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The Assembly Call:
In our first preview against Purdue, I surmised that Indiana might find itself in a bit of a trap game.
A fired up Will Sheehey celebrates with his ‘three fingers’ sign during a timeout. Indiana won, 97-60. (Chris Howell | Herald-Times)
I outlined the various strengths and weaknesses of this Boilermakers team and speculated that our Hoosiers might need to exercise a bit of caution, especially in the hostile environment of your biggest rival.
But my cause for concern was somewhat over-exaggerated, as we proceeded to walk into Mackey and blow them out in historic fashion, 97-60.
It wasn’t a perfect game, but there certainly wasn’t much to critique or criticize.
Purdue freshman A.J. Hammons did record a career-high with 30 points, but he was only one of two Boilers who scored in double figures that night.
Unfortunately for Hammons, he’s not likely to have a repeat performance on Saturday at Assembly Hall.
When we first looked at our Four Factors, Purdue came out on top in two out of t...
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Indiana won its third game in seven days on Saturday with an 83-55 romp over rival Purdue at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers scored 1.23 points per possession and limited the Boilermakers to .82 points per trip in the lopsided win.
Here’s a look at five takeaways from IU’s fourth straight win over Purdue:
· Will Sheehey shines: After Victor Oladipo went down with a sprained left...
Maurice Creek, Christian Watford and Will Sheehey met with the media following Indiana’s 76-47 win over Nebraska on Wednesday night at Assembly Hall.
Watch and listen to their postgame comments in the embedded media player below:
Purdue entered today’s game in Bloomington averaging 64.8 points per game. Once this afternoon’s tilt was over, Indiana had beaten Purdue by a combined 65 points in their two meetings this year.
That stat pretty much sums up the dominance of IU over Purdue this season.
The game was over really before it started. Indiana came out on fire, with Christian Watford and Jordan Hulls...
In Indiana’s forgettable first half against Nebraska on Wednesday night, the Hoosiers shot just 2-of-7 from beyond the arc. The second half brought stronger returns (6-of-9) as several players got in the mix and the Hoosiers ended the evening a cool 50 percent from distance (8-of-16).
A look at four such scores in the latest edition of Film Session:
I. WILL SHEEHEY
We start this...
Cody Zeller (19 points, nine rebounds), Will Sheehey (career-high 22 points) and Christian Watford (14 points) met with the media following Indiana’s 83-55 win over Purdue on Saturday at Assembly Hall.
Watch and listen to the press conference in the embedded media player below:
It took nearly five seasons, but Tom Crean finally got back to .500 all-time as Indiana’s head coach, notching his 78th win in record fashion, defeating the Purdue Boilermakers 83-55 and completing the season sweep for the second year in a row.
Indiana’s average margin of victory of 32.5 points was by far and away the largest average margin of victory over the Boilermakers for...
On Saturday at 2:00 ET, the top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers (22-3, 10-2 B10) will host the Purdue Boilermakers (12-13, 5-7 B10) as part of Rivalry Week on ESPN.
Jerod, Ryan, and Andy will be here with another episode of The Assembly Call after the game.
IU-Purdue Gameday Info
Date: Saturday, February 16th
Time: 2:00 ET, 1:00 CT
Announcers: Bob Wischusen and Dan Dakich
Indiana will finish a two-game homestand on Saturday afternoon as arch rival Purdue comes to Assembly Hall. The Boilermakers are 5-7 in the conference and have dropped five of their last seven Big Ten games. Indiana won the first meeting this season 97-60 on Jan. 30 in West Lafayette. Saturday’s game will be the 200th meeting all-time between the two schools.
The game will be...