Men's Basketball

    Postgame Notes - Indiana at NC State

    Go Hoosiers!
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    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 30, 2011

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    • Indiana is now 7-0 on the season.

    • The Hoosiers have won all seven games to start the season by double-digits, the first time since 1988-89 season that IU has won seven games in a row by 10 or more points.

    • IU scored 23 points off 14 NC State turnovers and are now averaging 23.6 points off turnovers/game while their opponents get just 10 per game.

    • Indiana scored 20 points on the fastbreak - a season high - while NC State had 16.

    • After going 7-of-13 from 3-point range, the Hoosiers shot over 50-percent from long range for the fifth time in seven games and are shooting 44.7 percent from deep this season as a team.

    Jordan Hulls extended his consecutive free throws made streak to 52, dating back to last season.

    • The Hoosiers raced out to a 12-3 lead at the start of the game and then outscored the Wolfpack 10-0 over the final 2:02 of the game.

    • Indiana has won both of its road games by double digits this year (won by 21 at Evansville).

    • The last time IU trailed at halftime on the road and came back to win was Feb. 23, 2008 at Northwestern. The Hoosiers trailed 37-35 at the half and rallied to win 85-82 in Evanston.

    • The Hoosiers trailed 67-64 as the clock his 5:00 left in the second half, but the Hoosiers outscored NC State 21-9 the rest of the way to get the win. It is the first time IU has rallied from a deficit with five minutes left under head coach Tom Crean and the first time since Feb. 7, 2008 at Illinois.

    • The 30 made field goals marks the third time the season that the Hoosiers have made that many field goals.

    • IU had 10 steals in the game, which is the third time this year that the Hoosiers have tallied double figures in the steal column

    • Junior Jordan Hulls led Indiana with 20 points to go with five assists in 36 minutes. He hit a clutch 3-point field goal with 1:26 left in the game to give the Hoosiers a four-point lead. It's his third career 20-plus point game.

    • Freshman Cody Zeller tallied 19 points and seven rebounds (five offensive) in 31 minutes

    • Junior Christian Watford had 16 points and nine rebounds and made a trio of 3-point field goals

    • Sophomore Victor Oladipo battled foul trouble most of the night but still finished with 11 points, three rebounds and three steals.

     

     

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