Teri Moren breaks record for most wins as Indiana women’s basketball coach

Indiana’s women’s basketball coach Teri Moren became the school’s all-time top coach Wednesday night.

Moren won her 189th game at IU, an 83-72 win at No. 21 Illinois, and she did it in only her ninth season at Bloomington. With the win, she surpassed Jim Izard, who coached the program for 12 seasons.

Moren took the Hoosiers to new levels of success during their time in Indiana, leading the team to consecutive Sweet Sixteens and an Elite Eight appearance. Before Moren’s arrival, the Hoosiers had yet to make a sweet sixteen. She was also able to guide Indiana to its first Big Ten Tournament Championship game in 20 years last season.

Before coming to Indiana, Moren played college basketball at Purdue University and was named to the All-Decade team. She then coached across the state of Indiana—first seven years at the University of Indianapolis in the Division II ranks. In 2010, Moren began her D1 coaching career at Indiana State University. In her four years as the team’s coach, she led the program to a conference championship and two appearances at the WNIT.

This season, the Hoosiers are 17-1, with notable victories over Illinois, Maryland and North Carolina. Indiana’s Mackenzie Holmes is the nation’s 12th leading scorer with 21.2 points per game. Moren’s talented roster also helped gain a foothold with fans, as Sunday’s win over Wisconsin had the highest regular-season viewership in the program’s history, with 10,422 fans in attendance. The Hoosiers have a daunting upcoming schedule in which they face back-to-back top-15 teams in No. 14 Michigan and No. 2 Ohio State on the road.

Earlier coverage of key moments in Teri Moren’s Indiana tenure

Moren vs. Money: To Whom Does Indiana Women’s Basketball Have Success?

“Grace Does What Grace Does”: Grace Berger delivers while Indiana advances to Sweet Sixteen

Indiana beats No. 1-seeded Ohio State in the Big Ten semifinals and goes to the championship for the first time in 20 years

Indiana wraps up the season of Purdue holding Boilermakers back in front of a raucous audience in the assembly hall

‘Not quite done’: Indiana women’s basketball goes its own way as the Hoosiers prepare for Elite Eight

”It ​​means the world to me”: Indiana advances to first-ever Elite Eight with thrilling win over NC State

‘No Secret Sauce’: How Grace Berger and Mackenzie Holmes transformed into two of the Big Ten’s best