From the 2:49 mark onward, the Illini finished Thursday night’s upset on a 12-2 run (13-2 over the last 3:33). Beyond Indiana’s breakdown on the final play of the ballgame, the Hoosiers were also out-executed on D.J. Richardson’s back-to-back 3-pointers.
A look at these three plays, as well as Indiana’s final possession in the latest edition of Film Session:
I. FIRST RICHARDSON 3-POINTER
On an inbounds play on the baseline, Tyler Griffey and and D.J. Richardson come to meet inbetween the left wing and the left elbow:
Griffey eventually gets a body on Sheehey, and Richardson pops out and starts to make a move and curls to the corner:
Griffey continues to get a body into Sheehey. Sam McLaurin is now involved. As Watford looks to switch and follow Richardson, here comes another screen from McLaurin:
He slides a bit and brushes Watford, giving Richardson enough space to catch:
Rise up and hit:
A little difficult to pick out IU’s goat here. This is a tough play to defend with so man...