NOTES: Indiana Closes Out the Common Season Saturday at No. 23 Purdue – Indiana College Athletics

OPENING TIP
Indiana College is in its 121st season of competitors in males’s basketball and accomplished its fiftieth season in Simon Skjodt Meeting Corridor.  The Hoosiers will journey to No. 23 Purdue on Saturday seeking to snap a 4-game dropping streak after they fell at Michigan State, 64-58 on Tuesday.

GAME INFORMATION

Indiana (12-13, 7-11 B1G) at #23/23 Purdue (17-8 12-6 B1G)

Saturday, March 6 • 2 p.m. ET

Mackey Enviornment • West Lafayette, Ind.
TV: ESPN (Jason Benetti and Robbie Hummel)
Radio: IU Radio Community  (Don Fischer, Errek Suhr,  Joe Smith) | TuneIn
Collection Historical past: Purdue leads, 123-89
Final Assembly: PU 81, at IU 69; 1/14/21

THE COACHES

Indiana Coach Archie Miller is in his fourth season of guiding the Cream and Crimson and is 67-56 with the Hoosiers and earned profession win 200 in opposition to Penn State. He’s 206-119 in 9+ years as a head coach, which incorporates 6 years on the College of Dayton. His Flyer groups made NCAA Match appearances in every of his final 4 seasons, together with a visit to the Elite Eight in 2014. Purdue is led by Matt Painter who’s 354-182 in 16 years in West Lafayette.

JACKSON-DAVIS LOOKING FOR POST SEASON HONORS

Sophomore ahead Trayce Jackson-Davis ranks amongst B1G leaders in scoring, rebounds, discipline purpose proportion and blocked pictures.  He had his twenty second profession double-double after posting a 21-point, 11 rebound effort at Rutgers. He had a career-high 34 factors and added 9 boards within the first  assembly in opposition to Michigan State. He has twice been named Massive Ten Participant of the Week.  His most dominant efficiency this season was a 25-point, 17-rebound effort at Florida State. He’s one among 5 finalists for the Karl Malone Award given yearly to the highest energy ahead within the nation and was named to the Wood and Naismith Award Mid-Season Watch Lists.   He’s averaging 19.4 factors, 9.2 rebounds whereas capturing 51.7% from the ground and a team-high 36 blocks this season. He’s the one Hoosier within the final 25 years to have 3 video games of 25 factors and 15 rebounds (at Minnesota, at Florida State, Nebraska). He’s third within the nation in FTs made (143) and 2nd in FT makes an attempt (215).  Each lead the Massive Ten

ODDS AND TRENDS

IU has performed a national-high 5 extra time video games this season (2-3), essentially the most since they performed 6 in 1998-99.  The Hoosiers are slated to be no worse than the #10 seed within the upcoming Massive Ten Match which suggests they may open play on Thursday.  IU performed Gonzaga on December 6, 2008, the primary recreation basketball recreation ever in Lucas Oil Stadium.  Gionzaga gained 70-54.  IU Coach Archie Miller coached within the second recreation that day in Lucas Oil Stadium as an assistant at Ohio State once they took on Notre Dame.  Senior Aljami Durham turned the 53rd participant at school historical past to eclipse the 1,000-point mark at IU.  He had 15 factors in opposition to Michigan and is now 52nd in IU historical past with 1,009 factors.  Durham has shot 41.2% from lengthy vary in Massive Ten play.  Sophomore guard Armaan Franklin injured his proper foot within the first half at Rutgers and hasn’t performed since.  He’s averaging 44.4% from lengthy distance within the Massive Ten.  In Massive Ten play, Jackson-Davis has made 94 free throws in 146 makes an attempt.  The makes an attempt are the very best of any participant within the nation in convention video games. Freshman Khristian Lander has averaged 7 factors per recreation within the final 2 video games.  Freshman Jordan Geronimo has made 53.6% of his pictures in league play (15/28).  With 20 blocks and 20 steals this season, redshirt junior Race Thompson is one among solely 2 gamers within the league to have at the very least 20 in every class.  

 



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