Nov. 21, 2012
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Progressive Legends Classic
The Hoosiers won their 57th regular season tournament championship with the win over Georgetown.
Tonight's win was the 250th of Coach Tom Crean's career.
IU is now 2-1 all-time against the Hoyas.
IU is now 6-1 over the last two years in NBA arenas.
The Hoosiers held Georgetown to 0-of-7 shooting from the field in overtime and outscored the Hoyas, 18-8.
Tonight's game was the first overtime game for the Hoosiers since losing on January 30,2011 at Michigan State.
This was the first overtime win for the Hoosiers since beating Northwestern, 88-80, on March 6, 2010.
Indiana has now won three straight against the BIG EAST (Pittsburgh, 2009, Notre Dame, 2011, Georgetown, 2012).
Senior Jordan Hulls was named MVP of the event after he had 17 points and four steals in the title game. He shot 54.2 percent from long distance in the four-game tournament.
Sophomore Cody Zeller also made the All-Tournament team after his 17 point, 8-rebound effort in the championship game. He averaged a team-high 14.5 points in the Classic. He played a career-high 42 minutes against the Hoyas.
Freshman Kevin (Yogi) Ferrell had a career-high 14 points and added four assists. He made nine of 11 free throws.
Junior Victor Oladipo had 12 points and made 10-of-13 shots in his two games in the Barclays Center.
Senior Christian Watford had his 14th career double-double with his 10-point and 10-board performance against the Hoyas. He also made three of four 3-pointers and shot 7-of-11 from behind the arc in the Barclays Center.
Junior Will Sheehey had six points, four rebounds and two steals in 22 minutes.
Sophomore Remy Abell also provided a spark with six points and an assist off the bench. Last year, he made six of 15 3-pointers, while this year he has made seven of eight long distance calls.
Hulls is now 42nd on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,031 points surpassing Butch Joyner who had 1,030 points scored. He also is now third on the school's all-time 3-point list with 190 triples.
Watford is now 23rd on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,355 surpassing former teammate Verdell Jones III who had 1,347 points.