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No. 6 Indiana tops Nebraska 72-66 without Holmes

Jan. 13, 2022 21:39 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana was missing leading scorer Mackenzie Holmes and still found a way to beat Nebraska. Grace Berger scored 22 points, helping the No. 6 Hoosiers survive a late push from Nebraska and held on for a 72-65 victory Thursday night. “They...

Five Hoosiers in double figures in win over Gophers 73-60

Jan. 09, 2022 18:22 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 13 points and 12 rebounds and Indiana beat Minnesota 73-60 on Sunday. With a Minnesota defense concentrating on Jackson-Davis, who averages just under 20 points a game, the Hoosiers responded with five players scoring in double...

Jackson-Davis scores 27, Indiana shuts down No. 13 OSU 67-51

Jan. 06, 2022 22:11 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and Indiana used stifling defense down the stretch to pull away for a 67-51 victory over No. 13 Ohio State on Thursday night. Jackson-Davis made 11 of 17 from the field for the Hoosiers (11-3, 2-2 Big...

No. 8 Indiana women top No. 6 Maryland for 1st win in series

Jan. 02, 2022 18:23 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Ali Patberg scored 18 points, Aleksa Gulbe and Mackenzie Holmes each had a double-double and No. 8 Indiana beat sixth-ranked Maryland 70-63 in overtime on Sunday for its first victory in the 12-game series. Indiana led by nine points with three minutes left...

Nonprofit arts group hopes to change lives through the arts

Dec. 26, 2021 01:05 AM EST

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Art Station is ready to welcome Bloomington-Normal children “home” where they can be messy and explore new means of expression through art. “I’m so excited to have people come and participate with us, “ said Joey Hatch, education...

New I-69 section's southbound lanes open in central Indiana

Dec. 24, 2021 11:17 AM EST

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A new section of the Interstate 69 extension project in central Indiana has fully opened for traffic. Crews opened up the highway’s southbound lanes through Martinsville on Thursday, three days after traffic was allowed on the northbound lanes, the...

Jackson-Davis, Indiana start fast, beat N. Kentucky 79-61

Dec. 22, 2021 21:28 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis made his first three shots, scored 21 points with three dunks and zero turnovers as Indiana cruised to a 79-61 win over Northern Kentucky on Wednesday night. Jackson-Davis, the top returning scorer in the Big Ten, was 9-of-11 shooting...

Bloomington zoo's big cat exhibit reopening after COVID-19

Dec. 21, 2021 22:05 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The big cat exhibit at a central Illinois zoo is reopening after five animals had COVID-19. A tiger and three snow leopards appear to be fully recovered at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, while another snow leopard might not appear for a few more days...

New Interstate 69 section reopened in central Indiana

Dec. 20, 2021 11:45 AM EST

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A new section of the Interstate 69 extension project in central Indiana has reopened for drivers. The northbound lanes of I-69 through Martinsville were opened Monday morning following a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Gov. Eric Holcomb and other officials....

Holmes gets double-double, No. 10 Indiana beats W. Michigan

Dec. 19, 2021 17:02 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes got her second double-double of the season, Grace Berger scored 16 points and No. 10 Indiana beat Western Michigan 67-57 on Sunday. Holmes grabbed her 10th rebound just under two minutes into the second half and finished the game with 17...