Indiana’s Sara Scalia Shines with 32 Points in Decisive Victory Over Bowling Green

Staff report

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Sara Scalia led Indiana’s dominant performance as the Hoosiers cruised to an 84-35 victory over Bowling Green in women’s basketball action at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on Thursday.

Scalia showcased her scoring prowess, contributing a game-high 32 points for Indiana (10-1) in a commanding display. The 6-foot-1 guard put up an impressive shooting display, connecting on 11 of 17 field goals, including sinking 8 of 11 attempts from beyond the arc.

Indiana took control early in the game and maintained their dominance throughout, finishing the first quarter with a 20-6 lead over Bowling Green (6-4). The Hoosiers’ relentless offense coupled with a stalwart defense limited their opponents to a mere 23.3% shooting from the field for the game.

Alongside Scalia’s performance, Mackenzie Holmes added a double-double, securing 10 rebounds and contributing 31 points for Indiana. Yarden Garzon and Chloe Moore-McNeil also made contributions, scoring 9 and 9 points respectively, aiding in the Hoosiers’ victory.

In contrast, Bowling Green struggled to find their rhythm offensively, shooting at a lowly 23.3% from the field. Their scoring was led by Amy Velasco with 14 points, but their inability to convert shots and capitalize on opportunities ultimately hindered their chances against a formidable Indiana squad.

The game was officiated by Mark Berger, Ashlee Goode, and Kalei Enterline and drew an attendance of 9,067 spectators at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.

The victory for Indiana extends their winning streak to 10 games.

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