What you need to know ahead of Penn State vs. Indiana

Written By Andre Monroe

CHICAGO – No. 10 seed Penn State faces off against No. 3 seed Indiana in the semi-finals of the Big Ten Tournament. The matchup tips off at approximately 3:30 PM ET/2:30 PM CT and will be carried by CBS.

Coming off a win against Northwestern in the quarterfinals, Penn State has won seven of its last eight games.

Indiana, who stands at 22-10 on the season, finished tied for second in the Big Ten standings. They are led by All-American Trayce Jackson-Davis, averaging 20.7 points and 10.9 rebounds.

Penn State won the last matchup against Indiana in blowout fashion, with the final score being 85-66, the largest win against Indiana in program history. The Nittany Lions drilled 18 three-pointers, tying a record they broke earlier in the year.

Projected Starting Lineups:

Penn State
G Jalen Pickett (Sr.+, 6’ 4”) 17.8 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 7.0 apg
G Andrew Funk (Sr.+, 6’ 5”) 12.3 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 1.1 apg
G Camren Wynter (Sr.+, 6’ 2”) 9.0 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 1.9 apg
F Seth Lundy (Sr., 6’ 6”) 14.1 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 1.0 apg
F Kebba Njie (Fr., 6’ 10”) 3.4 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 0.5 apg

G Jalen Hood-Schifino (Fr. 6’6″) 13.6 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 3.7 asg
G Trey Galloway (Jr. 6’4″) 6.9 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 2.0 apg
F Trayce Jackson-Davis (Sr. 6’9″) 20.7 ppg, 10.9 rpg, 4.0 apg
F Miller Kopp (Fr. 6’7″) 8.0 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 1.2 apg
F Race Thompson (Sr. 6’8″) 7.8 ppg, 5.0 rpg, 1.0 apg


Penn State: #47
Indiana: #27

Indiana #19
Penn State: NR

Bart Torvik:
Indiana: #30
Penn State: #47

Penn State looks to advance to the Big Ten Tournament Championship for the first time since 2011.

The winner of Penn State-Indiana will advance to the Big Ten Tournament Championship and take on the winner of Purdue-Ohio State. The Championship game will tip off at 3:30 P.M. ET/2:30 P.M. CT Sunday on CBS.

Andre Monroe covers Penn State Basketball for Insider Institute. Follow him on Twitter @amonroe_ and Contact him at andremonroe03@gmail.com.

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