INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana All-Star girls basketball team made it a clean sweep over their Kentucky counterparts thanks to a big second half Saturday night.
The best of the Hoosier state used a dominating final half effort to notch an 88-58 win in the finale of the annual two-game series.
Indiana outscored Kentucky 50-30 in the second half to post the lopsided win at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Jordyn Frantz, a former star at NorthWood High School, had five points for the All-Stars. The talented guard, who will play at Saint Louis University, hit 1-4 from 3-point range and had four rebounds and a steal in 14 minutes of playing time.
Indiana Miss Basketball Ali Patberg, who is bound for Notre Dame, led the winners with 16 points.
Darby Maggard, who played at Fort Wayne Canterbury, had 13 points.
Tiara Murphy, a Purdue recruit who played at South Bend Washington, had eight points and five rebounds. Madeline Raster, a product of South Bend St. Joseph, added three points and three rebounds.
Indiana shot 26-72 overall from the field in the win, including 7-19 from distance. The hosts were 29-35 from the free throw line and had a huge 62-41 rebounding advantage.
Kentucky hit 24-77 from the field, including an abysmal 1-25 from deep. The best from the Bluegrass State were just 9-12 from the free throw line.
Indiana won the opener of the series 93-49 Friday night in Lexington.