Originally posted on Inside the Hall  |  Last updated 11/19/12
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BROOKLYN — Perhaps it was the travel or maybe it was playing in an NBA arena in the nation’s largest city, but Indiana got off to a very slow start on Monday evening at the Barclays Center against Georgia in the Legends Classic. Senior guard Jordan Hulls hit a 3-pointer to start the game, but the Hoosiers missed their next eleven from beyond the arc. IU was 8-of-25 (32 percent) from the field after 20 minutes. Shot selection was questionable. Ball movement was largely nonexistent. Important players like Cody Zeller got in early foul trouble. But fortunately for Indiana, Georgia was just as bad. The Bulldogs were only 9-of-26 (34.6 percent), allowing the Hoosiers to stay in the game and trail 30-29 at the midway mark. “We just missed some shots and had different lineups,” Crean said following IU’s 66-53 win. “The thing that hurt us is we had eight turnovers in the first half and could never get into a rhythm. We never got the pace going the way we needed it to go. Georgia had a lot t...
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