Men's Basketball

    Indiana vs. Wake Forest Postgame Notes

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    Dec. 3, 2008

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    Indiana Postgame Notes
    Indiana at Wake Forest
    Dec. 3, 2008

    • 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.

    Player Notes
    • Freshman forward Nick Williams fell just one point shy of his first career double-double against Wake Forest, as he had nine points and a career-high 10 rebounds.

    • 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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