While the Hoosiers only mustered .85 points per possession against the Spartans in their blowout loss on Friday night, Robert Johnson had a strong offensive performance.
Johnson scored 21 points on 7-of-13 shooting. The senior did a nice job of evading Michigan State’s strong shotblocking at the rim while also finding creative ways to score from the mid-range and from distance.
We’ll take a look at four of his scores in the latest edition of Film Session:
Off a Jaren Jackson Jr. missed free throw, Juwan Morgan grabs the rebound and outlets to Johnson:
Johnson comes down the left side of the court and has Joshua Langford ahead of him:
Johnson gets Langford on his heels with the rest of Michigan State’s defense above the free throw line:
As Johnson gets near the paint, three Michigan State defenders converge:
But he’s got just enough of a step on all of them to get the shot up without interference for the score:
Nice work by Johnson to push past the defense in semi-transition for the score here.
Continue to page 2 to see a Johnson 3-pointer:
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