1. HOOSIERS HQ
Victor Oladipo’s infectious personality and driven approach to basketball have made him the soul of IU’s rebirth, Dustin writes.
Eriq Zavaleta kept it all in the family when he was drafted by Seattle Sounders FC on Thursday, and IU teammate Luis Soffner was drafted as well, I wrote.
A late first-half run and another to open the second half doomed the IU women’s basketball team at Ohio State, we reported.
2. IT’S INDIANA
It’s not only unlikely anyone will ever match the unbeaten 1976 Hoosiers, it’s impossible, SI.com’s Seth Davis writes.
Jamming Jordan Hulls is the best way to beat Indiana, which falls to No. 8 in this week’s power rankings, Luke Winn of SI.com writes.
In case you missed it, the fly-by handshake between Bo Ryan and Tom Crean Tuesday night, courtesy of BTN.com.
3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Michigan bounced back from its first loss of the season with a statement win at Minnesota, Nick Baumgardner of MLive.com writes.
The Big Ten is the most valuable conference in college sports, Chris Smith of Forbes.com writes.
4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
With Eriq Zavaleta headed to Seattle, here’s one of the bands that made a 2008 list of Seattle’s 50 most influential musicians. It’s Nirvana with “Come As You Are.”