Indiana at Kentucky Post Game Notes
Dec. 13, 2008
Indiana at Kentucky
The loss marks the first by Indiana head coach Tom Crean against Kentucky. Crean entered the game with a 2-0 mark against the Wildcats during his tenure at Marquette. Both of Crean's wins against Kentucky came in the NCAA Tournament (2003 and 2008).
Indiana is now 52-34 all-time against schools from the Southeastern Conference.
After the teams traded baskets during the first 1:30 of the second half, the Hoosiers went on a 11-1 run to cut into the Kentucky lead.
Indiana outscored Kentucky 48-40 over the final 32 minutes.
The Hoosiers played lockdown defense in the second half, holding Kentucky without a field goal and just one free throw for 7:07.
Nine Hoosiers played in the game for Indiana, and eight of them scored with all of them having at least three points.
Junior guard Devan Dumes was the Hoosiers' leading scorer in the game with 15 points, the eighth time he has scored in double figures this season.
Freshman Nick Williams continued his solid all-around play for the Hoosiers with eight points and four rebounds.
Freshman guard Matt Roth was 3-for-6 from three-point range, the third time this season that Roth has made multiple triples in a game.
Freshman guard Verdell Jones III scored six points and grabbed two rebounds in his first game back after suffering a head injury against Cornell on Nov. 30.
Freshman guard Daniel Moore had five points and five assists and freshman Malik Story had three points, an assist and a steal.
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