Found January 12, 2012 on
Inside the Hall:
Thoughts on a 77-74 loss to the Golden Gophers:
It all caught up with the Hoosiers tonight.
The defense that’s been slumping? Minnesota exposed it tonight, its guards finding lanes to the hole, penetrating from the perimeter past Indiana’s olé’ing defense to the hoop for scores. And when the Hoosiers went 2-3 zone for extended minutes — something it’s barely flirted with in-game all season — things did not get better. Minnesota attacked a 2-3 zone the way you’re supposed to: It found the man in the middle; Indiana collapsed in; the Gophers found seams off the baseline and kicked out to wing shooters that were hitting shots. Minnesota scored 1.19 points per possession inside Assembly Hall tonight. A performance like this, my friends, will not pull Indiana’s defense out of the Big Ten cellar.
That 3-point shooting that’s been transcendent? It fell from the sky to the earth with a loud thud. Indiana had its worst shooting night beyond the arc of the season (3-of-16, 18.8 percent).
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