A few possessions later and Indiana runs identical action. Smith again passes to Johnson on the left wing and cuts through the paint. Newkirk again cuts along the baseline:
As Johnson dribbles out to the top of the key and makes the pass to Newkirk, Morgan and Smith assume their same positions again, too:
But with Northwestern’s zone shifted over to thwart the pass to Smith, Newkirk tosses the skip pass to Zach McRoberts on the right wing:
McRoberts immediately passes to Johnson at the top of the key as the defense scrambles over:
This allows him space to rise, fire and connect on the 3-pointer:
Smart pass from Newkirk here to take what the zone was giving the Hoosiers.
Continue to page 3 to see a defensive stand from the Hoosiers:
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