Columbus, Ohio – The Indiana Hoosiers pulled off a thrilling 76-73 victory against Ohio State on Tuesday. The game was a rollercoaster of emotions as Indiana struggled in the first half, trailing by as much as 18 points. However, they showed resilience and fought their way back into the game, eventually securing the win.
In the first half, Indiana had difficulty finding their rhythm and only managed to score .76 points per possession. Ohio State took advantage of Indiana’s slow start and built a comfortable 42-29 lead heading into halftime. Despite the deficit, Indiana refused to back down and mounted a comeback in the second half.
The Hoosiers managed to cut Ohio State’s lead to just one point by the final media timeout. With possession of the ball and the game on the line, Indiana capitalized on a key opportunity to take the lead. Kel’el Ware’s bucket put Indiana ahead, and a crucial 3-pointer from Anthony Leal sealed the victory for the Hoosiers.
Trey Galloway was instrumental in the comeback, scoring 19 of his 25 points in the second half and contributing four assists. Malik Reneau also delivered a standout performance with 26 points and 14 rebounds. Furthermore, Indiana’s defensive efforts in the second half limited Ohio State to just 31 points on 8-for-25 shooting.
The Hoosiers’ resilience and determination were on full display as they battled back from a significant deficit to secure a hard-fought victory on the road. This win will undoubtedly serve as a confidence booster for Indiana as they continue their season.