Indiana senior guard AI Durham take one hard dribble just before he drove down the left-wing. He was looking to attack the basket and suddenly a senior guard stopped just as he about to pulled up to release the game-tying floater to force overtime. All this happened even with 24 seconds left in regulation. Due to all this two overtime later the Hoosiers go on to win 79-76 in Evanston, Illinois. This happened for the first time since 2014. In short, Indiana beats northwestern in double overtime on Wednesday for the Wildcats’ 10th straight loss. For the first overtime, Indiana has been trailed by as many as 14 points, this led for just 14 seconds through regulations.
The game opened by Hoosiers
The game has been opened by Hoosiers by missing their first nine shots. They just scored 20 points in the first half. This has been done while shooting 24% from the field. There has been no offensive step taken by IU from the free-throw line starting the game o-for-6. They only make two in the first half of the game. Hoosiers struggled offensively. The defense always kept them within striking distance of the Wildcats. There is an estimation that IU held Northwestern to 42.6% shooting from the field in the game, and 33% shooting on 3 pointers while forcing 13 turnovers. It was Stated that Hoosier’s defensive game has allowed them to keep in the game.
Archie Miller words
There was a post-game press conference the coach gave his statement and motivated the team. Later in the game, the IU head coach has said that they really played poorly offensively shooting the ball. He added that another team has played hard and he gave his team good credit. He added that the team has fought our way through it the whole time defensively. But in the end, he appreciated his team and as well as the other team.
At the end of the game, Durgam added that this has been needed too much and he felt that this win was very important just because they have not been able to put two together. He added that this game is a great win for them.