Indiana vs. Penn State: Full Game Preview

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Indiana vs. Penn State: Full Game Preview
Indiana
(13-1, 3-0 away)
Penn State
(8-5, 7-3 home)
Venue: Bryce Jordan Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 07, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Indiana C Zeller 16.6 C Zeller 8.1 K Ferrell 5.4
Penn State T Frazier 16.3 R Travis 7.7 D (DJ) Newbill 4.0

Comparing team stats, Indiana looks to have an edge in three significant categories. The first is assists, where the Hoosiers have the upper hand, 17 per game to nine per game. In addition, Indiana has the edge in scoring, 87 pts/game to 64 pts/game. And lastly, the Hoosiers have the edge in field goal percentage, 51% to 41%. Last year, the Nittany Lions had a record of 0-3 on the Hoosiers, losing by an average margin of 14. Over the past four years, Penn State has a record of 5-4 against Indiana, including 1-2 at home.

Indiana StatSmack

  • Jermaine Marshall is ranked 5th in the Big Ten in steals.
  • Penn State has a much better NCSA Academic Ranking than Indiana (#47 vs #71).
  • Ross Travis is ranked 8th in the Big Ten in rebounds.
  • At least you keep showing up. Penn State has an average margin of victory of 8 over Indiana in 9 wins since 1981.
  • Penn State has more Top 10 Director's Cup finishes than Indiana (8 vs 0)
  • The Penn State basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Indiana (86% vs 62%).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Penn State currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (980 to 952) than Indiana, per the NCAA.
  • Penn State has a much better NCSA Athletic Ranking than Indiana (#11 vs #43).
  • Penn State has a much better NCSA Power Ranking than Indiana (#11 vs #99).
  • Penn State has a much better Kiplinger Out-of-State Ranking than Indiana (#37 vs #62).
IU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A Cody Zeller 27 17 8 1 1 1 2
A- Victor Oladipo 27 14 6 2 2 1 2
B+ C. Watford 25 13 6 1 1 1 1
B+ Jordan Hulls 27 11 3 4 1 0 1
B Will Sheehey 23 12 4 1 1 0 1
B Kevin Ferrell 27 7 3 5 1 0 2
C+ Remy Abell 16 6 2 2 0 0 1
C J. Hollowell 13 5 3 0 0 0 2
C H. Mosquera-Perea 9 2 3 0 0 0 1
C Maurice Creek 11 3 2 1 0 0 0
C Derek Elston 9 1 2 0 0 1 1
C- A. Etherington 7 2 2 0 0 0 1
D+ Taylor Wayer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D+ Jeff Howard 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Peter Jurkin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
D+ Raphael Smith 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
PSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Tim Frazier 33 16 5 4 2 0 3
B- D. Newbill 35 15 6 4 1 0 4
C+ J. Marshall 34 15 4 2 2 0 3
C Ross Travis 31 7 8 0 0 0 2
C- Brandon Taylor 22 7 3 0 0 0 1
D+ Sasa Borovnjak 21 5 4 0 0 1 1
D+ Nick Colella 24 4 2 1 1 0 1
D Jonathan Graham 17 3 4 0 0 1 1
D Kevin Montminy 2 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Alan Wisniewski 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Donovon Jack 6 2 1 0 0 0 0
D- A. Maduegbunam 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D- P. Ackerman 7 1 0 0 0 0 0
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