RECORDS & AWARDS
INDIANA VS PENN STATE PREVIEW
January 7, 2013Richmond High School
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW
INDIANA @ PENN STATE
INDIANA 13-1, 1-0 in Big Ten
PENN STATE 8-5, 0-1 in Big Ten
Indiana will be playing for their position in the Big Ten and the Top 25. The Hoosiers come in at 13-1 overall as well as 1-0 in the Big Ten. Penn State has a record of 8-5 overall and they are 0-1 in the conference. The Hoosiers have a No. 16 RPI ranking and the Nittany Lions are No. 115. Indiana is looking to extend its four-game win streak.
Indiana will have an advantage in three key areas. The Hoosiers have an edge in assists, 17-9. Indiana has the advantage over Penn State in scoring, 87-64 pts/game. The Hoosiers shoot better as well, 51% -41%. Last year, Indiana went 3-0 against Penn State, winning by an average of 14points per game. In the last nine meetings, Indiana has gone 4-5 against Penn State, including 2-1 at Penn State.
Prediction: Indiana is better than Penn State in every area….Indiana 80 Penn State 65
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