Postgame Notes: Penn State 66, Indiana 65

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Feb. 12, 2014

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Postgame Notes
Penn State 66, Indiana 65
Feb. 12, 2014
Assembly Hall
Attendance: 17,472

Team

  • The Lions trailed by 12 with 3:34 to play before going on a 15-2 run to come away with the win … They trailed by as many as 13 in the first half
  • Penn State’s only lead of the game came at :06 with Tim Frazier’s game-winning layup
  • The 13-point deficit is the most Penn State has trailed by in a comeback win since being down 15 vs. No. 4 Michigan (2/27/13)
  • It is the largest comeback for a road win since Feb. 4, 2006 at Illinois when Penn State was down 16. The final score of that was also was 66-65 with the Lions taking their first lead at :06
  • PSU’s four road wins are the most for the Lions since 2008-09, when Penn State finished 5-6 in road games
  • The win over the Hoosiers is PSU’s third by three points or fewer in Big Ten play … The Lions have played more one-possession games (5) than any other Big Ten team
  • Penn State secured 22 points off turnovers vs. Indiana, tying the most vs. a Big Ten team this season (vs. Nebraska, Jan. 23)
  • Three Nittany Lions hit double figures in scoring for the 10th time this season … Penn State is now 6-4 when three players score 10-plus points
  • The Blue and White have won four of their last six contests
  • Penn State had 11 steals, the most since coming up with 11 vs. Providence last season (11/16/12) … The Lions made three steals in the final 33 seconds
  • The Hoosiers had just seven offensive rebounds, the fewest allowed by Penn State since Wisconsin had six in the 2013 Big Ten tournament (3/10/13)
  • The team trailed by nine (60-51) with 5:00 to play … The Lions are 2-9 this season when trailed at the five-minute mark
  • The Lions defeated both Ohio State and Indiana on the road this season for the first time in program history

Series

  • Penn State moves to 10-34 in the all-time series vs. Indiana
  • With the win, the Blue and White snap a six-game losing streak vs. IU
  • The Nittany Lions last defeated the Hoosiers in the 2011 Big Ten Tournament by a score of 61-55
  • Penn State has not won at Assembly Hall since January 17, 2009 – a 65-55 decision … The Lions had lost their last three contests on Indiana’s home floor prior to Wednesday’s win

Tim Frazier, graduate guard

  • Turned in his 21st double figure scoring effort of the season with a team-high 14 points
  • Hit the game-winning layup with six seconds remaining
  • Tied his season high with four steals
  • Moves into the No. 4 spot on PSU’s career steals list with 185, surpassing Dwight Gibson (1982-85)
  • With six assists, now has 608 to move closer to the No. 9 spot on the Big Ten’s all-time career assists chart … Needs five to take over ninth place from Jack Horner (Iowa, 2002-06)
  • Went a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line, his seventh 100 percent showing from the charity stripe this season
  • Collected the Lions’ only block of the game

Donovon Jack, sophomore forward

  • Posted double figures in scoring for the fourth time this season with 10 points
  • Grabbed a career-high three steals

John Johnson, junior guard

  • Notched a season-high three assists

Brandon Taylor, sophomore forward

  • Hit double figures in scoring for the 12th time this year, tallying 10 points with eight coming in the second half

Graham Woodward, freshman guard

  • Tied career high in three-pointers with three … Also had three in the road win at Ohio State

 

 


 

 

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