Dayton, OH (Sports Network) - Yogi Ferrell had his coming-out party in the
NCAA Tournament, with the freshman guard tallying 16 points, eight rebounds
and six assists to help top-seeded Indiana to a dominating 83-62 victory over
James Madison in an East Regional second round game.
Ferrell netted 14 of his points in the game's opening 5 1/2 minutes to enable
the Hoosiers (28-6) to build a double-digit lead they never relinquished and
easily advance into a matchup with ninth-seeded Temple in Sunday's third
Four other Indiana players scored in double figures in the rout, with Will
Sheehey contributing 15 points off the bench and Cody Zeller and Victor
Oladipo each finishing with 11. Jordan Hulls added 10 points.
Freshmen Andre Nation and Charles Cooke each recorded career-high scoring
totals for James Madison (21-15), a surprise winner of the Colonial Athletic
Association Tournament that was making its first NCAA appearance since 1994.
Nation had 24 points before fouling out late, with Cooke making 4-of-5 shots
from 3-point range in an 18-point effort.
The Dukes were coming off their first triumph in NCAA Tournament play since
1983 with Wednesday's 68-55 decision over Long Island in the First Four round.
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