Jackson State at Indiana game day – The Daily Hoosier

Matchday Essentials:

Jackson State (0-4) ranked 11 Indiana (5-0)

  • Typing time: 12:30 p.m. East
  • Location: Assembly Hall by Simon Skjodt (17.222), Bloomington, Indiana
  • TV: BTN (Connor Onion, Brian Butch)
  • Electricity: Fox sports
  • IU radio network: IU radio network
  • Point distribution: Indiana is a 27.5-point favorite
  • Estimated KenPom result: #10 Indiana 86 #303 Jackson State 58
  • series: Indiana leads 1-0. IU won the last meeting on November 23, 2021 with 70:35

Indiana injuries

IU kept three players out of their game against Little Rock on Wednesday because of injuries. Trayce Jackson-Davis (back) and Trey Galloway (knee) did not play as the program described as a precaution. Anthony Leal has an ankle injury.

Jackson State is Indiana’s last game before the Hoosiers host No. 1 North Carolina on Wednesday. IU forward Race Thompson said Jackson-Davis could have played Wednesday if needed.

“I think if Trayce had to go today, he could have gone,” Thompson said after the Little Rock game. “I think it was more of a precaution on his part.”

Jackson State’s Mo Williams:

Mo Williams is in his first season as Jackson State’s men’s head basketball coach.

Prior to Jackson State, Williams was the Alabama state men’s head basketball coach. He had a 13-35 record in two seasons. He was also an assistant at Cal State Northridge from 2018-2020.

Williams played for seven different franchises in the NBA from 2003 to 2017 and had career averages of 13.2 ppg, 2.8 rpg, and 4.9 apg. He was a 2009 All-Star selection and won the 2016 NBA championship as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Jackson State results and roster:

The Tigers met Michigan on the road Wednesday, where they came up short with a final score of 78-68.

They also lost to Abilene Christian, Tulsa and IU’s Wednesday opponent Little Rock (94-91).

A year ago:

Indiana defeated Jackson State on November 23, 2021 at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall by a final score of 70-35.

The Hoosiers were led in the game by Xavier Johnson with 14 points and 7 rebounds. Miller Kopp added 12 points and 5 rebounds. Trayce Jackson-Davis rounded out the double-digit score with 11, and Jordan Geronimo had a team-high with 8 rebounds.

Jackson State shot just 12 of 58 for the game, good for just 20.7 percent. The Tigers were only 3-of-19 of three and had just 7 assists against 11 turnovers. JSU went more than six minutes without a field goal in the first half and they didn’t score until after 4:34 of the second half.

Jackson State’s 2022-23 KenPom Highlights:

Pace – #46 (Length of Possession: Attack – #82, Defense – #38)

Offensive Efficiency – #328

  • Jackson State’s effective FG percentage of 47.1 percent is #258 nationally and consists of #281 percent of three (29.5) and #196 percent of two (48.6). 14.7 percent of their shots were blocked, one of the highest rates in the country (No. 345).
  • JSU doesn’t get to the foul line. Her free throw attempts account for just 21.3 of her field goal attempts (#339).
  • The Tigers rank 98th with 32.6 percent offensive rebounding percentage.

Block Proficiency – #254

  • Against the No. 318 Tigers, teams shot the ball with an effective field goal rate of 55.8 percent. 3-pointers were particularly challenging, with teams making 39.2 percent, No. 318.
  • When there’s a miss, the Tigers are pretty good at ending defensive possessions with a rebound, allowing only a 23.1 percent offensive rebound percentage (No. 53).
  • JSU has an 11.2 percent steal rate, good for No. 86.
  • The Tigers have one of the worst defensive block ratings (4.6 percent, #333).

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