7:00 PM ET, February 26, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS -- Indiana was starting to settle in again at No. 1 after weeks of shuffling at the top of the national rankings in this wildly unpredictable season of college basketball.
Indiana Gets Buried Inside By Gophers
No. 1 Indiana's loss to unranked Minnesota was largely due to the Gophers' ability to outwork the Hoosiers in the paint. Here's how IU fared Tuesday compared to their season averages.
|Opp 2nd Chance pts||21||9.7|
|Opp Pts in Paint||40||24.4|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||22-52 (.423)||27-63 (.429)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-23 (.391)||4-20 (.200)|
|FT Made-Attempted||20-24 (.833)||19-27 (.704)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||22 (0/0)||19 (0/0)|
Next 5 Games
Big Ten Conference Standings
Indiana is the tenth team to lose three times in the same regular season as the No. 1 team in the country. None of the previous nine won the NCAA Tournament that year.[+]
3 Losses by No. 1 in Regular Season - Since 1948-49
Trevor Mbakwe is the sixth Big Ten player with 20 points and 10 rebounds in a win over a No. 1 team.[+]
20+ Pts, 10+ Reb in Win Over No. 1 - Big Ten Players All-Time
Indiana joins 1964-65 Michigan and 2002-03 Arizona as the only teams to lose 3 times to unranked opponents as the No. 1 team in the same season.
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