HONOLULU (AP) – James Blackmon, Jr. scored 22 of his 26 points after halftime to lift No. 11 Indiana to a season-opening 103-99 overtime victory over No. 3 Kansas on Friday night in the Armed Forces Classic.
The Hoosiers had four players score in double figures with Thomas
Bryant notching a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds. OG
Anunoby had 13 points and Robert Johnson added 10.
Indiana trailed by as many as nine points, but shot 50
percent (14 of 28) in the second half which ended in an 87-87 tie.
Blackmon was 4 of 8 from behind the 3-point line and the Hoosiers were 15 of 31 from beyond the arc. Juwan Morgan had 10 rebounds for the Hoosiers.
Frank Mason III led the Jayhawks with 30 points and
nine assists. Devonte Graham scored 16 points, while Carlton Bragg,
Jr. and Svi Mykhailiuk chipped in 12 apiece and Landen Lucas added 11.