Indiana got the “signature” win it was looking for Thursday with a 72-61 victory over No. 20 Michigan at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
Tyra Buss led the Hoosiers (18-8, 8-5 Big Ten) with 21 points and seven assists. Three other Hoosiers finished in double figure, including Amanda Cahill (15), Karlee McBride (13) and Alexis Gassion (10). Cahill also pulled down 12 rebounds.
Indiana shot 46 percent from the field, despite a 3-of-11 fourth quarter where the Wolverines were able to reduce the lead to 10 points. IU led by as many as 23 points, and came out ahead 19 through three quarters.
For the game, Michigan shot 41 percent from the field, but 6-foot-5 sophomore Hallie Thome was limited to 10 points on 4-of-10 shooting. Katelynn Flaherty finished with a game-high 23 points.