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The "Z" Watch

The "Z" Watch
  • No. 1 Indiana in showdown at No. 4 Michigan State

    Tom Izzo put it best.
    "It doesn't get any better or bigger than this," the Michigan State coach said.

    February 19, 2013

  • Fast start sends No. 1 IU past Purdue 83-55

    Purdue couldn't get anything right Saturday.
    Freshman center A.J. Hammons was bottled up. Shooting guard D.J. Byrd had twice as many turnovers (four) as 3-pointers. The Boilermakers committed 17 turnovers and shot just 37.5 percent from the field.

    February 18, 2013

  • Indiana pulls away from Nebraska 76-47

    Nebraska turned back the clock with its deliberate offense Wednesday night. For a while, it worked at No. 1 Indiana.
    Then the two teams reverted to form. Cody Zeller scored 16 points, Christian Watford had 13 points and 11 rebounds, and Indiana spent the final 25 minutes turning a close game into a 76-47 rout.

    February 13, 2013

  • NBA Rising Stars Challenge Teams

    Team Chuck vs. Team Shaq

    February 13, 2013

  • Cavaliers-Timberwolves Box

    CLEVELAND Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS
    Gee 27:26 5-10 0-2 0-4 2 1 11
    Thompson 33:51 5-12 6-7 5-9 1 2 16
    Zeller 25:00 0-2 0-0 0-8 0 2 0
    Irving 35:49 9-20 1-2 2-4 7 3 20
    Waiters 21:09 6-6 0-0 0-1 1 2 12
    Speights 20:12 5-9 0-0 2-3 1 0 10
    Livingston 16:25 2-2 0-0 0-0 4 1 4
    Ellington 24:49 4-7 0-0 0-2 2 1 10
    Miles 21:10 4-9 0-0 0-0 2 3 9
    Walton 14:09 0-2 0-0 0-0 4 0 0
    Totals 240:00 40-79 7-11 9-31 24 15 92

     

    February 13, 2013

  • Hoosiers' big 3 lead way to 81-68 win over OSU

    Victor Oladipo scored a career-high 26 points, Cody Zeller added 24 and Christian Watford 20 to lead No. 1 Indiana back from a demoralizing loss to a huge road win in beating No. 10 Ohio State 81-68 on Sunday.

    February 11, 2013

  • To win sixth banner, IU needs Oladipo to lead

    If No. 1 Indiana realizes its potential and wins the National Championship this spring it will be Victor Oladipo, not Cody Zeller that leads the Hoosiers to the promised land for the first time since 1987.

    February 8, 2013

  • Illinois upsets No. 1 Indiana

    Tyler Griffey made an uncontested layup at the buzzer off a baseline inbounds pass and Illinois beat No. 1 Indiana 74-72 on Thursday night, the fifth straight week the nation's top-ranked team has lost.

    February 7, 2013

  • IU back at No. 1

    Tom Crean's whirlwind week got even crazier Monday.

    February 5, 2013

  • No. 3 Hoosiers host No. 1 Michigan Saturday night

    Indiana should be getting used to all this.
    Students lining up in chilly temperatures long before tip-off so they can see America's No. 1 team play at Assembly Hall. A nationally televised game that will become the focal point of the college basketball universe for one day. And the Hoosiers vying again for the Big Ten lead.

    February 2, 2013