Postgame Notes - Indiana at Minnesota
Feb. 27, 2013
Indiana held Minnesota to .429 shooting from the field, the fifth straight opponent that has failed to shoot better than 43 percent from the floor against the Hoosiers
In the last three road games, Indiana has averaged just 10.3 turnovers per game after committing just 11 on Tuesday in Minneapolis
IU connected on nine 3-poinit field goal attempts, marking the 10 straight game that the Hoosiers have made at least seven triples. In that span, IU is 87-of-145 (44.6 percent) from long range.
Indiana went 20-of-24 from the free throw line, the 15th time this season that they have made at least 20 free throws in a game. It is also the ninth time that IU has made at least 80 percent of its charity tosses.
The Hoosiers held a 15-12 edge in fastbreak points
Minnesota was just 4-of-20 (.200) from beyond the arc, the lowest percentage by an opponent since Penn State went 2-of-15 in Assembly Hall. It is the lowest opponent percentage in a road game since the Big Ten opener this season at Iowa when the Hawkeyes shot just 3-of-17 (.176) from 3-point range.
Senior Jordan Hulls led IU in the scoring column with 17 points, including a 5-of-7 effort from the 3-point line. The five triples are the most for Hulls since he made six against Jacksonville on Dec. 28, 2012.
Hulls now has 1,278 career points, moving into 27th on the career scoring list at Indiana. He also has 245 career 3-point field goals made.
Junior Victor Oladipo dropped in 16 points and grabbed five rebounds in 34 minutes of action. He now has 1,021 career points to move up to 43rd on the career list at IU.
Kevin "Yogi" `Ferrell scored in double figures with 10 points while also dishing out five assists and grabbing four rebounds. He has 122 assists on the season, just seven shy of A.J. Guyton for the second-most by a freshman in school history. Isiah Thomas holds the freshman assists record with 159.
The 122 assists are the most in a single-season by an IU player since Earl Calloway had 125 during the 2006-07 season.
Sophomore Cody Zeller contributed nine points, seven rebounds and three steals. His career scoring total now stands at 1,020, one point behind Oladipo and in 44th place on the school's career points list.\
Senior Christian Watford had eight points to increase his career scoring total to 1,650 and remain in 11th on the school's all-time list.
Will Sheehey scored eight points off the bench while also hauling in three rebounds, dishing out two assists and blocking a pair of shots.
Derek Elston was active off the bench with four points and three rebounds in 11 minutes of action.
Jeremy Hollowell made 1-of-2 free throws for his lone point of the game.
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