Bloomington, IN (Sports Network) - Cody Zeller had 19 points and 18 rebounds
in No. 1 Indiana's 100-69 win over Central Connecticut State.
Christian Watford netted 19 points and Victory Oladipo tallied 15 points and
nine boards for the Hoosiers (9-0), who shot 54.2 percent (39-of-72) from the
Indiana lost sophomore forward Austin Etherington late in the first half with
an apparent left leg injury. The injury occurred on a play underneath the
basket and was taken away on a stretcher.
Matt Hunter had 40 points for Central Connecticut State (4-4), which had won
four of its last five games coming in.
Joe Efese's dunk pulled the Blue Devils within 16-14 approximately six minutes
in, but the Hoosiers quickly seized control of the contest with a 29-4 run.
Zeller, Oladipo and Will Sheehey all netted five points apiece during the
surge and the home team led, 45-18, with 5:40 remaining in the half before
taking a 54-34 advantage into the break.
The margin swelled as high as 37 over the final 20 minutes.
Indiana outrebounded Central Connecticut State, 52-25 ... The Blue Devils shot
33.3 percent (24-of-72) from the field ... The Hoosiers registered 20 assists
and nine steals.
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