Thoughts on a 97-54 win against the Bulldogs:
I. Indiana’s lack of frontcourt depth was not an issue in this one. Bryant didn’t have much size. And the size the Bulldogs did have was dominated by Cody Zeller. Both Andrew Scocca and Vlad Kondratyev fouled out, as neither had much of a chance once Zeller got the ball on the block and went to work. When Zeller went to the bench, there were a few interesting small ball lineups on the court. At one point in the first half, Indiana’s smallest rotation players — Yogi Ferrell, Jordan Hulls and Remy Abell — played with Jeremy Hollowell and Christian Watford.
At some point in the next eight, the lack of depth is likely to pose a problem. But for this night, the Hoosiers rolled regardless.
II. This was a game Indiana got to the line in bunches. Bryant simply couldn’t match the Hoosiers’ speed, athleticism and strength, and it resulted in 34 trips the line. The Hoosiers knocked down 29 of those attempts (85.3%) and racked up a free throw rate o...