Indiana Women’s Basketball is playing 21st-rank Illinois for the second time this season

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — You won’t get deja vu, but Indiana women’s basketball meets the No. 21 Fighting Illini for the second time this season, except this time Illinois is 21st.

In the last meeting at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, the Hoosiers defeated Illinois 65-61, led by senior forward Mackenzie Holmes, by 23 points. Eight games later, the Gorham, Maine native still leads the team with a 21.2 point average and a team-high 8.1 rebounds.