Indiana Postgame Notes vs. Northeastern
Dec. 22, 2008
Indiana Game Notes
The loss was Indiana's first at Assembly Hall this season and the first non-conference loss for the Hoosiers since a 68-63 win by Connecticut on Jan. 26, 2008. IU is now 183-19 (.906) against non-conference opponents in the building all-time.
The Hoosiers are now 2-1 against Northeastern all-time and lost for the first time against a Colonial Athletic Association foe, dropping to 10-1 in program history.
Nick Williams' layup just four seconds into the game marked the fastest basket scored by the Hoosiers in a game this season. It is the third time this year that Williams has scored Indiana's first field goal, and IU is now 2-1 when he scores first.
The Hoosiers won the battle of the boards against the Huskies, 31-26, the fourth time that IU has outrebounded the opposition.
Tom Pritchard posted his fourth career double-double, scoring 12 points and grabbing a career-high 14 rebounds. Nine of his boards in the game came on the defensive glass, which was also a career best. All four of the freshman's double-doubles have come on Branch McCracken Court, where he is averaging 16.4 points and 10.4 boards on the season.
Indiana opened the game on a 12-3 run, shooting 5-for-7 out of the gate over the game's first five minutes.
Daniel Moore's three early in the first half was the second of the freshman's career. He finished the game with five points and two assists.
Devan Dumes finished in double figures with 13 points to lead IU in the scoring column. He added three assists and a steal.
Kyle Taber made his fourth straight start, grabbing six rebounds and scoring six points.
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