Nov. 19, 2012
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Indiana Postgame Notes
The Hoosiers improve to 3-0 in the Progressive Legends Classic this season with the victory over Georgia
IU will take on the winner of Georgetown/UCLA in the championship game on Tuesday
Indiana improves to 4-0 all-time against Georgia with the win and 14-8 in metro New York since 1972.
Indiana shot 32.0 percent from the floor in the first half, the first time they have failed to shoot 40 percent or better in a half since the second half against VCU in the NCAA Tournament (March 17, 2012) - a span of eight halves. The Hoosiers had shot 50 percent or better in five of the six halves they had played entering Monday night.
Every IU player that saw action in the first half pulled down at least one rebound
In the first half, Indiana was 8-of-25 from the floor and seven different players made at least one field goal
Indiana used a 24-13 run over the final 10:21 of the game to pull away for the victory.
For the fourth straight game, Indiana held a decided advantage on the glass (40-24). IU has also pulled down at least 40 rebounds in each game so far this season.
There were five ties and eight lead changes in the contest
Junior Victor Oladipo scored 15 points and pulled down eight rebounds for the Hoosiers. It is the 31st time in his career he has reached double figures in the scoring column.
Senior Christian Watford scored 14 points to increase his career total to 1,345, moving into 24th place on the career list at Indiana. He passed Ted Kitchel (1,336) and is just two points behind Verdell Jones III (1,347).
Senior Jordan Hulls also tallied 14 points against Georgia to give him 1,014 in his career, surpassing Jared Jeffries to move into 43rd on the all-time list at Indiana. Hulls also had four assists (zero turnovers) and four rebounds. He has 18 assists and just one turnover through the first four games.
The senior from Bloomington also surpassed Jeffries as the all-time leading scorer at IU that grew up in Bloomington.
Hulls also connected on four 3-point field goals in the game, giving him 187 in his Hoosier career to take over sole possession of fourth place on the career 3-point field goals made list. He trails Tom Coverdale (200) and A.J. Guyton (283) on that list.
Sophomore Cody Zeller scored six points and hauled in four boards in 27 minutes
Sophomore Remy Abell came off the bench to score eight points and snare four boards in his 12 minutes of action
Freshman Kevin (Yogi) Ferrell scored just four points but he had five assists and just one turnover in 29 minutes.
Freshman Jeremy Hollowell scored three points and grabbed five boards in his 13 minutes of action
Redshirt junior Maurice Creek grabbed three boards and junior Will Sheehey had two points and three rebounds