Tracking the true freshmen: Minnesota

Noah Vonleh managed to grab his 10th double-double of the season, but outside of his performance and Troy Williams' opening nine points for IU, the Hoosier freshmen class struggled against Minnesota.

The Indiana freshmen class continues to make an impact each game for the Hoosiers this season. With every game, AllHoosiers.com will chart the production of the IU freshmen.

Here's a look at how IU's freshmen class performed Saturday evening in a 66-60 loss at Minnesota.

Noah Vonleh: After getting into foul trouble midway through the first half, Vonleh sat for nearly the final half of the game's first 20 minutes with two fouls. During that stretch, IU was only outscored by two points and held onto a six-point lead at halftime. Although he did secure his tenth double-double of the season with 12 points and 12 rebounds, it still seemed at times that he didn't touch the ball enough in the paint. He made it to the free throw line just twice, making one of his two free throw attempts. As with the other two IU freshmen starters, Vonleh coughed up the ball three times.

Stanford Robinson: Robinson suffered just his third scoreless game of the season, and his first since Nov. 22 against Connecticut. He took just one shot, a jumper with 7:58 left in the first half. He also pulled down just one rebound and grabbed a single steal while suffering three turnovers.

Troy Williams: Williams scored IU's first nine points Saturday, providing a great amount of energy as he often does at the beginning of games. The freshman forward scored in a variety of ways: mid-range jumper, two free throws, 3-pointer and a dunk. After his opening surge in the first 3:56 of the game, it took Williams till five minutes into the second half for him to score again, on a tip-in from a missed layup by Will Sheehey. He finished with three rebounds and one block but three turnovers as well.

Devin Davis: Davis didn't make it off the bench Saturday, just the third time this season he hasn't logged any minutes. Tom Crean played with a limited lineup Saturday, only playing four subs while holding out Davis, Collin Hartman, Jeff Howard and Jonny Marlin.

Collin Hartman:Crean said in his Friday teleconference that Hartman had been dealing with flu-like symptoms this week and may miss Saturday's game. We can't be sure that was why he was held out of Saturday's loss, but it's fairly the reason why he didn't see any playing time.


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