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4: Wins in 17 games vs. ranked opponents during Archie Miller’s first two seasons at Indiana

5: Starting lineup combinations used by the Hoosiers this season. Tuesday marked the 15th time in 28 games that Indiana used a starting five of Rob Phinisee, Romeo Langford, Al Durham, Justin Smith and Juwan Morgan.

20: Years since IU played two consecutive overtime games — Feb. 9, 1999 vs. Purdue (86-81 loss), Feb. 13, 1999 at Northwestern (69-62 win).

Block party

Not much is getting past Juwan Morgan these days.

The senior forward has recorded at least one block in each of his past five games, blocking a total of 14 shots in that span. That tally was boosted when Morgan posted a career-high six blocks on Friday at Iowa.

Morgan ranks ninth all-time at Indiana with 131 career blocks. He’s six shy of passing Eric Anderson for eighth on the IU career list.

Phinisee back on track

It’s taken time for Rob Phinisee to regain his pre-concussion form. The head injury suffered in IU’s Dec. 19 win over Central Arkansas forced him out of three full games in the middle of the season, pausing what had been a strong start to his college career.

Across the past two games, Phinisee has resembled his former self, averaging 12.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists with only turnover.

Indiana was 9-2 in games prior to Phinisee’s concussion.

Tuesday marked the first time since Dec. 8 vs. Louisville — and only the second time this season — that the freshman point guard scored in double figures in back-to-back games. Ten of Phinisee’s 11 points vs. Wisconsin came in regulation.

He played a career-high 43 minutes without committing a single turnover.

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Armaan Franklin, 6-5, G, Indianapolis Cathedral, 2019: Saw his season end despite 30 points in a 65-59 loss to Lawrence North in the sectional opener Tuesday. Last week celebrated Senior Night with 34 points, eight rebounds and four steals in a 91-55 win over Indianapolis Metropolitan last week.

Trayce Jackson-Davis, 6-9, F, Center Grove, 2019: Limited to just four points in a slowdown 32-22 win over Greenwood in the sectional opener Tuesday. That was on the heels of 22 points in a 68-38 win over Columbus North in the regular-season finale last Thursday.

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Shaila Beeler, 5-7, PG, Warren Central, 2019: Season over.

Mackenzie Holmes, 6-2, F, Gorham, Maine, 2019: Saw a three-year streak of reaching the state title game end with a 39-32 loss to Scarborough in the regional semifinals last week despite 19 points, including a pair of 3-pointers.

Jorie Allen, 6-1, F, Bedford North Lawrence, 2019: Season over.

Grace Waggoner, 6-0, G, Vincennes Rivet, 2019: Finished her career with nine points and eight rebounds in a 57-36 loss to Marquette Catholic in the 1A state championship game and also won the Mental Attitude Award. Previously led the Patriots to a 61-50 win over University in the Class 1A semistate with 24 points and six rebounds.

Arielle Wisne, 6-5, C, Thornton, Colo., 2019: Began the postseason with season highs of 16 points and 13 rebounds in a 79-36 win over Far Northeast Warriors last Friday, then had seven points and eight rebounds in a 58-40 win over Ralston Valley on Tuesday.