No(ah) Vonleh, No(ah) Problem

Noah Vonleh didn't play Sunday because of an inflamed foot. But it didn't matter as Yogi Ferrell and Will Sheehey combined to score 39 points to lead IU to a 72-64 victory over No. 22 Ohio State at Assembly Hall. That's four wins (and two in three days) over No. 25 opponents for the Hoosiers.

No Noah Vonleh. No problem for the Indiana Hoosiers.

Yogi Ferrell scored 20 points and Will Sheehey added 19 Sunday to lift Indiana to a 72-64 victory over No. 22 Ohio State on a snowy day at Assembly Hall.

It was Indiana's second victory over a top 25 ranked team in three days. IU beat No. 20 Iowa on Thursday 93-86.

The Hoosiers (17-12, 7-9 Big Ten) will wrap up a three-game homestand with a Senior Night game Wednesday against Nebraska.

Vonleh, IU's heralded freshman forward, missed the game with what Tom Crean described in a tweet as an inflamed foot. Vonleh came out late for warmups in street clothes wearing a protective boot on his left foot. He is listed as day-to-day.

Ferrell was 7-for-8 at the foul line as part of his game-high 20 points. He made 5-of-6 free throws in the final 2:44 of the game.

Sheehey made a strong case for Big Ten player of the week honors coming off a career-high 30-point effort Thursday in the victory over Iowa. In that game, Sheehey hit 13-of-20 shots from the field. Sunday, he made 8-of-12. That means he is 21-of-32 in his last two games.

Indiana fell behind early 20-12 as Ohio State appeared to be able to take the ball inside at will. But just as quickly the tide completely shifted toward the Hoosiers.

Indiana went on a 16-0 run with four players scoring in that span led by Ferrell with seven points. He made the final five of the run including a 3-pointer at 3:40 to play in the half to put IU up 28-20.

Indiana led at the half 33-25.

Indiana never trailed in the second half though the lead did get down to one at 48-47 with 9:21 remaining.

At that point, Evan Gordon and Sheehey hit back-to-back 3-pointers to get the lead back up to seven.

It is Indiana's second two-game winning streak in Big Ten play.

Evan Gordon scored nine points, while Troy Williams and Hanner Mosquera-Perea had eight points each.

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