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The Assembly Call:
Penn State took a 3-2 lead…and then the Hoosiers asserted their dominance. A big early run, keyed by aggressive offensive play from Christian Watford, put Indiana up by double digits, and Penn State never got any closer.
The Hoosiers weren’t particularly sharp in the second half, but they didn’t need to be, en route to a 74-51 road win. Jordan Hulls found his shooting stroke again, Watford played a terrific all-around game, and Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo were mostly good in a solid team victory.
Indiana is now 4-1 in their last five Big Ten road games, and sits atop the conference at 2-0 with #8 Minnesota headed to Bloomington on Saturday.
We discuss tonight’s game plus look ahead to Saturday’s big tilt with the Gophers in tonight’s episode of The Assembly Call.
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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Christian Watford set the tone with a 13-point first half Monday and the Hoosier defense took care of the rest as No. 5 Indiana set down an overmatched Penn State team, 74-51.
Thanks mostly to Watford, the Hoosiers (14-1, 2-0 Big Ten) were hot early against the Nittany Lions (8-6, 0-2).
Indiana led 44-27 at halftime and despite a sloppy second half that included...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Christian Watford (16 points, eight rebounds) and Jordan Hulls (14 points) met with the media following Indiana’s 74-51 win over Penn State on Monday night at the Bryce-Jordan Center.
Watch and listen to reaction from both IU seniors in the embedded media players below:
Tim Gilbert is a sophomore at Penn State majoring in print journalism and is a Daily...
SAN ANTONIO -- Four-star defensive Garrett Sickels, a Penn State commit, saw time at defensive tackle in the U.S. Army-American Bowl. It was a learning experience, and after the game he spoke about it as well as coach Bill O'Brien remaining at Penn State.
January enrollees include star tight end Breneman and a trio of quarterbacks. They are on campus taking classes for the spring semester.
Christian Watford scored 16 points, Jordan Hulls added 14 and No. 5 Indiana used a big first-half run to race past Penn State 74-51 on Monday night.
The Hoosiers' breakneck offense could rarely be stopped in the first half before the pace slowed down in a sloppy second half. But it barely mattered after Indiana (14-1, 2-0 Big Ten) built a 19-point lead in the first half behind...
Indiana started off 2013 with an impressive performance as the Hoosiers crushed Penn State 74-51 on Monday night at the Bryce Jordan Center. Here’s a look at five takeaways from IU’s fifth straight win:
· What road problems? Yes, Indiana finished 3-6 last year on the road in the Big Ten. But dating back to last season, the Hoosiers are now 4-1 over their last five true road...
Thoughts on a 74-51 win against the Nittany Lions:
I. Slow starts have befallen the Hoosiers on occasion this season, but save for an early 3-2 deficit, they established themselves as the dominant team from the onset in this one. They were aggressive on both ends of the floor — their patented mix of turning defense into offense in transition and ball movement and making the extra...
Nikki Greene wasn't worried about Penn State's offense against Michigan State's second-ranked scoring defense.
When the Nittany Lions scored nearly as many points in the second half as the Spartans had been allowing in entire games, her team's focus on defense made perfect sense.
Green had 14 points and 10 rebounds in a 76-55 win Sunday afternoon. The backcourt...
Outmanned Nittany Lions have no answers for an Indiana team expected to contend for an NCAA title.
Fork Union (Va.) High quarterback and Penn State commit Christian Hackenberg was awarded a fifth star in the last Scout 300 rankings for the 2013 class, and he spoke about its significance. In all, there are four Penn State commits on the list.
Penn State's acting athletic director fielded questions on football coach Bill O’Brien and more in the Beaver Stadium Media Room Monday. Get a recap and see the video of his comments.
The Penn State football coach began his postseason PC by expounding on a number of topics. See the entire statement, which lasted nearly 15 minutes, from the front of the Beaver Stadium Media Room.
After outlasting Penn State Thursday, Wisconsin looks to win its eighth road conference opener in its last nine tries by taking on Nebraska Sunday afternoon in Lincoln.
There's just one game on the docket for Monday and it's a Top 5 team taking on a Penn State team looking to hold serve at home. Can the Nittany Lions pull off the upset, or does Indiana have too much firepower? Find out in our video preview of Monday's action:
Coach: Tom Crean (4 seasons at Indiana 82-84) Overall 272-180, 13 years
2011-12: Record 27-9 overall, 11-7 in Big Ten (5th)
Starters Returning (5) Jordan Halls, Christian Watford, Cody Zeller, Victor Oladipo, Will Sheehey
Preseason Tournament: Legends Classic
Top Non-Conference Games: vs. North Carolina, vs. Butler
Sat Out: Maurice Creek (injury)
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