Michigan vs. Indiana: Full Game Preview

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Michigan vs. Indiana: Full Game Preview
(1) Michigan
(20-1, 4-1 away)
(3) Indiana
(19-2, 13-2 home)
Venue: Assembly Hall (IN)
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 02, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Michigan T Burke 17.9 M McGary 6.0 T Burke 7.1
Indiana C Zeller 16.1 C Zeller 8.2 K Ferrell 4.5

On Saturday, No. 1 Michigan travels to Assembly Hall (IN) to take on No. 3 Indiana. It starts at 9:00 EST and you can see it on ESPN. The Wolverines are 4-3 against the Hoosiers over the last four years. They won 68-56 on 2/1/2012 the last time they played.

Indiana and Michigan share the 1st spot in the conference.

In their last outing, behind 18 points and 8 assists from Trey Burke, the Wolverines blew out Northwestern 68-46 on January 30th. With 17.9 points per game, 7.1 assists per game, and 1.4 steals per game, he leads the team in all three categories. In a 97-60 blowout of Purdue on January 30th, Cody Zeller put up 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Hoosiers. He puts up a team-leading 16.1 points per game, 8.2 rebounds per game, and 1.3 blocks per game. A few of the Four Factors in which Indiana stands out are free throw rate at 49.1, effective field goal percentage at 56.8, and offensive rebounding percentage at 40.6.

Indiana StatSmack

  • Michigan has a much better NCSA Athletic Ranking than Indiana (#25 vs #43).
  • The Michigan assist leader (Trey Burke) has more assists than the Indiana assist leader (Kevin Ferrell).
  • The Michigan three-point leader (Nik Stauskas) has more three-pointers than the Indiana three-point leader (Jordan Hulls).
  • Michigan has more Top 10 Director's Cup finishes than Indiana (15 vs 0)
  • Michigan waxed Indiana by 12 points the last time they played (Feb 01, 2012).
  • The Michigan scoring leader (Trey Burke) has more points than the Indiana scoring leader (Cody Zeller).
  • Trey Burke is ranked 50th nationally in points and 9th nationally in assists.
  • Michigan has a much better NCSA Academic Ranking than Indiana (#27 vs #71).
  • At least you keep showing up. Michigan has an average margin of victory of 12 over Indiana in 22 wins since 1980.
  • Michigan has a much lower admission rate (more selective) according to Kiplinger (50% vs 73%).
MICH Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A+ Trey Burke 34 18 3 7 1 0 2
A- G. Robinson III 33 12 6 1 1 0 1
A- Tim Hardaway Jr 34 16 5 3 1 1 2
B+ Nik Stauskas 31 13 3 1 1 0 1
B Mitch McGary 16 6 6 0 1 1 1
B- Jordan Morgan 20 6 5 0 1 0 1
C Caris LeVert 12 3 1 1 0 0 0
C Jon Horford 10 3 3 0 0 1 0
C Max Bielfeldt 6 2 2 0 0 0 0
C Spike Albrecht 7 2 1 1 0 0 0
D+ Blake McLimans 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Matt Vogrich 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Eso Akunne 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Corey Person 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
D J. Bartelstein 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
IU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
A Cody Zeller 28 16 8 1 1 1 2
A- Victor Oladipo 28 14 6 2 2 1 2
B+ C. Watford 26 13 7 1 1 0 1
B Jordan Hulls 28 11 3 3 1 0 1
B Kevin Ferrell 27 7 3 4 1 0 2
B- Will Sheehey 22 10 4 1 1 0 1
C Remy Abell 15 5 2 1 0 0 1
C J. Hollowell 11 4 2 0 0 0 1
C Derek Elston 7 2 1 0 0 1 0
C- Maurice Creek 11 3 1 0 0 0 0
C- A. Etherington 7 2 2 0 0 0 1
D+ H. Mosquera-Perea 7 1 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+ Raphael Smith 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D+ Peter Jurkin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
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