Friday, November 24, 2017 1:00 am
Eastern Michigan at Indiana
When: 4:30 p.m. today
Where: Assembly Hall, Bloomington
TV: Big Ten Network
Radio: 1250 AM
The skinny: This will be the final game of the Hoosier-Tip-Off Classic. The Hoosiers are coming off an 87-70 win at home against Arkansas State. IU also has beaten South Florida, 70-53, and Howard, 86-77, in this event. ... IU holds a 3-0 record in the series which began in 1970. The last meeting was in December 2005, when IU won at home 79-63. IU has a 73-12 record against the Mid-American Conference. ... The Hoosiers are in a stretch where 5 of 6 games are being played in Assembly Hall. ... The Hoosiers have shot over 50 percent from the floor in 6 of 10 halves this season. They shot 50 percent from the floor against Arkansas State making 33 of 66 field goal attempts. ... Junior forward Juwan Morgan had a career-high 28 points and added 8 rebounds and 2 blocks against Arkansas State. He is averaging 21.5 points and 9 rebounds and has made 19 of 20 free throws in the last 2 games. He had his second career double-double with 15 points and 10 boards against USF. His 7 offensive boards and 4 blocked shots matched or established career-highs. ... The Hoosiers will finish off the four-game homestand against top-ranked Duke on Wednesday in the annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Hoosiers then begin Big Ten play at Michigan (Dec. 2) and at home against Iowa (Dec. 4).
– Journal Gazette