Indiana vs. Northwestern: Recap and Stats

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Indiana vs. Northwestern: Recap and Stats
Indiana 67
(16-2, 5-0 away)
Northwestern 59
(11-8, 6-7 home)
Venue: Welsh-Ryan Arena
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, January 20, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Indiana 31 36 67
Northwestern 17 42 59
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Indiana C Zeller 17 C Zeller 8 K Ferrell 4
Northwestern R Hearn 14 J Swopshire 6 D Sobolewski 4

Northwestern took a home loss to No. 2 Indiana 67-59 in conference play on Sunday, January 20th. With the loss, the Wildcats go to 1-3 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Reggie Hearn put up a game-high 22 points plus three rebounds in the Wildcats loss. Jared Swopshire had 13 points and added eight rebounds. Cody Zeller got a double-double for the Hoosiers with a team-high 21 points and 13 rebounds. Northwestern (11-8, 2-4 Big Ten) hosts ninth-ranked Minnesota (15-3, 3-2 Big Ten) on Wednesday, January 23rd.

Northwestern Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:36 left to go.
  • The last time NU started the season 11-8 was 2006.
  • NU beat the spread by 4.0 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Wildcats have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, NU played 43 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 7-36.
  • Northwestern has lost 83% of the time this season (1-5) after recording 59 or fewer total points.
  • The Wildcats have lost 78% of the time this season (2-7) after having a field goal percentage of 40.8% or worse.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 47.6% or better this season, Northwestern has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 44.4% or better this season, Northwestern has lost 80% of the time (1-4).
  • NU set a season low for steals.
  • The Wildcats have recorded more three-pointers than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • Northwestern has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--NU has a 1.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Reggie Hearn accounted for 37.2% of the team's points.
  • Jared Swopshire accounted for 33.3% of the team's rebounds.
  • Reggie Hearn has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 19 games this season.
  • Jared Swopshire has led the team in rebounding in 11 out of 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 4th 20-point game of Reggie Hearn's career.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Alex Marcotullio.
  • Tre Demps has 3 straight double-digit point games.

Indiana Game Notes

  • Indiana won, but did not cover the spread.
  • Cody Zeller accounted for 31.3% of the team's points.
  • Cody Zeller accounted for 36.1% of the team's rebounds.
  • Cody Zeller has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 8 times in 18 games this season.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Cody Zeller's career.
  • Cody Zeller has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Cody Zeller recorded a double-double. It was his 5th this season and 10th of his career.
  • Christian Watford has 8 straight double-digit point games.
  • Victor Oladipo set a career high with 5 offensive rebounds.
IU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Cody Zeller3621131211
AVictor Oladipo24765111
B+C. Watford291460000
BJordan Hulls371501000
C+Will Sheehey19641002
D+Kevin Ferrell26411002
D+Remy Abell15011000
-J. Hollowell10010000
-H. Mosquera-Perea3010100
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AReggie Hearn402231010
AJared Swopshire401382211
B+Tre Demps161130001
B-Alex Olah23415000
C+Dave Sobolewski40912001
DMike Turner12002001
DA. Marcotullio19011001
-Kale Abrahamson10010001

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