Indiana vs. Minnesota: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Indiana vs. Minnesota: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(1) Indiana 73
(24-4, 8-2 away)
Minnesota 77
(19-9, 16-3 home)
Venue: Williams Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Indiana 34 39 73
Minnesota 30 47 77
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Indiana J Hulls 17 C Zeller 7 K Ferrell 5
Minnesota T Mbakwe 21 T Mbakwe 12 A Hollins 5

No. 1 Indiana faced off with Minnesota on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and took a home loss to the Golden Gophers 77-73 in conference play. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. The Hoosiers got 16 points and five rebounds from Victor Oladipo. Jordan Hulls was solid from three-point range, going 5 for 7 to get to a team-high 17 points overall. Trevor Mbakwe recorded a double-double for the Golden Gophers on a season-high 21 points and 12 rebounds. Indiana (24-4, 12-3 Big Ten) takes on Iowa (17-10, 6-8 Big Ten) on Saturday, Mar. 2 at home.

Indiana Game Notes

  • The last time IU started the season 24-4 was 2007.
  • The Hoosiers have been unlucky four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Indiana is 23-25 in close games.
  • IU set a season low for rebounds (30).
  • The Hoosiers have outshot their opponents in three-point percentage for the past eight games.
  • This is the fourth loss of the season where the Hoosiers opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • The top two scorers (Jordan Hulls and Victor Oladipo) accounted for 45.2 percent of the points.
  • Jordan Hulls has led the team in scoring in three out of 28 games this season.
  • Cody Zeller has led the team in rebounding in 15 out of 28 games this season.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Cody Zeller.
  • Jordan Hulls has three straight double-digit point games.

Minnesota Game Notes

  • The Golden Gophers won this one, but have lost two times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Minnesota is 30-26 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Trevor Mbakwe and Andre Hollins) accounted for 48.0 percent of the points.
  • Trevor Mbakwe has led the team in scoring three times and in rebounding 17 times in 28 games this season.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Trevor Mbakwe's career.
  • Trevor Mbakwe recorded a double-double. It was his ninth this season and 32nd of his career.
  • Trevor Mbakwe set a career high with eight field goals made.
IU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AVictor Oladipo341652011
B+Jordan Hulls321711100
BKevin Ferrell331045102
BCody Zeller32971314
BC. Watford18820000
BWill Sheehey25832121
CDerek Elston11430002
-Remy Abell7001000
-J. Hollowell5100000
-Maurice Creek3000000
MINN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Trevor Mbakwe2521121114
AEliott Eliason14751110
B+Austin Hollins35845101
B+Andre Hollins321623001
BRodney Williams31754122
BM. Ahanmisi21623000
B-Joe Coleman31950202
C-Andre Ingram9210000

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