[501] IU-Saint Francis Postgame Show: Improved Effort, Approach Lead to Dominant 2nd Half


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On Tuesday night, Indiana fell behind by six points at halftime of its NIT opener before emerging from the locker room with a renewed commitment to playing hard and getting the ball inside. It worked, as the Hoosiers outscored Saint Francis by 23 points in the second half. After the game, our crew broke it all down on The Assembly Call IU Postgame Show. On the mics: Jerod, Andy, and Coach Among the topics discussed: — How Indiana's approach on offense early in the second half set the tone for a dominant 20 minutes. — It was a tale of two halves for Juwan Morgan, and Indiana ebbed and flowed as he did. — Al Durham stepped into the void left by Romeo Langford's absence and was productive behind the arc and driving to the basket. — Why this was a solid in-game performance from Archie Miller, who pushed the right buttons to guide his team past their initial malaise — Wait -- did Coach really have high praise for Devonte Green on a night when he shot 4-13 from the field? — Why the second half showed more reasons why IU fans should be excited about Rob Phinisee, even if everyone needs to try their best to stay patient with him. 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.) NEED IU GEAR? You will find the comfiest and most unique IU apparel at http://homefieldApparel.com, the new collegiate sports brand developed by our friends and long-time sponsors at Hoosier Proud. And at http://hoosierproud.com, you will still find the best state-of-Indiana-themed apparel, plus our official Assembly Call logo t-shirts, while sending 10% of your purchase to causes around Indiana like Habitat for Humanity of Greater Indianapolis. Use the promo code ASSEMBLY at checkout at either site to get 15% off your first purchase.

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