Why this No. 22 Indiana basketball game at Maryland may be tougher than it looks

Surging Indiana basketball hits the road to play Maryland in Big Ten basketball action.

The No. 22 (USA Today) Hoosiers (15-6, 6-4) have won five games in a row, most recently 86-70 over Ohio State. Jalen Hood-Schifino was scorching in the first half with 20 of his 24 points. Trayce Jackson-Davis added 18 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists. Malik Reneau, playing more with Jordan Geronimo sidelined by injury, had 15 points and 8 rebounds.

Maryland (14-7, 5-5) loves its home court. The Terrapins are 11-1 at Xfinity Center, winning their last two games there, over Nebraska and Wisconsin. Their only home loss is to UCLA. Jahmir Young is Maryland's only double-digit scorer in Big Ten play, averaging 18.5 points, along with 5.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.9 steals. Donta Scott (9.9 points, 6.3 rebounds in conference play), Hakim Hart (9.7, 4.3) and Julian Reese (9.2, 5.5) are also threats.

Is Indiana favored vs. Maryland?

Maryland is a 3-point favorite, according to Draft Kings. The over/under is 139 total points. ESPN's matchup predictor gives Maryland a 54.2% chance of winning.

This is the only regular-season meeting between the teams this season. IU has won three in a row in the series, including twice in 2022.

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Trayce Jackson-Davis stats

IU's senior big man averages 19.6 points, 10.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 3.2 blocked shots for the 2022-23 season. During IU's 5-game winning streak, TJD is averaging 25.4 points, 13.4 rebounds, 4.2 assists and 4.2 blocked shots.

Jackson-Davis has 1,941 career points (8th in IU history), 990 rebounds (4th) and 235 blocked shots (1st).

Indiana basketball vs. Maryland time, TV, radio

Time: 9 p.m. ET Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023, at Xfinity Center in College Park, Md.

TV: ESPN2, with Brian Custer on play-by-play, Robbie Hummel with analysis and Myron Medcalf with sideline reporting.

Radio: 105.1 FM in Bloomington, 93.1 FM in Indianapolis, and SiriusXM Channels 391 and 981.

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This is the Hoosiers' final game before they host rival Purdue at 4 p.m. Saturday.

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