Indiana Opens IBN Las Vegas Classic Hosting SIU Edwardsville
Dec. 15, 2010
IBN LAS VEGAS CLASSIC
Lennox Forrester is in his fourth season with the Cougars and has a career record of 34-63 as he leads the transition from a NCAA Division II program to Division I.
Junior Verdell Jones III needs 105 points to become the 42nd player in IU history to reach 1,000 points in their career. He has scored 885 career points and has averaged 13.1 points for his career. He is 11th in the Big Ten right now making 52.9 percent of his shots.
Sophomore Christian Watford is seventh in the Big Ten averaging 17.9 points per game after scoring 19 at Kentucky and adding a team-high nine rebounds. He is sixth in the conference in free throw percentage (84.1) and has made a league-high 53 free throws. He is the only Hoosier to score in double figures every game this season.
Sophomore Jordan Hulls is second in the league in 3-point field goal percentage (57.6 percent),10th in 3-point field goals made per game (2.11) and eighth in assist/turnover ratio (2.07). In the last five games, he is shooting 64.7 percent from 3-point range making 11 of 17 shots.
Senior Jeremiah Rivers made his first start of the season against Kentucky and had a season-high seven points and five rebounds in 30 minutes.
Junior Tom Pritchard had three blocked shots against Kentucky and ranks seventh in the league in that category averaging 1.67 per game.
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