Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Defense of epically bad proportions ruled the day at Michigan Saturday, Andy writes.

IU had been recruiting running back Devine Redding since he was a sophomore, and persistence paid off, Dustin wrote.

Freshman Veronica Ellis lifted the IU women’s soccer team to an overtime win at Michigan State, we reported.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Victor Oladipo continues to provide energy and a full stat line for Orlando in the preseason, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel writes.

Ahead of Saturday’s IU game at Michigan, there was this story about the Mallory brothers on opposing sidelines, Courtney Ratkowiak of mgoblue.com wrote.

There’s still time to get things right and maybe even make a bowl game for the Hoosiers, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

IU’s Noah Vonleh is the No. 14 big man in the country (and Mitch McGary is No. 4), according to Gary Parrish of CBSsports.com.

3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Tom Izzo and John Calipari’s verbal sparring only heightens anticipation for the Nov. 12 game between Michigan State and Kentucky, Chris Johnson of SI.com writes.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Since IU picked up a commitment from one Redding, how about another? Otis Redding live with “My Girl/Respect.”