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Indiana Men's Basketball 2020-21 Schedule

Indiana enters the 2020-21 men's basketball season coming off a 20-12 record from a year ago. This is Archie Miller's fourth season at the helm of the program.
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Here is the complete schedule for Indiana basketball during this 2020-21 season:

Indiana 2020-21 Basketball Schedule

DATE — DAY — OPPONENT — SITE — TIME — TV

Nov. 25 — Indiana 89, Tennessee Tech 59

Trayce Jackson-Davis had 26 points and 11 rebounds in the Hoosiers' 89-59 win over Tennessee Tech in the season opener at Assembly Hall in Bloomington. 

Nov. 30 — Indiana 79, Providence 58

Race Thompson had 22 points and 13 rebounds, both career highs, as Indiana won over Providence 79-58 in the first round of the Maui Invitational in Asheville, North Carolina.

Dec. 1 – Texas 66, Indiana 44

Indiana struggled on offense from start to finish, losing to Texas 66-44. It's the lowest output in nearly 11 years for the Hoosiers in the semifinal loss to Texas in the Maui Invitatonal in Asheville, N.C.

Dec. 2 — Indiana 79, Stanford 63

Trayce Jackson-Davis had a career-high 31 points and Armaan Franklin had an impressive performance on both sides of the ball as the Hoosiers beat Stanford 79-63 to capture third place of the Maui Invitational.

Dec. 9 — Florida State 69, Indiana 67 (OT)

Trayce Jackson-Davis had 25 points and 17 rebounds for Indiana, but the Hoosiers lost to Florida State when Seminoles freshman Scottie Barnes scored on a shot with 1.8 seconds left to win 69-67 in overtime in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in Tallahassee, Fla. 

Dec. 13 – Indiana 87, North Alabama 52

Armaan Franklin hit five three-pointers and scored 19 points as Indiana had its best perimeter shooting night of the season in an easy 87-52 win over North Alabama in Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Ind.

Dec. 19 — Indiana 68, Butler 60 

Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 21 points and Armaan Franklin added a career-high 20 points as Indiana used a second-half rally to beat Butler 68-60 in the Crossroads Classic in Indianapolis. 

Dec. 23 – Northwestern 74, Indiana 67

Northwestern got 17 second-half points from Chase Audige as the Wildcats came back to beat Indiana in its Big Ten home opener, 74-67. The Hoosiers trailed by double-digits in the first half and got back ahead by four, but Northwestern was too much down the stretch.

Dec. 26 — Illinois 69, Indiana 60

Ayo Dosunmu scored 17 points in the final nine minutes as Illinois roared back to beat Indiana in Champaign, Ill. It spoiled a great day for Indiana guard Armaan Franklin, who had a career-high 23 points.

Dec. 30 — Indiana 87, Penn State 85 (OT)

Rob Phinisee hit a jump shot just inside the free throw line to give Indiana its first Big Ten win. He had 11 points and Al Durham added 18 in a bounce-back game for both veteran guards.

Jan. 4 — Indiana 63, Maryland 55

Trayce Jackson-Davis had 22 points and 15 rebounds as he led Indiana to an impressive second-half comeback over the Terrapins in Assembly Hall. Race Thompson also contributed with a double-double, finishing with 13 and 11.

Jan. 7  —  Wisconsin 80, Indiana 73 (2OT)

Indiana went toe-to-toe on the road with Wisconsin, charging back to take a lead but unable to make a stop at the end of regulation and the first overtime.

Jan. 10 — Indiana 84, Nebraska 76

Indiana gets an early offensive explosion from Rob Phinisee and then makes several stops down the stretch to steal a Big Ten road win. 

Jan. 14 – Purdue 81, Indiana 69

Purdue made 11-of-17 three-pointers and then held Indiana without a basket for six minutes in the second half to win its eighth game in a row in the rivalry.

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Jan. 17 – Indiana at Michigan State (ppd.)

Indiana's game on Sunday has been postponed because of COVID-19 issues inside the Michigan State basketball program. It will be rescheduled to another date. (UPDATE: It's been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 2.) 

Jan. 21  — Indiana 81, Iowa 69

Indiana had its biggest win in the Archie Miller era, stunning No. 4-ranked Iowa by holding them without a field goal for nearly 12 minutes in the second half. 

Jan. 24 — Rutgers 74, Indiana 70

Indiana's three-point defense was shaky and Rutgers held off a late Hoosiers' rally to get its first-ever win in Assembly Hall. The Scarlet Knights held Trayce Jackson-Davis to just 13 points.

Jan. 30 – Indiana at Michigan (ppd.)

Indiana's game at Michigan was postponed after the state health department shut down the Michigan athletic program for two full weeks.

Feb. 2 — Illinois 75, Indiana 71 (OT)

Indiana struggled to score in overtime, and lost at home once again, this time to No. 12-ranked Illinois. Trayce Jackson-Davis (19) and Race Thompson (18) led the way for the Hoosiers.

  • Game story – CLICK HERE
  • Record: Indiana 9-8, 4-6 in the Big Ten

Feb. 7 — Indiana 67, Iowa 65

Indiana sophomore guard Armaan Franklin hit a 16-foot jump shot with 1.6 seconds to go to give Indiana its biggest home win of the year against No. 8 Iowa. 

Feb. 10 — Indiana 79, Northwestern 76 (2-OT)

Indiana overcame an early 14-point deficit and Al Durham forced overtime with a jump shot. The Hoosiers won in double overtime thanks to making 15-of-16 free throws in the extra periods. 

  • Game story – CLICK HERE
  • Record: Indiana 11-8, 6-6 in the Big Ten

Feb. 13 — Ohio State 78, Indiana 59

Indiana fell behind early by double digits once again, and this time couldn't recover in a blowout loss to No. 4 Ohio State. Trayce Jackson-Davis led the Hoosiers with 22 points and nine rebounds.

Feb. 17 — Indiana 82, Minnesota 72

Indiana had five scorers in double figures, with Trayce Jackson-Davis leading the way with 20 points in a big win over Minnesota that got the Hoosiers back to .500 in the Big Ten. Jerome Hunter had a career-high 16 points off the bench.

Feb. 20 — Michigan State 78, Indiana 71 

Michigan State erased a nine-point Indiana lead in the second half and rolled to a win after a flurry of three-point shots. It spoiled a career-high 34-point afternoon by Indiana sophomore Trayce Jackson-Davis.

Feb. 24 — Rutgers 74, Indiana 63 

Indiana jumped out to a quickly 15-point lead but then was promptly smashed when Rutgers hit 11 three-pointers and went on a 57-22 run in Piscataway, N.J. Trayce Jackson-Davis led Indiana with 21 points.

Feb. 27 — Michigan 73, Indiana 57

Indiana didn't have an answer for No. 3-ranked Michigan, and the Wolverines talent was overwhelming in a blowout win at Assembly Hall. Al Durham scored 15 points, and topped 1,000 career points at Indiana.

March 2 — Michigan State 64, Indiana 58

Indiana native Aaron Henry took over in the final minutes, scoring 12 of his 22 points as Michigan State beat Indiana for the second time in 10 days. Rob Phinisee led the Hoosiers with 16 points. 

March 6 — Purdue 67, Indiana 58

Zach Edey (20) and Jaden Ivey (17) led Purdue to its ninth-straight victory over Indiana on Saturday in Mackey Arena, and the Hoosiers had another rough shooting day, making only 5-of-23 shots from three.

March 11 – Rutgers 61, Indiana 50

Indiana goes the final 9:50 without a field goal and misses six free throws down the stretch, including two one-and-ones in a troubling loss to Rutgers in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

  • Game story – CLICK HERE 
  • Tom Brew column – CLICK HERE
  • Record: Indiana 12-15, 7-12 in the Big Ten

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