Indiana earns No. 4 seed, will face Kent State in Albany

  • 03/12/2023 6:17 pm in

For the second straight season, Indiana is in the NCAA tournament.

The Hoosiers are the No. 4 seed in the Midwest Region and will play Kent State on Friday in Albany, New York.

If the Hoosiers advance, they will play either Miami (FL) or Drake on Sunday.

Indiana is 22-11 and advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten tournament over the weekend.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Indiana Hoosiers (22-11) earned a spot in the in the 2023 Men’s NCAA Tournament for the second-straight season.

The Hoosiers will be the No. 4 seed in the Midwest Region. IU will take on the No. 13-seeded Kent State Golden Flashes on Friday, March 17 in Albany, N.Y. The other two teams in Indiana’s pod are No. 5 Miami and No. 12 Drake.

Indiana head coach Mike Woodson is the second coach in program history (Mike Davis, 2001-03) to make the NCAA Tournament in each of his first two seasons at the helm.

Senior forward Trayce Jackson-Davis will make his second trip to the Big Dance. In his nine career postseason games, TJD has averaged 21.6 points, 9.2 rebounds, and 2.1 blocked shots on 63.2% shooting from the floor. He was recently added to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team.

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