Hoosier Morning

Indiana’s Bobby Capobianco contends with Minnesota’s Rodney Williams for a rebound on Tuesday. Chris Howell | Herald-Times

STARTING FIVE

1. MINNESOTA 67, INDIANA 63

A 10-0 run over the course of three minutes during the second half doomed Indiana and led to a fifth-straight loss, Dustin wrote.

The latest comeback was too little, too late again, the Star’s Terry Hutchens wrote. Indiana often looked like the team that wanted it more, playing so hard on defense, Inside the Hall’s Ryan Corazza wrote.

Here are the highlights.

With his team dealing with the loss of Devoe Joseph, Minnesota coach Tubby Smith called it “a really tough win for us,” the Minneapolis Star-Tribune’s Myron P. Medcalf wrote.

2. INDIANA FOOTBALL, WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

The defensive assistant coaches talked a lot about working hard and ignoring Indiana’s long history of losing, Andy wrote.

The women’s basketball team has developed a habit of winning close games, a sign of increased maturity as the season progresses, Jeremy wrote.

Here’s a fairly interesting story on Tandon Doss’ NFL Draft prospects from Rotowire.

3. BIG TEN BASKETBALL

Ohio State did not look like the nation’s No. 2 team, going down to the final minute with Iowa, but the Buckeyes found a way to win, the Columbus Dispatch’s Bob Baptist wrote. Iowa is the first team with a single-digit loss to Ohio State this season and got big contributions with Eric May sidelined, the Iowa City Press-Citizen’s Pat Harty wrote.

Here are the Big Ten Network highlights.

With Michigan coming to town tonight, Wisconsin needs more production from its reserves, Madison.com’s Rob Schultz wrote.

Penn State’s Talor Battle will challenge Purdue’s defense tonight, the Lafayette Journal & Courier’s Jeff Washburn wrote.

4. BIG TEN FOOTBALL

After several outlets reported Rich Rodriguez had been fired, Rodriguez met with Michigan AD Dave Brandon and apparently bought himself at least another day. This is not how a major program is run, the Detroit Free-Press’ Michael Rosenberg wrote.

Terrelle Pryor had a huge Sugar Bowl and then apologized to fans for the mistakes made, Fanhouse’s Peter Finney Jr. wrote.

5. ONE FOR THE ROAD

Dashboard Confessional’s “Reason to Believe.”

2 comments

  1. UAB gets a shot at No. 1-ranked Duke tonight. Can a Mike Davis team do it again? The Blazers(10-2) are off to a strong start.

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