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    Feb. 13, 1998

    Women's Hoops Takes Down Indiana, 81-59

    DeWall notches first triple-double in school history

    EVANSTON, Ill.-- Northwestern (9-18, 3-11 Big Ten) upset Indiana (17-10, 8-6 Big Ten), 81-59, taking down the Hoosiers who entered tonight's game at Welsh Ryan Arena ranking third in the Big Ten.

    The Wildcats opened up the game with a 7-0 lead over the first four minutes of the game. Megan Chawansky hit a three-pointer with 6:39 left to give NU a 31-19 advantage. The Wildcats took a 39-31 lead at the half. Northwestern continued to lead throughout the second half, closing out the game with their biggest lead of the game at 22 points.

    Northwestern senior guard Amber Dewall, playing her final Big Ten game in Welsh Ryan Arena, notched the first triple-double in NU history with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists. Wildcat forward Kristina Divjak's three pointer with 14:08 remaining in the second half made her the sixth player in Big Ten history to hit 200 career three-pointers. Divjak shot 8-of-16 from the field for 20 points. Megan Chawansky finished as the Wildcats' leading scorer with a game-high 27 points, shooting 4-of-4 from behind the arc.