Indiana vs. Minnesota Postgame Notes
Feb. 21, 2007
Indiana raises its record to 14-0 in Assembly Hall this season with tonight's win.
Minnesota has lost six straight Big Ten games dating back to Feb. 3.
Roderick Wilmont scored 16 points in the contest, 13 of which came in the first half. Wilmont went 3-of-4 from 3-point range in the first half.
Indiana's largest lead of the first half was 13 points, 30-17, with 7:45 remaining.
Indiana outrebounded its opponent for the first time in the last five games. The Hoosiers had 33 rebounds compared to 26 for the Gophers. Although Indiana started the season outrebounding its opponents in 16 of its first 21 games, the Hoosiers had not done so in its last four games. Indiana has outrebounded its opponent in Big Ten games seven times, and been outrebounded six times.
Earl Calloway did not play for the Hoosiers for the second straight game.
D.J. White played just eight minutes in the first half after picking up two fouls. He scored seven points in the first half. He scored 10 points in the second half, playing 20 minutes and fouling just once in the half.
Through the first 12 minutes of the second half, Indiana went 3-of-16 from the floor, while Minnesota went 7-of-10 from the floor, bringing the score to within three points, 53-50. The Hoosiers closed out the half 5-for-8, while the Gophers went 2-for-11 from the floor in the final eight minutes.
Minnesota had at six offensive fouls during the game (three in each half). The Gophers tallied 13 turnovers, making almost half of their turnovers off of offensive fouls.
Indiana turned the ball over just seven times in the game. It is the second straight game and the seventh time this season the Hoosiers have been in single digits in turnovers.
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