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Indiana WBB preview: Ranked Hoosiers provide rematch for Falcons in non-conference finale

Indiana’s Lexus Bargasser

For both Bowling Green and #16 Indiana, Friday’s contest between the two programs is the final game of both the calendar year, as well as the non-conference schedule.

It is also a rematch from last season, which saw the Hoosiers thump the Falcons by a final score of 96-61 in Bloomington.

But for BGSU, they are coming off of playing the #1 team in the nation in South Carolina and by every stretch of the imagination, the Falcons kept themselves in a respectable light.

Will that game mean that Friday night will be a bit closer than the national media may think? Only time will tell.

For now, let’s look at the Hoosiers.



Current Record: 9-1 OVR, 1-0 BIG

Head Coach: Teri Moren (10th season)

Notable Moren Facts:

  • Moren has taken the program to five NCAA Tournament appearances, two Sweet Sixteens and an Elite Eight appearance along with registering eight-consecutive 20-win seasons.
  • Moren was named the Big Ten Coach of the Year for the second time in her nine-year career a season ago.
  • Last year, Moren’s Hoosiers earned their first ever #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament after winning a program-best 28 games.


Notable Names:

  • Mackenzie Holmes (Sr.)- This post is a problem. The reigning Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, Holmes is not only a beast on the defensive end, but is also a nightmare on the offensive side of the ball. A native of Gorham, Maine, Holmes is fourth all-time in scoring (1,897), second in blocks (208) and eight in rebounds (774). Last season, Holmes started and appeared in 31 games, averaging a team-high 22.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game, while shooting 68% from the floor, which led the Big Ten and ranks first all-time in a single season in program history. With BG having to have faced the incredible size of South Carolina on Tuesday, Holmes provides another huge challenge for the Falcon forwards.


  • Sydney Parrish (Sr.)- Parrish is an all-around guard who uses her 6’2 frame to gain mismatches on the perimeter. From the nearby town of Fishers, Parrish a season ago averaged 12 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.6 steals per game, all while shooting 44.8% from the floor and 36.7% from beyond the arc. Making an appearance in all 32 games last year, she registered double-digit scoring outputs in 23 games, while also collecting four double-doubles. Expect BG to dedicate one of their scrappier defenders, such as Lexi Fleming, to stay attached to Parrish all throughout the contest.


  • Chloe Moore-McNeil (Sr.)- McNeil is the definition of a balanced basketball player who does not make very many mistakes. In fact, there were only two players better than her last year in regards to assist-to-turnover ratio, as her +3.2 assist-to-turnover ratio (155 assists, 48 turnovers) was third overall in NCAA Division I. The Hoosiers leader in assists last year (155), McNeil played in all 32 games a season ago, averaging  9.5 points, 4.8 assists, and 3.9 rebounds per game. One other characteristic that makes her deadly? Her free throw shooting, as last year, McNeil average 86.3% from the charity stripe.


Notable Numbers:

  • Indiana shot 71.7% from the floor in their 109-56 win against Evansville on Monday night. Not only did IU set a new single game program record, it marked the highest percentage shot by any NCAA Division I team this season.
  • The Hoosiers have won 16-straight non-conference home games, dating back to the 2021-22 season, with its last loss against North Carolina State in December 2021.
  • Indiana’s bench scored 31 points in the win over Evansville on Monday night. It was the third time this season the bench has scored 30-points or more.


Tip-off between the Falcons and Hoosiers is set for 6 p.m. tonight from Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall. Join Falcon Media Sports Network’s Brandon Loe as he has the call on 88.1 FM WBGU beginning at 5:45 p.m.

For more stories related to BGSU Athletics, follow Falcon Media Sports Network on X (@bg_fmsn).

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