Michigan, the best 3-point shooting team in the conference at nearly 40 percent, shot just 3-for-13 from long range in the game. The Hoosiers also held the Wolverines to just 40 percent shooting from the field. Michigan had averaged a Big Ten-best 49 percent entering Sunday.
At halftime, the Hoosiers clung to a 25-22 lead.
Twice in that half, Ferrell managed to drain desperation 3-pointers as the shot clock fell under five seconds. The second time he did it, with 1:17 left to play in the first half, he gave Indiana a 25-22 lead.
Ferrell accounted for nearly half of the Hoosiers' offense in that half, going for 12 points. Only four other Indiana players scored, and none of them managed more than four points.
All of Ferrell's first-half field goals came from beyond the 3-point line, and he never attempted a shot from inside that line, going 4-for-5 in the first half.
While the Wolverines went 0-for-4 from 3-point range, Walton Jr. got fouled from distance twice, and converted all six free throws. Michigan finished the half 8-for-8 from the line, while Indiana had zero attempts.
NOTES: Indiana F Noah Vonleh finished with a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds. It was his third double-double of Big Ten play. ... The Hoosiers now have 10 wins against top-10 teams since the 2011-12 season, tied for the most in the country. ... Indiana's 2013 Mr. Basketball, G Zak Irvin, finished with seven points on 3-of-6 shooting in his first career game against his home state Hoosiers. ... Only six players scored more than one point for Indiana. ... Indiana is now 7-2 against top-10 team in the last two years. ... The Hoosiers, who have averaged 15.5 turnovers per game entering Sunday, finished with 13 turnovers.