Postgame Notes - Indiana at Purdue
Jan. 31, 2013
Indiana Postgame Notes (at Purdue)
Indiana defeated the Boilermakers by a score of 97-60, with the 37-point margin of victory the largest-ever for IU in West Lafayette
The 97 points scored are also the most points scored in a game in the series by either team since IU score 106 points on Jan. 28, 1992, in Bloomington.
The 97 points for the Hoosiers are the most they have ever scored at Purdue in the series, which dates back to 1901.
The 37-point win is also the largest margin of victory for any opponent in the history of Mackey Arena. The previous high was a 21-point win by Illinois in 2001.
IU has won five straight Big Ten road games and six of its last seven dating back to the 2011-12 season.
The Hoosiers connected on 12-of-25 attempts from 3-point range, a season-high for made triples. The last time IU made 12 3-point field goals in a game was Jan. 8, 2012, when they made 16 at Penn State.
Indiana racked up 21 assists on the night, the most since Dec. 28, vs. Jacksonville (21). It's the most against Big Ten team since collecting 23 against Penn State on March 3, 2007.
The Hoosiers owned the glass, grabbing 39 rebounds to just 29 for Purdue. Of those 39, 18 came on the offensive glass, the most since Dec. 15, 2012 vs. Butler.
The free throw line is yet another area where the Hoosiers were dominant, going 19-of-20 for 95.0 percent. Eight different players got to the foul line for IU.
The Hoosiers only had eight turnovers in the game, the third time they have been below 10 this season and the second time in the last four games.
For the second time in Big Ten play, and sixth time overall this season, Indiana logged 10 steals in a game.
Cody Zeller posted 19 points and 11 rebounds, good for his 11th career double-double and his fourth double-double in eight Big Ten games this season. He also added two assists and two steals.
Christian Watford had an extremely efficient night from the floor, going 5-of-7 from the field (4-of-5 from 3-point territory) for 17 points. He also hauled in four boards.
Victor Oladipo continued his stellar all-around play with 17 points, six rebounds, two assists and three steals in 32 minutes.
Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell contributed 11 points, three rebounds and three assists in addition to a block and a steal in just 19 minutes. He continued his hot shooting in Big Ten play from beyond the arc, gong 3-of-4 against Purdue, and he is now shooting 38.5 (10-of-26) in conference action.
Jordan Hulls was the fifth Hoosier in double-figures scoring with 10 points and also dished out two assists.
Will Sheehey led the bench scoring for IU with seven points and a career-best seven assists in 18 minutes
Maurice Creek made 1-of-2 from 3-point land, his first made triple in Big Ten play since Jan. 4, 2011 at Minnesota.
Remy Abell was also stellar off the bench with six points and five rebounds to go with an assist and a steal.
Derek Elston, after missing the last two games, played seven minutes and poured in five points while hauling in one rebound, blocking a shot and coming up with a steal.
Jeremy Hollowell was the 10th IU player to find the scoring column with two points in addition to one rebound and a career-best two blocked shots.
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