Oladipo lifts No. 1 Indiana to rout of Coppin St.

Oladipo lifts No. 1 Indiana to rout of Coppin St.
December 1, 2012, 9:47 pm
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Coppin State's Zach Burnham and Indiana's Jordan Hulls, left, fall to the floor while scrambling for a loose ball in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Victor Oladipo and Will Sheehey both scored 14 points to lead No. 1 Indiana to an 87-51 win over Coppin State on Saturday night.

The top-ranked Hoosiers (8-0) overcame poor shooting at the start of the game and pulled away from the Eagles (1-6). Indiana missed its first nine shots and didn't take the lead until Christian Watford's 3-pointer with 9:25 left in the first half.

That gave Indiana a 14-11 lead, and the Hoosiers never trailed again. Watford and Remy Abell both added 10 points to the winning effort.

Taariq Cephas led Coppin State with 13 points, and Michael Murray had 9 points and 12 rebounds, marking his sixth straight game with double-digit rebounds.

The game was Coppin State's first against a team ranked No. 1. The Eagles fell to 1-48 against ranked teams and 0-25 in games against Big Ten opponents.

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