Jackson-Davis leads Indiana to 89-59 win over Tennessee Tech

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Indiana scored 20 consecutive first-half points to pull away for good in the Hoosiers’ 89-59 win over Tennessee Tech on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams.

Trey Galloway added 13 points and Rob Phinisee scored 12 for Indiana.

Jerome Hunter hit a 3-pointer to give Indiana the lead for good with 13:14 left in the first half. The Hoosiers scored the first 20 points in a 28-2 run to finish the first half. Jackson-Davis scored 10 points during that span and then opened the second half with a three-point play to make it 51-19.

Tennessee Tech made just 1 of 14 from 3-point range in the first half had two stretches of at least seven minutes without a made field goal.

Keishawn Davidson scored 17

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Indiana beats Tennessee Tech, 89-59, in season-opener | Eyeing IU

BLOOMINGTON – Indiana scored 26 of the final 28 points in the first half and pulled away easily from Tennessee Tech behind a monster performance from Trayce Jackson-Davis in the season-opener on the way to a 89-59 victory at Assembly Hall tonight.

3 Takeaways

  • These freshmen can play: Archie Miller made a point of getting all four of Indiana’s freshmen in the game in the first half and it was immediately apparent why. All four of them look like they could be significant contributors for this IU team in different ways. Trey Galloway was the biggest surprise, looking fluid on the fast break and pushing the ball at every opportunity. He made himself available in transition and finished with 13 points, including nine in the first half when he was 4 for 4 from the field, all on transition layups. Five-star point guard Khristian Lander looked like a veteran, making
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Holcomb announces pick for new Indiana education secretary

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has tapped his senior education advisor to serve as the state’s first secretary of education, marking the first time in more than a century the state schools superintendent position isn’t decided by voters.

Katie Jenner will officially take on the role Jan. 11 after current Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick leaves office. Jenner will immediately focus on helping schools navigate the coronavirus pandemic, in addition to shaping state policy on education funding, school accountability and testing, according to the governor’s office.

“This is an incredibly important time for education in Indiana,” Holcomb said in a statement Thursday. “(Jenner) has focused her entire career on investing in students, teachers and staff, and she will continue to build the relationships needed to move our state forward in constructive ways.”

Under new state law, the state schools chief was removed from the ballot in November.

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Methodist Hospitals treating heart arrhythmias with new technology | Northwest Indiana Business Headlines

Nurses comfort, care, educate, console, relate, endear and provide direction and assistance. They are at the forefront when we are sick; their work responsibilities immense, their efforts tireless and their commitment endless. They are the heart and soul of medical facilities including residential care, hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, schools, in-home care and much more.

To celebrate National Nurse Week, May 6-12, 2019, The Times Media Co.; Title Sponsor, Methodist Hospitals; Presenting Sponsors Franciscan Health; Community Healthcare System; Visiting Nurse Association of Northwest Indiana; Castle Subaru/Mitsubishi; University of St. Francis – Crown Point; Indiana University-Northwest; and Pinnacle Hospital, are showing our true appreciation for area nurses with nominations and evaluation, a section and planned events.

This is a way of saying thanks to your nurses! This competition was started by asking the public to nominate nursing professionals who have had an effect on their, the lives of loved ones and the

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Indiana Pacers, GameOn Technology Launch Facebook Messenger Chatbot App Ahead Of NBA Draft

The Indiana Pacers partnered with GameOn Technology on an official team chat application on Facebook messenger that fans can now interact with to get real-time news, information, videos and interactive branding opportunities, the two companies announced Thursday.

The Pacers are the first individual NBA team to have its own individual chatbot through GameOn, which works with the league itself, the NHL, the PGA and Arsenal on bringing fans customized, personalized content. Indiana’s mascot Boomer will be the face of the chatbot and GameOn’s patented platform will allow fans to access player highlights, franchise information, history on players, the broadcast and dance teams, game previews, historical content, stats, videos, GIFs and news updates instantly.

“It really gives us a great opportunity to do something that really

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Smartphone maker taking over Genesis Center, promising hundreds of jobs and $100 million in investment | Northwest Indiana Business Headlines

Saied said the project is fully financed and construction could begin in 90 days. It will take nine months to a year to build the plant, which will be expandable. Akyumen also might consider future manufacturing operations elsewhere in the city.

He expects the company can create more than 2,000 jobs in three to five years and potentially more if all the carriers and distributors in the United States use its devices. Production worker jobs will pay at least $35,000 a year. The company also will employ people in higher-paying “science, technology and mathematics” jobs. 

Gary will work with WorkOne to train residents for the positions, aiming to line up job opportunities for as many Gary residents as possible.

“Our company is not about creating sweatshop jobs in the United States,” Saied said. “It will create smart jobs.”

The plant will be up and running by spring of 2022, but

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