(*57*) ideas on a 61-57 win at Minnesota:
How it occurred
The circumstances on Wednesday in Minneapolis had been irregular. Mike Woodson didn’t make the journey resulting from a latest COVID-19 prognosis. Minnesota’s main scorer, Dawson Garcia, was out with an ankle damage. Empty seats had been plentiful in Williams Arena pregame. Indiana, a double-digit favourite, got here out missing focus. The Hoosiers turned the ball over 5 occasions in the first eight minutes. Minnesota acquired into the bonus shortly as IU struggled to defend straight line drives. By the six minute mark, Minnesota led 24-18. Indiana appeared to seek out its footing offensively in the final six minutes as the Hoosiers scored 15 factors to seize a 33-30 halftime benefit. Trayce Jackson-Davis had 9 factors and 11 rebounds in the first half, however was solely 4-for-9 from the subject. Malik Reneau led IU with 10 first half factors.
It wasn’t a very robust begin to the second half, however Indiana made sufficient performs to stretch the result in seven at 45-38 on a Jackson-Davis bucket off a baseline out of sure play. The Hoosiers led 47-40 at the below 12 media timeout. Minnesota, nevertheless, had a solution. The Gophers scored the subsequent seven factors to tie it at 47, forcing Yasir Rosemond to take a timeout. Minnesota then took the lead at 50-49 on a Jamison Battle 3-pointer with 8:55 to play. Indiana, nevertheless, shortly retook the lead on a Trey Galloway 3-pointer with 8:28 to play. Minnesota took the lead once more at 55-54 on a Battle 3-pointer with 6:22 to play. A dunk by Jackson-Davis with 2:22 remaining lower the Minnesota result in 57-56.
With 43.7 seconds to play, Race Thompson break up a pair of free throws to make it 57, however a Jackson-Davis offensive rebound on the free throw miss and subsequent putback gave IU a 59-57 lead. Ta’Lon Cooper missed a 3-pointer on the subsequent Minnesota possession and Miller Kopp grabbed a unfastened ball and known as timeout with simply over 20 seconds to go. Minnesota then let the clock run down to eight.2 seconds to go earlier than fouling Trey Galloway. Galloway made each to make it 61-57 and safe a fourth-straight victory.
Jackson-Davis was dominant once more, ending with 25 factors, 21 rebounds and 6 blocked pictures. He turned the program’s all-time blocked pictures chief after tying Jeff Newton in the Michigan State recreation.
Statistics that stand out
Indiana completed the recreation on a 7-0 run and didn’t enable a Minnesota level over the last 3:20 of the contest.
Final IU particular person statistics
Final tempo-free statistics
Assembly Call postgame present
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