Indiana shot 62 percent in the second half to pull away to a 79-51 win over visiting Youngstown State Friday night, December 29, at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.
Juwan Morgan scored a game-high 16 points for the Hoosiers, with Robert Johnson adding 13 and Josh Newkirk tossing in 10. Youngstown State (2-11) was paced by Naz Bohannon and Jaylen Benton with 10 points apiece.
Indiana (8-6) kicks off its Big Ten schedule on Tuesday, January 2, at Wisconsin, then travels to Minnesota on Saturday, January 6 before returning home to host Penn State on Tuesday, January 9.
CLICK ON THE PHOTO BELOW to view the IU vs. Youngstown State photo gallery by Bloom Associate Editor Rodney Margison: