Indiana Hoosiers defensive back A'Shon Riggins (28) breaks up the pass intended for Noah Brown (80) at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Saturday, Oct. 8. Chris Howell | HSR

Hoosier Morning for Oct. 11

1. HOOSIERS HQ
The Indiana defense is showing signs of swagger, something defensive coordinator Tom Allen wants to grow, Mike writes.

The sixth-ranked IU soccer teams gets another chance to make a statement at No. 8 Louisville tonight, I wrote.

The IU men’s golf team surged to a second-place finish at the Northern Intercollegiate Monday, we reported.

2. IT’S INDIANA
It’s time to know this week’s IU football opponent, Nebraska, which could be ripe for an upset, Sammy Jacobs of HoosierHuddle.com writes.

Freshman cornerback A’Shon Riggins made his first career start a memorable one against Ohio State, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

The Indiana offense still needs to do a better job of cashing in on red zone chances, Teddy Bailey writes for the Indianapolis Star.

IU football has been flipped on its ear with an improved defense and sputtering offense this season, Terry Hutchens of CNHI writes.

Nebraska’s embracing its top-10 ranking but with the idea that there’s still growing to do, Sam McKewon of the Omaha World-Herald writes.

Former Hoosier Victor Oladipo and Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan discussed the idea of “locker room talk” Monday, Fred Katz of the Norman Transcript writes.

If you’re looking to build your Twitter game around IU basketball, here’s a great guide, via Alex Bozich at Inside the Hall.

IU men’s soccer will hit the road for a top-10 showdown for the second straight week, Zain Pyarali of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
For the football season turned on its ear, here’s Cage the Elephant with “In One Ear.”