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IU tops Northwestern State

BLOOMINGTON – Verdell Jones scored 24 points and Christian Watford added 17 to lead Indiana to a 100-66 win over Northwestern State on Friday night.

The Hoosiers, who are 6-0 for the first time since 2002, started the second half with a 12-3 run.

Devon Baker scored 24 points for Northwestern State (3-3), which came into Friday averaging 86 points a game. But Indiana held the Demons to 35.1-percent shooting.

The teams combined for 22 fouls in the first half. The Hoosiers hit 8 of 11 free throws to take a 38-30 lead into halftime.