Indiana Improves to 2 and 0

by Mike Hartnett

Louisville, KY (WAVE)- Led by Verdell Jones' career high 27 points, the Indiana Hoosiers cruised past Wright State 67 to 44.  Jones sparked IU during a first half run that saw the Hoosiers go from five down to 8 on top.

Indiana led 30 to 19 at the intermission before spurting out to a 37 to 21 advantage early in the second half.   Wright State never got closer than nine points for the remainder of the game.

The Hoosiers'  Christian Watford recorded a double-double for the winners with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

IU's next game is 7:00pm Tuesday night in Bloomington against Mississippi Valley State.