Postgame Notes - Indiana at Ohio State
Jan. 7, 2010
*The Hoosiers finished the game with four three-point field goals, the sixth straight game with at least four made from beyond the arc. On the year, the Hoosiers have made at least four in 12 of 14 games.
*Indiana also had 10 offensive rebounds, the ninth time they have had double-digits on the offensive glass.
*The eight offensive rebounds allowed against Ohio State is the third-lowest opponent total on the season.
*Indiana had 10 offensive rebounds to just eight for Ohio State, marking the seventh time this season IU has grabbed more offensive boards than its opponent.
*Verdell Jones III led Indiana with 22 points to mark the fourth consecutive game against a Big Ten opponent that he has topped 20 points. He did scored 23 at Wisconsin and against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament before dropping 20 points on Michigan this season in the conference opener.
*Jones had seven made field goals in the game and six of those were layups, with five of those coming in the second half.
*Christian Watford was the second Hoosier in double figures with 11 points, including a pair of three point field goals in the first half on consecutive possessions. It's the first time in his career that he has hit two triples in a game. He has now scored in double figures in 11 of 14 games this season.
*Jeremiah Rivers only had four points in the game, but he continued to show his all-around value by grabbing eight rebounds and dishing out five assists in 32 minutes.
*Daniel Moore provided energy off the bench an d hit his first three-point field goal of the season and his first since March 12, 2009, against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament. He finished last year with four made triples.
*Devan Dumes had six points, three rebounds and a steal off the bench.
*Jordan Hulls struggled from the field, going 0-for-5, but did grab four rebounds, including three on the offensive end.
*Bawa Muniru scored his first field goal since the season opener against Howard and his first points since Northwestern State.
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