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IU, indiana state numbers heading into rematch

In the first matchup against the Sycamores of Indiana State University, the Hoosiers scored eight runs on 14 hits but lost 13-8 in a slugfest.

The Sycamores blasted three home runs and pounded out 14 hits against four different IU relievers on their way to victory.

Heading into Wednesday’s game, Indiana State leads the Missouri Valley Conference in a number of offensive categories, including team batting average, hits, slugging percentage, RBI and runs. The Sycamores have combined these numbers while going 26-7 on the season and 6-3 in conference.

After the two have played a near-identical number of games, let’s take a look at how these teams’ offensive numbers stack up against one another.

IU stats (14-18)(5-4)

Team batting avg: .258
Games played: 32
Runs: 175
Hits: 286
2b: 58
3b: 11
HR: 23
RBI: 152
TB: 435
SLG percentage: .393
SO: 219
OB percentage: .351
SB: 39-57

ISU Stats (26-7)(6-3)

Batting avg: .315
Games played: 33
Runs: 253
Hits: 379
2b: 55
3b: 9
HR: 25
RBI: 233
TB: 527
SLG percentage: .437
SO: 185
OB percentage: .391
SB: 30-37

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