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

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Syracuse vs. Indiana: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(16) Syracuse 61
(29-9, 5-5 away)
(4) Indiana 50
(29-7, 17-2 home)
Venue: Verizon Center
9:52PM ET / 6:52PM PT, March 28, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Syracuse 34 27 61
Indiana 22 28 50
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Syracuse M Carter-Williams 24 C Fair 8 B Triche 2
Indiana V Oladipo 16 C Zeller 9 J Hulls 2

On Thursday, Mar. 28, No. 1-seeded Indiana took on No. 4-seeded Syracuse and lost to the Orange 61-50 in the Sweet Sixteen. Cody Zeller put up 10 points and nine rebounds in the Hoosiers loss. Victor Oladipo had 16 points and added two rebounds. For the Orange, Michael Carter-Williams finished with a career-high 24 points and six rebounds. Indiana closes out the season with a 29-7 record. The Hoosiers got to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team after falling to Wisconsin 68-56 in the Big Ten Tournament. In the regular season, they finished first in the Big Ten with a 14-4 record in conference play. In making the Sweet Sixteen, Indiana beat No. 16-seeded James Madison 83-62 in the second round and then No. 9-seeded Temple 58-52 in the third round.

Indiana Game Notes

  • Prior to this game, IU played 49 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 15-34.
  • IU set season lows for field goals made (16), field goal percentage (34.0), and total points (50).
  • Victor Oladipo accounted for 32.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Cody Zeller and Christian Watford) accounted for 47.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Victor Oladipo has led the team in scoring in 10 out of 36 games this season.
  • Cody Zeller has led the team in rebounding in 18 out of 36 games this season.
  • Victor Oladipo has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Cody Zeller has eight straight double-digit point games.

Syracuse Game Notes

  • Michael Carter-Williams accounted for 39.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (C.J. Fair and James Southerland) accounted for 46.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Michael Carter-Williams has led the team in scoring seven times in 38 games this season.
  • C.J. Fair has led the team in rebounding 15 times in 38 games this season.
  • C.J. Fair has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Michael Carter-Williams's career.
  • Michael Carter-Williams set career highs with 24 points, nine field goals made, and three three-pointers.
SU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+M. Carter-Williams382461412
B+Jerami Grant9430020
BC.J. Fair381180124
BJ. Southerland33571222
BBrandon Triche351432106
C+Baye Keita31310230
-Trevor Cooney6010100
-R. Christmas9010010
IU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Cody Zeller361092011
BVictor Oladipo361620314
B-C. Watford351371004
C+Will Sheehey26942102
CRemy Abell11220000
DJordan Hulls27032102
D-Kevin Ferrell23021104
-H. Mosquera-Perea4000000
-J. Hollowell3010000

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