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Indiana’s Mackenzie Holmes selected by Seattle Storm in 2024 NBA draft

  • Staff 04/16/2024 7:52 am  

On Monday, the Seattle Storm selected former Indiana forward Mackenzie Holmes with the 26th pick of the 2024 WNBA draft. Here’s the full release on Holmes being selected, via IU media relations: BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Indiana’s Mackenzie Holmes was selected ...

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Mackenzie Holmes declares for 2024 WNBA draft, will undergo knee surgery in May

  • Alex Bozich 04/10/2024 12:36 pm  

Mackenzie Holmes, Indiana women’s basketball’s all-time leading scorer, announced Wednesday that she is declaring for the 2024 WNBA draft. Holmes, however, won’t be available to play professionally this year because she will undergo knee surgery next month. Here is the ...

Indiana’s Sara Scalia wins college 3-point championship in Phoenix

  • Staff 04/05/2024 8:38 am  

Indiana guard Sara Scalia won the college 3-point championship Thursday night in Phoenix, Arizona. Here are the details on Scalia’s victory, via IU Athletics: PHOENIX – Indiana senior guard Sara Scalia hit 19 3-pointers in the final round as she ...

Indiana’s Mackenzie Holmes and Sara Scalia to participate in women’s college all-star game

  • Staff 04/04/2024 4:06 pm  

Indiana’s Mackenzie Holmes and Sara Scalia will participate in the women’s college all-star game this weekend in Cleveland, Ohio, it was announced on Thursday. Here’s the full release from IU Athletics: CLEVELAND – Indiana’s Mackenzie Holmes and Sara Scalia will ...

Indiana’s Sara Scalia set to participate in college 3-point championship in Phoenix

  • Staff 04/03/2024 8:02 am  

Indiana senior guard Sara Scalia will participate in the State Farm College 3-Point championship at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix on Thursday, April 4. Here’s the full release issued this week on Scalia’s participation in the event: PHOENIX – Indiana ...

Indiana’s close loss to South Carolina in Sweet Sixteen highlights how bright the future is

  • Amanda Foster 03/29/2024 9:30 pm  

ALBANY, NY – Nobody thought Indiana would even be close. The consensus was that Indiana would have to play a perfect game to even compete with No. 1-seed South Carolina and even then the Hoosiers would be lucky to keep ...

“Playing with house money”: Indiana has nothing to lose in Sweet Sixteen matchup against South Carolina

  • Amanda Foster 03/29/2024 7:33 am  

Indiana women’s basketball has nothing to lose right now. Even though they’re playing in the Sweet Sixteen? Yes. Even though they could lose that game and end their season? Yes. Even though they’re playing against No. 1-seed South Carolina, who ...

Indiana faces its toughest challenge yet against South Carolina in tonight’s Sweet Sixteen

  • Kevin Vera 03/29/2024 7:22 am  

Indiana’s reward for reaching its third Sweet Sixteen in four seasons is a date with the nation’s top program: South Carolina. Indiana will face the No. 1 overall seed Gamecocks Friday night at MVP Arena in Albany, New York. The ...

Late-game heroics from Mackenzie Holmes lead Indiana to Sweet Sixteen

  • Amanda Foster 03/26/2024 8:23 am  

Moments before Indiana tipped off its round of 32 NCAA tournament game against Oklahoma Monday night, Mackenzie Holmes had one final message to her team: no regrets. It was her final game at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, and she wanted ...

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Fueled by mental toughness, Indiana pushes past Oklahoma for Sweet Sixteen berth

  • Kevin Vera 03/26/2024 8:15 am  

It looked like it was happening again. Two minutes and 41 seconds remained. Indiana’s time was running out and another disappointing loss in the second round of the NCAA tournament soon appeared to be the harsh reality. Oklahoma’s Aubrey Joens ...

“Entitled to nothing”: Indiana fully prepared to face Oklahoma in NCAA tournament second round

  • Amanda Foster 03/24/2024 5:22 pm  

The last time Indiana and Oklahoma women’s basketball were in the same building, the two programs were in Fort Myers, Florida, for the Fort Myers Tip-Off in November. The Hoosiers and the Sooners were in the same four-team division but ...

Strong third quarter propels Indiana to win against Fairfield in NCAA tournament opener

  • Kevin Vera 03/23/2024 7:00 pm  

Adapt, adjust and move on. That’s the NCAA tournament. In Saturday’s NCAA tournament opener at Assembly Hall, Indiana found itself in potential danger after the first two quarters. The Hoosiers held a four-point lead – 38-34 – against Fairfield after ...

Sara Scalia’s energy, 3-point shooting lift Indiana to first round NCAA tournament win

  • Amanda Foster 03/23/2024 6:26 pm  

Before Sara Scalia came to Indiana, nobody knew who she was. Sure, they knew Scalia. She was the sharpshooter from Minnesota who would kill you if your perimeter defense was anything less than suffocating. She wore number 14 and sported ...

Connected and prepared, Indiana women’s basketball is ready for March Madness

  • Kevin Vera 03/22/2024 1:45 pm  

In college basketball, March always offers a level of unknown. Teams across the country battle throughout the regular season to work their way up and see their name in the NCAA tournament bracket. Indiana is no different; a new year ...

Mackenzie Holmes named a second team All-American by USBWA

  • Staff 03/19/2024 2:15 pm  

Indiana graduate student Mackenzie Holmes has been named a second team All-American by the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA), it was announced on Tuesday. Here’s the full release on the honor for Holmes, via IU Athletics: INDIANAPOLIS – Graduate ...

Indiana is grateful, excited and confident heading into NCAA tournament

  • Amanda Foster 03/18/2024 8:06 am  

Indiana spent the week after its loss to Michigan in the Big Ten tournament quarterfinals in a state of limbo. Forced to wait out the results of other games and tournaments around the country, Indiana could only take it day ...