Indiana vs. New Mexico State [Game info and open thread]
The Hoosiers (25-8) are one of three No. 4 seeds from the Big Ten. Indiana started the season 12-0, which included impressive wins over North Carolina State, Kentucky and Notre Dame. The Hoosiers also boasted good wins over Michigan State, Ohio State and Michigan en route to a fifth-place finish in the Big Ten. Indiana is one of the most efficient offensive teams in the nation and are led by freshman forward Cody Zeller and his 15.5 points and 6.4 rebounds per game this season.
About New Mexico State:
The Aggies (26-9) are definitely a dangerous No. 13 seed. They are a very high-scoring team--so expect this game to be up in the 70s or 80s. New Mexico State is also excellent on the boards (sixth in the nation). There team is led by 6-foot-6 senior forward Wendall McKines, who averages a double-double with 18.8 points and 10.8 rebounds per game.
What's at stake?
The winner plays the winner of No. 5 Wichita State and No. 12 VCU.
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