Michigan State vs. Indiana: Recap and Stats

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Michigan State vs. Indiana: Recap and Stats
(7) Michigan State 70
(17-4, 5-4 away)
(7) Indiana 75
(18-2, 13-2 home)
Venue: Assembly Hall (IN)
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, January 27, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Michigan State 38 32 70
Indiana 44 31 75
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Michigan State K Appling 13 A Payne 6 K Appling 4
Indiana C Zeller 16 C Zeller 8 K Ferrell 4

No. 7 Indiana clipped No. 13 Michigan State 75-70 in Big Ten play on Sunday, January 27th. With a record of 3-0, the Hoosiers remain unbeaten versus AP-Ranked teams this season. Victor Oladipo had an impressive game for the Hoosiers and put up a season-high 21 points and seven rebounds (6 Stl 3 Blk). Cody Zeller had nine points and added seven rebounds. For the Spartans, Gary Harris finished with a game-high 21 points, including 5-of-10 shooting from three-point range. The next game will be on Wednesday, January 30th when Indiana (18-2, 6-1 Big Ten) goes to Purdue (10-9, 3-3 Big Ten).

Indiana Game Notes

  • The win over Michigan State extended the Indiana winning streak to 3 games.
  • The Hoosiers have won 4 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Indiana has won 22 close games.
  • Prior to this game, IU played 42 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 10-32.
  • Indiana has won 100% of the time this season (11-0) when its field goal percentage has been 50.9% or better.
  • The Hoosiers have won 100% of the time this season (12-0) after recording 8 or more three-pointers.
  • Indiana has won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after committing 16 or fewer turnovers.
  • IU has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) when opponents record 1 or fewer blocks.
  • This season Indiana has won 100% of the time (13-0) when Jordan Hulls has 10 points or more, 83% of the time (5-1) when Victor Oladipo plays 30 minutes or more, and 100% of the time (6-0) when Christian Watford has 5 field goals made or more.
  • IU set a season low for rebounds.
  • The Hoosiers have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 14th game at home this season--IU has a 28.6 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Victor Oladipo recorded a team season high in steals with 6.
  • The top two scorers (Victor Oladipo and Christian Watford) accounted for 44.0% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Cody Zeller and Victor Oladipo) accounted for 45.1% of the rebounds.
  • Victor Oladipo has led the team in scoring in 6 out of 20 games this season.
  • Cody Zeller has led the team in rebounding in 9 out of 20 games this season.
  • Christian Watford has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 4th 20-point game of Victor Oladipo's career.
  • Victor Oladipo had career highs with 8 field goals made and 6 steals.
  • Will Sheehey had a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.

Michigan State Game Notes

  • The Spartans have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Michigan State has lost 18 close games.
  • Gary Harris recorded a team season high in three pointers attempted with 10.
  • The top two scorers (Gary Harris and Adreian Payne) accounted for 55.7% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Adreian Payne and Branden Dawson) accounted for 53.1% of the rebounds.
  • Gary Harris has led the team in scoring 6 times in 21 games this season.
  • Adreian Payne has led the team in rebounding 8 times in 21 games this season.
  • Adreian Payne set a career high with 3 three-pointers.
  • This marks the 3rd 20-point game of Gary Harris's career.
  • Derrick Nix set a career high with 6 assists.
  • Travis Trice set a career high with 5 assists.
MSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AGary Harris332122200
AAdreian Payne331890113
ABranden Dawson341282403
ADerrick Nix31856202
C+Travis Trice30825105
D+D. Valentine18021101
DKeith Appling19320004
IU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Victor Oladipo302171633
BCody Zeller33971012
B-Jordan Hulls311014002
B-C. Watford311260003
C+Kevin Ferrell311113103
C+Will Sheehey23830102
CRemy Abell6400000
-H. Mosquera-Perea7020000
-Maurice Creek5000001
-J. Hollowell3001100

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