Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/15/14
After rebounding from its first Big Ten defeat, Indiana hopes to avoid a letdown in its next contest before the league schedule gets significantly tougher. Trying for their second victory in 17 days over Penn State, the seventh-ranked Hoosiers can keep the Nittany Lions winless in the conference by handing them a 14th consecutive road loss Wednesday night. Indiana (16-2, 4-1) shot a season-low 37.0 percent and never got into a rhythm in last Tuesday's 64-59 home loss to Wisconsin. The Hoosiers were more resourceful in Sunday's 67-59 win at Northwestern. Though the Wildcats trimmed a 17-point deficit to five on three occasions, the Hoosiers did not fold. "It's important for our guys to understand that they are pretty good when they really lock into what they need to do," Indiana coach Tom Crean said. Seven-foot star Cody Zeller had 21 points with 13 rebounds while Christian Watford added 14 with six boards as Indiana scored 26 points in the paint and held a...
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