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

No. 4-seeded Syracuse got a win over No. 1-seeded Indiana 61-50 in the Sweet Sixteen on Thursday, Mar. 28. The Orange got the win with a career-high 24 points and six rebounds from Michael Carter-Williams. C.J. Fair had 11 points and added eight rebounds. Cody Zeller finished with 10 points and nine rebounds for the Hoosiers. Indiana wraps up 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 conference record. 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.

Syracuse Game Notes

  • The win over Indiana extended the Syracuse winning streak to three games.
  • SU beat the spread by 16.5 points. That makes the 18th time this season the Orange have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, SU played 62 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 36-26.
  • The Orange have won every game this season (4-0) after recording 11 or more blocks.
  • Syracuse has won 93 percent of the time this season (13-1) when its three-point percentage has been 40.0 percent or better.
  • SU has won every game this season (7-0) when opponents record 50 or fewer total points.
  • SU has won every game this season (11-0) after holding an opponent to under 34.0 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season Syracuse has won 78 percent of the time (21-6) when C.J. Fair has 11 points or more, 73 percent of the time (11-4) when Michael Carter-Williams plays 38 minutes or more, and 86 percent of the time (12-2) when Brandon Triche has six field goals made or more.
  • SU set a season low for assists (four).
  • The Orange have outshot their opponents in three-point percentage for the past seven games.
  • 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 in seven out of 38 games this season.
  • C.J. Fair has led the team in rebounding in 15 out of 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 had career highs with 24 points, nine field goals made, and three three-pointers.

Indiana Game Notes

  • 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 10 times in 36 games this season.
  • Cody Zeller has led the team in rebounding 18 times in 36 games this season.
  • Victor Oladipo has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Cody Zeller has eight straight double-digit point games.
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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