Men's Basketball

    Postgame Notes - Indiana vs. Oakland

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    Dec. 10, 2013

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    Indiana Postgame Notes

    Dec. 10, 2013 vs. Oakland

     

    • The Hoosiers won their first meeting against Oakland and improved to 64-18 (.780 winning pct.) since the 2011-12 season. IU is 42-3 at Assembly Hall over that stretch (the second most wins in the nation during that time).

     

    • Indiana won its seventh consecutive game at Assembly Hall and have won 36 straight non-conference games on Branch McCracken Court.

     

    • After trailing, 3-2, the Hoosiers went on a 13-2 run to take a 15-5 lead. Included in the run was an 8-0 run where they held Oakland scoreless for 3:05.

     

    • The Hoosiers made four of their first five shots in the game on the way to shooting 18-of-30 from the field. The 60-percent shooting from the field in the first half was the seventh time this season IU has shot 50 percent or better from the floor in a half and the second time this season they have been at 60 percent or better (Samford).

     

    • After putting up 50 points in the first half, it marked the seventh time this year IU has scored 50-plus points in a half. It was the first time this season IU has scored 50-plus points in a half in back-to-back games.

     

    • The Hoosiers held Oakland to 30 points in the first half, making it the sixth time this season Indiana has held an opponent to 30 points or less in a half.

     

    • Senior Evan Gordon scored a career-high 26 points, including 16 points in the first half. Gordon had a stretch where he scored 10 consecutive points to propel the Hoosiers on a 10-0 run and a 32-16 lead. Gordon connected on 6-of-6 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free-throw line in the opening half and made his first eight shots.

     

    • Gordon has shot 17-of-21 and scored 41 points combined in the Hoosiers last two games. Gordon’s 26 points tonight tied the most by an Indiana player this season (Kevin Yogi Ferrell 26 vs. Samford).

     

    • With his 10 field goals made, Gordon became the first Hoosiers to connect on 10 field goals since Cody Zeller at Michigan on 3/10/13.

     

    • Indiana scored 40 bench points for the game, the fourth game this season the Hoosiers have had at least 40 points from their reserves.

     

    • The Hoosiers shot 30-of-60 (50 percent) for the game, their fourth game this season shooting 50 percent or better from the field.

     

    • Indiana held Oakland guard Travis Bader to 0-10 from three-point range (2-of-15 from the field), breaking his streak of 62 consecutive games with at least one made three-pointer. The last game Bader did not make a three-pointer was 12/30/11. Bader came into the game 12th all-time in the NCAA with 397 3-pointers made.

     

    • The Hoosiers outrebounded Oakland 52-28 with three players that had at least eight rebounds.

     

    • Freshman Troy Williams recorded his fourth double digit scoring game of the season with 13 points. He also added three rebounds, one assist and one blocked shot.

     

    • Sophomore Kevin Yogi Ferrell scored 11 points and contributed three rebounds, two assists and one steal. Ferrell scored in double-digits for the 28th game of his career.

     

    • Freshman Noah Vonleh scored eight points and pulled down 10 rebounds. Vonleh now had seven double-digit rebounding games this season.

     

    • Sophomore Jeremy Hollowell had six points, a career-high 10 rebounds, four assists and one steal.

     

    • Senior Will Sheehey scored three points and grabbed eight rebounds and dished out two assists.

     

    • Freshman Stanford Robinson scored eight points and added three rebounds and two assists.

     

    • Freshman Luke Fischer had career-highs in points with six and rebounds with six boards, including four offensive rebounds.


     

     

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