Hoosier Morning for Jan. 31

A look at Indiana’s current NCAA resume, which is squarely on the bubble now, Mike writes.

Regardless of what the rest of us think, the Hoosiers have to find confidence, not frustration now, I wrote.

Wisconsin and Maryland remain 1-2 in the weekly Big Ten power rankings, I wrote.

From Sunday’s game, five good minutes — and three “duh” signs — weren’t nearly enough for IU, I wrote.

With signing day coming up, Indiana is recruiting difference-makers, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

Former Hoosier Tevin Coleman embraces being part of a Super Bowl running back tandem for the Falcons, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times writes.

Penn State visits Indiana on Wednesday, looking to cure its own turnover problems, Ryne Gery of the Centre Daily writes.

IU coach Tom Crean defended the use of signs, even as IU fans and foes had fun with it on the internet, Scott Horner of the Indianapolis Star reports.

Two turnovers and two Thomas Bryant buckets are the subject of the latest film session, by Ryan Corazza of Inside the Hall.

Yogi Ferrell continued to impress in his second game with Dallas, a win over Cleveland and Kyrie Irving, Dwaine Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes.

The Memphis Grizzlies waived Troy Williams again, but he will likely remain with their D-League team, Ronald Tillery of the Memphis Commercial Appeal writes.

Since signs are a hot subject, how about “Here’s Your Sign,” featuring Travis Tritt and comedian Bill Engvall.


  1. KenPom, as of Tuesday morning, has the Hoosiers projected at 18-13 and 8-10.

    It’s a crap year for all the bubble teams, but I don’t think those numbers are going to cut it to make the NCAA.

  2. IU is playing for NIT bid if they can improve enough to make NIT when it is all said and done.
    Penn State @ IU is a toss up game.

  3. This is just getting ridiculous. Fred’s Glass has to look at the last 9 years and be convinced this just isn’t IU basketball. If OG and Blackmon are forced to return due to injuries instead of pursuing the NBA, it would have to be attractive to a new coach. I tried to support our coach after last year, but I’ve had enough. The buyout goes to 1,000,000 July 1 2017…hopefully there will be a new face as the IU men’s basketball coach.

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