Hoosiers Return Home To Take on Savannah State
Dec. 3, 2010
SAVANNAH STATE (1-8) at INDIANA (6-1)
THE OPENING TIP
Horace Broadnax is in his sixth season as the head coach at Savannah State and has compiled a overall record of 53-94 with the Tigers. Prior to taking over at Savannah State, Broadnax was the head coach at Bethune-Cookman for five years and was 42-89, to give him a career record of 95-182.
Indiana shot 63.0 percent in the second half against Boston College and 64.7 percent in the second half against Northwestern State. The Hoosiers also shot 60.9 percent in the second half against Wright State on Nov. 14.
Junior Verdell Jones III needs 133 points to become the 42nd player in IU history to reach 1,000 points in their career. He has scored 867 career points and has averaged 13.1 points for his career.
Indiana shot 50.9 percent from the floor at Boston College, the first time they had shot over 50 percent in a road game since March 8, 2009, at Wisconsin (54.1 percent).
Sophomore Christian Watford is fifth in the Big Ten averaging 18.3 points per game after scoring 23 against Boston College, his road game career-high. He is eighth in the league in free throw percentage (84.2) and has made a league-high 42 free throws in 50 attempts.
Sophomore Jordan Hulls is third in the league in 3-point field goal percentage (53.6 percent), seventh in three-point field goals made per game (2.14) and eighth in assist/turnover ratio (2.0)
Sophomore Maurice Creek has scored in double figures in back-to-back games for the first time since return from a broken knee cap he suffered last year. He had 14 points against Northwestern State and 15 points against Boston College.
The Hoosiers return to action Saturday, Dec. 11, when they travel to Kentucky for a 5:15 ET matchup on ESPN.
A GLANCE AT SAVANNAH STATE
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