IU basketball vs. Marian live blog and discussion (Indiana 78 Marian 42 FINAL)

Since many of you aren’t BTN Plus subscribers, we’ll share some notes below on Indiana’s preseason exhibition against Marian as it happens.

The Daily Hoosier is live at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.

The game tips at 3 p.m. Eastern.

Following along for updates and join us in the discussion section.


See also:  Highlights and stats | Woodson, Duncomb and Geronimo post-game


Final.  Indiana wins it 78-42.

Final media timeout.  IU leads 75-38 with 3:24 left.  Logan Duncomb with 10 points and 9 rebounds in 21 minutes.

Indiana 8-17 (47%) from three overall for the game.

Reneau has ice on his knee and hasn’t checked back in since his early second half injury.  Doesn’t seem like anything serious.

Anthony Leal checks in at the 5:39 mark.  All available scholarship players have seen the floor now.

Under-8 timeout:  Indiana 65, Marian 35.

Freshman Kaleb Banks makes his first appearance.  Only Anthony Leal hasn’t seen the floor among the available players.

Under-12 timeout:  Indiana 60  Marian 30.

Indiana 57  Marian 30, 12:54 left.  Timeout.

Geronimo and Galloway first off the bench once again in the second half.

At the under-16 media timeout, IU leads 52-25.  Malik Reneau leads IU with 14 points.  He appeared to bang knees with a Marian player while taking a charge and asked to come out of the game.


Halftime stats:


Indiana 40, Marian 19.  1:09 left.  Timeout.  Race Thompson 3-of-3 from three, team high 13 points.

Indiana leads 33-13, 4:52 left.  Timeout Marian.  Indiana appears to have gone through its rotation.  Anthony Leal and Kaleb Banks have not come off the bench yet.

Under-8 timeout, IU leads 26-13.  Race Thompson leads IU with 10 points including two 3-pointers.  Xavier Johnson is 0-of-7 from the field.

C.J. Gunn and Logan Duncomb both check in after the timeout.

Under-12 timeout, IU leads 21-5.  Hoosiers shooting 64 percent from the field.  11:11 remaining.

Indiana leads 19-5, with 12:32 left in the first half.  Timeout.  Race Thompson leads IU with seven including a 3-pointer.  Jalen Hood-Schifino has six.

Jordan Geronimo is the first player off the bench for IU.  Trey Galloway second.

At the under 16 timeout, it’s IU 10, Marian 0.  Race Thompson leads IU with four points.  The Knights are 0-of-6 from the field.

Indiana has opened the game on a 10-0 run three minutes in.


The main pre-game update is both Trayce Jackson-Davis and Tamar Bates are not in uniform and will not play today.  Jackson-Davis appears to be dealing with a right hand/wrist injury.  Bates is on his feet and does not have any kind of obvious injury.

Malik Reneau is expected to start in the place of Jackson-Davis, along with Xavier Johnson, Jalen Hood-Schifino, Miller Kopp and Race Thompson.

IU’s official release on Bates and Jackson-Davis:

Indiana senior forward Trayce Jackson-Davis and sophomore guard Tamar Bates will both be inactive today for Indiana for precautionary reasons. No further questions will be addressed at this point. The program will provide further details when available.


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