The Indiana Hoosiers have had issues scoring ever since coach Archie Miller came over from Dayton, and the team will look to try to fix some of those offensive issues on Wednesday when Penn State visits Bloomington.
Indiana has scored 68 points or fewer in five of its past seven games. The backcourt has been the main culprit as Armaan Franklin is the only Indiana player listed as a guard who is making more than 31 percent of his 3-point attempts this season.
The opposite has been the case for Penn State, which has a strong stable of guards. Myles Dread, Sam Sessoms and Izaiah Brockington each makes over 41 percent of his 3-point shots. The team is also maximizing its possessions, ranking in the top 25 in percentage of possessions that end in a turnover.
Penn State has had issues defensively inside the arc, rating in the bottom 60 in 2-point shooting percentage defense, and will have its hands full with Trayce Jackson-Davis, who is registering 20 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 2.1 blocks per game.
With both teams being out-rebounded this season and Penn State rating 219th in points allowed on a per-possession basis, both teams should be able to take advantage of each other’s weakness for a game with plenty of scoring.
The Play: Penn State-Indiana total, Over.
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