Coaches: Rene Portland is 576-201 in her 25th season at Penn State and 663-230 overall. Kathi Bennett is 71-69 in her fifth season at Indiana and 295-172 overall.
Series: Penn State is 22-3 all-time against Indiana.
Last meeting: Penn State beat Indiana 65-44 in January.
Radio: Penn State Sports Network (Jerry Fisher, Matt McDonald).
Penn State - G Jess Strom, 5-7 Sr. (15.6 ppg), G Tanisha Wright, 5-11 Sr. (19.9 ppg), G Jennifer Harris, 6-0 So. (11.3 ppg), F Ashli Schwab, 6-3 Sr. (6.3 ppg), F Amanda Brown, 6-4 So. (7.1 ppg).
Indiana- G Cyndi Valentin, 5-8 Jr. (15.5 ppg), G LeeAnn Stephenson, 5-6 Sr. (6.4 ppg), G Annika Boyd, 5-10 So. (4.9 ppg), F Jamie Gathing, 6-0 Sr. (5.5 ppg), F Angela Hawkins, 6-3 Jr. (5.9 ppg).
Quick Quiz: Who is the only Lady Lions' player from the state of Indiana?
Penn State Notes:
Wright scored a season-low six points Purdue on Sunday. It was the first time she failed to reach double-digits in 23 games.
The Lady Lions scored a season-low 17 points in the first half against the Boilermakers.
Strom's lone 3-pointer against Purdue put her in a tie for third all-time in 3-pointers made among Lady Lions with Tiffany Longworth.
Wright leads the Big Ten in scoring, averaging 19.9 points per game.
Stat Watch: Penn State is shooting 78.8 percent from the free throw line.
The Hoosiers are 0-11 all-time at the BJC.
Indiana ranks last in the Big Ten in scoring, averaging 51.4 points per game.
The Hoosiers rank first in the Big Ten in field goal percentage defense, allowing opponents to shoot just 36 percent from the floor.
Indiana has been without its leading scorer and rebounder from a year ago. Jenny DeMuth tore her ACL during practice before the season began and is out for the season. She averaged 18.3 points and 7.7 rebounds per game last year.
The Hoosiers rank last in the conference in field goal percentage, assists and steals.
Stat Watch: Indiana is shooting 71.3 percent from the free throw line.
Quiz Answer: Adrienne Squire is from Indian Creek, Ind.
FOS Prediction: Penn State 62, Indiana 51
Comment: The Lady Lions are just too tough at home, especially facing an overmatched Indiana squad.