Men's Basketball

    Postgame Notes - Indiana at Nebraska

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    Jan. 19, 2012

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    *Indiana now holds a 8-2 lead in the all-time series with Nebraska

    *The Hoosiers had 11 assists on 16 made field goals in the first half, matching the best assist total in the first half of a game this season (vs. Notre Dame).

    *Indiana shot 51.0 percent from the floor for the game, the third time they have eclipsed 50 percent in a game in Big Ten play and the ninth time overall this season

    *In the first half, IU was 16-of-26 from the floor for 61.5 percent - just the third time this season that the Hoosiers have shot 60 percent or better from the floor this season

    *Nebraska shot 37.7 percent from the floor for the game, the lowest percentage that the Hoosiers have allowed to a Big Ten opponent this season

    *Nine different players scored for Indiana in the game

    *Freshman Cody Zeller led the Hoosiers with 18 points while grabbing seven rebounds. He has reached double figures in scoring in 17 of 19 games this season

    *Junior Jordan Hulls was the only other Hoosier to reach double figures in the scoring column, dropping 12 points to go with four rebounds and two assists.

    *This marks just the third time this season that IU has not had at least three players reach double figures in points

    *Junior Christian Watford tallied eight points to with a game-high 10 rebounds. The eight points give him 1,075 for his career to pass Rick Calloway and move into 39th on the career scoring list.

    *Sophomore Victor Oladipo scored five points, grabbed three rebounds, handed out four assists and two steals

    *Senior Verdell Jones III scored four points, had six rebounds and five assists. He now has 1,272 career points to move into a tie with Joby Wright for 25th on the IU career scoring list.

    *Sophomore Will Sheehey scored seven points in the first half while corralling two rebounds to go with an assist, block and steal

    *Senior Matt Roth connected on 3-of-5 triples in the game for nine points off the bench. He is now shooting 15-of-23 (.652) from 3-point land in Big Ten play

    *Junior Derek Elston connected on a baseline jumper for his two points in the game

    *Senior Tom Pritchard scored four points off the bench and blocked a shot

     

     


       

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