Indiana's Jerome Hunter warming up before matchup vs. Iowa after missing Illinois game
Indiana may have Jerome Hunter back on the floor for Sunday’s game against Iowa.
Multiple outlets are reporting that Hunter is partaking in team warmups as the Hoosiers prepare for a home matchup against Iowa, scheduled for 12 p.m. ET on FOX. Hunter missed Indiana’s last game against Illinois due to a “coach’s decision.”
Hunter, a redshirt sophomore, has played in 16 games for IU this season, with Tuesday’s game against Illinois being the only contest he’s missed. The Hoosiers fell 75-71 to the Fighting Illini in overtime.
Jerome Hunter in uniform and warming up for Indiana. #iubb
Missed IU’s game vs Illinois due to a ‘coach’s decision’.
— Alec Lasley (@allasley) February 7, 2021
This season, Hunter is averaging 17.4 minutes per game, along with 5.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and is shooting nearly 42% from the floor. He scored a season-high 12 points in Indiana’s double-overtime loss to Wisconsin.
No word has come from Indiana at this time about Hunter’s status for the game.
Indiana enters Sunday’s game with a 9-8 record and a 4-6 mark in B1G play. The Hoosiers defeated Iowa the last time the two teams met 81-69.