Hoosier Morning for Nov. 14

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Four things we learned from IU football’s loss to Penn State, Andy writes.

Tyra Buss became the fastest player to 1,000 point in IU women’s history as Indiana took the fight to Vanderbilt Sunday, Jon writes.

Team USA got the best of the Big Ten as IU swimmers wrapped up competition at the USA College Challenge Sunday, we reported.

James Blackmon Jr. showed he was back against Kansas, perhaps better than ever, Mike writes.

2. IT’S INDIANA
James Blackmon Jr. made a triumphant return to the court against Kansas, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.

Snap judgments from the first weekend of college basketball include the need for more openers like Indiana-Kansas, Jeff Eisenberg of YahooSports.com writes.

Indiana and Kansas opened the hoops season in style, Eamonn Brennan of ESPN.com writes.

The Hoosiers might have been underestimated without Yogi Ferrell, Rob Dauster of NBCsports.com writes.

Indiana’s offense was clinical and the whistles plentiful, Matt Norlander of CBSsports.com writes.

Indianapolis’ Kris Wilkes made official his decision to attend UCLA over Indiana and Illinois on Sunday, Jeff Borzello of ESPN.com reports.

Penn State running back Saquon Barkley endured one of the most frustrating days of his career against the Hoosiers, John McGonigal of The Centre Daily writes.

Tyra Buss made history with her 1,000th career point during Sunday’s win over Vanderbilt, Jake Thomer of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

Olympic gold medalist Lilly King was motivated enough to win big at the USA College Challenge this weekend, David Woods of the Indianapolis Star writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
It was an opener to remember for Indiana basketball, and now we remember the late Leon Russell with “A Song For You.”