1. HOOSIERS HQ
Juwan Morgan grew up with a military mentality that still serves him well, Mike writes.
The opener vs. Kansas will provide an early measuring stick for Indiana, Mike writes.
IU soccer is taking aim at a Big Ten Tournament trophy, and Wisconsin is in the way in today’s semifinals, I wrote.
IU women’s basketball will host Presbyterian in the home opener tonight, Jon writes.
From our basketball season preview section, on newstands today:
• This has the potential to be a monster season for OG Anunoby and the Hoosiers, I wrote.
• James Blackmon Jr. has something to prove to himself and everyone else this year, Mike writes.
• Expectations are on the rise for IU women’s basketball, Jon writes.
• Plus player preview capsules for both men and women, and opponent preview capsules for the men’s schedule.
2. IT’S INDIANA
The different roles keep coming for IU wideout Ricky Jones, who just wants to go out a winner, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.
Josh Newkirk, and his family, will enjoy his return to the court tonight, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.
What to expect from Indiana’s opening foe, Kansas, Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall writes.
Basketball heavyweights Kansas and Indiana set to clash in Armed Forces Classic, Gary Bedore of the Kansas City Star writes.
Keys to an Indiana football upset of Penn State on Saturday, Sammy Jacobs of HoosierHuddle.com writes.
Key positions and key players for the Hoosiers and Nittany Lions, Bob Flounders of PennLive.com writes.
Penn State coach James Franklin is trying to keep his team on an even keel, Erin McCarthy of the Philadelphia Inquirer writes.
Rookie and former Hoosier Jordan Howard is fast becoming an impact player for the Chicago Bears, Larry Mayer of ChicagoBears.com writes.
The IU club rugby team is bidding for a second consecutive Big Ten title this weekend, Cameron Drummond of the Indiana Daily Student writes.
3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Sending one out this morning in memory of Leonard Cohen, who joins Judy Collins in this 1976 live performance of “Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye.”