Hoosier Morning for Sept. 7

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1. HOOSIERS HQ
Freshman Marcelino Ball is wired a little differently, and that was a good thing in his first start as a Hoosier, Mike writes.

Linebacker Tegray Scales displayed the want-to defensive coordinator Tom Allen’s been preaching to the IU defense, Andy writes.

2. IT’S INDIANA
In news of the weird, IU recruiting target Paul Scruggs has transferred from Southport (Indianapolis) to Prolific Prep in California, which is more P.O. box than school, and there are any number of reasons why, Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star writes.

An early look at the 2016-17 frontcourt for Tom Crean’s Hoosiers, Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall writes.

Devine Redding is anything but secure as IU’s No. 1 running back, especially if ball security continue to be a problem, Jordan Guskey of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

Can Ball State keep its running game going this week against Indiana, asks Dakota Crawford of the Muncie Star-Press.

Nate Sudfeld gets a mention and some praise in the Washington Redskins mailbag, by Stephen Czarda at Redskins.com.

Indiana’s apparel deal with Adidas ranks 11th nationally, even as Nike moves up in the top-20, Matthew Kish of the Portland Business Journal reports.

The No. 4 IU soccer team is eager to embrace the challenges of the Big Ten, starting with No. 5 Maryland Friday, Josh Eastern of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
For the differently wired freshman Marcelino Ball, here’s Cliff Richard with “Wired For Sound.”