Bloomington, IN (Sports Network) - Cody Zeller recorded 22 points and 10
rebounds to lead top-ranked Indiana past North Dakota State, 87-61, at
Remy Hall added 14 points while shooting 3-for-3 from three-point range for
Indiana (2-0), which improved to 8-0 all-time against Summit League opponents.
Jeremy Hollowell finished with 12 points and Jordan Hulls contributed 11 in
Marshall Bjorklund had 14 points and Mike Felt netted 11 for the Bison (1-1),
who were coming off a 93-47 season-opening victory over Valley City State.
Indiana opened the game scoring six straight points and never looked back in
the wire-to-wire victory.
The Bison answered with a 5-0 spurt to close the gap to one, but they would
get no closer than that as the Hoosiers responded with a 16-6 run that
included a pair of 3-pointers by Hulls to increase their lead to 22-11 just
past the midpoint of the first half.
North Dakota State later pulled within 24-18 before Indiana closed out the
half outscoring the Bison by a mark of 18-11 en route to a 42-29 advantage at
The Hoosiers then cruised through the second half, holding at least a nine-
point lead over the final 20 minutes as they gradually pulled away.
It was the first-ever meeting between the teams ... Indiana shot 48.3 percent
from the floor and went 9-for-23 from beyond the arc ... The Bison shot 46
percent and made 8-of-18 three-point attempts ... The Hoosiers held a 37-21
advantage on the glass.
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