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IU women to play in WNIT on Sunday

IU’s NCAA Tournament hopes ended on Monday, when the team did not receive an at-large bid. Now the Hoosiers (19-10) will prepare for a run in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament. The team will face either Dayton or Oakland at 2 p.m. Sunday at Assembly Hall.


IU women will play in WNIT tournament

IU's winning season wasn't enough for an at-large bid to the NCAA women's tournament, but on Monday night the Hoosiers received an automatic bid to the Women's National Invitation Tournament.


Members of the IU basketball team huddle up before taking the court for a game against Purdue during the second round of the Big Ten Tournament on March 6 at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

IU women learn their fate tonight

The IU women's basketball team will learn their post-season fate at 6 p.m. today when the NCAA selection show airs on ESPN. The Hoosiers will gather in a room at Coaches Bar and Grill for a NCAA Selection Show Party to see if they will receive an at-large bid to the big dance.


Have the Hoosiers done enough to dance?

IU must wait to see if the NCAA selection committee will accept the team for a position in the tournament. While the Hoosiers’ resume has some strong points, the question remains: Will it be enough to make the big dance?


IU has reasons to be mad in March

INDIANAPOLIS – Twenty minutes after the final whistle blew, the Hoosiers’ locker room was silent, as if jerseys and equipment were the only things inside.


IU senior forward Amber Jackson, center, walks off the court after IU’s 68-64 loss to Purdue in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament on Friday in Indianapolis. Jackson had 13 points in the loss.

Hoosiers' waiting game begins

The IU women’s basketball team was still filled with hurt and heartache 30 minutes after its Big Ten Tournament ended. The women sat lifelessly in the Conseco Fieldhouse locker room, trying to cope after they coughed up a 14-point first-half lead en route to a 64-68 loss to in-state rival Purdue.




IU loses heartbreaker to rival Purdue 68-64

The IU women's basketball team missed a last-second shot to tie the game against Purdue this afternoon in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. Visit the IDS Above the Rim blog for more information on the game


IU senior forward Amber Jackson puts up a challenged shot during the second half of IU's 68-50 win against Michigan in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Jackson had 15 points.

IU overcomes 12-0 start against Michigan

Nearly seven minutes into the first half, the IU women’s basketball team had not scored a point. Then freshman Lindsay Enterline hit a 3-pointer, which was followed by an increased effort by the Hoosiers (19-9). IU came back to beat Michigan 68-50 in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday in Indianapolis.


IU forward Amber Jackson, left, and guard Jamie Braun, right, try to strip the ball away from Michigan's Stephany Skrba during the first round of the Big Ten Woman's Tournament on Thursday at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. IU trailed 28-26 at the half.

IU wins 68-50, will play Purdue Friday

IU made it three victories on the season against Michigan this afternoon in a 68-50 win in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. For more information about the game, go to Above the Rim


IU senior guard Kim Roberson, No. 35, looks up court on a fast break during IU's 67-61 win against Michigan on Sunday at Assembly Hall. Roberson was honored during a Senior Night ceremony after the game.

Big Ten tourney awaits Hoosiers

Starting today, the Hoosiers will make their closing argument to the tournament selection committee. IU starts Big Ten Tournament play against Michigan this afternoon in Indianapolis.



Senior Night caps off career of four Hoosiers

Of the 11 banners hanging from the rafters of Assembly Hall, 10 belong to the accomplishments of men’s teams. Members of the women’s basketball team said IU coach Felisha Legette-Jack does not let them forget that fact, but the current senior class might reverse that trend. Legette-Jack said she wants the tradition and legacy to be about an all-around approach.




IU beats Michigan 67-61, finishes out regular season

In basketball, March signifies one thing: the NCAA tournament. With no spot solidified for the Hoosiers, a win against the 10th-place team in the conference would only help their case to get in. The Hoosiers got that win Sunday, defeating Michigan 67-61 on Senior Day.



Hoosiers beat Michigan by 6

The IU women's basketball team closed out the regular season today with a 67-61 victory over Michigan at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers hope the win will help secure a spot in this year's NCAA Tournament. Check the IDS Above the Rim blog for more information about the game



Buckeyes best Hoosiers by 12

Indiana lost 79-67 to No. 20 Ohio State this afternoon in Bloomington. For more information about the game, visit Above the Rim


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.


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