Indiana Game Notes vs. Georgia Tech
Nov. 27, 2007
Indiana Game Notes
With Tuesday's 83-79 victory, Indiana is now 3-4 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and is 28-17 against ACC teams all-time. The Hoosiers also won their 21st straight game at Assembly Hall.
Trailing 26-18 with 9:25 to play in the first half, the Hoosiers put together an 18-3 run to garner their first lead since 13-12. The IU defense held Georgia Tech to 1-for-12 from the field during the run and the offense was 7-for-9 over that span.
For the first time this season, Indiana's five starters all posted more than 30 minutes in the game. Armon Bassett, D.J. White, Jamarcus Ellis, Lance Stemler and Eric Gordon all went over the 30-minute mark in the contest. The starters combined for 81 of IU's 83 points in the game.
Indiana set season highs with 28 free throws made and 38 attempted. Eric Gordon was 13-for-16 at the line, hitting 10 or more free throws for the third time in four games. He has been to the line 10 times or more in five of IU's six games this season.
For the sixth time in six career games, Gordon went over the 20-point mark by scoring 29 against the Yellow Jackets. He is now averaging 27.3 points per game on the season.
D.J. White posted his second straight double-double for Indiana, pouring in 18 points and matching a career-high with 14 rebounds in the game. The senior has posted double-digit rebounds in each of the last three games for the Hoosiers.
White scored nine straight IU points early in the first half for the Hoosiers. He finished the opening half with 14 points and seven rebounds.
Mike White made his first appearance of the season for the Hoosiers, playing 20 minutes, grabbing six rebounds and scoring two points off the bench.
Lance Stemler earned his first start since the season opener at forward for the Hoosiers. He responded by scoring the first two points of the game for Indiana, and scored a season-high 15 in the contest. He went 3-for-6 from behind the 3-point line in the game.
Jamarcus Ellis finished in double figures for the second straight game, scoring a career-high 15 points and adding seven rebounds.
Armon Bassett scored just four points for the Hoosiers in the game, but was crucial to running the offense, dishing out a season-high six assists.
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