LIVE: Indiana women's basketball loses to Miami in NCAA tournament

Indiana women's basketball hosts Miami in NCAA tournament second-round action.

The top-seeded Hoosiers (27-3) defeated Tennessee Tech in the first round as All-American center Mackenzie Holmes sat out with a knee injury. Freshman Lilly Meister acquitted herself well in Holmes' place. Holmes is expected back tonight.

The Hurricanes (20-12) edged Oklahoma State in the first round after trailing heading into the fourth quarter. Haley Cavinder leads Miami, averaging 12.8 points per game, and Destiny Harden adds 11.9 points and 5.8 rebounds.

Opener:No 1-vs.-16 drama here. IU women advance with 30-point win over Tennessee Tech

More:IU has stars, but bench's mentality propels Hoosiers, too

Final: Miami 70, IU 68

Indiana trails for 35 minutes before tying with just under 4 minutes left. But the Hoosiers never lead and bow out in the second round.

Mackenzie Holmes has 22 points and 8 rebounds. Grace Berger adds 17 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Yarden Garzon adds 10, including IU's last 6.

Lola Pendande has 19 points and 7 rebounds, Jasmyne Roberts has 16 and 6, and Destiny Harden 18 points.

Closing minute

Destiny Harden scores with 3 seconds left. Miami alum and Colts receivers coach Reggie Wayne is there.

Yarden Garzon hits a 3 with 6.6 seconds left. 68-68.

Grace Berger misses, and Sydney Parrish fouls out by colliding with Hailey Cavinder, who makes 2 free throws with 12.7 seconds left. It's 68-65.

Destiny Harden misses both free throws, and Sydney Parrish calls timeout after securing the rebound.

Chloe Moore-McNeil misses a layup, and Grace Berger must foul with 20.9 seconds left.

Destiny Harden makes 1-of-2 free throws with 42.1 seconds left, and Miami is up 66-65.

:49.5 left 4Q: IU 65, Miami 65

Yarden Garzon's 3 from the left corner ties it.

Hailey Cavinder hits a right wing 3 to put Miami up 65-60.

Mackenzie Holmes misses a chance at the And-1 and IU's first lead with 3 minutes left.

Holmes scores with 3:53 to go, tying it at 58. The previous tie was at 2.

4:58 left 4Q: Miami 57, IU 53

Lashae Dwyer, playing because Miami's starting guards have 4 fouls each, gets an And-1. Miami's up 57-51.

Yarden Garzon's 3 brings IU within 52-51. She has 68 3s this season, the most ever by an IU freshman.

IU misses 2 opportunities to take the lead in the opening minute of the quarter.

End 3Q: Miami 49, IU 48

Mackenzie Holmes scores at the buzzer.

Holmes scores inside again, but Miami's Jasmyne Roberts rattles in a 3. Both have 14 points.

Destiny Harden makes 3 free throws after being fouled by Sydney Parrish. The Hurricanes are 1-of-10 from the field in the quarter.

4:17 left 3Q: Miami 43, IU 40

A wild sequence results in a lot of contact, missed layups on both ends and a jump ball that goes to Miami on the possession arrow.

Mackenzie Holmes already has 6 points in the quarter and is up to 10.

7:07 left 3Q: Miami 43, IU 38

Mackenzie Holmes adds 2 baskets. Timeout, Miami.

Grace Berger scores the first 5 points of the second half. She's up to 15.

Halftime: Miami 41, IU 29

Miami is shooting 57% while IU is at 34%. The Hurricanes are 7-of-10 on 3s, while IU is 1-of-8.

Destiny Harden has 12 points despite missing much of the second quarter. Lola Pendande has 12 points and 4 rebounds.

Grace Berger has 10 points and Chloe Moore-McNeil 7 for the Hoosiers. Mackenzie Holmes has 4 points on 2-of-9 shooting.

2:35 left 2Q: Chloe Moore-McNeil puts IU closer

She hits 2 free throws and follows those with IU's first 3-pointer in 8 attempts. IU trails 32-27. Timeout, Miami.

3:43 left 2Q: Miami 31, IU 22

Chloe Moore-McNeil's steal and layup caps a 6-0 run, but Hanna Cavinder banks in a 3 from the top of the key.

Sydney Parrish sits with 2 fouls at the 6:15 mark. She has 2 points.

IU gets to the bonus with 6:30 left.

Destiny Harden has 2 fouls and sits with 7:50 left. Her And-1 gives her 12 points and Miami leads 26-12.

Harden opens the quarter with a 3. At 27% on the season, she is 3-of-3 so far.

End 1Q: Miami 20, IU 12

The Hurricanes shoot 60%, including 2-of-2 3-pointers. IU is 0-of-4 from long range.

Sara Scalia misses a 3 then hobbles toward the bench and heads to the locker room.

4:25 left 1Q: Miami 14, IU 4

Lola Pendande has 8 points and Destiny Harden 6. Miami is shooting 60% early, and IU is at 25%.

Pendande has Miami's first two baskets and Destiny Harden's 3 puts the Hurricanes up 7-2.

Sara Scalia's status; IU women's basketball starting lineup

She was checked for a non-COVID illness pregame but returned to the court with the team shortly before tipoff.

Mackenzie Holmes will start

IU's All-American post player is listed as a probable starter after missing the first-round game.

What channel is Indiana women's basketball on?

Time: 8 p.m. ET Monday, March 20, 2023, at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana


Radio: 105.1 FM in Bloomington and SiriusXM Channels 206 and 969

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: Indiana women's basketball vs. Miami score updates, highlights