Men's Basketball

    This Week In IU Men's Basketball History - Nov. 13-19

    Go Hoosiers! A.J. Guyton led the Hoosiers with 22 points and six rebounds in the victory over Texas Tech on Nov. 19, 1999. The Hoosier won the game, 68-60, to open the 1999-00 season.
    Go Hoosiers!
    A.J. Guyton led the Hoosiers with 22 points and six rebounds in the victory over Texas Tech on Nov. 19, 1999. The Hoosier won the game, 68-60, to open the 1999-00 season.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 16, 2006

    As part of an ongoing series, IUHOOSIERS.com will highlight a week in Indiana men's basketball history. This week will highlight Nov. 13-19.

    Nov. 15, 1996
    Indiana 68, Connecticut 61
    RCA Dome, Indianapolis, Ind.

    Neil Reed led the Hoosiers with 20 points while Jason Collier added a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds as the Hoosiers opened the 1996-97 season with a 68-61 come from behind victory over Connecticut in the RCA Dome.

    IU trailed the Huskies, 31-29, at the half, but outscored Connecticut by nine in the second stanza to wrap up the victory. Andrae Patterson also scored in double figures for the Hoosiers with 14 points, and he also added nine boards in the win. The Hoosiers out-rebounded the Huskies, 41-38, in the contest.

    Nov. 19, 1999
    Indiana 68, Texas Tech 60
    Lubbock, Texas Indiana defeated Texas Tech, 68-60, to open the 1999-00 season on the road.

    A.J. Guyton came up big for Indiana as he collected 22 points and six rebounds. Other Hoosiers with quality performances in the game were Lynn Washington with 11 points and 13 rebounds and freshman Jeffrey Newton with 11 points and three rebounds. Michael Lewis came up with six assists while Kirk Haston led the Hoosiers on the glass with 14 boards.

    IU led by just one at the half, 35-34, but came back strong in the second half to out-score the Red Raiders, 33-26, en route to the victory.

    Nov. 18, 2001
    Indiana 65, Charlotte 61
    Charlotte, N.C.

    Tom Coverdale led the Hoosiers with 18 points, four assists and six rebounds as IU slipped past Charlotte, 65-61, to open the 2001-02 season.

    The 49ers dominated the first half of play, leading 31-25 at the break. Charlotte out-rebounded Indiana, 24-16, in the first stanza.

    The Hoosiers chipped away at the lead throughout the second half before a three pointer by Dane Fife cut the Charlotte lead to just six points with 12:25 left to play. A dunk by George Leach knotted the score at 51-51 and the Hoosiers controlled play from then on out to capture the game.

    Jared Jeffries led the Hoosiers on the glass, pulling down 11 rebounds in the win. He was the lone IU player to record a double-double in the game, as he also had 13 points. Jeff Newton also had 12 points for Indiana while Leach recorded four blocks.

     

     

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