Naz Bohannon Posts Double-Double in Loss at Indiana

Naz Bohannon
Naz Bohannon

Bloomington, Ind. -- Freshman Naz Bohannon recorded the first double-double of his career with 10 points and 10 rebounds, but the Youngstown State men's basketball team dropped a 79-51 decision to Indiana on Friday evening at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall.

The Penguins close out non-league play with a record of 2-11 while Indiana improves to 8-6 on the year.

Senior Jaylen Benton also reach double figures for the Penguins with 10 points.

Indiana's Juwan Morgan scored a game-high 16 points while Robert Johnson had 13 points and Josh Newkirk added 10 points.

The Penguins struggled from the field the entire game shooting just 33.9 percent, including eight percent (2-for-25) from 3-point range.

YSU limited the Hoosiers to a 36.7 field-goal percentage in the first half and trailed by just four, 22-18, with 2:40 remaining in the first half. Indiana outscored the Penguins, 7-2, to close out the half with a 29-20 advantage. IU scored seven of the first nine points of the second half to boost its lead to 14, 36-22, and extended it to 20, 44-24, with 15:43 to go.

Youngstown State opens Horizon League play against Cleveland State, Monday, Jan. 1. Tipoff is slated for 1 p.m. at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio.