On Thursday afternoon, Indiana added another chapter to its ever-thickening tome of Big Ten Tournament disappointments. Despite a remarkable shooting performance from Devonte Green, Ohio State delivered a tough, mature performance that was too much for Indiana to overcome.
After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show.
On the mics: Jerod and Ryan.
Among the topics discussed:
— Why the play of Devonte Green and, to a lesser extent, De'Ron Davis, was one of the positive takeaways for IU fans already looking toward next season.
— The inability of Romeo and Juwan to exert their will on the game for any extended stretch.
— Why one of the key factors in this game was Ohio State having mature senior guards, and Indiana relying on young players who weren't able to rise to the occasion.
— The impact of Kaleb Wesson's return, and why Ohio State's game plan was better and more properly executed than Indiana's.
— Props for Al Durham and Evan Fitzner, even in a losing effort.
— What happened to Rob Phinisee and Justin Smith?
We also point out a few meaningful moments you may have missed, go inside the numbers, and hand out our game balls. All of that, and more, on this edition of The Assembly Call.
(Music provided by Bob Thompson -- die-hard Hoosier fan and longtime Assembly Call listener.)
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