1. HOOSIERS HQ
IU will try to jumpstart the remainder of its season tonight at Iowa, Mike writes.
IU football is hitting the weight room in search of its key word, breakthrough, Mike writes.
Purdue takes over the top spot in the weekly Big Ten power rankings, I wrote.
IU baseball wrapped up its opening weekend with a loss to Oregon State, splitting the first four games of the year, we reported.
2. IT’S INDIANA
The Hoosiers are hopeful the break in the schedule will lead to the break they need at Iowa, Pete DiPrimio of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.
Indiana is hitting the reset button as it heads to Iowa after the weekend off, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.
Iowa coach Fran McCaffery came to Tom Crean’s defense Monday, saying the IU coach will not be fired, Chris Goff of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette writes.
The coaching carousel is already under way, but Tom Crean to N.C. State is not an option, Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports writes.
Illinois has a unique coaching quandary, but the Illini aren’t alone if you look at Indiana and Ohio State, Loren Tate of the Champaign News Gazette writes.
What to expect from the Iowa Hawkeyes, Alex Bozich of Inside the Hall writes.
Wes Martin is trying to provide a new voice for Indiana’s offensive line this spring, Zach Osterman of the Indianapolis Star writes.
A look at what redshirt freshmen might break out in spring practice for the Hoosiers, Alex Compton of HoosierHuddle.com writes.
3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
In honor of Indiana’s desire to break through on the basketball court and the football weight room, The Doors with “Break On Through.”