Indiana vs. Wake Forest Postgame Notes
Dec. 3, 2008
Indiana Postgame Notes
Indiana falls to 3-5 all-time in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge with the loss to Wake Forest. The Hoosiers also lost to Wake Forest in 2003, also part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, by a score of 100-67.
The Hoosiers still hold a 28-18 advantage in the all-time series against teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Indiana head coach Tom Crean's record against Wake Forest falls to 1-2 all-time with the loss. Crean defeated the Demon Deacons on Feb. 9, 2003 in Milwaukee, 68-61 after losing to Wake Forest in Winston-Salem on Dec. 29, 2001, 64-59.
Indiana forced the Demon Deacons into 24 turnovers in the game, the most since they forced 30 miscues by Northwestern State in the season opener this year.
Wake Forest made just five three-point field goals in the game, tying the fewest the Hoosiers have given up in a game this season, as IUPUI also only made five triples.
Although Wake Forest held a decided advantage in height, Indiana held an 18-12 lead in second chance points (13 offensive rebounds) and the Hoosiers were only out-rebounded by four (34-30).
Despite the final score, the Hoosiers actually led on three separate occasions in the first half.
Freshman guard Matt Roth paced the IU offense with 12 points off the bench, all of them coming from beyond the arc on 4-of-5 shooting from downtown while also adding a pair of steals.
Senior forward Kyle Taber tied his career high with seven points in the game to go along with three rebounds, three steals and an assist.
Freshman forward Tom Pritchard was only able to net four points against Wake Forest but he continued his strong play on the boards with eight (four offensive) and three assists.
Junior guard Devan Dumes scored seven points, including 4-of-5 from the free throw line.
Freshman guard Daniel Moore chipped in with seven points, three rebounds, three assists and a steal.
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