Local Sports Headlines: January 11, 2021

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IU Basketball Survives Road Test at Nebraska

The IU Men’s Basketball Team survived a close one at Nebraska 84-76 Sunday Night. Trayce Jackson Davis scored 15 Points and had 11 rebounds for his 17th Career Double-Double. Rob Phinisee led the Hoosiers in Scoring with 18 Points, Al Durham added 17 Points, and Race Thompson scored 11 for the Hoosiers. Teddy Allen led five Cornhuskers in Double Figures with 21 Points. The Hoosiers are 8-5 Overall and 3-3 in the Big Ten. Nebraska is 4-8 on the season and 0-5 Big Ten. IU will host Purdue this Thursday night at 7 PM on Fox Sports 1.

IU Women Cruise Past Wisconsin 

The 19th Ranked Indiana Women’s Basketball Team beat Wisconsin 74-49 at Assembly Hall Sunday. The Hoosiers are 7-3 Overall and 5-1 in the Big Ten and have won 6 straight over the Badgers. Ali Patberg led the way with 21 points, Mackenzie Holmes added 14, and Grace Berger 12 points for the Hoosiers.  Wisconsin was led in Scoring by Sydney Hillard with 23 points, while Imani Lewis added 10 points. The Badgers fall to 3-6 Overall and 0-6 the Big Ten. Indiana is back in action this Thursday afternoon when they travel to Archrival Purdue 4 PM showdown on the Big Ten Network. 

Pair Of Football Hoosiers To Enter NFL Draft

IU Football Players Whop Philyor and Harry Crider have Announced that they will Enter the 2021 NFL Draft in April. Both could have come back for a 5th year that was given to all athletes as result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Philyor had an Outback Bowl Record with 18 catches against Ole Miss in a Loss and had 54 Catches for 495 yards and 3 touchdowns this season. Crider Shifted to Center this season and earned several Honors this season and Helped the Hoosiers to a 6-2 Record and Outback Bowl Appearance.    

Thomas Bryant Out For the Season 

Former IU Basketball Player and Current Washington Wizards Center Thomas Bryant is done for the remainder of the season with a Torn ACL. Bryant was drafted with the 42nd pick in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz. He was Traded to the Los Angeles Lakers who then waived him after the 2017-18 Season. In His First Season with Washington he Averaged 10.5 Points and 6.5 Rebounds per game. Last Season he Averaged 13.2 Points and 7.2 Rebounds Per Game  In 10 Games this Season he was Averaging 15.9 Points Per Game and 6.8 Rebounds Per Game.