Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
Indiana football:

  • Indiana failed to finish and failed to win against the Midshipmen, Dustin wrote.
  • Beating the Hoosiers was something to relish for Navy players, Mike wrote.
  • Freshman QB Keenan Reynolds was the player of the game for Navy, and other notes, from Mike and Dustin.
  • Finishing a game with a win is a mental hurdle IU must overcome, Dustin wrote.
  • Pike defensive end David Kenney made his commitment to Indiana official Sunday, Dustin wrote.

Indiana basketball:

  • Hoosier Hysteria was the release of a lot of pent-up passion for IU fans and the launch of a highly-anticipated season, I wrote.
  • Freshman point guard Yogi Ferrell is making a positive impression at every turn so far, I wrote.

Indiana soccer:

  • The No. 11 IU men gave up their first Big Ten goal and suffered their first Big Ten loss Friday night against Michigan, Andy wrote.
  • The IU women saw their three-game winning streak end thanks to a Wisconsin comeback, we reported.


2. IT’S INDIANA
2013 wing  Troy Williams enjoyed his Hoosier Hysteria visit, Adam Zagoria of Zagsblog.com writes.

Jessica Walter is the first 2014 commit for the IU women’s program after catching Curt Miller’s eye this past summer, Fred Kelly of the Midland (Mich.) Daily News writes.

3. BIG TEN COUNTRY
Minnesota basketball player Trevor Mbakwe avoided jail time, but the judge warned that this could be his last chance, Amelia Rayno and Steven Gorten of the Minneapolis Star Tribune wrote.

Gophers’ assistant coach Saul Smith, son of head coach Tubby Smith, was put on unpaid leave following a DUI arrest early Saturday morning, Amelia Rayno of the Minneapolis Star Tribune wrote.

4. IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Louisville star Chane Behanan has been suspended one exhibition game and banned from talking to the media, Raphielle Johnson of NBCsports.com writes.

5. ONE FOR THE ROAD
A little taste of Hoosier Hysteria with Sage Steele’s “interview” of Tom Crean.