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College basketball: No. 13 Indiana cruises to sixth victory

Juwan Morgan
Indiana forward Juwan Morgan (13) gets congratulations from the bench as he exits the game in the second half.
(AJ Mast / Associated Press)

Juwan Morgan scored a career-high 18 points and finished with 10 rebounds, De’Ron Davis scored 14 points and No. 13 Indiana rolled to an 83-60 victory over Southern Illinois Edwardsville on Friday night. 

Indiana’s bench out-scored SIU Edwardsville’s, 34-12, and the Hoosiers dominated the glass, outrebounding the Cougars, 45-31. The Hoosiers (6-1) eliminated opportunities for SIU Edwardsville to score second-chance points by grabbing 30 defensive rebounds. Indiana outscored the Cougars, 17-5, in second-chance points. 

The Hoosiers’ offense revolved around ball movement, as 15 of Indiana’s 28 field goals came by way of an assist with nine Hoosiers recording at least one assist. 

Burak Eslik finished with 18 points for SIU-Edwardsville (4-4). 

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Promising sophomore OG Anunoby watched the Hoosiers’ victory from the bench, where he sat in a walking boot. He used crutches when he entered and exited the court from the locker room. Anunoby is out indefinitely after spraining his right ankle during the Hoosiers’ 76-67 win over North Carolina.

at San Francisco 82, Lamar 63: Chase Foster scored a career-high 20 points for the Dons (6-1), who are off to their best start since the 1999-2000 squad began 12-1. 

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Saturday’s schedule

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Men

Idaho State at Cal State Northridge, 4 p.m.

Belmont at Pepperdine, 5 p.m.

Long Beach State at New Mexico State, 6 p.m.

Pacific at Cal State Fullerton, 6 p.m.

Women

USC at Sacramento State, 7:30 p.m.


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