16th-seeded James Madison matches up against No. 1-seeded Indiana in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at University of Dayton Arena on Friday. Tipoff is at 4:20 p.m. ET and you can catch it on TBS. The Dukes have not played the Hoosiers since the 1987-88 season, when they fell 84-52.
The Dukes got past Long Island 68-55 on March 20 with the help of 20 points and five rebounds from A.J. Davis. With 12.2 points per game, he leads the team in scoring average. For the Hoosiers, Cody Zeller finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds in the 68-56 loss to Wisconsin on March 16. He puts up a team-leading 16.7 points per game, 8.1 rebounds per game, and 1.3 blocks per game.
StatSmack! James Madison is better than Indiana
The James Madison basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Indiana (88 percent vs. 62 percent).
James Madison has a much higher 4-year graduation rate than Indiana according to Kiplinger (64 percent vs. 53 percent).
James Madison has a much lower average debt at graduation according to Kiplinger than Indiana ($18,183 vs. $25,522).
James Madison has a better record in close games than Indiana this season (7-7 vs. 4-7).