Postgame Notes - NCAA Tournament First Round vs. Arkansas
March 22, 2008
The loss ends Indiana's season with a 25-8 overall record. The 25 wins are the most since 2001-02 season when the Hoosiers advanced to the Final Four and also finished with 25 wins.
Indiana now has an all-time record in the NCAA Tournament of 60-30 (.667), the sixth most victories in NCAA Tournament history.
Indiana lost for just the third time in the last two season when scoring over 70 points.
The Hoosiers connected on 10 three-point field goals for the first time since Feb. 7 this year at Illinois.
Big Ten Player of the Year D.J. White posted 22 points and eight rebounds, the 12th time her scored 20 or more points this season.
White's nine rebounds gives him 748 in his career to tie Kirk Haston's career total for ninth all-time at Indiana. He also finishes his Indiana career with 1,447 career points to put him 16th on the all-time list, passing Ray Tolbert and Walt Bellamy.
Armon Bassett scored 21 points against the Razorbacks, the fourth time this season he scored at least 20 points. In those games, IU was 3-0 with wins over Chattanooga, at Northwestern and at home against Ohio State.
Bassett also dished out a season-high seven assists against Arkansas.
Eric Gordon's eight points in the game give him 669 points this season, the 10th most in a single season in Indiana history. The freshman also added three steals and a block in the game.
Lance Stemler went 3-for-5 from beyond the arc for his nine points, the third time he made three triples in a game this season.
Jamarcus Ellis scored six points on a perfect 2-for-2 shooting behind the three-point line, the second time he made two three-point field goals in a game this season.
Kyle Taber came in off the bench and made his only field goal attempt for two points.
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