INDIANA 84, TENN ST 68 (1:31)
- Couple of dunks by White and White (Mike went first).
- Tenn St counters with a dunk of its own and then a time out.
INDIANA 76, TENN ST 62 (4:04)
- Bassett hits a 3-pointer after Reiley Ervin hits one for the Tigers.
- Stemler just fouled out, bring DeAndre Thomas into the game.
INDIANA 71, TENN STAT 58 (5:46)
- Ivy hits a 3 for the Tigers.
- Stemler comes back with a 3 for Indiana.
- Stemler hits another 3, as the Hoosiers are kicking the ball out for open shots.
INDIANA 65, TENN STATE 55 (7:36)
- Now Indiana manages to break the press and Mike White is left open. He’s fouled, and hits both.
- So this is what this team looks like without Eric Gordon.
INDIANA 62, TENN STATE 53 (9:30)
- The Hoosiers aren’t playing with much poise now, and are forcing too much.
INDIANA 58, TENN ST 48 (12:07)
- Tennessee State is giving Indiana a little bit of trouble now, using a full-court press.
- Ellis tries to break the press with a long pass there, and it sort of works as the Tigers tip the ball out.
- Hoosiers now working the half-court offense. White gets an open shot from deep and misses.
- At the other end, White gets a rebounds and is fouled.
- Stemler goes hard and rim and draws a blocking foul. He makes one free throw.
INDIANA 53, TENN ST 42 (16:30)
- Gordon apparently has what’s being called a “bruised backside.” It certainly looked like he was holding his lower back, as opposed to his tail bone, as he struggled off the court.
- Meanwhile, this game lumbers on.
- Lance Stemler knocks down a 3 pointer.
- White works to get a shot from in close and hits.
- Price hits another 3!
Eric Gordon has no rejoined the team. Brandon McGee will start the second half in his place.