Hoosier Morning for Nov. 16

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Curtis Jones is playing with the poise of a veteran, and his freshman teammates are showing no fear on the big stage as well, Mike writes.

IU defensive coordinator Tom Allen says the Hoosiers just need to finish, Mike writes.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Tom Crean’s Hoosiers are staying hungry for tonight’s home opener against UMass-Lowell, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

Curtis Jones proved fearless and proved why Tom Crean recruited him in the win over Kansas, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.

It may be early but Indiana and Purdue are back at an elite level in college basketball, Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star writes.

What to expect from sacrificial lamb UMass-Lowell tonight, Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall writes.

Emmitt Holt came to Providence “to be a stud” and lived up to it with a 22-point debut for the Friars, Joe Calabro of GoLocalProv.com writes.

The IU secondary is accepting the blame for the loss to Penn State, Taylor Lehman of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh isn’t selling Indiana short, Isaiah Hole of CBSsports.com writes.

Numbers that matter as Indiana heads to Michigan, the fourth top-10 team the Hoosiers have played this season, Sammy Jacobs of HoosierHuddle.com writes.

IU swimmer Lilly King is already a royal pain for Hoosier opponents this year, Ben Portnoy of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
The Hoosiers’ home opener is tonight, so here’s “Open Up” by Dispatch.