Indiana basketball plays Penn State in a Big Ten game at 6:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The Hoosiers are 9-7 overall going into the game, while the Nittany Lions own a 12-5 record.
Both teams have played four conference games to this point in the season and have split each of its four games. With the 2-2 records in conference, both Indiana and Penn State are tied for fifth in the Big Ten standings.
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Indiana basketball plays Penn State at 6:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The game is being televised on BTN.
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 9
TV channel: BTN
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Indiana’s 2017-18 season has been an up-and-down one, as first-year coach Archie Miller lost his first game with the Hoosiers on opening night against Indiana State. The team then went 4-1 in its next 5 games, but lost 4 of its next 6.
The 9-7 Hoosiers have played 4 Big Ten games to this point and have split the 4. Indiana has beaten Iowa and Minnesota, but have lost to Michigan and Wisconsin, both by double digits. Eight different players have played in all 16 games for the team to this point.
Indiana is led in scoring by Juwan Morgan, who is averaging 15.4 points per game and a team-high 7 rebounds per game as well. The 6-foot-8 junior forward also averages over 1 steal and 1 block per game.
Senior guard Robert Johnson is the only other Hoosier averaging over 10 points per game, as Johnson has averaged 12.7. Morgan has shot over 60 percent from the field this season, while Johnson is shooting at over 43 percent.
Last season, when the Hoosiers and Nittany Lions met, Indiana won both meetings. At Penn State, the Hoosiers won, 78-75. In the second matchup, Indiana won 110-102 in what was a triple overtime contest.
For Penn State this season, the team is 12-5 overall and has also split its 4 Big Ten games to this point, going 2-2. The Nittany Lions have beaten Iowa and Northwestern in conference, but have lost to Wisconsin by 1 point and on the road to Maryland by 6.
Penn State started its season off on a hot streak, winning its first 5 games. The team then lost to Texas A&M, which started a 2-3 mark through its next 5 games. The Nittany Lions then won 3 straight and are coming into this game against Indiana going 2-2 over its last 4.
Penn State, unlike Indiana, gets the bulk of its scoring from 5 different players, as each of those 5 average over 10 points per game. Tony Carr averages 18.3 points per game, while Lamar Stevens averages 15.1, Mike Watkins at 13, Josh Reaves at 10.8 and Shep Garner at 10.2.
Carr leads the team in assists per game as well, at 4.8, while Watkins leads in rebounds, averaging 9.5. In the team’s last game — which was against Northwestern — Stevens scored a career-high 30 points.