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Blackmon Jr. Leads Hoosiers Past McNeese State


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - James Blackmon Jr. scored 24 points, including five 3-pointers, and Thomas Bryant had 18 points and nine rebounds Saturday night to lead Indiana to a 105-60 victory over McNeese State.
    
It was the third victory in a row for Indiana (8-3).
    
Blackmon has now had two big scoring games in the last five games for IU. He also had a career-high 33 points against Alcorn State on Nov. 30.
    
Indiana made 40 of 78 (51 percent) field goals, including 13 of 28 from 3-point range. The Hoosiers converted 19 McNeese State turnovers into 30 points.
    
McNeese shot 32 percent from the field and was 4 of 33 from behind the arc.
    
Troy Williams had 13 points, Yogi Ferrell had 12 points with seven assists, and Max Bielfeldt scored 11 for the Hoosiers.
    
Tevin Jackson led McNeese State (1-7) with 13 points.

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