Jan. 8, 2012
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Postgame Notes - Indiana at Penn State
- The Hoosiers improve to 15-1 overall on the season and 3-1 in Big Ten play
- Indiana leads the all-time series with Penn State 29-9 following the win and 12-5 in University Park.
- The 3-1 start in conference action is the best since starting 6-0 during the 2007-08 season. The last time that IU won three straight Big Ten games was Feb. 19-26, 2008.
- For Indiana, it's their first Big Ten road win since Jan. 21, 2010 - a 67-61 victory at Penn State
- The 88 points scored by the Hoosiers are the most in a Big Ten road contest since scoring 89 at Northwestern on Feb. 5, 2000
- With the 17 assists in the game on 24 made field goals, Indiana has assisted on 32 of 51 made field goals (62.7 percent)
- The Hoosiers held a 33-28 edge on the backboards, the 10th time this season that Indiana has win the rebounding battle.
- IU connected on 16-of-24 3-point field goals in the contest, one shy of the IU single-game record for made triples. It is the fourth time this season that the Hoosiers have made 10 or more 3-point field goals.
- The last time Indiana made 16 or more 3-point field goals was March 3, 2007 in Assembly Hall when the Hoosiers made a school-record 17 trifectas.
- Over the last two games, Indiana has connected on 23-of-35 triples (65.7 percent)
- Indiana shot 24-of-47 from the floor for 51.1 percent, the second straight game shooting over 50 percent and the eighth time overall this season
- In the first half, the Hoosiers missed their first two 3-point field goal attempts but proceeded to make their next seven before Jordan Hulls' 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer hit the back iron and missed to end the streak.
- Indiana had four players score in double figures, the 13th time in 16 games that at least four players have scored in double figures
- Roth's 22 points off the bench is the most since Roth scored 29 points off the bench against Ohio State on Jan. 31, 2009. It's also the second time this season that an IU player has score 20+ points off the bench (Sheehey 21 vs. Butler).
- Junior Jordan Hulls scored a game-high and career-high 28 points in the game on 7-of-9 shooting from the 3-point line and 7-of-9 free throw shooting. The seven 3-pointers are one short of tying his career best of eight made 3-pointers against Northwestern on March 6, 2010.
- Senior Matt Roth exploded off the bench for 22 points on 5-of-6 shooting from long range and a perfect 7-of-7 at the free throw line. It's the second time in his career that he scored 20 or more points (29 vs. Ohio State on Jan. 31, 2009. Entering the game on Sunday, Roth was just 6-of-6 at the free throw line but connected on all seven attempts.
- Senior Verdell Jones III scored five points, grabbed four rebounds and handed out six assists. Jones now has 1,261 career points to remain in 27th place on the all-time career scoring list, four points shy of Steve Green for 26th on the list.
- Junior Christian Watford poured in 10 points and pulled down seven rebounds in 37 minutes of action. He remains in 40th place on the career scoring list at IU with 1,050 points.
- Freshmen Cody Zeller also reached double figures in the scoring column with 10 points to go with four rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a steal.
- Sophomore Victor Oladipo scored six points, snatched six rebounds and had two assists.
- Freshmen Remy Abell had five points in seven minutes off the bench