attempts to get past Iowa's guards during the women's basketball game January 4, 2009.

Hoosiers welcome Badgers, former coach Bennett

When IU coach Felisha Legette-Jack looks across at the opposite bench in tonight’s game against Wisconsin, she is likely to get a glimpse of former Hoosiers coach Kathi Bennett.

Coach: ‘Ladies became women’ with win

Despite senior forward Whitney Thomas and sophomore guard Jori Davis going a combined 3-for-19 from the field and combining for just 15 points, the IU women’s basketball team overcame a four-point halftime deficit to defeat Miami (Fla.) 69-54 in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge. In the second half, the Hoosiers (5-2) outscored the Hurricanes 41-22 and shot 52 percent from the field.

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