IU prevails over Arkansas without Romeo in 63-60 NIT win

Arkansas Razorbacks guard Desi Sills (0) defends against Indiana Hoosiers guard Rob Phinisee (10) during the game against Arkansas at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington Ind., on Saturday, March 23, 2019. (Bobby Goddin/For IndyStar)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Archie Miller’s Hoosiers are one win away from New York, after a 63-60 NIT round-of-16 victory against Arkansas on Saturday.

Here are three reasons why Indiana (19-15) extended its season this weekend:

Strengths and weaknesses

Arkansas’ press gave Indiana expected problems Saturday, creating turnovers and disrupting the Hoosiers’ offense. The Razorbacks also struggled to make much of a dent on the boards in either half, playing from behind in terms of rebound margin virtually all afternoon.

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