WBIW.com News - sports

Brought to you by WBIW News and Network Indiana

Hoosiers Celebrate First Big Ten Win This Season

Last updated on Thursday, January 3, 2008

(IOWA CITY, IA) - Eric Gordon scored 25 points as the twelfth-ranked Indiana Hoosiers opened the Big Ten season with a 79-76 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes.

DJ White added 16 points and 15 rebounds with Jamarcus Ellis finishing with 15 points and Jordon Crawford scoring twelve.

Justin Johnson led a late Iowa comeback bid, scoring 21 of his game-high 29 points in the second half. Johnson went 8-of-13 from three-point range with six of those bombs coming in the final 1:56 of the game.

The Hoosiers have won eight in a row to improve to 12-and-1. Iowa falls to 7-and-7.

The Hoosiers are off until Tuesday when they travel to Ann Arbor to face the Michigan Wolverines.

1340 AM WBIW welcomes comments and suggestions by calling 812.277.1340 during normal business hours or by email at comments@wbiw.com

© Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Click here to go back to previous page