Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
The IU women were competitive but couldn’t keep up with No. 20 Rutgers in the regular-season finale, Jon writes.

Nick Zeisloft is shooting it well, but he’s still finding his range as a Hoosier, Mike writes.

The IU softball team lost a pair of games in Orlando, we reported.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Troy Williams started running early in life and has never stopped on the way to basketball success, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.

The numbers don’t lie when it comes to IU’s awful defense, and there’s little reason to expect change now, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

Collin Hartman, defense and the NCAA Tournament were popular items in the weekly mailbag, at Inside the Hall.

The Hawkeyes have been unflappable on the road, and Iowa’s next stop is at Indiana, Don Doxsie of the Quad City Times writes.

The unbalanced schedule threatens to remove meaning from the crown jewel of Big Ten basketball, a regular-season conference title, Graham Couch of the Lansing State Journal writes.

Recruiting struggles have both Illinois and the Big Ten at large stuck in a rut, Loren Tate of the Champaign News-Gazette writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Speaking of Nick Zeisloft’s range, here’s Bruce Hornsby and the Range with “Every Little Kiss.”