Feb. 21, 2004
Recap| Box Score
Senior Velimir Radinovic and sophomore Terence Dials combinedto score 39 points and grab 20 rebounds. Each recorded adouble-double in the game. Radinovic scored a career-high 23 pointsand corralled 10 rebounds while Dials posted 16 points and 10boards. The last time a pair of Buckeyes recorded double-doubles inthe same game was in a 65-52 win over Northwestern Feb. 1, 2003.Radinovic (12/10) and Zach Williams (11/10) did the trick in thatcontest. Ohio State is 69-96 all time vs. Indiana, including a22-58 record in Bloomington. Since Assembly Hall opened in 1972,the Buckeyes are 5-26, including three wins in the last five tripsto Bloomington. Ohio State head coach Jim O’Brien is 3-3 whenplaying at Assembly Hall. Radinovic scored 19 points in the secondhalf against the Hoosiers to aid his 23-point career-high scoringeffort. His 10 rebounds gave him back-to-back double-doubles forthe first time in his career. He scored 16 points and grabbed 10rebounds against Iowa last Wednesday. For the week, Radinovic, theBig Ten’s leader in field goal shooting percentage, connected on17-of-22 shots from the field (.773) and on all five fouls shots.He also grabbed 20 rebounds, including 11 on the offensive end. Heaveraged 19.5 points and 10 rebounds in a loss to Iowa and the roadvictory over the Hoosiers. The double-double recorded by Radinovicwas his third of the season and fifth of his career. Dials hasthree this season and four in his career. Radinovic passed the 700mark in career scoring with his 23 points against the Hoosiers. Hehas scored 716 career points for an average of 6.8 a game in 105career appearances. He is averaging 10.6 points a game this season.Radinovic increased his shooting percentage to 67.4 percent on theyear by hitting on 17 of 22 shots (.773) last week, including a10-of-14 shooting (.772) effort at IU. Radinovic has made 95-of-141shots this season. He made 95-of-185 (.514) as a junior and for hiscareer is shooting 251-of-438 (.573) for his career. Ohio State led23-21 at the half to increase its record to 11-1 on the year whentaking a lead into the locker room at the break. The Buckeyes owneda 48-47 lead with 5:00 to play in the game. Ohio State is 10-0 withthe lead at the five-minute mark. The Buckeyes connected on25-of-50 shots (.500) vs. the Hoosiers. Ohio State is 8-0 on theyear when shooting 50 percent or better and 11-2 when shooting abetter percentage than its opponent. IU shot 18-of-54 (.333). OhioState has used 10-different starting lineups this season. ShaunSmith made his third career start in the game vs. the Hoosiers andfreshman Ivan Harris made his second start of his career.