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Upon Further Review: Illinois

Verdell Jones

A lot of things went right for Indiana Saturday in Champaign, but Demetri McCamey's last-second game-winner ended the Hoosiers' chances of springing the upset. Hoosier Nation looks back at IU's loss and talks about what we found to be most impressive, surprising and concerning about the contest. We also name our game MVP…

Game MVP - Verdell Jones. The Champaign native made only 5-of-20 shots from the floor, but still managed to score a game-high 22 to go along with five assists and only one turnover. He also had a huge hand in keeping the Hoosiers in the game in the first half. With IU trailing 32-20 with 3 ½ minutes remaining in the half, Jones scored nine straight as IU cut the deficit to five, 34-29. He then...

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