Indiana vs. Nicholls State - Postgame Notes
Dec. 20, 2013
Postgame Notes Indiana vs. Nicholls State Dec. 20, 2013
Indiana improves to 2-0 in the all-time series vs. Nicholls State and is 65-19 (.774 winning pct.) since 2011-12. The Hoosiers are 43-3 at Assembly Hall (tied with Syracuse for most home wins in that time frame).
IU won its eighth consecutive game at Assembly Hall and has won 37 straight non-conference games on Branch McCracken Court.
The Hoosiers responded with a win following a loss for the 16th consecutive time dating back the 2011-12 season.
Indiana had 11 players score in the game, marking the sixth time this season 10-or-more players have found the scoring column. All 18 Hoosiers played in the game for the third time this season.
The Hoosiers shot 24-of-44 (54.5 percent) from the field, the fourth time this season they have shot 50 percent or better. IU shot 15-of-24 (62.5 percent) in the second half.
Indiana connected on 26-of-35 from the free throw line (74.3 percent) compared to Nicholls State 6-of-10 from the charity stripe. It's the sixth time this season Indiana has made more free throws than their opponent has attempted and it is 6-0 in those games.
After falling behind 9-7 in the first half, the Hoosiers responded with a 10-0 run to take a 17-9 lead and held Nicholls State scoreless for a period of 5:39.
Sophomore Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell ignited the Hoosiers in the second half with 10 points, seven assists and zero turnovers and finished the game with 16 points and a season-high eight assists. Ferrell scored in double digits for the 22nd game of his career.
Senior Will Sheehey scored 14 points (his 37th career double-figure scoring game) and has scored a combined 36 points in the Hoosiers last two games. Sheehey also collected one rebound, one assist, one block and one steal.
Sophomore Jeremy Hollowell tallied his fifth double-figure scoring game with 14 points.
Freshman Noah Vonleh scored six points and pulled down a game-high nine rebounds.
Freshman Stanford Robinson netted eight points and grabbed three rebounds.
Sophomore Hanner Mosquera-Perea scored five points and pulled down five rebounds.
Graduate student Evan Gordon had two points, two assists, two blocks and three steals.
Freshman Devin Davis scored six points and added one steal.
Freshman Troy Williams scored five points and added two rebounds and one steal.
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