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BROOKLYN — When Georgetown’s Otto Porter hit a layup to tie the game with seconds remaining in regulation, it seemed momentum would swing in favor of the Hoyas.
But Tom Crean’s team was resilient and showed poise from the start of overtime, taking control from the tip.
The Hoosiers scored six of the first eight points in the extra period – four from Jordan Hulls (including an impressive and-one) and a pair of free throws from Yogi Ferrell – to push the lead early. With Georgetown in the double bonus, Indiana capitalized at the free throw line, hitting 13 of 17 shots.
Pressure defensively also increased. The Hoyas didn’t make a field goal (0-for-7 from the field) in overtime. The result was an 82-72 win to capture the 2012 Legends Classic championship.
“I think it was great because our attitudes were fantastic,” Crean said. “Our heads didn’t drop, there wasn’t any complaining, and I just kept saying to them ‘this is tremendous.’ I think what helped the most in overtime was our great m
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BROOKLYN — Indiana freshman Yogi Ferrell (14 points, four assists), senior Jordan Hulls (17 points, four steals) and sophomore Cody Zeller (17 points, eight rebounds) met with the media following the Hoosiers’ 82-72 overtime win over Georgetown in the Legends Classic at the Barclays Center on Tuesday night.
Watch and listen to what each player had to say in the embedded media players below:
BROOKLYN — Indiana senior Jordan Hulls (14 points) and junior Victor Oladipo (15 points, seven rebounds) met with the media following Indiana’s 66-53 win over Georgia in the Legends Classic at the Barclays Center on Monday night.
Watch and listen to what both players had to say in the embedded media players below:
Otto Porter and the Hoyas almost knock off No. 1 Indiana. [WaPo]
Could the Hoyas fit in a new, revamped ACC? [Casual Hoya]
Maryland outlasts Lafayette in high-scoring affair. [Wash. Times]
Some question the legality of MD’s move to the Big Ten. [WaPo]
Really interesting look at Big Ten expansion and college football. [GL]
A 5′10″ guard scored 138 pts in a D-III game. Took 108...
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...
For those of us, media and fans alike, who traveled to Brooklyn to watch in person the highly anticipated collegiate debut of Shabazz Muhammad, there’s no denying the promising performances we were treated to over a two day span.
The number one recruit in the class of 2012 did not disappoint, connecting on 50 percent of his shots while averaging 18 points per game between the Bruins’...
With his team leading Georgetown by two with 19 seconds left in the second half of Tuesday night's Legends Classic championship game, Indiana coach Tom Crean paced rapidly in front of the Hoosiers bench, flailing his arms like he was fighting off a mugger as he urged the Barclays Center crowd to stand up and cheer on his defense.
Crean's animated display didn't have...
After a sluggish start in their first game away from Assembly Hall and against a big conference foe, Indiana was able to pull away from Georgia in the 2nd half en route to a 66-53 victory.
Jordan Hulls led the way for Indiana with 14 points on 4-6 shooting from downtown, while Victor Oladipo turned in a stellar second half, finishing with 15 points and 8 rebounds. Cody Zeller battled...
BROOKLYN — Thoughts on a 66-53 in over Georgia:
I. Here’s the reality of this one: Yes, it was ugly for the first 30 or so minutes, but Indiana’s final offensive surge to end the game made it respectable. The Hoosiers ended up shooting 51.5% on 2s and after starting out just 1-of-12 on 3-pointers, four late ones had them at 5-of-16 for the night (31.3%). That adds up to a...
BROOKLYN — Thoughts on an 82-72 overtime win over Georgetown:
I. Indiana and Georgetown traded three after three over each other’s zone defenses in the first half, and this began as it finished, in the words of Tom Crean, “an epic battle.” Georgetown may not be ranked now, but it’ll come as little surprise if the Hoyas find themselves in the Top 25 sooner rather than later...
The AP #1 Indiana Hoosiers hit 11 of 14 free throws in overtime to put away the young upset-minded Georgetown Hoyas 82-72. Shooting 48% from the field and a ridiculous 58% from 3PT range, the Hoosiers overcame the Hoyas’ size advantage to win the Progressive Legends Classic and remain undefeated. Jordan Hulls was named MVP of the tournament [...]
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A night after an ineffective game, Cody Zeller had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 1 Indiana to an 82-72 overtime win against Georgetown in the title game of the Legends Classic tournament on Tuesday night.
Jordan Hulls had 17 points for Indiana (5-0) and Yogi Ferrell had 14, including seven in overtime. His last points came on a 3-pointer he released just before the shot...
Victor Oladipo had 15 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 1 Indiana to a 63-53 victory over Georgia on Monday night in the semifinals of the Progressive Legends Classic at the Barclays Center.
Jordan Hulls and Christian Watford both had 14 points for the Hoosiers (4-0) and they were the ones who finally started hitting from long range as Indiana established control of the game...
Georgetown may not be ranked, but that won’t be the case for long. The Hoyas are a long, tough bunch, and they gave Indiana everything the Hoosiers could handle tonight.
But the #1 team in America – still playing without its top three frontcourt reserves – did what the #1 team should do: it responded to gut check time and won a gritty game against a good team.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Victor Oladipo had 15 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 1 Indiana to a 63-53 victory over Georgia on Monday night in the semifinals of the Progressive Legends Classic at the Barclays Center.
Jordan Hulls and Christian Watford both had 14 points for the Hoosiers (4-0) and they were the ones who finally started hitting from long range as Indiana established control...