Feb. 13, 2013
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Indiana Postgame Notes – Nebraska
Feb. 13, 2012
• With tonight’s win, Indiana improves to 23-3 overall and 10-2 in the Big Ten, which shares first place. The Hoosiers now hold a 9-2 edge in the all-time series against Nebraska.
• The 47 points are the lowest for an IU Big Ten opponent this season and the second fewest for any opponent. It is the fewest points allowed for a conference opponent since Iowa scored 43 points on Jan. 23, 2008.
• The Hoosiers started the game 2-of-11 from the field, and Nebraska charged to a 14-11 lead. Indiana then mounted a 10-0 run, making four straight shots, and finished the half on a 16-4 run to take a 27-18 lead into the break. IU never relinquished the lead.
• This is the fifth time this season Indiana has held an opponent under 20 points in the first half.
• The Hoosiers dominated the paint, outscoring Nebraska 28-10.
• IU scored 18 points off 15 Husker turnovers while only coughing it up nine times. The Hoosiers have had fewer than 10 turnovers four times this season.
• Indiana had five blocks, marking the eighth game this season it has swatted at least five shots. The Hoosiers have had five blocks three times in Big Ten play, all in the last five games. IU is averaging four blocks per contest in the last seven ballgames.
• The Hoosiers dominated the boards, hauling in 36 rebounds, compared to 24 for the Huskers. The plus-12 rebounding margin matches IU’s best in Big Ten play (plus-12 at Northwestern). IU had 13 on the offensive glass and turned them into 14 points.
• Indiana finished 24-of-29 (82.8 percent) from the charity stripe, marking the 20th time this season that the Hoosiers have shot 20-or-more freebies. The Hoosiers led the Big Ten in free throw shooting this season.
• Over the last five games, Indiana is shooting 86.2 percent from the free throw line as a team (100-of-116).
• Sophomore Cody Zeller posted 16 points and five rebounds. He finished 8-of-11 from the free throw stripe. He also added two blocks in 34 minutes. Zeller reached double figures for the 53rd time in his career and the 21st time this season.
• Senior Christian Watford had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the 17th double-double of his career and his fifth this season. He has reached double figures in rebounds 18 times in his career. Watford also added two assists and one steal. He recorded his 93rd career game in double figures and his 22nd this season.
• Junior Victor Oladipo continued his stellar all-around play with 13 points, eight rebounds, three steals and one block in 27 minutes. Oladipo reached double figures for the 50th time in his career and the 21st time this season. His third steal was his 59th of the season, tying him with Luke Recker for fourth most on the all-time IU single-season list. Oladipo has 14 games this season with three-or-more takeaways.
• Junior Will Sheehey led the bench in scoring with nine points. He added four rebounds, one assist and one steal in 25 minutes.
• Freshman Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell contributed eight points, two rebounds, one assist and zero turnovers in 28 minutes. He connected on 3-of-3 from the charity stripe.
• Senior Jordan Hulls scored eight points and added four rebounds and three assists in 30 minutes. Hulls connected on 2-of-4 from behind the arc, moving his career total to 233 made 3-pointers, which ranks second in IU history.
• Sophomore Remy Abell added six points and one steal in 12 minutes off the bench.
• Junior Maurice Creek had three points and two rebounds in 13 minutes