College Basketball

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

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — 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 five of 26 shots for 19% shooting 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.