The Indiana Hoosiers and the Wyoming Cowboys are set to face off in an NCAA Tournament play-in game on Tuesday, March 16th. The game will tip-off at 9:10 p.m. ET from the UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio and will be broadcast on TruTV. The winner of this First Four matchup will face No. 5 Saint Mary’s in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Date: Tuesday, March 15
Tip-off time: 9:10 p.m. ET
TV channel: truTV
Live stream: truTV Watch, truTV App
Indiana got knockout out of the Big Ten Tournament in the semifinals by Iowa who eventually went on to win the automatic bid. At 20-13 this season, the Hoosiers were led in scoring by sophomore forward Trayce Jackson-Davis who averaged 18.1 points per game. He added an additional 8.2 rebounds 2.4 blocks per game to show his versatility. Indiana’s defense is really their strong point as they are holding opponents to 43.4% shooting from the field which is the seventh-best in the NCAA.
Wyoming went 25-8 in the regular season, but lost in the semifinals of the Mountain West conference tournament to Boise State. The Cowboys were led in scoring by the duo of sophomore forward Graham Ike and senior guard Hunter Maldonado, who combined for 38 points per game in the regular season. The average team in the NCAA attempts 30.3% as many free throws as field goals, but Wyoming attempts 37.0% as many free throws as field goals which shows that they know how to get to the line.
Point spread: Indiana -4
Point total: 132
Moneyline: Indiana -180, Wyoming +155
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