It’s time for Inside the Hall’s player-by-player breakdown of the 2011-2012 Indiana Hoosiers. Today: Matt Roth.
As one of three scholarship seniors, Matt Roth enters his final season in Bloomington with far fewer on the court expectations than his classmates Tom Pritchard and Verdell Jones III.
Roth, one of two recruits from the Kelvin Sampson era, was targeted in large part because of his shooting prowess from the perimeter. In fact, Sampson once likened Roth’s potential impact to that of Lee Humphrey, a starter on two national championship teams at Florida.
The reality for Roth is that his most productive season from a statistical standpoint is likely in the rearview mirror due to a much more competitive landscape in the backcourt for playing time.
After missing all but two games as a sophomore, Roth returned and played in 28 of 32 games as a junior. His role on offense was almost exclusively a 3-point shooter. 72 of his 78 field goal attempts were from behind the 3-point arc. Hi...