Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Last weekend’s football disasters were enough to leave the mind muddled, Andy writes.

James Blackmon Jr. is getting comfortable again as he returns from surgery for a torn meniscus over the summer, Mike writes.

IU women’s basketball coach Teri Moren is optimistic her team will have positive answers to the questions that surround the start of her second season, Jon writes.

2. IT’S INDIANA
On emotional agility — “the ability to the harness their emotions and learn to apply them on the right people, in the right situations and during the right times,” Tom Crean and Jason Belzer write for Forbes.

Victor Oladipo has been spending countless hours improving his shot for the upcoming NBA season, John Denton of NBA.com writes.

The emotional baggage that accompanied IU football’s collapse against Rutgers shouldn’t be the determining factor in Kevin Wilson’s fate, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.

An early-season injury sidelined Chase Dutra, but the sophomore safety didn’t stop learning how to play or lead, Sam Beishuizen of IUHoosiers.com writes.

Bre Wickware of Denton, Texas, committed to the 2016 class for IU women’s basketball after a weekend visit to Bloomington, Adam Boedeker of the Denton Record-Chronicle writes.

Teri Moren has been bolstered by Tom Crean, who supports the second-year women’s coach in her rebuilding efforts, Taylor Lehman of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

3. HOUSE OF CARDS
There’s nothing to see in the Louisville basketball program, just ask Rick Pitino, Sally Jenkins of the Washington Post writes.

4. ONE FOR THE ROAD
What better song to model emotional agility than “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” by The Rolling Stones live in 1972?