1. HOOSIERS HQ
Fans and teammates alike were glad to see Derek Elston back on the court Wednesday night, Dustin writes.
Florida Atlantic comes to town with a big-time coach and a big-time scorer, Dustin writes.
IU will look to continue its highly efficient offense in the final pre-Christmas game, I wrote.
Former IU football coach Bill Lynch was named the new head coach at DePauw Thursday, Dustin wrote.
Xavier will be the toughest foe of the season for the IU women’s basketball team in today’s matinee at Assembly Hall, Mike wrote.
2. IT’S INDIANA
An interesting statistical breakdown of how Butler slowed the Indiana offense last Saturday, from Jeff Haley at Run the Floor.
3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Jabari Parker, the No. 2 recruit in the nation, cited one of his primary reasons for picking Duke over Michigan State as the presence of Branden Dawson at MSU, Diamond Leung of MLive.com wrote.
Wisconsin graduate, NCAA champion and U.S. Olympian Suzy Favor-Hamilton admitted Thursday to a secret identity as a Las Vegas call girl, The Smoking Gun reported (WARNING: mature content).
4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
With a taste of winter last night, at least here in Bloomington, and Christmas on the horizon, here’s a personal favorite: Trans-Siberian Orchestra with “Wizards in Winter” as a light show.