1. HOOSIERS HQ
James Blackmon Jr.’s big shot bailed out IU at the end of an emotional night at Penn State, Mike writes.
Purdue will provide the perfect motivation for IU women’s basketball, even the Boiler fans in Jenn Anderson’s family dressed in cream and crimson, Jon writes.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Veterans James Blackmon Jr., Robert Johnson and Thomas Bryant came up big at Penn State and will need to keep that going, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.
Penn State felt the sting of defeat on James Blackmon Jr.’s last-second shot, Ryne Gentry of the Centre Daily Times writes.
No Anunoby, no Morgan, but plenty of Blackmon for Indiana in the win at Penn State, Rick Bozich of WDRB.com writes.
A closer look at IU’s sleeper recruit, 6-foot-10 Clifton Moore, Teddy Bailey writes for the Indianapolis Star.
In a move that could impact a team like IU, the NCAA is eyeing an overhaul to its selection and seeding process, Anthony Schoettle of IBJ.com writes.
IU commit Peyton Hendershot is from a family of sibling rivalry but not jealousy, Gregg Doyel of the Indianapolis Star writes.
Obliging Reggie Miller’s request, IU swimmer Lilly King will meet her hero at Monday’s Pacers game, Scott Agness of VigilantSports.com reports.
3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
The only truly appropriate tune this morning, “Big Shot” by Billy Joel.