IU VS MICHIGAN STATE
February 19, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
THE OPENING TIP:The Hoosiers will visit East Lansing in a first place showdown with the Spartans. The two teams have a two-game lead over the rest of the conference with IU finishing up with three of five on the road, while MSU plays three of its final five at home. Earlier this season, the Hoosiers posted a 75-70 win at home against the Spartans.
SHEEHEY SETS RECORD: Junior Will Sheeheyset an IU record by making all nine field goal attempts when he scored a career-high 22 points in Saturday's win over Purdue. The previous mark of eight without a miss was shared by Jared Jeffries, Matt Nover, Ricky Calloway and Mike Giomi.
INDIANA IS ...: Ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press poll for the third straight week and ninth week overall this season. In the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, the Hoosiers checked in at No. 1 after being No. 2 last week. It is the 53rd week all-time that the Hoosiers have held down the top spot in the AP poll after being in the top spot for the first six weeks of the season. This is the 28th straight week the Hoosiers have been nationally ranked, the most since IU appeared for 71 straight weeks from 1989-94. The Hoosiers are a nation's best 5-0 when facing a nationally ranked opponent. Overall, IU is 6-3 against teams that have been nationally ranked at some point this season.
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