Indiana vs. Ohio State Postgame Notes
Feb. 10, 2010
Indiana vs. Ohio State
- Indiana held Ohio State to 20 percent (2-for-10) from behind the three-point line tonight. The Buckeyes entered the game second in the Big Ten in three-point shooting percentage (.380 - 179-for-471).
- Indiana finished the game with three players in double figures (Christian Watford- 15; Jordan Hulls- 13; Verdell Jones III- 11). It is the 15th time this year IU has had three or more players hit double digits.
- Trailing 9-0 at 16:44, Indiana rallied to cut the deficit to one at 18-17, with 7:48 to play.
- Indiana started out 0-for-6 from the field before hitting eight of its next 13 shots. Twelve of Indiana's 20 first-half points came in the paint.
- The Hoosiers won the battle of the boards, 37-33. IU's 12 offensive rebounds mark the 16th time this season the Hoosiers have hit double digits in offensive boards and the eighth time in 11 Big Ten games, including five in a row.
- Indiana held Ohio State to just four field goals over the final 9:35 (4-of-10).
- The Hoosiers limited OSU guard Jon Diebler to just three points on 1-of-4 shooting. In the first meeting between the schools Diebler tallied 21 points, going 6-for-10 from the field.
- Hulls finished with a career-high 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting, including a perfect 3-of-3 from downtown. Hulls was back in the starting lineup for the first time since the Iowa game on Jan. 24. It was his ninth start of the year. He has had at least one three-point basket in three of the last four games and 15-of-23 overall.
- Watford finished with a team-high 15 points. Watford has scored in double digits in 12 of the last 14 games and 18-of-23 overall this season. He has been IU's leading scorer four times this year.
- Jones finished with 11 points, four rebounds and three assists. He hit all three of his free throws and has made 31 of his last 35 shots from the line.
-Tom Pritchard finished 3-for-6 from the field for six points to go along with a block. Jeremiah Rivers added four points and three assists.
- Bobby Capobianco's six rebounds mark a Big Ten high for the freshman.
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