Rutgers bounced back from a big deficit to defeat Indiana

Geo Baker and Ron Harper Jr. had a 20-point Uncle to help the Rutgers rally from a 15-point deficit and beat Indiana 74-63 on Wednesday night at Pittsburgh.

Baker, who shot 7 of 13 on the field, set a program record with six made 3-pointers in a Big Ten conference game and a 10-season high.

Baker gave four of seven to the Scarlet Knights with a score of 25-6 at seven-plus minute intervals, making it 33-29 with 55 seconds remaining in the first half, and the Rutgers (13-13 , 9–9) led. Rest of the way.

Myles Johnson had 10 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high seven blocks for the Rutgers.

Treyes Jackson-Davis had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Aljami Durham added 20 points (12-11, 7-9) for Indiana.

The Scarlet Knights went into the game since 1991 for the program’s first NCAA tournament berth. Their final two regular season games are Monday and Minnesota (13-10,) Nebraska (5-16, 1-13) on the road. 6-10) on 6 March.

Anthony Leal hit a 3-pointer to try out Indiana’s defense with 10:50 left to play, but the Hosiers missed their next nine shots as they went about 8 minutes without a field goal. gone.

Indiana has lost back-to-back games and three of its last four. The Hosiers host No. 3 Michigan on Saturday before closing out conference play with road games against Michigan State and Purdue.

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