Indiana 71 Ohio State 65

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Indiana 71 Ohio State 65

Indiana overcame a 9 point deficit with some solid defense and timely shot making to defeat the Buckeyes.

What Happened

Indiana played inspired ball after trailing 46-37 early in the 2nd half.

The Hoosiers forced Ohio St into timely turnovers and poor shooting all evening.

Indiana took care of the basketball tonight and it led to enough points for the win

Key Stats

Indiana outscored Ohio State 22-5 in points off of turnovers.

Ohio State outscored Indiana 24-9 in 2nd chance scoring

Ohio St was held to 7-27 from deep

Key Individual Performances

Malik Reneau scored 23 points and grabbed 7 rebounds

Xavier Johnson rebounded after a tough game with 18 points, 3 assists, a block and a steal

Ohio State’s Felix Okpara was a beast on the boards grabbing 15

What it means

Ohio State lost an opportunity to get a road win for their resume

Indiana gets a much needed quad 2 win. Their resume is light

The Big 10 will be interesting to see who can win on road.


Indiana coach Mike Woodson “Our defense from the 15 minute mark was the difference”

Woodson “The last two days was tough because I was unhappy about the play at Nebraska”

Indiana’s Xavier Johnson “I was definitely motivated, I let the game come to me and I trusted my teammates”

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