Rapid Reaction: Indiana basketball rallies from 17-point deficit in 2nd half to top Michigan in B1G tourney
Indiana was down 41-28 at half to Michigan. The lead continued to grow to as much as 17 for Michigan, but Indiana came back to win 74-69 in an incredible 2nd-half effort.
The scoring leaders for the Hoosiers were Trayce Jackson-Davis with 24 points and Xavier Johnson with 17 points. For the Wolverines, it was Devonte’ Jones with 18 points and Eli Brooks finished with 17 points.
Indiana’s only lead up until the 2nd half was only in the first 5 minutes of the 1st half. The Hoosiers gained the lead in the final 6 minutes of the game, and didn’t let go.
One of the main stories in the 2nd half was how much better the Hoosiers began shooting the ball, which flipped the script from the 1st half. Indiana shot 46.4% from the floor after the final buzzer sounded, while Michigan finished the game with a 37% field goal percentage. Both teams finished with 12 turnovers as well when it was all said and done.
The Hoosiers went on to outscore the Wolverines 46-28 in the 2nd half to secure the victory. Next stop for the Hoosiers will be against Illinois.
You can watch No. 16 Illinois (22-8) and Indiana (19-12) Friday on the Big Ten Network at 11:30 A.M. ET.