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Tuesday, April 16
The Indiana Daily Student

Women's basketball


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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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






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

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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

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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

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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.