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Johnson scores 14, Indiana rolls past Jackson State 70-35

As has been the case so far this season, the Hoosiers dominated the first half, building a 34-17 lead at the break.
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Xavier Johnson had 14 points and seven rebounds, Indiana held Jackson State to 21% shooting and the Hoosiers defeated the Tigers 70-35. 

As has been the case so far this season, the Hoosiers dominated the first half, building a 34-17 lead at the break. Entering the game, Indiana had allowed an average of 20 first-half points and a 22% opponents’ field goal percentage. 

Jackson State made 5 of 26 shots for 19% in the first half. Indiana went on to score the first 13 points of the second half and later had a 16-point run during which Jackson State did not score for eight minutes.

The Hoosiers, now 5-0, host Marshall Saturday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m.