1. HOOSIERS HQ
It’s been a more aggressive, more consistent Christian Watford on the court this season, Dustin writes.
Patience at both ends of the floor was key in the Hoosiers’ win over Nebraska, I wrote.
Indiana baseball opens the 2013 season with a new stadium and new expectations, Dustin writes.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Tom Crean is a strong candidate for national coach of the year, one of 20, according to SI.com’s Seth Davis.
The combination of Cody Zeller’s ability to run the floor and improved defense keeps him in the player of the year discussion, Katie Sharp of ESPN.com writes.
Frustration is mounting for Purdue with the Indiana rematch looming, Jeff Washburn of the Lafayette Journal & Courier writes.
3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Derrick Nix says his Michigan State teammates are underrated, then proceeds to throw Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller, among others, under the bus, Mike Griffith of MLive.com writes.
Minnesota still has a pulse after an overtime win against Wisconsin, Patrick Reusee of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes.
4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
A dedication to the Boilermakers, and an introduction to the excellent Polish band Riverside, “Panic Room.”