1. HOOSIERS HQ
With a boot on his left ankle, OG Anunoby has been sentenced to the chair for the past week, Mike writes.
Lilly King is on top of the world again with two gold medals at the world championships, we reported.
Practice makes perfect, and it has certainly made Tyra Buss’ 3-point shooting better this season, Jon writes.
Juwan Morgan’s hot shooting highlights the first Trending Now of the IU basketball season, I wrote.
2. IT’S INDIANA
IU fans have a complicated relationship with the Crossroads Classic and the opportunity it forces Indiana to pass up, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.
The anatomy of making a coaching change with perspective from three former IU athletic directors, Terry Hutchens of CNHI writes.
Juwan Morgan is filling in for fellow sophomore OG Anunoby perfectly, Andrew Hussey of the Indiana Daily Student writes.
Victor Oladipo’s posterizing dunk on Dwight Howard punctuates his recent strong play for the Thunder, Erik Horne of The Oklahoman writes.
Former Hoosier Eric Gordon made eight 3s and was the ringleader of the Rockets’ rout of the Lakers, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle writes.
A look at how former Hoosiers are faring in the NBA this season, Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall writes.
Five factors from IU football’s fortuitous win over Purdue, Billy at puntjohnpunt.com writes.
IU football commit Tramar Reece was named MVP of the Pinellas County All-Star Classic with two fumble recoveries and an interception, Bob Putnam of the Tampa Bay Times writes.
Four IU football commits were among the Indiana Mr. Football position award winners, Kyle Neddenriep of the Indianapolis Star writes.
3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
For Lilly King and her quest for world domination, heres Imagine Dragons with “On Top of the World.”