IU vs. Minnesota - Postgame Notes
Jan. 12, 2012
Indiana Postgame Notes
Jan. 12, 2012
Indiana finished 22-of-25 at the free throw line on the night (88.0 percent). IU made its first 13 shots from the charity stripe, all in the first half. The Hoosiers 88.0 percent is their highest shooting mark this season.
Indiana won the battle of the boards for the 11th time this season, pulling down 35 caroms to just 33 for Minnesota.
The Hoosiers had 22 second-chance points, outscoring the Gophers off the offensive glass, 22-13.
Indiana recorded five blocks on the evening, its sixth game with at least five blocks.
In the first half, Indiana held Minnesota without a field goal for two long stretches. The Gophers went dry from the field from the 15:39 mark to the 10:39 mark during an 8-2 IU run and from the 7:30 mark to the 3:32 mark during a 10-0 Indiana run.
Freshman Cody Zeller matched his career high with a game-high 23 points (vs. Savannah State), including 13 in the first half. He also matched his career high (vs. Kentucky) with 37 minutes. The freshman went 9-of-9 at the free throw line and added eight rebounds, two assists, two blocks and two steals.
Zeller has scored in double figures 14 times in his career and has scored 20 or more three times. He is the first Hoosier to lead the team in points, rebounds and assists since Verdell Jones III (12 points, seven rebounds and two assists) at Illinois on March 5, 2011.
In his first game since Dec. 19, sophomore Will Sheehey finished with 12 points on 5-of-7 shooting, to go along with six rebounds and an assist in 15 minutes of action off the bench. He scored eight points in the first half in just six minutes of action. It is Sheehey's 11th career game with 10-or-more points and his eighth double figure scoring night of the season.
Sheehey led the Hoosiers in points off the bench for the 11th time this season. He has led IU's bench in scoring in all but one game in which he has played this year.
Sophomore Victor Oladipo scored 10 points and added six boards, two steals and one block in 27 minutes. It is Oladipo's 20th career double figure scoring effort and his 12th this year.
Junior Jordan Hulls finished with 13 points, 10 in the second half, and added three rebounds, one assist and one steal in 30 minutes on the floor. He scored in double figures for the 38th time in his career and the 12th time this season.
Freshman Remy Abell played a career-high 18 minutes off the bench. He finished with four points and a career-high three rebounds, all on the offensive glass.
Junior Matt Roth hit two of his three 3-point attempts to finish with six points. Roth has connected on eight of his last 10 threes and is shooting 20-for-33 (60.6) on the season. In Big Ten play, he is 10-of-15 (66.7) from beyond the arc.
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