BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — After a big win over Michigan last Thursday in Assembly Hall, Indiana is now ranked No. 11 in the Associated Press Top-25 Poll.
This is the highest ranking in program history.
Below is the full press release from the program:
Indiana women’s basketball moved up three spots in the Week 14 Associated Press Top 25 to No. 11 and its highest ever ranking among both national polls on Monday.
The Hoosiers previously checked in at No. 12 in the 2019-20 season in three separate weeks in its highest ranking among the media poll prior to Monday’s release. This is the 34th consecutive week IU has been ranked in the Associated Press Top 25.
In the other national poll - the USA Today/WBCA coaches poll - IU is currently ranked No. 12, also program-high. Updated rankings for the coaches poll come out on Tuesday.
Indiana is coming off a 70-65 win over then No. 11 Michigan at home on Thursday night. Senior guard Ali Patberg led the way with 21 points and junior guard Grace Berger (16 points) and junior forward Aleksa Gulbe (13 points) each added double figures. They will next take on Wisconsin in Madison on Wednesday night. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. ET on Big Ten Network Plus.
Below is the full top 25:
2. NC State
3. Texas A&M
5. South Carolina
13. South Florida
15. Ohio State
18. West Virginia
22. South Dakota State
23. Missouri State
Others receiving votes:
Oklahoma State 16, Northwestern 11, Florida Gulf Coast 8, Stephen F. Austin 6, Virginia Tech 5, South Dakota 3, Georgia Tech 3, Marquette 1
- PATTERSON OPTS OUT OF SEASON: Indiana's Danielle Patterson has opted out for the remainder of the year. CLICK HERE
- BERGER ADDED TO WATCH LIST: Grace Berger joins Ali Patberg on the Wade Trophy Watch List, getting added as a midseason addition. CLICK HERE
- PENN OPTS OUT OF SEASON: Indiana senior guard Jaelynn Penn has opted out for the remainder of the year. CLICK HERE
- CARDANO-HILLARY PROVIDING SPARK: Transfer Nicole Cardaño-Hillary has been a huge lift for IUWBB off the bench this season. CLICK HERE