Hoosier Morning

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Ray Fisher celebrats a fumble return against Illinois. Chris Howell | Herald-Times

Welcome to Hoosier Morning, a daily batch of links intended to keep you informed of what is going on at Indiana, in the Big Ten and throughout the college sporting world.

AT HOOSIERSHQ.COM

  • A win today is essential for Indiana’s chances of a bowl game, Dustin Dopirak writes.
  • Here is Chris Korman’s scouting report.
  • After the Pacers’ game at Assembly Hall Friday, Roy Hibbert talked about how defending Indiana’s smaller, quicker forwards during the summer has helped him, Jeremy Price writes.
  • Indiana recruiting target D’Angelo Roberts gained 329 yards on 54 carries, with six touchdowns, for Bloomington North on Friday, I wrote. Yes, 54 carries.

IT’S INDIANA

THEY PLAY FOOTBALL, AND THEY SMART (or news on Northwestern)

BIG TEN FOOTBALL

TAKE A LOOK

If there is a lesson to be learned from following Indiana football week-in and week-out, it is to expect the unexpected. Struggle against Eastern Kentucky and Western Michigan, dominate Akron, surprise Michigan, slip against Ohio State, fall apart against Virginia, and pick apart Illinois. Yeah, all of that makes sense. Here is Howie Day’s “Brace Yourself.”