Hoosier Morning for Oct. 19

1. HOOSIERS HQ
With the jitters out of the way, Zander Diamont is ready to roll when called upon at Northwestern, Mike writes.

Tom Allen’s 4-2-5 defensive scheme has been a fit for linebacker Tegray Scales, Mike writes.

2. IT’S INDIANA
The Big Ten and Grand Park in Westfield made it official Tuesday that the Big Ten men’s soccer tournament will be held there this year and next, in this press release.

One-time Hoosier Ned Grabavoy has announced his intent to retire from the MLS’ Portland Timbers at the end of the 2016 season, Timbers.com reported.

Point guard Tremont Waters will make his college decision this afternoon, Joe Morelli of the New Haven Register writes.

James Blackmon Jr. still has more to prove in his junior season, Zain Pyarali of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

Midway through the season, defense is paving the way for IU football’s success, Jesse Temple of ESPN.com writes.

IU’s offensive line, normally a strength, is now a key contributor to the Hoosiers’ sluggishness, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.

Numbers to know ahead of IU’s trip to Northwestern, starting with 23 years since the last win in Evanston, Sammy Jacobs of HoosierHuddle.com writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
For Tremont Waters — Roger Waters with “Wish You Were Here” live.