IU women advance to 1st Big Ten semis since 2006

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ali Patberg scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds as No. 20 Indiana advanced to its first Big Ten tournament semifinal since 2006 with a 78-60 victory over Rutgers.

Patberg scored 14 straight Indiana points in the opening quarter for the first double-digit lead of the game at 18-8 and the Hoosiers never trailed again.

Rutgers went 25 of 33 from the foul line with Arella Guirantes going 15 for 16. Guirantes finished with 30 points on just 7-of-22 shooting for fifth-seeded Rutgers.

The Scarlet Knights had only two assists on 16 made field goals.

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