Dec. 4, 2011
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Indiana vs. Stetson
Dec. 4, 2011
• Indiana moves to 8-0 on the season, marking the first time a Hoosier team has started the year with eight consecutive wins since the 2002-03 season.
• The Hoosiers have won all eight games by double-digits, the first time since the 1988-89 season that IU has won eight games in a row by 10 or more points.
• IU had 13 steals in the game, marking the third-straight game with double-digit steals (14 vs. Butler, 10 at NC State). It is the fourth time this year that the Hoosiers have tallied double figures in the steal column. IU is averaging 10.1 steals per game this season.
• Indiana had four players score in double figures against Stetson, marking the sixth time this season four or more Hoosiers have scored 10-or-more points in a game. It is the fifth consecutive game IU had at least four players with double-digit points.
• The Hoosiers matched their season high with seven blocks as a team, matching their total against Chattanooga on Nov. 13.
• IU started the second half outscoring Stetson 32-5 in the opening 11:54.
• Indiana held Stetson without a field goal from the 16:52 mark of the second half until the clock read 7:56 (an 8:56 span) in the second half. During that stretch, Indiana outscored the Hatters 23-1.
• IU forced 23 Stetson turnovers for the game. It is the third time this season that Indiana has caused 20-or-more opponent mistakes.
• The Hoosiers collected 13 steals in the game, which is the fourth time this year IU has had 10 or more steals. The Hoosiers have had over 10 steals in three consecutive games.
• Indiana shot 51.5 percent from the field on 34-of-66 shooting. IU has shot 50 percent or better from the field five times this season.
• Indiana scored 12 points on the fastbreak and held the Hatters to zero.
• The Hoosiers outscored the Hatters 51-21 in the second half. They did so while shooting 55.9 percent (19-of-34) in the second stanza.
• Indiana’s 51 second-half points ties the season high for most points in a half.
• The Hoosiers had 30 points off turnovers in the game, which is the most IU points off of an opponent’s mistakes this season for a single game. It is the first time Indiana has scored 30 or more points off of turnovers since Nov. 16, 2010, at home against Mississippi Valley State.
• The Hoosiers scored a season-high 50 points in the paint, getting 24 points in the lane during the first half and 26 in the second half, marking the first time since Nov. 13, 2009, against Howard that the Hoosiers have managed 50 points in the paint. Stetson managed just 14 points down low, and mustered just six in the first half.
• IU turned the ball over nine times in the ballgame. It is the second time this season the Hoosiers recorded 10 or fewer miscues. Indiana also delivered 20 assists.
• Junior Jordan Hulls scored 12 points to go with four assists in 24 minutes. He has reached double figures in scoring five times this season. Hulls scored in double figures for the 31st time in his career.
• Freshman Cody Zeller tallied 16 points and added seven rebounds, a career-high four blocks and four steals in 27 minutes. Zeller has scored in double figures in seven of eight games this season.
• Sophomore Victor Oladipo scored 13 points and added four rebounds and three steals in 22 minutes. Oladipo has scored in double figures in six of eight games this season. He has scored 10 or more points 16 times in his career.
• Senior Verdell Jones III scored 11 points, tallying all of his points in the second half. He finished 4-of-4 from the free throw line and added four assists. He has reached double-figures 61 times in his career.
• Jones moved past Quinn Buckner into 32nd place on Indiana’s all-time scoring list. He has scored 1,196 points in his career and is seven points shy of Jeff Newton, who sits in 31st place.
• Junior Christian Watford had nine points and four rebounds (three on the offensive glass).
• Junior Derek Elston led the Hoosiers with seven points off the bench to go along with three rebounds, while sophomore Will Sheehey added six points, two rebounds and two assists.
• Senior Daniel Moore recorded three assists and three steals, while senior Tom Pritchard scored four points with three rebounds.
• True freshman Austin Etherington hit all four of his free throw attempts and had a pair of boards.