Ohio State vs. Indiana Post-Game Notes
March 2, 2014
Indiana vs. No. 22 Ohio State
Indiana won its second straight over a ranked opponent (No. 20 Iowa, No. 22 Ohio State) and fourth overall this season. In the last eight days, the Hoosiers have won 3 of 4 games.
IU used a 16-0 run to turn a 20-12 deficit (7:54) into a 28-20 advantage (3:41) and never trailed the rest of the way.
Ohio State finished 0-for-11 from 3-point range, the first opponent to fail to make a 3-pointer against Indiana since Jan. 21, 2003...also Ohio State (0-of-9).
Over four of the last five halves of basketball, the Hoosiers have shot 50 percent or better.
The Hoosiers posted a 34-32 edge on the glass, marking the 25th time in 29 games they have won or tied their opponents.
Indiana made 17-of-21 (81.0 percent) from the charity stripe, the seventh time this season it has reached at least 80.0 percent.
IU wraps up its three-game homestand against Nebraska on Wednesday. The Hoosiers are 2-0 in the stretch with today's victory and Thursday's win over No. 20 Iowa.
The Hoosiers posted 16 assists, tied for their third-highest this season, on 24 baskets. They also recorded nine steals, tied for their fourth-highest total this year.
For the second straight game, senior Will Sheehey reached double figures with 19. He hit 8-of-12, 3-of-5 from 3-point range, and added six rebounds, a career-high four steals and one assist in a career-best 38 minutes.
Sheehey moved into 43rd place on IU's career scoring list with 1,077. Daryl Thomas sits 42nd with 1,095. Sheehey has reached double digits 16 times this season, including six of the last seven games, and 49 times in his career.
Sophomore Kevin Yogi Ferrell led all scorers with 20 points to go along with four assists and two rebounds in 38 minutes. Ferrell leads the Hoosiers with 10 career 20-point games, nine of which have come this season.
With freshman Noah Vonleh out with a foot injury, the four players that occupied the post (Hollowell, Mosquera-Perea, Davis and Howard) combined for 12 points, 11 rebounds, four blocks). (OVER) Graduate student Evan Gordon paced all bench scorers with nine points in 19 minutes. Gordon collected three assists, three steals and a pair of boards. Over the last two games, Gordon has scored 21 points (5-of-10 FG, 2-of-3 3FG, 9-of-10 FT), six rebounds, five assists and three steals.
Freshman Troy Williams delivered eight points, three assists and two rebounds in a career-high 32 minutes.
Sophomore Hanner Mosquera-Perea matched career-highs with eight points and 15 minutes, set a career-high with three blocks and pulled down five boards and one steal.
Sophomore Austin Etherington equaled a career-high with six rebounds, netted a career-high three assists, and corralled two points, one block and one steal in a career-high 24 minutes.
Sophomore Jeremy Hollowell scored four points with five rebounds, one assist and one block in his first start since Jan. 4.
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