Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
IU basketball will head to Fort Wayne for the first time in nearly 50 years and other notes, Mike writes.

Surrender is not an option for a gallant IU football team, Andy writes.

Any further discussions of an IU bowl bid will have to wait for some wins, Mike writes.

It was another record-setting day Tuesday in Las Vegas for the IU women’s golf team, we reported.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Tom Crean’s Hoosiers offered a mea culpa to the basketball gods with written letters after the latest offseason troubles, Pat Forde of Yahoo.com writes.

Each of Crean’s three freshmen are capable of filling a need for the Hoosiers, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.

Indiana’s latest rebuild has Crean, Hoosiers looking forward, Michael Marot of the Associated Press writes.

Fort Wayne is eagerly awaiting IU basketball’s first trip to the city since 1967, Chris Goff of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette writes.

Another goose egg in the fourth quarter was among the costly factors in the latest IU football loss, Billy at puntjohnpunt.com writes.

IU women’s soccer freshman Justine Lynn saw the start of her career delayed, but she’s a fixture for the Hoosiers entering tonight’s season finale, Teddy Bailey of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
For those clinging to bowl hopes, here’s “Dust Bowl Dance” by Mumford and Sons.

2 comments

  1. Pat Forde wrote, “In 2009, Crean inherited an absolute toxic dump left behind by Kelvin Sampson. It took a correspondingly long time to dig out – he lost 66 games his first three seasons, a harsh adjustment period after consistent winning at Marquette.” It’s O.K. to have very high expectations, just as long as you don’t have a short memory.

    I like the tactic of making the players write letters of apology to each of the 220 former IU players who “built the program.”

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