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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Welcome to press row at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, where the 5-0 Indiana Hoosiers are set to take on the 4-1 Marshall Thundering Herd on Saturday night in the championship game of the Hoosier Classic.

This is our live blog, where we'll keep you up to date with the latest news and views from right here at center court, with some opinion and highlights thrown in when applicable. The newest items are at the top, so just keep refreshing for the latest on the game.

The game starts at 7 p.m. ET and will be televised by the Big Ten Network. Here's all the details on how to watch, with projected starting lineups and nuggets on the game. CLICK HERE

Here we go!

  • GAME STORY: Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis set an Assembly Hall scoring record with 43 on Saturday night in the 90-79 win over Marshall. He broke Steve Alford's record that stood for 35 years. Here's the game story with postgame video from Trayce, Xavier Johnson and coach Mike Woodson. Hoosiers are 6-0 now. CLICK HERE

9:07 p.m. — Trayce Jackson-Davis' 43 points sent an Assembly Hall record previously held by Steve Alford, who scored 42 points against Michigan State in 1987. It ranks No. 10 in all-time scoring games in Indiana basketball history.

8:58 p.m. — Trayce Jackson-Davis gets to 41 on a dunk following a nice pass from Xavier Johnson. They TJD hits Tamar Bates with a perfect pass out of a double team and Bates makes a three. Indiana leads 88-76 with 45.3 seconds to go.  And then he dunks again for 43. FINAL SCORE: INDIANA 90, MARSHALL 79

8:51 p.m. Xavier Johnson gets to the rim again, and scores on a layup to put the Hoosiers up 12 at 81-69. Johnson has 20 points now. It's his first 20-point game as a Hoosier, and the most points he's scored since he had 32 for Pittsburgh last February in a win over Virginia Tech. And Trayce follows that up with another basket. He's at 39 now.

8:47 p.m. — Two more free throws for Trayce Jackson-Davis, who's got 37 points now. And then he gets a steal on the other end and assists on a Parker Stewart three. Indiana back up 79-69. 

8:41 p.m. — Marshall just won't go away. They've cut the lead to four now at 70-66, with a free throw coming after the world's greatest timeout. With 7:37 to go, it's INDIANA 70, MARSHALL 66. 

8:36 p.m. — Indiana has its biggest lead of the game at 70-59. Trayce Jackson-Davis has 35 points now, on 15-of-19 shooting. He's made 5-of-7 free throws as well.

8:30 p.m. — We've reached the under-12 media timeout and Indiana leads 63-57.  Indiana is 8-for-11 from the field this half, 72.7 percent.  Out of the timeout, Trayce Jackson-Davis hits two free throws.

8:19 p.m. — Trayce Jackson-Davis is closing in on a career high already. He has 33 points and Indiana is suddenly up by 10 after a 10-2 run. He scored 34 last year against Michigan State. TJD and Xavier Johnson have 47 of Indiana's 61 points. And in case you were wondering about all-time high games, here you go.

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8:12 p.m. — Good start to the second half for Indiana. Trayce Jackson-Davis has a basket and two free throws and Xavier Johnson hits a three-pointer. Indiana leads 48-44, their biggest lead since 22-17 midway through the first half.

STATS OF NOTE: Marshall is 19-for-33 shooting in the first half, 57.6 percent. Indiana is No. 1 in the nation in field goal percentage defense through five games at 28.6 percent. Going to need to pick it up. Trayce Jackson-Davis has 22 first-half points, and he's now got 1,051 career points, good for 50th all-time at Indiana. He passed Butch Joyner, Al Durham and Jay Edwards tonight. 

HALFTIME: Marshall's Taevion Kinsey scores on an Indiana defensive lapse at the buzzer, so the Herd go to the locker room with a 42-41 lead. Indiana had been allowing just 19.8 first-half points through the first five games.

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7:48 p.m. — Indiana point guard Xavier Johnson hits two free throws and the Hoosiers are back ahead 39-38. Crowd getting into it. Race Thompson, who took a shot to the face a few possessions back, has come back into the game. Seems to be fine. Always worry though, after that broken nose last year.

7:42 p.m. — We're at the under-4 timeout now, and Trayce Jackson-Davis has 18 points already, on 9-of-11 shooting. His best half of the season, without a doubt. There's 3:43 to go in a very entertaining first half. MARSHALL 36, INDIANA 31.

7:38 p.m. — Tamar Bates hits a three-pointer for Indiana to end Marshall's 17-0 run. And then Race Thompson dunks to make it 34-27, and Dan D'Antoni calls a quick timeout. With 5:06 to go in the first half, it's MARSHALL 34, INDIANA 27.

7:32 p.m. — In what might be the worst stretch of the season so far for Indiana, Marshall has scored 13 unanswered points, and the Herd have grabbed a 30-22 lead with 7:52 to go. It's the largest deficit that Indiana has faced all year. MARSHALL 30, INDIANA 22.

7:28 p.m. — Marshall scores a pair of easy baskets, and Mike Woodson isn't happy. He calls a quick timeout and gets after them, especially Jordan Geronimo,. 10:20 to go. INDIANA 22, MARSHALL 21. 

7:25 p.m. — Indiana goes to the bench for the first time after the timeout. Tamar Bates, Jordan Geronimo and Khristian Lander enter for the Hoosiers.

7:20 p.m. — And right out of the timeout, Trayce Jackson-Davis scores on back-to-back possessions again. Then Xavier Johnson gets Indiana's first perimeter points with a three-pointer at the 12:35 mark. Jackson-Davis scores again, and has 12 points already. He had only 11 points in each of Indiana's last two games. Second media timeout now at 11:57. INDIANA 20, MARSHALL 15.

7:15 p.m. — Indiana a making a more conscious effort to get the ball inside to Trayce Jackson-Davis a little more tonight. He scores inside on back-to-back possessions to put Indiana back in front. He had just three shots in the first half of Tuesday's win over Jackson State. We're at the first media timeout at 15:38. INDIANA 7, MARSHALL 6.

7:10 p.m. — A second turnover from Xavier Johnson, which got Indiana coach Mike Woodson a little angry on the sideline.

7:05 p.m. — The turnover number is worth watching closely tonight. Marshall plays an aggressive style and forced 28 miscues in its last game against Louisiana. Hoosiers turned it over on its first possession when the ball with tipped off of Xavier Johnson, but then Race Thompson hits a three for the first points of the game. 

Indiana coach Mike Woodson (left) visits with Marshall coach Dan D'Antoni prior to tipoff. Woodson coached for his brother, Mike D'Antoni, with the New York Knicks in the NBA.

Indiana coach Mike Woodson (left) visits with Marshall coach Dan D'Antoni prior to tipoff. Woodson coached for his brother, Mike D'Antoni, with the New York Knicks in the NBA.

6:50 p.m. — Same five starters for Indiana for the sixth game in a row. It's Trayce Jackson-Davis, Race Thompson, Parker Stewart, Miller Kopp and Xavier Johnson.

6:45 p.m. — Indiana will go with just 10 players again tonight. Senior guard Rob Phinisee (calf), sophomore guard Trey Galloway (wrist) and freshman center Logan Duncomb (suspension) are all in street clothes. 

Indiana guards Rob Phinisee and Trey Galloway in street clothes for the Hoosiers.

Indiana guards Rob Phinisee and Trey Galloway in street clothes for the Hoosiers.

6:40 p.m. — Turnovers were an issue for Indiana in the win against Louisiana, with 27. The other four games, the Hoosiers have averaged only 12.5 per game. Marshall likes to play fast and aggressively, and it forced 28 turnovers and had 19 steals on Tuesday. Indiana will have to handle the ball well.

6:35 p.m. — Trayce Jackson Davis had 11 points against Jackson State and now sits an 1,029 career points, good for 54th place all-time. He needs just 10 points on Saturday to pass Harry "Butch'' Joyner (1,030), Al Durham (1,035) and Jay Edwards (1,038) to move into the 50th spot. For the complete list of 1,000-point scorers, CLICK HERE

6:30 p.m. — Indiana is finding its range from the perimeter in the Hoosier Classic, shooting 47.1 percent (16-for-34) from three-point range over its last two games. Parker Stewart has heated up, making 7 of his last 10 3-point attempts. "We're starting to shoot the ball a little bit better," Woodson said.

6:25 p.m. — Marshall has plenty of size, with 7-foot center Goran Milanidovic and 6-foot-10 forward Mikel Beyers in the starting lineup, and 6-8 shot-blocker Obinna Anochili-Killen coming off the bench. He's block eight shots in each of Marshall's past two games, and he leads the nation with 30 blocks in five games. Indiana's Trayce Jackson-Davis is No. 13 in the country with 18 blocks.