Hoosier Morning

1. HOOSIERS HQ
The combination of running backs Stephen Houston and Tevin Coleman have the Indiana offense running smoothly, Dustin writes.

The IU women’s soccer team won its first Big Ten Tournament game since 1996 and likely clinched an NCAA Tournament berth in the process with a 5-3 victory over Illinois, we reported.

2. IT’S INDIANA
Change is the name of the game for Notre Dame, Purdue and Indiana basketball this season, Sean Morrison and Tony Krausz of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette write.

Fred Glass talks balloons, the Minnesota loss and a visit from Jim Delany in his weekly conversation with Robby Howard of the Indiana Daily Student.

Former Hoosier Rod Wilmont is among those bidding to make the team at the Fort Wayne Mad Ants’ training camp, Reggie Hayes of the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel writes.

The Illinois women’s soccer team saw its defense spring a leak against the Hoosiers Wednedsay, Jeff Huth of the Champaign News Gazette writes.

Noah Vonleh lands at No. 14 among the nation’s most intriguing players, Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports writes.

Cody Zeller is set to soon star in some car dealership commercials, Bob Cox of the Crawfordsville Journal Review writes.

Yogi Ferrell is an honorable mention preseason All-American, according to Nicole Auerbach and Eric Prisbell of USA Today.

3. ONE FOR THE ROAD
For Fred Glass and his balloons, here’s Goo Goo Dolls with “Black Balloon.”