Postgame Notes - Chicago State vs. Indiana
Nov. 8, 2013
Indiana Postgame Notes Nov. 8, 2013
Indiana has now won 16 straight season openers and 29 consecutive home openers.
The Hoosiers improved to 3-0 all-time against Chicago State.
Tom Crean is 14-1 all-time in regular season openers, including his 8-1 mark during his career at Marquette and now 6-0 at Indiana.
The Hoosiers moved to 7-0 in the Tom Crean era when they score 100-or-more points.
Since 2011-12, Indiana is 57-16 (.780), which is second in the Big Ten, and 36-2 at home (most wins in the country during that span).
The Hoosiers set a school record for free throws made in a game with 45.
The 55 free throw attempts is a new Assembly Hall record and is the third-most in a single game in school history
The last time Indiana scored 100 points in a season opener was Nov. 18, 1992 vs. Murray State (103-80)
With 62 rebounds, IU recorded 60-or-more rebounds for the first time since they had 66 vs. Illinois on Feb. 9, 1974.
Indiana outrebounded Chicago State, 62-36.
For the second consecutive season, the Hoosiers had six players score in double figures in their season opener.
IU's 13 blocks are the second most all-time in school history and came within one of tying the school record of 14, set in 2000 at Penn State.
Indiana shot 45.8 percent from the field and held Chicago State to 21-of-81 from the field (25.9) and 8-of-36 (22.2) from beyond the three-point arc.
The Hoosiers held a 52-22 advantage in points in the paint.
Sophomore Jeremy Hollowell scored a career-high 16 points and also added four rebounds and four blocks.
Senior Will Sheehey scored 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
True freshman Devin Davis scored 10 points and recorded nine rebounds in his debut.
Sophomore Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell scored 11 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out three assists.
True freshman Troy Williams added 13 points.
Senior Evan Gordon scored eight points and tallied three points and one blocked shot in his first game at Indiana.
Sophomore Hanner Mosquera-Perea scored five points and added three rebounds.
Freshman Luke Fischer scored two points, with three rebounds and one assist in seven minutes.
The Hoosiers started Ferrell and Hollowell in the backcourt and Sheehey, Vonleh and Williams in the frontcourt.
This is the fifth time in the last six years in the Tom Crean era that a freshman has cracked the starting lineup.
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