1. HOOSIERS HQ
An experienced lineup and young pitching staff will have to mix for IU baseball this season, Mike writes.
IU started playing the blame game after Sunday’s loss, creating a chicken or the egg conundrum as to whether the problem is player or coach, I wrote.
Wisconsin remains atop the latest Big Ten power rankings despite the loss to Northwestern, I wrote.
2. IT’S INDIANA
Indiana has officially entered crisis mode in the latest stock watch, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.
The Hoosiers are struggling to find solutions for their midseason funk, Michael Marot of the Associated Press writes.
Tom Crean’s status is one worth watching this offseason, especially for Missouri fans, Jeff Gordon of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch writes.
Yogi Ferrell enjoyed another good night for Dallas, but coach Rick Carlisle says the former Hoosier is just doing his job, Eddie Sefko of the Dallas News writes.
Sidelined J.J. Barea praised the work of the Mavs’ new little guy, Yogi Ferrell, Dwain Price of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes.
Indiana’s new quarterbacks coach, Nick Sheridan, is looking for a winner’s mentality, Taylor Lehman of the Indiana Daily Student writes.
Indiana comes in at 7th when ranking the quarterback situations in the Big Ten, Matt Murschel of the Orlando Sentinel writes.
This week’s Big Ten championships are another stepping stone for Olympian Lilly King, David Woods of the Indianapolis Star writes.
3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
In an attempt to ease the blame for IU’s slide, Howard Jones with “No One Is To Blame.”