Men's Basketball

    Postgame Notes - Northwestern at Indiana

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    Feb. 19, 2011

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    Postgame Notes
    Indiana vs. Northwestern
    February 19, 2011

    • Indiana leads the overall series, 109-48.

    • IU shot 50 percent in both halves and reached the 50-percent mark for the 12th time this year.

    • The Hoosiers won the battle on the glass, outrebounding the Wildcats, 28-22. It marks the 15th time this season Indiana has outrebounded an opponent.

    • Indiana held an advantage in points in the point (24-10), second-chance points (6-4) and fastbreak points (4-0). The two teams tied in points off turnovers (12-12) and bench points (11-11).

    • Tonight's crowd of 17,169 marked Indiana's third sellout this season. Full houses also witnessed the Michigan and Iowa games.

    Christian Watford, Tom Pritchard, Jordan Hulls, Jeremiah Rivers and Verdell Jones III started together for the third time in 2010-11.

    • Jones finished with 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including 5-of-5 from the foul line, with six assists in 36 minutes. He has scored in double figures in eight of his last nine games, 15 times this season and a team-high 54 times in his career. Jones now has five games with five-or-more assists.

    • Hulls added 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting, including 2-of-4 from three-point range, in 35 minutes. He has recorded double digits in six of his last seven games, 18 times this season and 24 times in his career.

    • Watford was the third Hoosier in double figures, scoring 11 points and going 4-for-4 from the free throw line in 33 minutes. He has reached double figures in his last eight games, 22 times this season and 44 times in his career.

    Derek Elston pulled down 11 rebounds, the second-highest total of his career and the second time he has reached double figure boards this season. He played a Big Ten-high 28 minutes and posted four points.

    • Pritchard was a perfect 3-for-3 from the field and hit both of his foul shots en route to eight points. He added three rebounds, one block and one steal.

    Will Sheehey led the Hoosiers off the bench with seven points in 18 minutes. He also had four rebounds, two steals and one assist.




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