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.
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
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 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
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.
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.
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
In her first two seasons with the Hoosiers, IU coach Felisha Legette-Jack has taken the team to the WNIT, but this year she hopes for a different scenario
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.
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.