The Indiana Hoosiers were the second-best shooting team in the country during the regular season, but they saved their best performance for the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Indiana shot 64.9 percent from the field as a team, led by point guard Yogi Ferrell's 20 points and 10 assists, to get a 99-74 blowout win over Chattanooga.
The Hoosiers used a 9-0 run early in the first half to build a decent advantage in the first half, and maintained a lead throughout the rest of the first half on their way to a 46-37 halftime lead. However, Indiana gradually added on to that while tightening up the defense, building a 20-point lead with six minutes left before putting it on cruise control the rest of the way.
Along with Ferrell, center Thomas Bryant had a big night with 13 points. O.G. Anunoby also chipped in 14 points off the bench.
Chattanooga was led by senior Duke Ethridge on the offensive end, who came off the bench to score a team-high 16 points.
Indiana advances to face the winner of (4) Kentucky vs. (13) Stony Brook in the second round on Saturday night.Back to the Indiana Hoosiers Newsfeed