Indiana's Big Ten opener at Assembly Hall began dynamically, setting the tone for the game.

The Hoosiers showcased a formidable defense and efficient offense, resulting in a 12-point victory.

In the absence of Xavier Johnson, Trey Galloway stepped up with 12 points and six assists.

Gabe Cupps and Mackenzie Mgbako displayed defensive efforts, contributing to Indiana's dominance.

Kel’el Ware continued to shine, achieving a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds.

Despite a second-half dip in performance, Indiana secured a positive start to the competitive Big Ten season.

The team acknowledges upcoming challenges but marks the beginning of the season on a positive note.

Indiana's victory establishes a promising start, instilling confidence as they navigate the competitive landscape of the Big Ten.