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Film Session: Illinois

While we’ve broken down plenty of scores from Indiana’s free-flowing weave on offense so far this season, its rout of Illinois proved the Hoosiers are more than a one-trick pony with the ball.

Indiana ran some nice sets out of timeouts and on inbounds plays throughout the contest and executed them to perfection.

We’ll take a look at a few of those, as well as some sneaky Troy Williams movement, in the latest edition of Film Session:

Out of the under eight timeout in the first half, Collin Hartman inbounds to Yogi Ferrell down on Illinois’ side of the floor. Hartman streaks down the right side of the floor as Ferrell has the ball out past the left wing. Juwan Morgan begins to come up to the top of the key from the left block. Max Bielfeldt and Nick Zeisloft are on the left and right high posts, respectively:



Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Illinois

Indiana won its 11th straight game in dominating fashion, 103-69, on Tuesday night over Illinois at Assembly Hall. The victory moved the Hoosiers to 16-3 overall and 3-0 in the Big Ten.

Here’s a look at five takeaways from the win over the Fighting Illini:

· Ferrell continues best stretch of his career: Through six games, Big Ten opponents have no answer for Yogi Ferrell. The Indianapolis native carved up another conference foe on Tuesday night to the tune of 16 points and nine assists.

Not only did Ferrell set Indiana’s all-time assists record in the game, but he also shut down Kendrick Nunn, who finished with just 10 points on 3-of-11 shooting before fouling out. Ferrell continues to strike the perfect balance between scorer and distributor while also drawing the toughest matchups defensively. He’s guarding bigger players – like Ohio State’s Marc Loving, Nebraska’s Andrew White and Nunn – and doing so successfully.


Film Session: Ohio State

Troy Williams broke out of his slump in a big way during Indiana’s 25-point win over Ohio State on Sunday afternoon.

The junior tied a career high in points with 23, dished out two assists and turned the ball over just once. Often, Williams forced or took advantage of Ohio State’s defensive miscues to find space for his scores.

We’ll take a look at four of his buckets and one of his assists in the latest edition of Film Session:

On Indiana’s first possession of the game, Indiana goes to its bread and butter weave. Yogi Ferrell passes to Robert Johnson on the right wing. Marc Loving (No. 2) looks to recover back to Ferrell after Thomas Bryant set a pick to free him a bit:



Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Ohio State

Indiana won its ninth straight game on Sunday afternoon in a complete dismantling of Ohio State at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers dominated the Buckeyes in nearly every facet of the game in the 85-60 rout.

Here’s a look at five takeaways from IU’s fourth Big Ten win:

· The Hoosiers played with urgency from the opening tip: There was no hesitation from Indiana at all in the game’s opening minutes. It was clear which team was the aggressor as IU raced to a 10-0 lead and never let up before halftime.

Perimeter shots fell. Plays were finished with ease at the rim. And Ohio State had to work for all 18 points it managed to scrape together over the game’s first 20 minutes. It was a complete effort and a dismantling of a team that came to Bloomington as winners of seven straight and with one of the Big Ten’s best defenses.