BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Hey everybody, and welcome to Simon Skjodt Meeting Corridor for the primary Indiana males’s basketball sport of the season. I do know there are millions of you who want you have been right here, so be at liberty to curse a bit over what COVID-19 has taken away from us.
That is our first dwell weblog of the season, and I am going to hold you up to date in actual time with what is going on on. So hold refreshing, and we’ll take it from there.
Right here we go:
10:05 p.m. ET It is a remaining. Indiana wins 89-59. Trayce Jackson-Davis leads the way in which with 26 factors and 11 rebounds, his 12th profession double-double. Freshman Trey Galloway had 13 and Rob Phinisee had 12. Here is the complete sport story, with quotes. CLICK HERE
9:40 p.m. ET — The very best timeout in school basketball nonetheless came about Wednesday night time, even with out the band and the cheerleaders. Here is a fast video.
9:27 p.m. ET — Bought a bit sluggish there for a bit for the Hoosiers. We go to the second media timeout of the and it is now 63-34 with 11:47 to go. Indiana nonetheless with solely 5 turnovers within the sport, and 17 assists, which is a pleasant ratio.
9:22 p.m. ET: Trayce Jackson-Davis is having a pleasant sport. He is been practically excellent after lacking just a few from brief vary early within the sport. He is acquired 22 factors and 9 rebounds right here on the first media timeout of the second half. Indiana leads 62-26.
9:08 p.m. ET — Again at it for the second half. Similar starters besides Jerome Hunter for Race Thompson, who’s acquired three fouls.
8:52 p.m. ET — And that is a wrap for the primary half. Hoosiers are operating away with this one now, main 48-19. Within the final 10 minutes of the half, Indiana outscored them 28-2. Trayce with 14 factors, and Phinisee with 10. Freshman Trey Galloway has been nice. He is acquired 9 factors on 4-for-Four taking pictures, with two rebounds and two assists.
8:47 p.m. ET — All 4 freshman at the moment are within the sport on the similar time for Indiana. Lander hits Galloway with a pleasant go for a simple basket. Former AAU teammates look comfy collectively. Anthony Leal on the ground too, making his debut. Nice help from Leal to Galloway on a run-out. Hit him proper in stride on a protracted go.
8:43 p.m. ET — Jordan Geronimo has entered the sport for Indiana. Hoosiers on an enormous run right here. A Phinisee three-pointer has put them up 40-17. That is a 20-Zero run for the Hoosiers. Media timeout now with 3:23 to go. Indiana up 40-19.
8:39 p.m. ET — A couple of folks have requested the place I am sitting. We’re within the southwest finish zone, and Im in Row 9. Band would have been subsequent to me. Tennessee Tech bench is down beneath us.
8:31 p.m. ET — Reverse jinx in impact. Phinisee instantly hits a 3 as quickly as I posted that. Third media timeout at 7:22 with the Hoosiers main 25-17. All eight Indiana gamers who’s seen minutes thus far have scored. Nonetheless have not seen freshmen Anthony Leal or Jordan Geronimo. (Joey Brunk, the 11th Hoosier on scholarship, did not gown due to a again damage.
8:28 p.m. ET — The Hoosiers are struggling from deep thus far. They’re simply 1-for-6 from three-point vary. Khristian Lander hasn’t been shy. He is 0-for-3. Had a pleasant help – his first — that led to an enormous dunk by Race Thompson.
8:20 p.m. ET — Freshman Khristian Lander has entered the sport for the primary time, and he instantly scores. Indiana up 17-13, after which Galloway follows that up along with his first profession factors. Two factors down, and lots of to go for these two. Second media timeout at 11:47 and it is 19-13 Hoosiers. (Galloway completes the three-point play, flattening his free throw after the timeout.)
8:18 p.m. ET — A 9-2 run by Tennessee Tech has put them forward for the primary time tonight, however Jerome Hunter solutions instantly with a three-pointer from the nook. It is a huge factor to observe how he shoots from the perimeter early this season. Hoosiers want that after they unfold the ground.
8:13 p.m. ET — After the timeout, Trey Galloway makes his Indiana debut and Jerome Hunter is available in, too. Thompson and Durham sit down.
8:12 p.m. ET – We’re on the first media timeout and Indiana leads 10-4. Trayce Jackson-Davis has 4 factors, and Al Durham, Rob Phinisee and Race Thompson all have a bucket. Tennessee Tech is simply 2-for-9 from the sphere, and has missed all three of its three-point makes an attempt.
8:04 p.m. ET — It is Rob Phinisee with the primary basket of the season for the Hoosiers.
8:03 p.m. ET — The pre-game introductions for Indiana.
Eight p.m. — For openers, you’d count on Indiana to be fairly good, and it’s. The Hoosiers are 99-21 all-time in season openers and have gained 21 of the previous 22.
7:45 p.m. ET – Here is Indiana’s beginning 5 for tonight’s sport, guards Al Durham, Rob Phinisee and Armaan Franklin, with Trayce Jackson-Davis and Race Thompson up entrance.
7:30 p.m. ET – HOW TO WATCH: The sport is on the Huge Ten Community tonight, with Brandon Gaudin and Robbie Hummel on the decision. Here is the story we posted earlier on watch, with all the opposite pertinent particulars on the sport. CLICK HERE
7:15 p.m. ET – We’ve got our first damage scenario of the season. Senior heart Joey Brunk is not dressed for the opener. He is been nursing a sore again, so he’ll sit this one out. Indiana coach Archie Miller talked about Tuesday that he’d been coping with an damage. We’ll see how he really feel on Monday when the Hoosiers begin the Maui Invitational towards Windfall, the primary of three video games in three days Nov. 30 to Dec. 2.
7 p.m. ET – It positive appeared unusual coming in to Meeting Corridor tonight. There was no site visitors, clearly, and strolling into the world with nobody round appeared odd, too. However that is our new regular in 2020. All Huge Ten video games are being performed with out followers to start out the season.
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