Hoosier Morning

Indiana quarterback Dusty Kiel goes through the first practice of spring last week. David Snodgress | Herald-Times

1. INDIANA FOOTBALL

QB coach Rod Smith is not concerned with making a decision quickly between Dusty Kiel and Edward Wright-Baker — being from Michigan, he is used to long competitions, Dustin wrote. Key will be how each handles an up-tempo, no-huddle offense.

James Brewer had a tough pro day, according to SportingNews.com.

2. INDIANA BASKETBALL

Let’s start on the women’s side, where athletic director Fred Glass said coach Felisha Legette-Jack will remain in charge of a program, but he expects it to win in the Big Ten, Jeremy wrote. Two recent commits like what they saw as well.

Busy couple of days over at Inside the Hall, where they have video of Cody Zeller vs. Jaquan Lyle, a Q&A with 2013 forward Mark Williams, and a discussion of coaching changes leading to suddenly-available prospects.

Ron Patterson turned recruiter on Twitter last night, openly campaigning for Gary Harris and Jeremy Hollowell to commit and make the 2012 class the “Super Six.”

B.J. Young told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Mike Elder that he is weighing his options after Arkansas fired John Pelphrey.

3. BIG TEN BASKETBALL

Ohio State won the Big Ten Tournament and then earned the No. 1 overall seed and a trip to Cleveland for the first two rounds, the Columbus Dispatch’s Bob Baptist wrote.

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan said his team understands what it has to do now, with the No. 4 seed lined up and a first-round matchup with Belmont, Madison.com’s Rob Schultz wrote.

For Penn State, it was so sweet to watch their school pop up as Temple’s first-round matchup, the Harrisburg Patriot-News’ David Jones wrote.

Minnesota didn’t even get an NIT bid, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune’s Myron P. Medcalf wrote.

Illinois has an interesting first two games — Lon Kruger and UNLV in round one, then potentially Bill Self and Kansas, the Champaign News-Gazette’s Paul Klee wrote.

After everything that happened this season, Michigan State ended up with a No. 10 seed and a matchup with UCLA, the Lansing State Journal’s Joe Rexrode wrote.

Michigan expected a long Sunday and instead found out early it is a No. 8 seed, playing Tennessee, AnnArbor.com’s Michael Rothstein wrote.

Purdue’s draw has similarities to the one it experienced in 2010, the Lafayette Journal & Courier’s Jeff Washburn wrote.

4. BIG TEN FOOTBALL

The Columbus Dispatch’s Ken Gordon and Tim May seem to believe the punishment handed out to Jim Tressel was fair.

5. ONE FOR THE ROAD

Explosions in the Sky’s “The Birth and Death of the Day.”

2 comments

  1. Is it possible to get “The Super Six?” If we did, wouldnt we for sure have the Number 1 recruiting class that year. I would go crazy if we were to get Hollowell and Harris!

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