Boxscore
Indiana 75, North Carolina Central 56
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Indiana
Officials - Dan Chrisman, Tim Clougherty, Wally Rutecki
Attendance - 17164

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
North Carolina Central 26 30 56
Indiana 39 36 75

Recap


INDIANA 75, NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL 56: Cody Zeller had a team-high 17 points and seven rebounds as No. 24 Indiana closed out its non-conference schedule with an easy victory at home.

Indiana (21-7, 8-7 Big Ten) improved to 16-1 at home and 13-0 in non-conference play. The Hoosiers, who are fifth in the Big Ten standings - 1 1/2 games behind Wisconsin - will resume conference play Saturday against Minnesota.

The top four teams in the standings will receive a first-round bye in the conference tournament.

Victor Oladipo finished with 16 points for Indiana, which led by as many as 15 before taking a 39-26 lead into halftime. Then the Hoosiers clamped down defensively, holding the Eagles (14-13, 8-5 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) to two baskets over the first 11 minutes of the second half before taking a 61-37 lead.

Will Sheehey scored 12 points and Derek Elston added 10 for the Hoosiers, who shot 51 percent from the field and were 4 of 10 from 3-point range.

Dominique Sutton, North Carolina Central’s leading scorer, finished with a game-high 21 points and Ray Willis added 10 for the Eagles, who lost for the second time in its last seven games.

The Eagles fell to 0-27 since 2007-08 against major-conference schools, including 0-3 against Indiana.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Indiana finished with 16 turnovers. … The Hoosiers held a 34-16 advantage in rebounds, including 15-3 on the offensive glass. … North Carolina Central finished 3 for 10 from 3-point range. … Indiana won for the fourth time in five games.

North Carolina Central Eagles

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Dominique Sutton 38:00 10-16 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 2 4 4 2 0 21
Ray Willis 38:00 3-8 0-2 4-4 0 2 2 2 2 1 3 2 10
Jeremy Ingram 30:00 2-7 0-2 6-10 1 3 4 0 4 1 3 0 10
Nick Chasten 14:00 1-2 1-1 0-0 0 3 3 1 3 0 2 0 3
Justin Leemow 19:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 1 0
Ebuka Anyaorah 18:00 3-6 1-2 2-3 1 1 2 0 4 0 2 0 9
Emanuel Chapman 21:00 1-3 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 3
David Best 11:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Tracy O'Neal 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
Karamo Jawara 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
Tramar Beaman 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jonathan Nicely 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-42 3-10 13-19 3 13 16 9 22 9 15 5 56
  47.6% 30.0% 68.4% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 15

Indiana Hoosiers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jordan Hulls 27:00 2-3 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 2 1 0 3 0 5
Victor Oladipo 24:00 5-8 1-1 5-6 5 1 6 1 2 2 3 1 16
Will Sheehey 28:00 6-9 0-1 0-0 2 5 7 2 1 1 1 1 12
Christian Watford 22:00 0-8 0-2 2-2 0 2 2 2 1 3 2 0 2
Cody Zeller 27:00 6-9 0-0 5-9 4 3 7 2 0 0 0 0 17
Verdell Jones III 16:00 2-5 0-1 5-6 2 0 2 1 3 0 3 0 9
Derek Elston 17:00 3-5 2-3 2-2 0 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 10
Matt Roth 13:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0
Remy Abell 7:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2
Tom Pritchard 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Austin Etherington 5:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Kory Barnett 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Daniel Moore 2:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Raphael Smith 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Taylor Wayer 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Howard 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 26-51 4-10 19-25 15 19 34 13 15 7 16 2 75
  51.0% 40.0% 76.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 16
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