You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Eyeing IU

  • Indiana overpowers Indiana State
    BLOOMINGTON — After just one quarter, it was clear that Indiana Hoosiers coach Kevin Wilson has more confidence than ever in the Indiana running game. And by halftime, Hoosiers quarterback Nate Sudfeld had made so many handoffs it was strange
  • Indiana State...then an off week
      Indiana’s 2014 season is just mere hours away from kicking off.
  • Hoosiers announce remainder of sked
    Indiana formally announced the rest of its schedule today, with the season opener on Nov. 14 against Mississippi Valley State. There is only one exhibition game: Indianapolis visits Assembly Hall for a glorified scrimmage on Nov.
Advertisement

IU trails Temple at halftime

DAYTON, Ohio – Indiana trails Temple 29-26 at halftime in the third round of the NCAA tournament in University of Dayton Arena.

The Hoosiers were hurt by having limited minutes from forward Cody Zeller and guard Jordan Hulls as well as the incredible first-half performance of Owls guard Khalif Wyatt.

Wyatt scored 20 points in the opening half on 8-of-14 shooting. The rest of Temple was 4 of 20 from the floor.

Zeller was limited to 10 minutes in the first half after picking up two fouls early, and Hulls only played six minutes and was taken to the locker room with 6:58 to play in the half. Hulls appeared to injure his shoulder after a collision with a Temple player with 12:23 to play in the half.

Indiana's offense was out of sorts without those two out. The Hoosiers took a 20-11 lead with 10:21 to play but only managed six more points the rest of the half.

Wyatt began to dominate the offense with the Owls down by nine, scoring nine straight points to tie the game at 20 with 6:09 left in the first half.

Temple took a 26-24 lead on a dunk by Anthony Lee with 2:36 left in the first half, and after two free throws by Indiana's Christian Watford, Scootie Randall hit one free throw and Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson knocked down a jumper to give the Owls the advantage at halftime.

Watfford, Zeller and Victor Oladipo each have six points for IU, which is losing the battle on the boards 21-18 and has given up eight offensive rebounds.

Advertisement