Originally Posted by Hoosier Red
I think it's easy to draw that conclusion from the last week especially. But when Indiana's playing well, the three point shot is a much smaller percentage of the overall game.
What Indiana hasn't done a great job of is establishing any half court offense. IU usually does a good job of creating points from defense and transitioning to offense, but that hasn't been the case going all the way back to the Michigan game.
I haven't seen much of IU play so I will defer to you on that. They did say that IU makes the most number of 3's/game in the Big Ten. Anytime you have a team like that they will look bad when they aren't knocking down the shots. They said they averaged 8/game which is around 1/3 of your scoring offense.
That may have been the best D that I have seen OSU play since the Duke game. They harrassed a less talented team and made them take bad shots. The defense was unrelenting until about the 5 minute mark when it got sloppy.
As for Zeller I wasn't all that impressed. Nice player but not as good as he was hyped to be. He will be a good developmental player but not the type of guy with an immediate bigtime impact.