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IU rallies from 15 down to top Notre Dame 80-73

Posted at 5:44 PM, Dec 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-19 17:44:51-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Troy Williams scored 18 points and pulled down 10 rebounds and made some clutch plays down the stretch Saturday as Indiana rallied for an 80-73 victory over Notre Dame in the Crossroads Classic.

Indiana (9-3) trailed 56-40 with just over 15 minutes remaining. The Hoosiers also closed the game on a 9-0 run over the final 2:55.

The Hoosiers got back into the game from 3-point range where it hit an even 50 percent of its 20 shots. Yogi Ferrell hit a pull up 3-pointer that tied the game at 71 with 4:09 to play.

Collin Hartman hit two free throws with 57.5 seconds to play to give IU the lead for good at 75-73.

Robert Johnson had 17 points, James Blackmon Jr. had 11 and Thomas Bryant had 10 for Indiana.

Notre Dame (7-3) was led by Bonzie Colson with a career-high 24. V.J. Beachem added 18.


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