Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
After a slow start, Indiana basketball found a lot to like in an easy exhibition win Monday, Dustin wrote.

The Hoosiers’ preseason finale might have been a precursor of things both good and bad to come, I wrote.

IU football believes it still has a lot to play for, even in the wake of Saturday’s loss to Minnesota, Dustin wrote.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Indiana football players and coaches spread the blame for Saturday’s missed opportunity, the Associated Press reports.

The versatile Jeremy Hollowell is a focal point for an IU team short-handed in the backcourt, Sean Morrison of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette writes.

Ever since he was a kid, IU AD Fred Glass has loved fireworks, and it’s translated to Memorial Stadium in particular, Andy Wittry of the Indiana Daily Student writes.

Yogi Ferrell is fueled by last season’s struggles against Syracuse, Chris Johnson of SI.com writes.

Victor Oladipo says he’s open to participating in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest, Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel writes.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
Did somebody say Fuel? Well, here they are with “Hemorrhage (In My Hands).