Indiana vs. Iowa Postgame Notes
Jan. 24, 2010
Indiana vs. Iowa
- Trailing 16-6 with 11:16 to play, Indiana went on an 11-0 run over the next 4:14 to take its first lead of the game at 17-16. In that span the Hoosier defense forced Iowa to miss nine straight shots before a Jarryd Cole tip-in broke the streak.
- Indiana's streak of 277 straight games with a three-point basket was snapped. The last time IU did not make a trey was on March 9, 2001, against Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament.
- IU did a good job when pressing the tempo, outscoring the Hawkeyes 10-0 on the fast break in the game. Verdell Jones III led the way with a pair of fast-break buckets.
- The Hoosiers shot 73.3 percent (11-15) from the free-throw line. It is the sixth time this season and the second consecutive game that IU has shot 70 percent or better from the charity stripe.
- Indiana outdid its counterpart in the steals category (9-6) for the second straight game and the ninth time this season.
- Verdell Jones III scored in double figures for the third straight game, finishing with 14 points. He has hit double digits in eight of his last nine outings. Jones shot 50 percent (6-12) from the field and was a perfect 2-for-2 from the free throw line.
- Christian Watford had 10 points, bringing his string of consecutive double-digit scoring games to 10. Watford also had five rebounds.
- Tom Pritchard led the team with seven rebounds, while also adding a block. He played 26 minutes, tying his Big Ten season high.
- Jeremiah Rivers snagged three steals in the first 3:41 of game. He finished with two points, two assists, two blocks and four steals.
- Bobby Capobianco has tallied five steals in the last five games after just three in the first 14 games combined.
- Tijan Jobe made his second Big Ten appearance this season and the first since Ohio State on Jan. 6.
- Derek Elston had four points in his first five minutes on the court and was 2 of 3 from the field.
- Daniel Moore's 13 minutes on the court was his most in a Big Ten game this season.
- Bawa Muniru made his second straight appearance and his fourth overall in a Big Ten game. It was his first Big Ten appearance at Assembly Hall.
- Jordan Hulls was perfect at the free-throw line (3-3), the fifth time this year he has been perfect at the charity stripe. Hulls is an 80 percent (20-25) free-throw shooter this season.
- Devan Dumes finished with six points and a pair of rebounds. Dumes is averaging 25 minutes of action off the bench over the last two games.
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