Indiana Basketball will face Miami in Round 2 of the NCAA Tournament for the Sweet 16 berths of the Midwest region.
The Hoosiers (22-13) defeated Kent State in the first round, which featured Trace Jackson-Davies and Race Thompson. IU is looking for Sweet 16’s verse for the first time since 2016.
The Hurricanes (26-7) rallied to take down Drake in the first round after trailing by eight points with less than six minutes remaining. Former Lawrence Central High School star Nigel Puck led Miami with his 21 points. Isaiah Wong, Jordan Miller, Norchad Ommie, and the pack average are in double digits for him.
The winner of this game will face No. 1 seed Houston in Kansas City, Missouri.
3:37 1H remaining: Miami 34, IU 28
Isaiah Wong gets a 4 point play for a 3 and a foul by JHS with 5:49 remaining. This was JHS’ second foul and he heads to the bench with 4 points.
Trey Galloway’s 3 completed a 10-0 IU run and the Hoosiers are within 28-25.
7:54 1H remaining: Miami 28, IU 20
TJD got 5 quick points and got 9 points.
Nijel Pack: Don’t think, just shoot. He already has 10 points.
JHS’ first basket comes at the 11-minute mark.
After the timeout, TJD committed an offensive foul while attacking the basket.
11:46 1H remaining: Miami 20, IU 11
Miami pulls into the lane with ease. The Hurricanes are 12-for-9 from the floor and he’s 9-for-8 on 2-pointers.
Trey Galloway jumps the gap, steals the pass, and goes for the dunk. IU cut the deficit to his 15-9.
TJD’s first shot and basket have 15:05 left.
15:41 1H remaining: Miami 13, IU 3
The Hoosiers couldn’t find TJD on offense (he has 0 shots) and Miami made 6 of their first 8 shots. The Nijel Pack has 5 points.
Miller Kopp’s 3 from the left corner put IU on the board with 17:24 remaining. However, Miami scored his eight in the first.
18:09 First Half: Miami Breakout vs. IU
Wooga Poplar drives and scores. 6-0 Miami. Timeout IU.
Nijel Pack won 4-0 Miami.
Poplar scores the first point of the game for his own mistake putback.
IU Basketball has a regular starting lineup
Trace Jackson-Davies, Jalen Hood-Schifino, Race Thompson, Miller Kopp and Trey Galloway.
What channel is IU’s basketball?
time: Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 8:40 p.m. ET in Albany, NY
tv set: TNT
wireless: 105.1 FM in Bloomington, 93.1 FM in Indianapolis, SiriusXM channels 204 and 967