BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana Women’s Basketball welcomed Rutgers to Simon Scujot Assembly Hall on Sunday for their first meetup since the 2019-2020 season, when the next three regular season games were canceled due to COVID-19. increase.
Rutgers are off to a rough start to the season as they rank last in the Big Ten on both offense and defense. Scarlett his Knights average 64.6 points per game and his opponent scored 72.7 points when facing Rutgers.
Freshman guard Kaylen Smikle, who leads the Scarlet Knights, is the only player to reach double figures, averaging 17.2 points per game. Junior forward Chyna his Cornwell tears up the board with 8.8 rebounds per game.
On Thursday, the Rutgers beat Penn State 86-82 in overtime for their third conference victory of the season and their third straight loss.
But the New Jersey team will face the No. 6 Indiana team, who beat No. It will be difficult. .
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Senior forward Mackenzie Holmes was the team’s leading scorer with 26 points. She also leads the team in rebounding with her 8.1 boards per game.
During the post-game press conference, Holmes reminded everyone that the Big Ten is a tough conference and teams treat every game the same. He said he would never be overwhelmed by victory.
That might seem difficult for the Hoosiers, who are tied 9-1 with Iowa in the Big Ten standings. Indiana also has his 50% field goal percentage, making him the second highest field goal percentage in the nation behind UConn.
This matchup will be the Hoosiers’ final matchup before returning home on February 9 at 6:30 PM ET to face an in-form Iowa team.
How to watch Rutgers vs Indiana
- Who: Rutgers Scarlet Knights (9-13)(3-7) vs. No. 6 Indiana Hoosiers (19-1)(9-1)
- when: Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 2:00 PM ET
- Where: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall — Bloomington, Indiana
- broadcast: B1G+
- wireless: WHCC 105.1
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