IUWBB: Georgia Tech at Indiana

:57.2 (4Q): IU holds a 66-60 lead. Hoosiers getting stops on the defensive end.

3:44 (4Q): Another and-1 layup for Buss, and she has 20 points. And IU has a 62-60 lead over Georgia Tech.

4:20 (4Q): A big and-1 layup for Tyra Buss gave the Hoosiers a 57-56 lead. Georgia Tech answered, but Buss is going back to the line with the Hoosiers down one.

END OF THIRD: Indiana 47, Georgia Tech 46

Indiana retakes the lead with a drive by Tyra Buss with seconds ticking down in the third. It has been a back and forth game, thus far.

4:58 (3Q): Georgia Tech retakes the lead, but the an airball by Karlee McBride is rebounded by Kym Royster and put back for points. McBride then stole a Georgia Tech pass and found Tyra Buss on the other end to make it 38-34, IU.

HALFTIME: Indiana 29, Georgia Tech 28.

Indiana retook the lead thanks to a 3 by Tyra Buss on one possession, then a drop-off to Lyndsay Leikem underneath the basket on the next. Georgia Tech answered with a 3, but Hoosiers still have the lead heading into halftime.

Karlee McBride leads the Hoosiers with 7. Jenn Anderson has six. Both Tyra Buss and Tyshee Towner have five.

3:57 (2Q): Georgia Tech just went on a 10-0 run, capitalizing on three straight IU turnovers, including a backcourt violation by Lyndsay Leikem which was followed by a 3 by GT’s Irene Gari. The Yellow Jackets also got a 3-point play from Aaliyah Whiteside on a second-chance opportunity. GT is winning on the boards, 23-15, with 8 offensive rebounds to the Hoosiers 1.

END OF FIRST: Indiana 15, Georgia Tech 13

Karlee McBride came off the bench and scored three straight buckets, one a 3. That put IU up, 13-10. When the Yellow Jackets knotted it back up at 13-13, Alexis Gassion cleared her teammates out of the paint, set up a dribble drive to the basket to give IU the advantage at the first break.

4:49 (1q): Georgia Tech won the opening tip and went up 2-0. Tyshee Towner hit a 3 to put IU back up, but an entry pass to Aaliyah Whiteside was almost too easy on the other end. She got inside, no interference, and scored to make it 6-3, GT. A layup by Tyra Buss knotted it back up at 6-6, but then the Yellow Jackets scored on a third-chance opportunity to make it 8-6.


Updates to follow from the Hoosiers’ Big Ten-ACC Challenge matchup with Georgia Tech. One subplot: Teri Moren faces off with former Purdue teammate MaChelle Joseph, the head coach of the Yellow Jackets.

Stay tuned.