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Five takeaways from Indiana’s loss to Wisconsin

Indiana’s 12-game winning streak is over. The Hoosiers fell to Wisconsin 82-79 in overtime on Tuesday night in Madison. They’re now 17-4 overall and 7-1 in Big Ten play.

Here’s a look at five takeaway from the loss to the Badgers:

· A loss? Yes. A bad loss? No. Once Indiana has a chance to go back and watch this game and dissect some of the mistakes that were made, the Hoosiers will surely want some of them back. That happens in any loss. And it’s difficult to win any game in which you turn it over on 25.3 percent of your possessions, which is the number Indiana finished with on Tuesday.

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Fouls, free throws and turnovers doom Indiana

MADISON, Wisc. — Whistle. Foul. Nigel Hayes to the free throw line. Repeat.

That was the story of the game as Indiana dropped its first game in Big Ten play 82-79 to Wisconsin in overtime at the Kohl Center on Tuesday. The loss ended IU’s 12-game winning stream and dropped the Hoosiers 17-4 overall and 7-1 in conference.

Wisconsin’s front-court duo of Nigel Hayes and Ethan Happ combined for 56 points – 22 of which came from free throws. Hayes himself reached the foul line more than Indiana’s entire team did, getting 22 shots to IU’s 18.

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Ferrell named to midseason watch list for Oscar Robertson Trophy

The United States Basketball Writers Association announced the midseason watch list for the 2015 Oscar Robertson Trophy, which honors the national player of the year, on Monday.

Indiana senior Yogi Ferrell was one of four Big Ten players named to the 20-player list along with Iowa’s Jarrod Uthoff, Maryland’s Melo Trimble and Michigan State’s Denzel Valentine.

The complete watch list, per a USBWA release, is available after the jump.

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Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Northwestern

Indiana extended its winning streak to 12 games on Saturday with another blowout win. The latest victim? The Northwestern Wildcats, whom the Hoosiers crushed 89-57. Indiana is now 7-0 in the Big Ten.

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

· Ferrell’s run of brilliant play continues: Another game, another dominant performance from Yogi Ferrell. We may have to give Ferrell a permanent spot in five takeaways as long as his current play continues.

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